Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walks Washington event to be held at Marina Park on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Lakeshore Plaza and Kirkland Avenue, west of Lake Street, will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. until noon. The southbound lane of Lake Street S between Kirkland Avenue and 2nd Avenue S will temporarily close for approximately 30 minutes starting at 9 a.m. Commuters should watch for increased pedestrian traffic along Lake Street South and Lake Washington Boulevard from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 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/.