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City’s Crews Scheduled to Treat Roadways Early Mon., Nov. 11

City crews are scheduled to report at 3 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 11, to treat roadways ahead of the morning commute. Light snow is forecast early Monday morning and accumulations are expected to be minor; however, pavement temperatures are anticipated to drop below freezing during the morning commute and slickness is possible. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated services such as bridges and overpasses. Crews will treat roadways as necessary throughout the day. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly. 

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City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Overnight Into Friday, Jan. 15

City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Overnight Into Friday, Jan. 15

The City’s crews are scheduled to begin pre-treatment of streets at 11 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Jan. 14, ahead of a winter storm expected to arrive in the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 15. The Kansas City metro area is on the southern edge of a larger storm system, and snowfall totals are expected to be light; however, high winds and gusts could potentially cause issues with blowing and drifting snow and downed limbs and trees. Friday morning’s...
Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

Lee’s Summit Seeking Feedback on Stormwater Management

The City of Lee’s Summit will host a public meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 to solicit feedback on the City’s Stormwater Management Plan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those wishing to participate may attend the meeting virtually via Zoom.  The City is in the process of renewing its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, which requires a Stormwater Management Plan. The NPDES permit program was created by the Clean...
Refreeze and Freezing Fog Possible Late Saturday, Jan. 2, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 3

Refreeze and Freezing Fog Possible Late Saturday, Jan. 2, and Overnight Into Sunday, Jan. 3

The City’s crews are expected to complete plowing and treating residential streets late Saturday night, and then will re-treat primary streets. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing overnight, and wet and slushy pavements may refreeze. Freezing fog is also possible which may cause black ice. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Temperatures are expected to warm above freezing...
City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today, Jan. 2

City Crews Set to Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today, Jan. 2

The City’s crews have completed plowing and treating primary and secondary streets. Crews plowed and treated residential streets late Friday, Jan. 1, and overnight into Saturday, Jan. 2,  and will continue plowing and treating residential streets today. Crews estimate they will be completed sometime Saturday evening. Due to cold temperatures, ice and snow may remain packed to pavements even after plowing and treating is completed. Residents can help the...
City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Jan. 1

City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Jan. 1

The City’s crews treated all streets with salt overnight and into today, Jan. 1, and have started plowing and treating primary streets. Trucks have also started making one pass on residential streets while the snow continues to fall. Depending on the total snow accumulation, it can take 24-48 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat all streets. Due to the ice/sleet and cold temperatures, there may still be ice and snow packed to pavements...
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