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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 watching for freezing conditions overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, Dec. 30. Wet and freezing conditions are possible through Friday, Jan. 1.

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 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.

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road

Evening and Overnight Closures for Southwest Persels Road
***UPDATE*** The closure on Tuesday, Dec. 8, will begin at 6 p.m., and the work on Wed/Thurs Dec. 9-10 has been canceled. Evening and overnight closures are scheduled from Dec. 6 through Dec. 10 for Southwest Persels Road at Southwest Market Street. The roadway will be open to traffic during daytime hours. The construction work is necessary for a water main tie-in as part of the Jefferson Street Improvements project. Previously scheduled work...
City's Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Thurs., Dec. 3

City's Crews Prepared for Winter Weather Early Thurs., Dec. 3

***UPDATE*** The forecast has changed and slick conditions are not expected until after 7 a.m. on Thurs., Dec. 3. City crews are now scheduled to report at 7 a.m. and will treat streets as needed. The City has a crew scheduled to report at 3 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, to treat roadways as winter weather enters the Kansas City area. While minor accumulations are expected, roadways may become slick with temperatures at or below freezing. Residents should use caution...
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