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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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Ice and Snow Expected in Winter Storm Dec. 31 – Jan. 1

Ice and Snow Expected in Winter Storm Dec. 31 – Jan. 1

The City’s crews will report at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, to begin pre-treating roadways with salt ahead of the winter storm forecast for the Kansas City metro area. Freezing rain and sleet are expected late Thursday, Dec. 31, and overnight into Friday, Jan. 1,  before the precipitation changes over to snow. Crews are expected to continue treating roadways with salt overnight; however, heavy periods of freezing rain may wash away salt treatments and...
Refreeze Possible During Morning Commute on Wed., Dec. 30

Refreeze Possible During Morning Commute on Wed., Dec. 30

With temperatures rising, any remaining slush on roadways is expected to continue melting today, Tuesday, Dec. 29. Above freezing temperatures and rain are expected overnight. Temperatures may drop below freezing early Wednesday, Dec. 30, and wet pavements may refreeze. Residents should use caution during the morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Crews will treat roadways as needed. The City will continue to monitor the...
City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Tuesday, Dec. 29, through Friday, Jan. 1

City’s Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Tuesday, Dec. 29, through Friday, Jan. 1

The City has a crew scheduled to report at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, to monitor and treat roadways as needed for the morning commute. Freezing rain and ice is possible in the early morning hours, and roadways may become slick. Residents should use caution while driving, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Crews will treat roadways as necessary throughout the day. With temperatures fluctuating above and below freezing, crews also will be...
Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21

Portion of Southeast Green Street to Close Dec. 21
***UPDATE*** This closure will be extended until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24, to allow sufficient time for a concrete patch to cure before being opened to traffic. Southeast Green Street will be closed to through traffic between Southeast Fifth Street and Southeast Fourth Street from 8 a.m. on Dec. 21 until 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. The closure is necessary for stormwater pipe installation. The detour route is Southeast Fifth Street, to Southeast Douglas Street,...
City Crews Treating Elevated Surfaces with Brine Today, Tuesday, Dec. 8

City Crews Treating Elevated Surfaces with Brine Today, Tuesday, Dec. 8

The City’s crews are treating elevated surfaces with brine this morning Tuesday, Dec. 8. The fog plus low temperatures may create slick conditions on elevated surfaces such as bridges.

Brine is a saltwater solution which helps to prevent ice and other precipitation from bonding to pavement. Roadways and other surfaces treated with brine often have a striped appearance.

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