What drivers need to know about Mission Road work in Leawood

Mission Road Leawood

Starting Wednesday, Mission Road will be closed from 127th Street to 135th Street for roadway and storm sewer improvements. Above, signage at the site. Photo credit Lucie Krisman.

Starting this week, a nearly 10-block stretch of Mission Road in south Leawood will be closed for major work that is expected to last through the summer.

The road will closed from 127th Street to 135th Street, with a detour provided.

This comes as part of an overhaul on a mile of Mission Road, which includes replacement of the road and other infrastructure improvements.