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Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18

Section of Southwest Lea Drive Set to Close on Oct. 18

***UPDATE*** SW Lea Drive is now open as of 11/22/21. Work continues in the area so drivers should continue to use caution.

A section of southwest Lea Drive between southwest Ward Road and southwest Lucinda Court is set to close on Monday, Oct. 18, and will remain closed until approximately late November. The work is necessary as part of the Lea Drive stormwater project. The detour route is southwest Ward Road, to southwest 6th Street, to southwest Lea Drive. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.

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U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Interchange Opens

U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Interchange Opens

U.S. Highway 50/Route 291 Interchange Opens

$16 million “diverge-about” project touted as key to safety, traffic flow and economic growth

The City of Lee’s Summit and its project partners celebrated the official opening of a new $16 million interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291 South with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Friday, May 11. The project reconstructed the 40-year-old Route 291 overpass into a diverging diamond design, added a roundabout at Blue Parkway and Jefferson Street, and realigned Oldham Parkway.

Crews Plowing and Treating Streets, Sunday, April 1, 2018

Crews Plowing and Treating Streets, Sunday, April 1, 2018

City crews are out plowing and treating streets, Sunday, April 1, and will continue overnight into Monday, April 2, as necessary. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly. Streets are slick and residents should use caution while driving, particularly on elevated services such as bridges and overpasses. Any additional updates will be posted at LSsnow.net, and the City of Lee’s Summit’s Facebook and...
Crews Finish Residential Road Treat and Begin Pre-Treatment for Next Predicted Storm Feb. 21, 2018

Crews Finish Residential Road Treat and Begin Pre-Treatment for Next Predicted Storm Feb. 21, 2018

Public Works crews have been continually treating roads since 3 a.m., Tues. morning, Feb. 20 and recently finished the treatment of residential streets as of Wed., Feb. 21 from the first round of wintry ice storms.  Roads may still be icy due to the freezing air and pavement temperatures, which reduce the effectiveness of the salt treatments. Please be careful.  Crews are gearing up for the next round of storms forecast to begin tonight, Wed., Feb. 21 by...
Crews Continue to Treat Roads from Feb. 20, 2018 Ice Storm

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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