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City’s Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Fri., Jan. 24, and Overnight into Sat., Jan. 25

City crews are plowing and treating streets today, Fri., Jan. 24, and will continue tonight and overnight into, Sat., Jan. 25, after Lee’s Summit received several inches of snow. After accumulating snow ends, it can take up to 32.5 hours for crews to plow and treat the more than 1,000 lane miles in the City. Warming temperatures Friday afternoon are expected to help snow melt on streets; however, temperatures will dip below freezing late Friday and overnight into Saturday and wet pavements may refreeze. Warmer temperatures Saturday afternoon will help with additional melting.

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

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Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work
Northwest Ward Road from Chipman Road to Northwest Frances Road is scheduled to close on June 17 and remain closed for seven to ten days as work is done on the City’s water main.  The eastbound lane of Chipman Road will also be reduced to one lane from Ward Road to Donovan Road. Detours will be posted and are available via Donovan Road. All construction work is weather permitting. For more information, contact Public Works at 969-1800 or...
Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3

Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3

Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3
The eastbound lane of Southwest Hook Road from Southwest Arthur Drive to Southwest Ward Road is set to close on June 3 and remain closed for approximately eight weeks as part of an improvement project. Crews will be constructing six-foot-wide paved shoulders along each side of Southwest Hook Road. Local traffic access only will be allowed eastbound on Southwest Hook Road between Horridge Road and Southwest Arthur Drive. Detours will be posted and are available via...
Lee’s Summit’s Big Truck & Equipment Show is Cancelled

Lee’s Summit’s Big Truck & Equipment Show is Cancelled

Due to the risk of severe weather, the City of Lee’s Summit has cancelled its Big Truck and Equipment Show, which was scheduled for May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. Safety is the City’s top priority. With lightning and strong winds in the forecast, the City does not want to risk putting guests and employees in potentially unsafe conditions. At this time, there is not a plan to reschedule the event. The City does plan to...
Intersection of SW County Line Road and SW Ward Road Set to Close on Monday, May 13

Intersection of SW County Line Road and SW Ward Road Set to Close on Monday, May 13

Intersection of SW County Line Road and SW Ward Road Set to Close on Monday, May 13
The intersection of SW County Line Road and SW Ward Road is set to close on Monday, May 13, and will remain closed for 4-6 weeks. This extends the previous closure of SW Ward Road to just north of its intersection with SW County Line Road to 160th Street. The new detour route for this closure is 163rd Street, M-291 Highway and M-150 Highway. For more information, contact the City’s Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.
Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall
The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the community to come out and take part in the Big Truck and Equipment Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. This free family-friendly event is a chance to explore some of the City’s biggest pieces of equipment. There will be no shortage of items to enjoy, for both kids and adults. Public Works will have its snow plows, street sweeper and various other pieces of equipment on...
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