Behind the Wheel

Where to Report Curb Damage Near Kansas City

January 16, 2019
Potholes cause approximately $3 billion in vehicle damage per year, but let’s not forget about what curbs can do to tires, rims, and suspensions. One round with a busted curb has the potential to cause some serious damage to your vehicle. We’re talking about misaligned wheels, perforated mufflers, broken tie rods, pierced transmission cases, punctured tires. Do you really want to deal with those problems? I think not!

If you’re concerned about a specific pesky curb damaging your car in Kansas City or a neighboring city, it’s in your best interest to report it pronto. Here’s a HUGE list of official contacts and websites to submit street repair requests in Blue Springs, Sugar Creek, and everywhere in between.

Blue Springs, MO

Reports of damaged streets or curbs can be sent to the Blue Springs Streets Division of Public Works at 816-228-0195 or online at

Bonner Springs, KS

Use the Bonner Springs Request Tracker to report and track any concerns regarding unsafe street conditions, curbs, or signage.

Gladstone, MO

Submit a report of a busted curb in Gladstone using their Public Works Request Form.

Grandview, MO

Call 816-316-4856 to request simple repairs of damaged curbs. If a curb or sidewalk needs to be replaced completely, call the Grandview City Engineer at 816-316-4857 for assistance. For more details, visit

Independence, MO

You may anonymously submit a service request to repair or replace broken curbs in Independence at

Kansas City

A new inspection and repair process has been put in place for damaged curbs in Kansas City. Missouri and Kansas residents can request repairs officially through 311, the city’s comprehensive resolution service. There are ten ways to report curb and sidewalk damage, including dialing 311, tweeting @KCMO311 on Twitter, using the 311 mobile app (iOS and Android), and submitting an online request through Missouri’s 311 service page or Kansas’s 311 service page.

Lansing, KS

Complete the Fix-It-Form to request repairs of damaged curbs and sidewalks in Lansing.

Lawrence, KS

To report a damaged curb or sidewalk in Lawrence, fill out an online form at

Leavenworth, KS

Report Leavenworth potholes and curb issues by dialing 913-682-9201 or using their online form at

Leawood, KS

Fill out and submit an Action Center form to report curb or sidewalk damage in Leawood.

Lee’s Summit, MO

LS Connect is the official site to report non-emergency issues, including damaged curbs, streets, potholes, and more. You can also use the LS Connect app (iOS and Android).

Lenexa, KS

In 2019, the city of Lenexa invested $5 million into their Pavement Management Program. Put that money to good use and submit a service request for damaged curbs in Lenexa by visiting

Liberty, MO

All issues concerning street damage in Liberty, MO, including curbs, potholes, sidewalks, and signs, can be submitted at

Mission, KS

Potholes and damaged curbs in Mission, Kansas, as well as streetlamp outages and broken street signs, can all be reported at or by calling Mission City Hall at 913-676-8350.

Olathe, KS

Call 913-971-9511 or use the interactive map at to mark curbs in need of repair. You can also include images of the curbs in question when submitting a request.

Overland Park, KS

Request repairs to broken curbs and sidewalks in Overland Park via OPCares.

Raymore, MO

Although the city of Raymore has a plan to repair all curbs by 2022, you can still report concerns of curb damage at by submitting a form at

Shawnee, KS

Citizens of Shawnee can request maintenance, service, and repairs of curbs through SeeClickFix, both online at and through their app (iOS and Android).

Sugar Creek, MO

Contact the Sugar Creek Public Works Department at 816-252-4413 to report concerns.

If you’ve had a rough bout with a curb that resulted in auto body damage, feel free to contact your nearest McCarthy body shop with 5 locations in the Kansas City area. If tires or misaligned wheels are the problem, any of McCarthy’s local service centers can help as well.

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