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TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

Traffic re-route at 10 Hwy. bridge effective July 2




Effective July 2, parking will be PROHIBITED on the south side of Benton Avenue -- between Saratoga and Francis Street. Parking WILL be allowed on the north side. If your residence has off-street parking or parking off the rear alley, please park in these areas for the duration of this re-route for less congestion on the street.
As of 6 a.m. on July 6, traffic will be re-routed from Saratoga -- east on Benton -- to Francis, then back south to Isley. This traffic re-route is necessary for new water line installation along Saratoga and Isley. Estimated time frame for completion is ONE WEEK, weather permitting.
Signs and detours will be posted along the re-route. Thank you for your cooperation and patience in this matter. As always, any vehicle found in violation of this re-route could be towed at the owner's expense.
If you have any questions, or need additional information, contact 816-630-0755, ext. 223. Click here for enlargement of re-route map.

Regent closed June 23 through August 18
Regent Ave. from Missouri 10 to Garland Ave. will be closed from Tuesday, June 23 through Tuesday, August 18 for work related to the replacement of bridges along Missouri 10, weather permitting.

Marietta Street June 30 through July 2
Marietta St. from River St. to Garland St. will be closed from 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 30 through 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2 for bridge construction operations, weather permitting.

Bridge reconstruction will close Northland U.S. 69 bridge

Crews will close northbound U.S. 69 over Fishing River on June 8 to replace the bridge, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. All traffic will be diverted to southbound U.S. 69, which will be one lane each direction for the duration of the project. The replacement is expected to last approximately 180 days. All work is weather dependent. For more information about the project, click here.

Traffic Alert:
Single lane closures of Northbound Route 291 Bridge

The need for emergency repairs will cause Route 291 to be restricted to one lane in each direction at the Missouri River for an unknown time period. This decision was based on findings from a bridge routine inspection.
There may be delays in travel times, however there are existing crossovers north and south of the bridge that allow traffic to be carried in both directions. For more information about this project, click here.

The Municipal Code for the City of Excelsior Springs is now available -- at your fingertips!

As part of the City's overall efforts to improve services to our citizens, the City has put its complete municipal code online. No more thumbing through paper documents or having to trek to the Hall of Waters or Library to find the information you need.
By simply going online, all you have to do is enter a keyword or two and within seconds your search results will quickly locate the information you need. Click the convenient button at right to access our Municipal Codes now!
If you have any questions or need assistance, email us at or please call us at 816-630-0752.

Excelsior Springs recognized
as 2015 Playful City USA Community

Excelsior Springs is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the 1st time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. The City of Excelsior Springs, Excelsior Springs School District, and community organizations have made efforts in the past few years to make Excelsior Springs a more active and playful community. Examples include the future Excelsior Springs Community Center currently being built, which will include an indoor aquatic area, basketball court, senior center, walk track and more; the completion of the new addition to the Rainbow Trail, Joy Street Boardwalk, and Get Fit Park; and the School District's Miracle Field, an all-turf ADA accessible softball field. Click here to find out more!

Groundbreaking Ceremony held for Community Center



A crowd turned out on Friday, April 24 to celebrate the beginning of construction for a new $14,787,000 million community center. Crossland Construction Co., of Columbus, Kans., has been hired to construct the facility and will begin moving dirt on Monday, April 27. The center is expected to be completed by late spring 2016. For benefits and features, visit the Community Center website.

Yard waste/bulky item drop off sites open

The City of Excelsior Springs will open its yard waste drop off site, 1300 S. Marietta St., on Friday, April 3. The drop off site will remain open Friday through Sunday through Nov. 29. Friday and Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday hours are from 3 p.m. to dusk.
Bulky item drop off site, next to yard waste drop off site, opens Saturday, April 4. Hours for bulky item drop off is Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Click here for additional information.

Fishing River Linear Park Trail advisory

During the Hwy. 10 bridge replacement, there will be certain sections of the Fishing River Linear Park Trail that will be closed due to construction.
PLEASE DO NOT go through the construction zone that will be barricaded off. Boardwalk going up to Siloam Mountain will be open, however the short stairs that lead across HWY. 10 will be closed. Visit the Parks and Recreation Department website for detailed map.

Excelsior Springs representative sought for
Clay County University of Missouri Extension Council

The City of Excelsior Springs is seeking an interested person to serve on the Clay County University of Missouri Extension Council. The appointed representative will have the responsibility of working in partnership with the University of Missouri to provide a variety of educational programs and resources to the citizens of Clay County. The term of service would be from March 1, 2015 through February, 2017. The only criteria is that this representative be a resident of Excelsior Springs.
We ask persons who are interested in filling this important position to fill out an online nomination form or call Shannon Stroud, City Secretary, at 816-630-0752.

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Wednesday, July 1
Airport Board will meet, Hall of Waters, Conference Room, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 1
Cemetery Board will meet, Hall of Waters, Conference Room, 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 2
City Council Work Session has been cancelled

Monday, July 6
City Council will meet, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 5 p.m. budget work session; 6 p.m. regular meeting

Wednesday, July 8
Historic Preservation Commission will meet, Hall of Waters, Council Chambers, 4 p.m.

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