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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 Country Lane, NE Pierce Place, NE Hendrix Drive, NE Weddle Lane, and NE Scruggs Road in the Emerald View Subdivision; and the Country Lane project, at 208, 213, and 215 NE Country Lane in the Oak Tree Farm Subdivision.  The meeting will allow the public to view plans and provide feedback.  The project is designed to alleviate structural flooding.

Citizens will have the option of attending the meeting in person at City Hall or joining virtually to discuss the improvements with City staff and design engineers from Lamp Rynearson.  Citizens wishing to join virtually should use the link below.  There will be an opportunity to enter contact information in the chat.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87547733895?pwd=ZEMzTlZnSzFNUlBxbEVHaVE1SGxjdz09

Construction is expected to start late summer of 2022.  This project is funded with the passage of the 2017 Capital Improvement sales tax, which funds road, transportation-related and stormwater projects.

For questions about the project, please direct emails to the attention of Karen Quackenbush at publicworks@cityofls.net or call 969-1800.

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City Crews Prepared for Potential Winter Weather This Weekend

City Crews Prepared for Potential Winter Weather This Weekend

The City’s crews are prepared for potential winter weather beginning in the evening on Sat., Jan. 28, and continuing overnight into Sun., Jan. 29. The chances are very low at this time but the City’s crews have prepared trucks and equipment and will be called out if necessary. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response as needed.

 

City Crews Completed Treating Streets Today, Jan. 25

City Crews Completed Treating Streets Today, Jan. 25

The City’s crews treated streets with salt overnight, and completed treating all streets by 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Jan. 25. Pavement temperatures warmed throughout the day which helped the melting process. As pavement temperatures drop below freezing overnight into Thurs., Jan. 26, some streets may have slick spots due to re-freezing. Drivers should continue to use caution, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

 

City Crews Preparing for Snow Tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and Overnight Into Wed., Jan. 25

City Crews Preparing for Snow Tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and Overnight Into Wed., Jan. 25

The City’s crews are preparing for more winter weather as a wintery mix is expected to move in tonight, Tues., Jan. 24, and then change to snow overnight into Wed., Jan. 25. Crews are scheduled to report at 7 p.m. tonight to begin treating streets with salt and plowing as needed, and are currently scheduled to work through Fri., Jan. 27, if plowing is necessary. Drivers should use caution during the Wednesday morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces...
City Crews Treating Streets This Morning, Sunday, Jan. 22

City Crews Treating Streets This Morning, Sunday, Jan. 22

The City’s crews worked overnight into Sun., Jan. 22, to treat streets with salt, and expect to be complete by 11 a.m. Drivers should continue to use caution, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses, until pavement temperatures rise above freezing later this morning.

City Crews Preparing for Snow This Weekend

City Crews Preparing for Snow This Weekend

The City’s crews are preparing for snow on Sat., Jan. 21, and overnight into Sun., Jan. 22. Crews are scheduled to report at 7 p.m. on Saturday to treat streets as needed and will continue to work overnight into Sunday. Snow accumulations for the Lee’s Summit area may be around one half inch, and the main concerns will be snow overwhelming pavements Saturday night and a re-freeze Sunday morning when temperatures drop below freezing. READ MORE -->

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