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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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Closures of SW Hollywood Dr. & SW Summitcrest Dr. Set for Mon., Feb. 5

Closures of SW Hollywood Dr. & SW Summitcrest Dr. Set for Mon., Feb. 5

Closures of SW Hollywood Dr. & SW Summitcrest Dr. Set for Mon., Feb. 5

SW Hollywood Drive north of M150 Hwy and SW Summitcrest Drive between SW Hollywood Drive and SW Market Street are set to close on Monday, Feb. 5, for approximately one week. Detour routes include SW Kenbrige Xing, SW Market Street, and SW Cheddington Drive. The closures are for utility work associated with development activity. Work is weather permitting and subject to change.

 

Section of Northbound NE Rice Road Set to Close Wed., Jan. 31

Section of Northbound NE Rice Road Set to Close Wed., Jan. 31

Section of Northbound NE Rice Road Set to Close Wed., Jan. 31
A section of northbound NE Rice Road is set to close on Wed., Jan. 31, for approximately two months. The contractor anticipates intermittent daily closures. The closure will be next to the retention pond and is necessary for stormwater pipe repair. The detour route is NE Langsford Road, M291 Hwy, and NE Columbus Street. A southbound closure and detour will be necessary at a later date. Work is weather permitting and schedules are subject to change.  
City Crews Completed Snow Operations Today, Mon., Jan. 22

City Crews Completed Snow Operations Today, Mon., Jan. 22

The City’s crews completed snow operations early afternoon today, Mon., Jan. 22, after pavement temperatures rose above freezing and pavements were mostly wet. Temperatures are expected to remain above freezing for the rest of the week, and any remaining snow and ice pack should continue melting.

City Crews Treating Streets Today, Monday, Jan. 22

City Crews Treating Streets Today, Monday, Jan. 22

The City’s crews are treating streets today, Monday, Jan. 22, after freezing rain impacted the Lee’s Summit area. Additional crews were called in early this morning, and primary streets are completed. Crews are currently working in secondary streets. Streets are slick and drivers should use caution. Pavement temperatures are expected to warm above freezing after 10 a.m.

City Crew Scheduled to Treat Streets as Needed Early Monday, Jan. 22

City Crew Scheduled to Treat Streets as Needed Early Monday, Jan. 22

The City has a crew scheduled to treat streets with salt as needed beginning at 3 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, due to the forecast for freezing rain. Residual salt remains on streets from treatment the last two weeks; however, streets are still expected to get slick as the temperature falls and freezing rain starts. Drivers should use caution during the Monday morning commute especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will continue to...
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