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Section of SW Jefferson Street Also Closed for SW 3rd Street Utility Work

Section of SW Jefferson Street Also Closed for SW 3rd Street Utility Work

Update: Phase two of the SW 3rd Street utility work is now expected to start on Mon., Oct. 17, with the closure of both eastbound and westbound through traffic on SW 3rd Street from SW Blue Parkway to SW Jefferson Street. The section of SW Jefferson Street from SW 3rd Street to SW 2nd Street is expected to be back open by noon on Mon., Oct. 17.

During phase one of the utility work on SW 3rd Street which started today, a section of SW Jefferson Street from SW 3rd Street to SW 2nd Street is also closed to through traffic due to work in the SW 3rd and SW Jefferson streets intersection. This closure is expected to last for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Westbound SW 3rd Street traffic should detour north on SW Market Street to SW 2nd Street, or south on SW Jefferson Street to SW Blue Parkway. Eastbound SW 3rd Street traffic will technically be allowed through the intersection during this timeframe; however, this is only for phase one of the utility work.

Beginning approximately Oct. 24, SW 3rd Street from SW Blue Parkway to SW Jefferson Street will be closed to both eastbound and westbound through traffic. Detour routes are SW 2nd Street and SW Blue Parkway. Local access on SW 3rd Street will be maintained at all times.

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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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