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Section of NE Columbus Street Set to Close Daily May 8-12

Section of NE Columbus Street Set to Close Daily May 8-12

Update: This section of NE Columbus Street is now open.

A section of NE Columbus Street just west of M-291 Highway is set to close daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. beginning on Mon., May 8, through Fri., May 12, weather permitting. The work is necessary for water main replacement as part of the Water Main Rehabilitation FY22 project. The detour routes are M-291, NE Chipman Road, NE Independence Avenue, and SE 2nd Street.

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

 

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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...
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...
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