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Crews Finish Residential Road Treat and Begin Pre-Treatment for Next Predicted Storm Feb. 21, 2018

Public Works crews have been continually treating roads since 3 a.m., Tues. morning, Feb. 20 and recently finished the treatment of residential streets as of Wed., Feb. 21 from the first round of wintry ice storms.  Roads may still be icy due to the freezing air and pavement temperatures, which reduce the effectiveness of the salt treatments. Please be careful. 

Crews are gearing up for the next round of storms forecast to begin tonight, Wed., Feb. 21 by pre-treating arterial and collector roads. Crews will conclude pre-treatment operations at 3:30 p.m. and resume operations at 7 p.m. this evening in anticipation of additional freezing precipitation beginning about midnight tonight.

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City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Saturday, Jan. 19

City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Saturday, Jan. 19

*UPDATE* City crews completed treating streets at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 19.

City crews are treating all streets today, Saturday, Jan. 19. The Lee’s Summit area received only a dusting overnight, and the City’s response level has been downgraded to a Level 2. Crews expect to have all streets treated by 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20.

City’s Crews Continue to Prepare for Weekend Winter Storm

City’s Crews Continue to Prepare for Weekend Winter Storm

City crews continue to prepare for winter weather and blizzard-like conditions late Friday night and overnight into Saturday morning. Residential streets have all been pre-treated with rock salt, and primary and secondary streets will be treated throughout Friday afternoon and evening.

City’s Crews Preparing for Freezing Drizzle/Rain and Potential Weekend Blizzard

City’s Crews Preparing for Freezing Drizzle/Rain and Potential Weekend Blizzard

City crews are scheduled to begin working 12-hour rotating shifts beginning at 7 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 16, until at least 7 a.m. on Tue., Jan. 22, as freezing drizzle/rain and a potential weekend blizzard are forecast for the area. Freezing drizzle/rain is expected Wednesday night and overnight into Thursday, with crews treating roadways and bridges in preparation for the Thursday morning commute. Residents should use caution at intersections and on elevated surfaces...
Ward Road Set to Close for Road Improvements

Ward Road Set to Close for Road Improvements

Ward Road Set to Close for Road Improvements
A section of Southwest Ward Road will close Jan. 23, and will remain closed until June 2019, as the City of Lee’s Summit makes road improvements. After this first phase of construction, additional closures of Ward Road will follow through September 2019. The closure will impact Southwest Ward Road from Southwest County Line Road to Southwest Raintree Parkway. The posted detour route for Ward Road is Gore Road, Prairie Lane, and County Line Road. Local access...
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