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City Crews Set to Continue Plowing & Treating Residential Streets Today, Tuesday, Feb. 16

After more snow on Monday, Feb. 15, the City’s crews plowed and treated primary streets overnight, and will continue plowing and treating residential streets today, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Extremely low temperatures will continue to limit the effectiveness of deicing materials; however, crews are now mixing brine and calcium chloride in with salt treatments which can help with melting at lower temperatures. Another round of snow is expected late Tuesday and overnight into Wednesday, Feb. 17, and crews will shift their focus to primary streets while the snow is falling. With cold temperatures and more snow in the forecast, streets will likely remain snow packed and slick throughout the week. Residents should use caution while driving. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly

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City Crews Set to Continue Treating Streets As Needed Overnight and Into Saturday, Jan. 16

City Crews Set to Continue Treating Streets As Needed Overnight and Into Saturday, Jan. 16

The City’s crews completed treating all streets earlier today, Friday, Jan. 15, and trucks are treating primary streets again as needed. A small crew will continue treating streets as needed overnight and into tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 16, due to a possible refreeze. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Crews will complete operations Saturday morning, and temperatures are expected to rise...
City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Overnight Into Friday, Jan. 15

City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Overnight Into Friday, Jan. 15

The City’s crews are scheduled to begin pre-treatment of streets at 11 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Jan. 14, ahead of a winter storm expected to arrive in the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 15. The Kansas City metro area is on the southern edge of a larger storm system, and snowfall totals are expected to be light; however, high winds and gusts could potentially cause issues with blowing and drifting snow and downed limbs and trees. Friday morning’s...
Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

The City of Lee’s Summit will host a public meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 to solicit feedback on the City’s Stormwater Management Plan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those wishing to participate may attend the meeting virtually via Zoom.  The City is in the process of renewing its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, which requires a Stormwater Management Plan. The NPDES permit program was created by the Clean...
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...
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