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City Crews Preparing for Chance of Snow Thurs., Jan. 19

The City’s crews are preparing for a chance of snow which is expected to arrive in the early morning hours on Thurs., Jan. 19. A small crew will report at 3 a.m. on Thursday to treat streets with salt as needed. Air and pavement temperatures are expected to bottom out around freezing and slick streets are possible. Drivers should use caution during the Thursday morning commute, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and will update its response as needed.

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Public Meeting for Ward Road Improvements from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road Set for Dec. 14

Public Meeting for Ward Road Improvements from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road Set for Dec. 14

Online Public Meeting Also Offered Dec. 14 Through Jan. 14

The City of Lee’s Summit will host an in-person public meeting to discuss the design for the Ward Road Improvements project from Blue Parkway to O’Brien Road from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, in the Strother Conference Room at Lee’s Summit City Hall, 220 SE Green Street Lee’s Summit, Mo. The meeting will be an open house-style format and there will not be a formal presentation; the public can come and go as schedules...
Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27

Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27

Section of SW 3rd Street Set to Close Mon., Nov. 27
Update: As of 12/21/23, 3rd Street is now open to through traffic. Construction work will be be ongoing over the next several months that will require the contractor to have a single lane drop on westbound 3rd Street (just east of Murray) during working hours, but a minimum of one lane of traffic will be kept open at all times.  No further complete closures are anticipated. A section of SW 3rd Street from SW Pryor Road to SW Ward Road is set to close to...
City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

City Crews Preparing for Winter Weather Season

The City of Lee’s Summit is holding a snow dry run from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, to allow crews to prepare for the upcoming 2023-2024 winter weather season. City crews are testing equipment and software, and driving snow routes with plows and salt spreaders installed on trucks. The purpose of the dry run is to ensure all equipment and software are working properly and that drivers are familiar with snow routes, which is critical to the...
Public Hearing for Ward and Persels Intersection Improvements Project Set for Nov. 1

Public Hearing for Ward and Persels Intersection Improvements Project Set for Nov. 1

Online Public Hearing Also Offered Nov. 1 Through Nov. 15

The City of Lee’s Summit will host an in-person public hearing to discuss the design for the Ward and Persels Intersection Improvements project from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at Pleasant Lea Middle School, located at 630 SW Persels Road in Lee’s Summit, Mo. 64081. The public will have an opportunity to view project plans and exhibits and provide feedback. There will be no formal presentation and the hearing will be open house style; the public...
Nightly Closures at NW Chipman and NW Pryor Roads Intersection Set to Begin Oct. 2

Nightly Closures at NW Chipman and NW Pryor Roads Intersection Set to Begin Oct. 2

Nightly Closures at NW Chipman and NW Pryor Roads Intersection Set to Begin Oct. 2
Portions of the NW Chipman and NW Pryor roads intersection are set to close nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Monday, Oct. 2, and will take place for approximately two to three weeks, weather permitting. Traffic should follow the posted detour which includes NW Pryor Road, NW Lowenstein Drive, NW Black Twig Lane, and NW Chipman Road. During the day, the entire intersection will be open to traffic and all excavations will be plated and wedged with...
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