Phase I emergency snow ordinance to take effect Saturday

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) –The city is asking residents to move vehicles from emergency snow routes starting at 5 a.m. Saturday.
The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill issued a Winter Storm Warning for freezing rain and snow in effect from midnight Friday to noon on Sunday, according to a news release from the city.
The forecast includes freezing rain that will develop overnight with snow expected Saturday evening.
In anticipation of these weather conditions, the city manager has declared that Phase I of the emergency snow ordinance will take effect at 5 a.m. on Saturday.
That means vehicles on emergency snow routes must be removed or they will be towed at the owner’s expense. Cul-de-sacs on all streets are included in the Phase I route designation, according to the news release.
Phase I includes the following streets:
Gay Street, Water to Ridgeview
South Street, Main to Maguire
Grover Street, Holden to Mitchell
Clark Street, Holden to Mitchell
Houx Street, Washington to Holden
Washington, Business 50 to Houx
Warren, Business 50 to Hunt
Holden, Cleveland to Gay
Holden, Grover to Hale Lake Road
College, Business 50 to South
Mitchell Street, Gay to DD Highway
Burkarth Road, Gay to Business 50
Ridgeview, Gay to Montserrat
Clark Street, Main Street to Springridge Road
Springridge Road, Clark Street to one-tenth (1/10) mile north to Timberline Drive
Warren Street, Young Street to Russell Avenue
Russell Avenue, Warren Street to Maguire
Ridgeview Drive, Corporate Drive to railroad tracks
Updates will be made as they become available to the city’s website at, Facebook page at, the city’s Twitter account @CityWarrensburg and the Warrensburg Fire Department’s Twitter account @WBG_FIRE_OEM.