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City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Jan. 1

The City’s crews treated all streets with salt overnight and into today, Jan. 1, and have started plowing and treating primary streets. Trucks have also started making one pass on residential streets while the snow continues to fall. Depending on the total snow accumulation, it can take 24-48 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat all streets. Due to the ice/sleet and cold temperatures, there may still be ice and snow packed to pavements even after plowing and treating is completed.

Residents can help the snow control process by removing cars, trash cans, and basketball goals from streets.

As a reminder, there are three street classifications: primary streets, which are major four-lane or high volume two-lane streets; secondary streets, which are minor thoroughfares; and residential streets, which are local streets including dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs. Major highways, interchanges, and most outer roads are maintained by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly.

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City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

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The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a snow dry run from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Nov. 10, to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2021-2022 winter weather season. City crews will be testing equipment and software, and driving snow routes with plows and salt spreaders installed on trucks. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment and software is working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the...
Public Invited to Review Stormwater Improvements on Nov. 11

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...
Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18

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...
Section of Ward Road Now Open to Two-Way Traffic

Section of Ward Road Now Open to Two-Way Traffic

Southwest Ward Road from southwest Lea Drive to southwest Daney Drive is now open to two-way traffic (one lane each direction). Construction continues at the site, and updates will be provided in the future on completion of work at this location.

Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23

Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23

Section of Ward Road Set to Close June 23
***UPDATE: This section of southwest Ward Road is now open to two-way traffic as of Mon., Sept. 13. Construction continues at the site, and updates will be provided in the future on completion of work at this location. ***UPDATE: This section of southwest Ward Road is now expected to remain closed until mid-September, weather permitting. The delay is due to utility conflicts.*** A section of southwest Ward Road from southwest Lea Drive to southwest...
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