News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2013
Street closures scheduled for music festival and race
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that one music festival and one race will affect traffic this week and weekend.
Rockfest, a music festival, will close a number of streets around Penn Valley Park:
- Kessler Road between Pershing Road and Main Street (May 7-14, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- 29th Street between Penn Valley Drive and Wyandotte Street (May 7-14, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
- Main Street between Pershing Road and 27th Street (May 11 at 4 a.m. through May 12 at 1 a.m.)
- Wyandotte Street between Memorial Drive and 31st Street (May 11 at 4 a.m. through May 12 at 1 a.m.)
On Saturday, May 11, the Run Mom Run will begin at 9 a.m. at Visitation School, 5134 Baltimore Ave. The race will close Main Street between 51st and 52nd streets from 7-10:30 a.m., with rolling closures scheduled for the rest of the race route from 9-10:30 a.m.
Runners will head south on Main Street from 51st Street to 58th Terrace; west on 58th Terrace; south on Wyandotte Street; west on Huntington Road; and north on Summit Street. Summit Street curves east turning into 52nd Street and continues onto 51st Street and south to Main Street to conclude the race at Visitation School.
Please observe caution and obey all posted detours and barricades.