Traffic Alert: Kirkland Classic Car Show, Uncorked, July 16-18

Pay event parking available at Municipal Garage, July 18

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to Kirkland Uncorked to be held Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18, at Marina Park and the Kirkland Classic Car Show on Sunday, July 18, 2010 in downtown Kirkland. Road closures will occur downtown throughout the weekend; event goers are encouraged to plan for their parking in advance. For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/parking.

Kirkland Uncorked

The Marina Parking Lot including, Lakeshore Plaza Drive from Central Way to Kirkland Avenue will be closed on Friday at approximately 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. and again on Sunday from 6 to 10 p.m. Kirkland Avenue from Lakeshore Plaza Drive to Lake Street will be closed on Friday from 5 a.m., until approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday. The City’s boat launch will remain open all weekend, however boaters should expect delays. The Kirkland Uncorked event draws over 40,000 attendees. For event information, go to www.KirklandUncorked.com.

Kirkland Classic Car Show

The following roads will be closed and detours in place from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2010:

  • 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 2nd Avenue S
  • Lake Street and Central Way Parking Lot
  • Park Lane and Third Street Parking Lot

Alternate Routes/Detours on Sunday

Heading North: From Lake Street S, head east on 2nd Avenue S, north on State Street S, continue north on 3rd Street, west on Central Way, north on Market Street

Heading South: From Central Way/NE 85th Street, head south on 6th Street, west on Kirkland Way, continue west on Kirkland Avenue, south on State Street S, west on 2nd Avenue S, south on Lake Street S.

The Kirkland Classic Car Show draws over 500 car entries, which are judged in 20 different categories. For event information, go to www.legendscarclub.net.