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 Snow Mon., Nov. 14, and Overnight Into Tues., Nov. 15

    City Crews Preparing for Snow Mon., Nov. 14, and Overnight Into Tues., Nov. 15

    The City’s crews are preparing equipment and pre-treating hot spot areas such as major intersections and bridges with rock salt today, Mon. Nov. 14, in anticipation of snow later tonight and overnight into Tues., Nov. 15. Crews are currently on standby and will be called in as necessary overnight based on the forecast and conditions. Precipitation is expected to start as light rain changing over to snow. Pavement temperatures will hover around freezing, and...

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  • 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. 9, to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2022-2023 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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  • Section of SW Murray Road Set to Close Nov. 14
    Section of SW Murray Road Set to Close Nov. 14

    Section of SW Murray Road Set to Close Nov. 14

    A section of SW Murray Road near SW 1st Street is set to close on Monday, Nov. 14, and will remain closed until the evening of Friday, Nov. 18, weather permitting. The road closure is necessary to perform water main replacement work as part of the FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project. The detour route is SW 3rd Street and Oldham Parkway.  The FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project helps with continued efforts to maintain and strengthen the water...

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