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Fourth of July parade, picnic and fireworks will close some roads

Some downtown Kirkland roads will be closed due to Fourth of July events. - Reporter file photo
Some downtown Kirkland roads will be closed due to Fourth of July events.
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Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Fourth of July parade to be held on Friday. The Lakeshore Parking Lot will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11 p.m. The public boat launch will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. and again from 8:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. The parade, picnic, and fireworks draw more than 10,000 attendees. Event website information is available at www.explorekirkland.com.

The following roads will be closed and detours in place from 9:30 a.m. until the roads re-open at approximately 2 p.m.:

• 6th, 5th, and 4th Avenues from 1st Street to Market Street

• 5th Avenue West from Waverly Way to Market Street

• Waverly Way from 4th Street West to Market Street

• 2nd and 3rd Street West from 5th Ave West to Waverly Way

• Market Street from 7th Avenue to Central Way

• Lake Avenue West

• 1st Street from 3rd Avenue to Central Way

• 2nd Place from 3rd Avenue to Central Way

• Central Way from Market Street to Main Street

• Park Lane from Lake Street to Main Street

• Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street to Main Street

• Main Street from Central Way to Kirkland Avenue

• Lake Street from Central Way to Kirkland Avenue

Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for their parking in advance.  For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/parking. For bus transportation, go to http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov.

 

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