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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

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

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Northbound Traffic Only on NW Main Street from NW Chipman Road to NW Commerce Drive Beginning March 28

Northbound Traffic Only on NW Main Street from NW Chipman Road to NW Commerce Drive Beginning March 28

Northbound Traffic Only on NW Main Street from NW Chipman Road to NW Commerce Drive Beginning March 28
A section of NW Main Street from NW Chipman Road to NW Commerce Drive is set to close to southbound traffic beginning Monday, March 28, weather permitting, and will be open for northbound traffic only until August 2022. This change in traffic is to facilitate the reconstruction of NW Main Street with a new concrete curb and gutter road and sidewalks. Access to the businesses along NW Main Street will be maintained at all times. The contractor...
Parking Lot Closure for Arnold Hall Stormwater Project Set for Monday, March 21

Parking Lot Closure for Arnold Hall Stormwater Project Set for Monday, March 21

Parking Lot Closure for Arnold Hall Stormwater Project Set for Monday, March 21
The public parking lot at 121 SE 3rd St. in downtown Lee’s Summit, commonly referred to as the Arnold Hall parking lot, is set to close on Monday, March 21, weather permitting, and is expected to remain closed until June. The closure is necessary for the second phase of stormwater work at the site which includes the excavation and installation of stormwater tanks. The alley off of SE Green Street will be used during construction and will be closed most of...
MoDOT US 50 Bridges over Chipman Road Project

MoDOT US 50 Bridges over Chipman Road Project

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) plans to replace the U.S. 50 bridges over Chipman Road in Lee's Summit beginning March 21. These bridges have reached the end of their service life and must be replaced. In addition to the new bridges, sidewalks will be provided on both sides of Chipman Road through the interchange providing new critical connections for pedestrians. All work is weather permitting. 

City Crews Spot Treating as Needed Today

City Crews Spot Treating as Needed Today

The City’s crews plowed and treated primary and secondary streets overnight after just over one inch of snow fell. Residential streets were treated yesterday. Per the City’s snow plan, residential streets are treated with salt and not plowed when total snow accumulations on pavements are less than two inches. Crews will be treating slick spots as needed throughout today, and plan to conclude snow operations at 3:30 p.m. Conditions should be favorable for...
City Crews Treating Residential Streets this Afternoon

City Crews Treating Residential Streets this Afternoon

The City’s crews are treating residential streets with salt this afternoon. Higher pavement temperatures have helped to melt most of the snow that has fallen on streets so far. Another band of moderate snow is expected this evening around 6 p.m. Temperatures are expected to drop and accumulating snow of a dusting to one inch is likely. A crew will report tonight for the overnight shift, and snow operations are likely to conclude Friday morning. The City will...
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