Lee's Summit Public Works

From pothole patching in spring, to snow plowing in winter, Public Works provides many of the City's essential programs and services. If you've driven on a City street, used a bike lane, taken trash to the landfill, or watched a plane fly overhead, then you've encountered Public Works.

Public Works is responsible for:

  • planning, design, and construction of the City's infrastructure
  • operation and maintenance of the City's stormwater systems, streets and traffic control network
  • oversight, compliance and post-closure of the City's landfill
  • operation of the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport
  • maintenance, repair, replacement and disposal of all City vehicles

 

Public Works News

  • City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

    City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

    The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a snow dry run from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Nov. 10, to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2021-2022 winter weather season. City crews will be testing equipment and software, and driving snow routes with plows and salt spreaders installed on trucks. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment and software is working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the...

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  • Public Invited to Review Stormwater Improvements on Nov. 11
    Public Invited to Review Stormwater Improvements on Nov. 11

    Public Invited to Review Stormwater Improvements on Nov. 11

    The City of Lee's Summit is hosting a public meeting to discuss stormwater infrastructure improvements from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 SE Green St., Lee’s Summit, Mo. The following project locations scheduled for improvements will be discussed: the Arlington Circle project, from 314 Arlington Circle to 513 Ash Street in the Arlington Park Subdivision; the Pierce Place project, including portions of NE...

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  • Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18
    Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18

    Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18

    ***UPDATE*** SW Lea Drive is now open as of 11/22/21. Work continues in the area so drivers should continue to use caution. A section of southwest Lea Drive between southwest Ward Road and southwest Lucinda Court is set to close on Monday, Oct. 18, and will remain closed until approximately late November. The work is necessary as part of the Lea Drive stormwater project. The detour route is southwest Ward Road, to southwest 6th Street, to southwest Lea Drive. For...

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