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City of Lee’s Summit Honored for Engineering Excellence

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The City of Lee’s Summit recently received recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies for engineering excellence for a trio of innovative projects that have transformed the City’s infrastructure. The City received three Honor Awards at the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards for improvements made to the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, the interchange at U.S. 50 and Route 291, and the interchange at U.S. 50 and Blackwell...

City’s Crews Treated Primary Streets Wed., Feb. 27

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City crews began treating primary streets in the early morning hours of Wed., Feb. 27, after freezing drizzle fell throughout the area. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, pavement temperatures began to rise and conditions improved with some streets beginning to dry out. Crews will continue to monitor conditions and spot treat if needed.

City’s Crews Plowing Residential Streets

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City crews have completed plowing all primary and secondary streets, and will continue plowing residential streets throughout the day Wed., Feb. 20, and overnight into Thurs., Feb. 21. The goal is to be complete by 10:30 a.m. on Thurs., Feb. 21. Some snow may continue to be packed to streets as temperatures drop below freezing overnight, but warmer temperatures Thursday will continue to help with melting.

City’s Crews Scheduled to Work Tues., Feb. 19 – Fri., Feb. 22

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City crews are scheduled to plow and treat streets in 12-hour rotating shifts from Tues., Feb. 19, through Fri., Feb. 22, as another round of snow and freezing drizzle moves through the area. Streets are expected to become slick after snow begins Tuesday as pavement temperatures fall below freezing, and they will remain slick through the Wednesday morning commute. Use caution if traveling during this timeframe.


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