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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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Section of SW Murray Road is Closed for Utility Work

Section of SW Murray Road is Closed for Utility Work

Section of SW Murray Road is Closed for Utility Work
Update: Murray is now open. A section of SW Murray Road from SW 3rd Street to SW Highway Lane is closed for utility relocation work. This section of SW Murray Road will reopen the evening of Friday, April 19, and will remain open through the weekend. This section will close again on Monday, April 22, and will remain closed for approximately three more weeks. The posted detour route is SW 2nd Street. Lane closures along westbound SW 3rd Street near its...
Night Work Possible on Ward Road Project

Night Work Possible on Ward Road Project

As part of the Ward Road Improvement project, night work is possible from Monday, April 15, through Tuesday, April 23. The contractor expects to begin pouring concrete pavement during this timeframe, and will need to make saw cuts 8 hours after the concrete is poured. Because of the timing requirements, some night work may be necessary. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.
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...
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