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A City snow plow clears the road in front of City Hall.

Winter Recap: Snow season officially comes to an end

Overland Park snow crews prepare to handle anything Mother Nature sends our way each winter by training drivers, practicing routes and coordinating schedules to ensure swift and efficient responses to winter weather events. With April 1 marking the official end to the snow season, totals for 2023-2024 include: Nine winter weather event responses. 9.8 inches […]

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Contain the Rain: Stormwater Cost Share Program applications now open

Did you know the City will help cover materials and labor costs to install certain stormwater treatment projects? Overland Park’s Stormwater Cost Share Program, Contain the Rain, encourages residents and business owners to incorporate stormwater management strategies that capture, slow down or soak up stormwater, reducing runoff and improving water quality. Eligible projects include: Rain […]

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Three Lime e-scooters parked near the sidewalk.

Lime scooters and bikes rolling into Overland Park

Watt’s all that buzz? A fleet of Lime all-electric scooters, seated scooters and bikes are rolling into Overland Park, offering a convenient and eco-friendly way to navigate your neighborhood.  The Overland Park City Council approved a partnership with Lime at the April 1 City Council meeting, offering residents a fun and environmentally-friendly way to commute […]

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69 Express: Long-term lane closure beginning April 2

Beginning overnight on Tuesday, April 2, the I-435 to southbound U.S. 69 ramp will be reduced to one lane to allow crews access to additional project work areas as part of the 69 Express project.  The lane closure is expected to last for up to one year. Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes when […]

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69 Express: U.S. 69 to College exit ramp to close March 27

The southbound U.S. 69 to College Boulevard exit ramp will close Wednesday, March 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for girder setting as part of the 69 Express project. Detours will be marked. The Kansas Department of Transportation’s project will build a new express toll lane in each direction adjacent to the existing general-purpose lanes to […]

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69 Express: 143rd Street at U.S. 69 to close March 18

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 18, both directions of 143rd Street at U.S. 69 will close for bridge work and roadway construction as part of the 69 Express project. Detours will be marked. Lanes will reopen in June. The Kansas Department of Transportation’s project will build a new express toll lane in each […]

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69 Express: 139th Street at U.S. 69 to close March 4

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 4, both directions of 139th Street at U.S. 69 will close for northbound bridge construction along with the reconstruction of portions of 139th Street as part of the 69 Express project. Detours will be marked. Lanes will reopen in June. The Kansas Department of Transportation’s project will build […]

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69 Express: Overnight closures beginning this weekend

Southbound lanes on U.S. 69 at Blue Valley Parkway will close to traffic overnight on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24 between 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. for bridge work on the 69 Express project.  All lanes of 143rd Street under U.S. 69 will also close Feb. 26-March 2 between 7 p.m.-6 a.m. for […]

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