Lane Reductions on Black Bob Road and 119th Street

Residents should expect intermittent lane reductions this week on southbound Black Bob Road, from 119th Street to 151st Street, and eastbound 119th Street, from Black Bob Road to Pflumm Road. These lane reductions are necessary as Google Fiber crews work throughout the city.

151st Street (Lindenwood to Stagecoach) Reduced to One Lane

Beginning May 27, 151st Street from Lindenwood Drive to Stagecoach Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction. These lane closures are expected until early July, weather permitting. A flood control project in the vicinity calls for replacement of culverts under 151st Street and 153rd Terrace.

Pools Open for 2014 Season

The City of Olathe will open its pool season Saturday, May 24 at 12:30 p.m. Black Bob Bay, Frontier Trail and Oregon Trail will operate daily from 12:30 - 8:00 p.m. Mill Creek Pool is open Monday – Friday from 12:30 – 5:00 p.m. and 12:30 – 7:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday. 

Sunflower Wickets Croquet Tournament June 6: Teams Forming!

Teams are forming now for the fifth annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament. 

Maintenance Work to Begin on Water Tower at Black Bob Park

Beginning Friday, May 9, maintenance work on the water tower at Black Bob Park (at 151st and Black Bob) will begin.

Cedar Street to Close Beginning May 5

Beginning Monday, May 5, Cedar Street from Kansas Avenue to 60 feet east will be closed for a waterline project.

2014 Water Quality Report Now Available

 The City of Olathe is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 Water Quality Report, now available on

City of Olathe Housing Waitlist Opens May 1

The City of Olathe Housing Authority will open the waiting list for housing assistance both online and at the office at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 1. The waiting list allows Olathe citizens consideration for housing assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Olathe Community Center Memberships

Take advantage of the special Charter Member program incentives by purchasing your membership through the Olathe Parks & Recreation office by April 30.

K-7/169 at I-35 Pavement Repair Project to Begin April 28

Beginning Monday, April 28, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin a pavement replacement project on 169/K-7 over I-35 between the northbound and southbound interchange exit ramps in Olathe. This project will require the closure of northbound and southbound K-7/169 exit ramps through mid-July, weather permitting. A marked detour will be provided, and access to local businesses will be maintained throughout the project duration. 

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