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Refreeze Possible During Morning Commute on Wed., Dec. 30

With temperatures rising, any remaining slush on roadways is expected to continue melting today, Tuesday, Dec. 29. Above freezing temperatures and rain are expected overnight. Temperatures may drop below freezing early Wednesday, Dec. 30, and wet pavements may refreeze. Residents should use caution during the morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Crews will treat roadways as needed.

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

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City of Lee’s Summit Honored for Engineering Excellence

City of Lee’s Summit Honored for Engineering Excellence

The City of Lee’s Summit recently received recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies for engineering excellence for a trio of innovative projects that have transformed the City’s infrastructure. The City received three Honor Awards at the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards for improvements made to the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, the interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291, and the interchange at U.S. 50 and Blackwell...
City Crews Complete Three Rounds of Street Treatment, Thurs. Feb. 7

City Crews Complete Three Rounds of Street Treatment, Thurs. Feb. 7

Public Works plowed and treated primary and secondary roads Thursday after the overnight freezing rain/sleet/snow event. Based on the long-range forecast, daytime temperatures, heavy vehicle traffic and the presence of sunlight, conditions were favorable for plowing and treating primary and secondary roads one last time before discontinuing snow operations.  All streets were treated a minimum of three times. With limited traffic on residential streets, and...
City’s Crews Continue to Treat Streets Today, Wed., Feb. 6

City’s Crews Continue to Treat Streets Today, Wed., Feb. 6

City crews are continuing to treat streets with salt today, Wed., Feb. 6, and will continue overnight into Thurs., Feb. 7. Primary and secondary streets have been treated at least three times, and crews are currently treating residential streets for the third time. Streets are still expected to be slick due to periods of freezing drizzle or rain, especially during the evening hours, and drivers should continue to use caution particularly on elevated surfaces such as...
City’s Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets Through Thurs., Feb. 7

City’s Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets Through Thurs., Feb. 7

City crews began treating streets with salt today, Tues., Feb. 5, and are scheduled to continue treating streets through Thurs., Feb. 7. Several waves of freezing rain or drizzle are expected throughout this timeframe. Periods of rain will make it difficult to keep salt on streets, and slick streets are expected overnight and during the early morning rush hour on Wed., Feb. 6. Please use caution while traveling particularly on elevated surfaces such as bridges and...
City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Wed., Jan. 30

City’s Crews Treating Streets Today, Wed., Jan. 30

City crews are treating streets today, Wed., Jan. 30, and will continue treating and plowing streets as necessary overnight into Thurs., Jan. 31. Extremely cold temperatures will limit the effectiveness of salt treatments and streets will remain slick. Residents should use caution while travelling particularly on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will be operating at a Level 2 response, which means it can take up to 24 hours after the snow...
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