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Section of SE Browning Street Set to Close May 8

Section of SE Browning Street Set to Close May 8

Update 5/24/23: This section of SE Browning Street is now open to traffic.

Update 5/2/23: Work is progressing faster than anticipated and the contractor now intends to start the closure on Mon., May 8. The closure was originally posted to begin Tues., May 9.

A section of SE Browning Street just south of SE Oldham Parkway is set to close on Mon., May 8, and will remain closed for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. The work is necessary for roadway improvements and storm pipe replacement as part of the Browning Street Extension Project. The detour route is SE Hamblen Road and SE Browning Street. A map including the location of the road closure and the detour route is attached.

For more information, contact the Public Works Department at publicworks@cityofls.net or 816-969-1800.

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City Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets as Needed

City Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets as Needed

The City’s crews are scheduled to report at 7 p.m. to treat streets with salt as needed tonight, Thurs., Jan. 18, and overnight into Fri., Jan. 19. A flash freeze is possible tonight for any wet pavements or surfaces as temperatures fall, and drivers should use caution especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Accumulation of ¼ inch to 1 inch of snow is expected before midnight. Conditions will be challenging – high winds...
City Crews Treating Streets Today, Tuesday, Jan. 16

City Crews Treating Streets Today, Tuesday, Jan. 16

The City’s crews are treating streets today, Tuesday, Jan. 16. Crews will continue working until all primary, secondary and residential streets have been treated. The extremely cold temperatures will limit the effectiveness of salt and streets may remain snow packed and slick; however, the sun and warming temperatures through Wednesday, Jan. 17, should help with melting. Drivers should continue to use caution.

City Crew Treating Intersections and Primary Streets as Needed Tonight, Monday, Jan. 15

City Crew Treating Intersections and Primary Streets as Needed Tonight, Monday, Jan. 15

The City has a small crew working tonight, Monday, Jan. 15, treating intersections with salt. Salt is much less effective in extremely cold temperatures but may help with traction and prevent some of the slickness in these locations. Crews also will be checking primary streets and treating them as needed. Streets will be slick and drivers should use caution. While there is currently not enough snow to plow, the City will continue to monitor the weather and update its...
City Crews Prepared to Respond as Needed to Snow Monday, Jan. 15

City Crews Prepared to Respond as Needed to Snow Monday, Jan. 15

The City’s crews prepared trucks and equipment to respond as needed today, Monday, Jan. 15, due to the forecast for light snow. Extremely cold weather limits the effectiveness of salt treatments and streets may be slick. Drivers should use caution. The City will continue to monitor the weather and will call out crews as needed for response.   

City Crews Treating Streets as Needed Today, Friday, Jan. 12

City Crews Treating Streets as Needed Today, Friday, Jan. 12

The City’s crews treated all streets with salt overnight into today, Friday, Jan. 12. With light snow expected today, crews will continue to monitor and treat streets as needed. Temperatures have fallen and will remain dangerously cold through the weekend and into next week. Extremely cold temperatures limit the effectiveness of salt, and streets may remain snow packed and slick. Drivers should continue to use caution.

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