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Update: Closure Postponed

Section of NW O'Brien Road Set for Daily Closures Beginning Sept. 13

Update: Closure Postponed

Update: This closure is postponed until Chipman Road is opened at U.S. Route 50. Until Chipman Road is open in that location, a work zone is set to be in place on NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road that allows two-way traffic and includes a lane shift. The section of NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road is set to close daily once Chipman Road is open at U.S. Route 50. More details to follow.

A section of NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road is set to close daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, until Oct. 7, weather permitting. These daily closures are necessary to perform water main replacement work as part of the FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project.

The detour route is NW Ward Road, NW Blue Parkway, and NW Transition.

The FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project helps with continued efforts to maintain and strengthen the water distribution system. For more information about the work or the project, contact the City’s Public Works Department at publicworks@cityofls.net or 816-969-1800.

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City Crews Completed Snow Operations Today, Sun., Nov. 26

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The City’s crews completed snow operations mid-morning today, Sunday, Nov. 26. Crews worked overnight into mid-morning treating primary and secondary streets with salt. Melting due to warming pavement temperatures and sun will continue throughout the day. Drivers should watch for areas of refreezing overnight and especially during the Monday morning commute.

City Crews Treating Streets Tonight, Nov. 25

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Section of NW Ward Road Closed

Section of NW Ward Road Closed

Section of NW Ward Road Closed

The southbound section of NW Ward Road between NW Donovan Road and NW Chipman Road is closed until approximately Dec. 1, weather permitting. The southbound detour is NW Donovan Road. The closure is for the addition of turn lanes and other improvements. This is development-related construction work by a private contractor.

Public Meeting for Ward Road Improvements from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road Set for Dec. 14

Public Meeting for Ward Road Improvements from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road Set for Dec. 14

Online Public Meeting Also Offered Dec. 14 Through Jan. 14

The City of Lee’s Summit will host an in-person public meeting to discuss the design for the Ward Road Improvements project from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, in the Strother Conference Room at Lee’s Summit City Hall, 220 SE Green Street Lee’s Summit, Mo. The meeting will be an open house-style format and there will not be a formal presentation; the public can come and go as schedules...
Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27

Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27

Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27

A section of SW 3rd Street from SW Pryor Road to SW Ward Road is set to close to through traffic on Mon., Nov. 27, and will remain closed for approximately thirty days, weather permitting. A hard closure of SW 3rd Street will be located just east of SW Murray Road. The closure is necessary for sanitary sewer work under SW 3rd Street as part of the McClendon Ditch improvements project.

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