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MoDOT US 50 Bridges over Chipman Road Project

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) plans to replace the U.S. 50 bridges over Chipman Road in Lee's Summit beginning March 21. These bridges have reached the end of their service life and must be replaced. In addition to the new bridges, sidewalks will be provided on both sides of Chipman Road through the interchange providing new critical connections for pedestrians. All work is weather permitting. 

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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.

City Crews Pre-Treating Streets Tonight, Thursday, Jan. 11

City Crews Pre-Treating Streets Tonight, Thursday, Jan. 11

The City’s crews are pre-treating streets with salt tonight, Thursday, Jan. 11, in advance of another round of winter weather. Temperatures may fall below freezing earlier than previously expected, and will stay there. Crews may need to treat primary streets again as temperatures drop and streets get slick. Drivers should use caution especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

City Crews Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today; Set to Prepare for Next Round of Winter Weather Tonight

City Crews Continue Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today; Set to Prepare for Next Round of Winter Weather Tonight

The City’s crews continue plowing and treating residential streets today, Thursday, Jan. 11. Crews are 89% complete and now expect to finish this afternoon or early evening. Crews will then be preparing for additional winter weather this evening and overnight into Friday, Jan. 12. Favorable temperatures today are helping with continued melting on streets. The next storm is expected to begin tonight as rain and will change over to ice and snow as temperatures...
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