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City Crews Treating Elevated Surfaces with Brine Today, Tuesday, Dec. 8

The City’s crews are treating elevated surfaces with brine this morning Tuesday, Dec. 8. The fog plus low temperatures may create slick conditions on elevated surfaces such as bridges.

Brine is a saltwater solution which helps to prevent ice and other precipitation from bonding to pavement. Roadways and other surfaces treated with brine often have a striped appearance.

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City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Monday, Nov. 12, and Overnight Into Tuesday, Nov. 13

City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Monday, Nov. 12, and Overnight Into Tuesday, Nov. 13

City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Monday, Nov. 12, and Overnight Into Tuesday, Nov. 13
City crews are out treating streets today, Monday, Nov. 12, and will continue overnight into Tuesday, Nov. 13. Salt treatment and warm pavement temperatures prevented early morning snowfall from sticking to streets; however, as pavement temperatures fall Monday night, streets are expected to become slick overnight and into the Tuesday morning commute. It can take crews up to 24 hours after the snow ends to treat all streets within the city. Residents should use...
City's Crews Preparing for Snow Nov. 11-12

City's Crews Preparing for Snow Nov. 11-12

City's Crews Preparing for Snow Nov. 11-12
City crews are preparing for snow tonight, Sunday, Nov. 11, and overnight into Monday, Nov. 12. Crews are scheduled to treat roadways overnight and into the morning as pavement temperatures fall below freezing. The Monday morning commute may be slick, and residents should use caution at intersections and on elevated services such as bridges and overpasses.  A second round of snow is expected on Monday, Nov. 12, and crews are scheduled to plow and...
City’s Crews to Treat Main Roadways and Bridges Early Friday Morning

City’s Crews to Treat Main Roadways and Bridges Early Friday Morning

City’s Crews to Treat Main Roadways and Bridges Early Friday Morning

City crews are scheduled to begin treating main roadways and bridges with salt in the early morning hours of Friday, Nov. 9, and will continue throughout the morning commute. Roadways may become slick in the morning as pavement temperatures fall below freezing, and residents should use caution at intersections and on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly.

City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a snow dry run Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 winter weather season. City crews will be testing equipment and running snow routes. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment is working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the City’s snow and ice control operations. Although there is a chance of snow in the...
Public Meeting for Chipman Road Improvements

Public Meeting for Chipman Road Improvements

The City of Lee’s Summit will hold an open house public meeting Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of The Summit Church to discuss improvements to Chipman Road from Bent Tree Drive to View High Drive. The Summit Church is located at 3381 NW Chipman Rd. in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the public to the preliminary design plan for improvements to Chipman Road. Representatives from the engineering...
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