Public Works http://kcur.org en KCMO Snow Plow Crews At The Ready http://kcur.org/post/kcmo-snow-plow-crews-ready <p>The Kansas City metropolitan area started gearing up yesterday for the season's first winter storm. One to three inches of snow was forecast for the area overnight.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:25:29 +0000 Laura Spencer 29316 at http://kcur.org KCMO Snow Plow Crews At The Ready Plan To Remove Traffic Lights On Hold For Now http://kcur.org/post/plan-remove-traffic-lights-hold-now <p>Drivers may have noticed some changes on the roadways. At 37 intersections across the metro traffic lights are flashing red or yellow and they’re not broken. The Public Works Department is planning to change out unwarranted stop lights to stop signs, but this plan is facing resistance from the city council and residents.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:18:38 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 26403 at http://kcur.org Plan To Remove Traffic Lights On Hold For Now Johnson County Public Works Adds Two Green Buildings To Its Fleet http://kcur.org/post/johnson-county-public-works-adds-two-green-buildings-its-fleet <p>A year ago this month, Johnson County, Kan. officials broke ground on an environmentally friendly $11.5 million public works complex in west Olathe. The new buildings were dedicated on Wednesday at a ceremonial ribbon cutting.</p><p> Wed, 30 May 2012 19:03:40 +0000 Laura Spencer 18534 at http://kcur.org Johnson County Public Works Adds Two Green Buildings To Its Fleet