Search Public Works News

Public Works News Archive

Tags

Public Works News

  |   Views: 1615
  |   Categories: Public Works News

City Crews Plowing Streets Today, Thurs., Dec. 22

The City’s crews are plowing streets today, Thurs., Dec. 22, and will continue plowing tonight and overnight into tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 23. Crews are completing primary streets and then will move into secondary streets, and expect to continue plowing secondary and residential streets overnight into Friday. No additional precipitation is predicted at this time and crews expect it may take 32.5 hours to plow all streets in the City after accumulating snow ended; however, there is still an opportunity for blowing snow tonight and tomorrow which could slow progress.  No salt treatments will be applied tonight or tomorrow due to extremely low temperatures, which limit the effectiveness of salt. Snow will remain packed to streets and they will be slick. Drivers should use caution especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

Print

Latest News

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21
***UPDATE*** This closure will be extended until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24, to allow sufficient time for a concrete patch to cure before being opened to traffic. Southeast Green Street will be closed to through traffic between Southeast Fifth Street and Southeast Fourth Street from 8 a.m. on Dec. 21 until 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. The closure is necessary for stormwater pipe installation. The detour route is Southeast Fifth Street, to Southeast Douglas Street,...
City Crews Treating Elevated Surfaces with Brine Today, Tuesday, Dec. 8

City Crews Treating Elevated Surfaces with Brine Today, Tuesday, Dec. 8

The City’s crews are treating elevated surfaces with brine this morning Tuesday, Dec. 8. The fog plus low temperatures may create slick conditions on elevated surfaces such as bridges.

Brine is a saltwater solution which helps to prevent ice and other precipitation from bonding to pavement. Roadways and other surfaces treated with brine often have a striped appearance.

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road
***UPDATE*** The closure on Tuesday, Dec. 8, will begin at 6 p.m., and the work on Wed/Thurs Dec. 9-10 has been canceled. Evening and overnight closures are scheduled from Dec. 6 through Dec. 10 for Southwest Persels Road at Southwest Market Street. The roadway will be open to traffic during daytime hours. The construction work is necessary for a water main tie-in as part of the Jefferson Street Improvements project. Previously scheduled work...
City's Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Thurs., Dec. 3

City's Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Thurs., Dec. 3

***UPDATE*** The forecast has changed and slick conditions are not expected until after 7 a.m. on Thurs., Dec. 3. City crews are now scheduled to report at 7 a.m. and will treat streets as needed. The City has a crew scheduled to report at 3 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, to treat roadways as winter weather enters the Kansas City area. While minor accumulations are expected, roadways may become slick with temperatures at or below freezing. Residents should use caution...
Lee’s Summit Seeks Input on NW Main Street Improvements

Lee’s Summit Seeks Input on NW Main Street Improvements

The City of Lee’s Summit will hold a virtual public meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 9, where residents will have the opportunity to comment on planned improvements to Northwest Main Street from Northwest Chipman Road to Northwest Commerce Drive. The project’s goal is to improve safety in the area and enhance economic activity. The project is currently in the planning phase. It will consist of widening and reconstructing Northwest Main Street...
First272931Last