Kirkland Traffic Alert: National Alliance Mental Illness Walk

The walk will close multiple streets around Kirkland Marina Park on Saturday morning.

  • Friday, June 1, 2018 12:30pm
  • Life

Commuters should expect traffic delays tomorrow morning due to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walks Washington event to be held at Kirkland Marina Park.

A route map is posted online at www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents.

Traffic impacts will include:

  • Kirkland Avenue west of Lake Street closed to traffic from 6 to 11 a.m.
  • Southbound lane of Lake Street South between Kirkland Avenue and 2nd Avenue South will be closed to traffic from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Heavy pedestrian traffic along Lake Street South and Lake Washington Boulevard from 9 to 11 a.m.

Event organizers expect 1,000 attendees will participate in the event which raises money for mental health support and awareness. Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for their parking in advance. For bus transportation, go to http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/.

For event information go to www.explorekirkland.com. For permit information contact Sudie Elkayssi, Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department, at 425-587-3347 orselkayssi@kirklandwa.gov.

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