Olathe Snow Removal Operations and Storm Management Underway


With a Winter Storm Warning currently in effect, Olathe crews have been working around the clock to prepare for the event and are ready to hit the pavement.

  • Interactive snow route mapping has been activated at this time.  Track up-to-the-minute snow removal progress at the touch of a button. 
  • All trucks are currently dressed and ready for early morning operations. 
  • Work on major arterials is planned to begin around 3:30AM, with residential snow routes to follow at 6:00AM.
  • Vehicle maintenance staff is all hands on deck and ready to tackle fleet maintenance for the duration of the storm, including emergency response and solid waste vehicles.
  • Solid waste collection will continue as usual, however some delays may be expected.  All Thursday routes will be completed before Friday routes get underway. Collection will continue through Saturday if necessary.

For more Snow Removal information, including response levels, Frequently Asked Questions and tips to ensure a safe and speedy process, please visit us online at www.OlatheKS.org.