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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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City Crews Preparing for Winter Storm

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City Crew Reporting at Midnight to Treat Streets as Needed

City Crew Reporting at Midnight to Treat Streets as Needed

The City has a crew reporting at midnight to monitor the weather and treat streets with salt as needed overnight into Monday, March 7. There is a chance rain will change over to sleet and then snow. While temperatures will likely keep accumulations low, streets may be slick overnight and during the Monday morning commute. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will continue to monitor...
Crews Completed Treating Streets Today, Thurs., Feb. 24

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The City’s crews treated primary and secondary streets from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. today, Thurs., Feb. 24, as light snow fell in the area. Crews have completed operations for the day. Flurries are expected to continue into the evening, but it should not impact travel.

City Crews Preparing for Snow Thursday, Feb. 24

City Crews Preparing for Snow Thursday, Feb. 24

The City’s crews are preparing for another round of snow on Thurs., Feb. 24. Crews began pretreatment of residential streets this morning, and will work until 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Feb. 23. Crews will begin 12 hour shifts at 7 a.m. on Thursday morning to treat and/or plow streets as needed depending on total snow accumulations. Snow is expected to start mid- to late-morning on Thursday and continue into the evening. Crews will focus on primary and secondary...
City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Tonight and Overnight into Saturday, Feb. 19

City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Tonight and Overnight into Saturday, Feb. 19

The City’s crews have been plowing and treating residential streets throughout the day today, Friday, Feb. 18, and will continue overnight into Saturday, Feb. 19. As of 6 p.m. Friday, crews were 56% complete with residential streets. Lee’s Summit’s official snow total from the storm was 7.5 inches, which means it can take crews up to 40 hours after the snow stopped falling to plow and treat all streets in the city. Crews expect to be complete with...
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