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City Crews Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today, Thursday, Feb. 18

The City’s crews continue to plow and treat residential streets today, Thursday, Feb. 18. Progress was slowed overnight due to a variety of factors, including cold temperatures and obstructions. While warmer temperatures and sunshine throughout the day Thursday should speed progress, cold temperatures are forecast again overnight into Friday, Feb. 19. The cold temperatures impact the amount of snow which can be plowed from streets; results are much improved in warmer temperatures. Crews will not be complete by 6:30 p.m. Thursday - crews are planning to plow and treat residential streets through daylight hours on Thursday, and will complete plowing and treating residential streets during daylight hours on Friday.

In addition, residents can help the snow control process by removing obstructions such as cars and trash cans from streets when possible. Cars and trash cans, especially in cul-de-sacs, are slowing progress and make it challenging to find areas to place snow. Crews appreciate residents’ help and patience throughout the snow control process.

 

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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 NE Delta School Road Set to Close on Mon., Aug. 23

Section of NE Delta School Road Set to Close on Mon., Aug. 23

Section of NE Delta School Road Set to Close on Mon., Aug. 23

A section of NE Delta School Road between NE Port Drive and NE Sun Court is set to close on Monday, Aug. 23, and will remain closed for approximately 3 weeks. The closure is necessary as part of the NE Delta School Road stormwater project. All work is weather permitting and schedules are subject to change. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.

 

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...
City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Public Works Director

City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Public Works Director

City of Lee’s Summit Announces New Public Works Director
The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Park as director of public works effective May 29. Park has shared interim director duties since June 2020. He replaces Dena Mezger who retired in August 2020 after 20 years with the City. Over the past 15 years, Park has served as the city traffic engineer and senior staff engineer. Prior to joining the City of Lee’s Summit, Park spent five years in the private sector as a...
Lee’s Summit Recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community

Lee’s Summit Recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community

Lee’s Summit Recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community
The City of Lee’s Summit is celebrating the renewal of its bronze-level designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Lee’s Summit was among 37 communities to receive recognition during this award round as a community committed to creating a safer environment for bicyclists of all ages to enjoy. The City will retain its designation through 2025. “The Bicycle Friendly Community designation demonstrates our...
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