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*CANCELED* Section of Northwest Blue Parkway Set to Close Dec. 13

*CANCELED* Section of Northwest Blue Parkway Set to Close Dec. 13

*Update: This closure has been canceled.*

A section of southbound northwest Blue Parkway from northwest Colbern Road to northwest Astor Street is set to close on Monday, Dec. 13, and will remain closed for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. The work is necessary for a water main tie-in and pavement crossing as part of the FY21 Water Main Rehabilitation, Pryor Road to Blue Parkway crossing Highway 350 project.

The detour route includes northwest Colbern Road, northeast Douglas Street, westbound Highway 470, and northwest Blue Parkway.

For more information, contact the City's Public Works Department at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofls.net.

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Refreeze and Freezing Fog Possible Late Saturday, Jan. 2, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 3

Refreeze and Freezing Fog Possible Late Saturday, Jan. 2, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 3

The City’s crews are expected to complete plowing and treating residential streets late Saturday night, and then will re-treat primary streets. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing overnight, and wet and slushy pavements may refreeze. Freezing fog is also possible which may cause black ice. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Temperatures are expected to warm above freezing...
City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today, Jan. 2

City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today, Jan. 2

The City’s crews have completed plowing and treating primary and secondary streets. Crews plowed and treated residential streets late Friday, Jan. 1, and overnight into Saturday, Jan. 2,  and will continue plowing and treating residential streets today. Crews estimate they will be completed sometime Saturday evening. Due to cold temperatures, ice and snow may remain packed to pavements even after plowing and treating is completed. Residents can help the...
City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Jan. 1

City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Jan. 1

The City’s crews treated all streets with salt overnight and into today, Jan. 1, and have started plowing and treating primary streets. Trucks have also started making one pass on residential streets while the snow continues to fall. Depending on the total snow accumulation, it can take 24-48 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat all streets. Due to the ice/sleet and cold temperatures, there may still be ice and snow packed to pavements...
Ice and Snow Expected in Winter Storm Dec. 31 – Jan. 1

Ice and Snow Expected in Winter Storm Dec. 31 – Jan. 1

The City’s crews will report at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, to begin pre-treating roadways with salt ahead of the winter storm forecast for the Kansas City metro area. Freezing rain and sleet are expected late Thursday, Dec. 31, and overnight into Friday, Jan. 1,  before the precipitation changes over to snow. Crews are expected to continue treating roadways with salt overnight; however, heavy periods of freezing rain may wash away salt treatments and...
Refreeze Possible During Morning Commute on Wed., Dec. 30

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...
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