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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.

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City Crews Continued Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Tuesday Feb. 9

City Crews Continued Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Tuesday Feb. 9

The City’s crews completed plowing and treating secondary streets today, Tuesday, Feb. 9, and started plowing and treating residential streets. Due to continued cold temperatures, crews stopped operations at 3:30 p.m. today and will start again tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 10. There is also a chance for additional snow early Wednesday, and crews are scheduled to begin working at 3 a.m. to plow and treat primary streets as needed ahead of the morning commute. There...
City Crews Plowing and Treating Primary Streets Today, Monday, Feb. 8

City Crews Plowing and Treating Primary Streets Today, Monday, Feb. 8

The City’s crews are plowing and treating primary streets today, Monday, Feb. 8, after additional freezing rain and snow moved through the area. Crews will not be working overnight as extremely cold temperatures will make removing snow difficult and limit the effectiveness of salt. Crews will resume plowing and treating secondary and residential streets during daytime hours on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Streets will remain slick, with snow packed to streets....
City Crews Treating Primary Streets After Light Snow Today, Sunday, Feb. 7

City Crews Treating Primary Streets After Light Snow Today, Sunday, Feb. 7

The City’s crews worked overnight treating streets, and are treating primary streets again today, Sunday, Feb. 7, after light snow moved through the area. Extremely cold temperatures will continue to limit the effectiveness of salt, and snow will continue to be packed to some streets. Residents should use caution and drive for the conditions, as some streets will remain slick even after being treated. Another round of snow is expected on Monday, Feb. 8, and...
City Crews Treating Streets Tonight, Saturday, Feb. 6, and Overnight into Sunday, Feb. 7

City Crews Treating Streets Tonight, Saturday, Feb. 6, and Overnight into Sunday, Feb. 7

The City’s crews completed pre-treating all streets before the snow today, Saturday, Feb. 6. Crews are now treating streets and will continue working overnight into Sunday, Feb. 7. Cold temperatures will limit the effectiveness of salt; streets will continue to be packed with snow and will remain slick even after being treated. There are additional chances for snow tomorrow, and on Monday, Feb. 8. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and...
City Crews Prepared for Snow this Weekend Feb. 6-7

City Crews Prepared for Snow this Weekend Feb. 6-7

The City’s crews pre-treated residential streets with salt today, Friday, Feb. 5, in anticipation of snow this weekend. Crews are scheduled to begin working at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and will work mainly on primary and secondary streets as snow falls. Crews will work around the clock to plow and treat streets as needed throughout the weekend. The Kansas City area could see one to three inches of snow on Saturday, with another chance of snow on Sunday,...
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