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City's Crews Plowing & Treating Residential Streets

City crews plowed and treated primary and secondary streets on Sun., Dec. 15, and overnight into Mon., Dec. 16, and are currently working to plow and treat residential streets today, Mon., Dec. 16, and will continue overnight into Tues., Dec. 17. Streets will have areas of snow pack even after being plowed and treated.

When snowfall totals 6-10 inches, it can take up to 40 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat the more than 1,000 lane miles in the city. The goal for completing all residential streets is 11 a.m. on Tues., Dec. 17. However, if additional accumulating snow occurs today, Mon. Dec. 16, timeframes may be adjusted.

As a reminder, primary streets are major four-lane or high volume two-lane streets, secondary streets are minor thoroughfares, and residential streets are local streets including dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs. Residents can learn more about street classifications and snow control response levels at LSsnow.net. Included is a map which shows the primary, secondary and residential street classifications for streets throughout the City.

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Crews Continue to Treat Roads from Feb. 20, 2018 Ice Storm

Now that the freezing rain has ended, crews are treating primary and secondary roads.  Crews will be treating residential roads throughout the night into the morning hours once primary and secondary are complete.  

With temperatures continuing to fall, the effectiveness of salt will be limited and refreezing may occur, so watch out for icy road conditions.  Please give our drivers room.

Open house for 3rd Street Improvements from Murray to Pryor roads

Open house for 3rd Street Improvements from Murray to Pryor roads

An open house style public meeting for the 3rd Street Improvements project from Murray to Pryor roads is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, in the Howard Conference room on the second floor of City Hall, 220 SE Green St, Lee’s Summit, Mo. 

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