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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

  • 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

    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 more information, contact the Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.

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  • Section of Ward Road Now Open to Two-Way Traffic

    Section of Ward Road Now Open to Two-Way Traffic

    Southwest Ward Road from southwest Lea Drive to southwest Daney Drive is now open to two-way traffic (one lane each direction). Construction continues at the site, and updates will be provided in the future on completion of work at this location.

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  • Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23
    Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23

    Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23

    ***UPDATE: This section of southwest Ward Road is now open to two-way traffic as of Mon., Sept. 13. Construction continues at the site, and updates will be provided in the future on completion of work at this location. ***UPDATE: This section of southwest Ward Road is now expected to remain closed until mid-September, weather permitting. The delay is due to utility conflicts.*** A section of southwest Ward Road from southwest Lea Drive to southwest...

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