News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2013
Races affect Kansas City traffic this weekend
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that three races will affect traffic this weekend.
The Tour of Kansas City Bicycle Series will begin Friday, June 21 at the intersection of Gladstone and Walrond avenues in the Historic Northeast. Rolling race closures will take place from approximately 4:30-9:30 p.m. on the following race route: south on Gladstone Boulevard; west on St. John Avenue; south on Bellefontaine Avenue; southwest on LeBelle Drive; east on Lexington Avenue; north on Bellefountaine Avenue; east on Anderson Avenue; north on Benton Boulevard; east on St. John Avenue; north on Indiana Avenue; west on Norledge Avenue; and south on Walrond Avenue to finish. For more information on the Tour of Kansas City Bicycle Series, please visit www.tourofkc.com.
Putting the Boots to ALS will begin Saturday, June 22 on Ward Parkway near 93rd Street, by Dasta Memorial Stadium. Rolling race closures will take place from approximately 7:30-9:30 a.m. on the following race route: south on Ward Parkway; northeast on Summit Street; north on Ward Parkway; west on 81st Street; south on Ward Parkway to finish at Dasta Memorial Stadium. For more information on Putting the Boots to ALS, please visit www.sportkc.org.
The Dress for Success 5K will begin Saturday, June 22 at 3120 Troost Ave. Rolling race closures will take place from 7-11 a.m. on the following race route: south on Troost Avenue; west on Armour Boulevard; south on Harrison Boulevard; west on 39th Street; south on Kenwood Avenue; east on 41st Street; north on Holmes Road; east on 39th Street; north on Harrison Street; east on Armour Boulevard; and north on Troost Avenue to the finish line at 3120 Troost Ave. For more information about the Dress for Success 5K, please visit www.dressforsuccess.org.
Please observe caution and obey all posted detours and barricades.