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Update: Closure Postponed

Section of NW O'Brien Road Set for Daily Closures Beginning Sept. 13

Update: Closure Postponed

Update: This closure is postponed until Chipman Road is opened at U.S. Route 50. Until Chipman Road is open in that location, a work zone is set to be in place on NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road that allows two-way traffic and includes a lane shift. The section of NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road is set to close daily once Chipman Road is open at U.S. Route 50. More details to follow.

A section of NW O’Brien Road west of NW Ward Road is set to close daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, until Oct. 7, weather permitting. These daily closures are necessary to perform water main replacement work as part of the FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project.

The detour route is NW Ward Road, NW Blue Parkway, and NW Transition.

The FY22 Water Main Rehabilitation project helps with continued efforts to maintain and strengthen the water distribution system. For more information about the work or the project, contact the City’s Public Works Department at publicworks@cityofls.net or 816-969-1800.

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NW Ward Road at NW Chipman Road Closures

NW Ward Road at NW Chipman Road Closures

NW Ward Road at NW Chipman Road Closures

Northbound NW Ward Road at NW Chipman Road and southbound NW Ward Road at NW Chipman Road will close this evening, April 23, due to extensive damage and loss of power to the signaled intersection at NW Chipman and NW Ward roads.

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...
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