Traffic Alert: Kirkland Half Marathon Event, May 8

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Kirkland Half Marathon Run/Walk and Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk event to be held on Sunday, May 8, 2011. Juanita Drive NE from 93rd Ave NE to 98th Ave NE and 97th Ave NE from Juanita Drive NE to NE 119th Way will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until approximately 12 p.m. The Kirkland Half Marathon hosts 3,000 athletes during the event which includes a Kids Dash, 5K run/walk and Half Marathon run/walk.  For event information, go to www.promotionevents.com/Kirkland. For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department at 425-587-3347 or selkayssi@kirklandwa.gov.

 

The following roads will have lane closures from 6:50 a.m. until the final athlete finishes at approximately 11:30 a.m.:

5K Route

  • Southbound lane of 98th Ave NE from NE 116th St to the Juanita Bay Park Boardwalk “Old Market St Trail”
  • Southbound lane of Market St from Juanita Bay Park Boardwalk “Old Market St Trail” to 6th St W
  • Southbound lane of 6th St W from Market St to 16th Ave W
  • Northbound lane of 16th Ave W from 6th St W to 8th St W
  • Southbound lane of 8th St W from 16th Ave W to 10th St W
  • Northbound lane of 10th St W from 8th St W to 18th Ave W
  • Southbound lane of 18th Ave W from 10th St W to 9th St W
  • Northbound lane of 9th St W from 18th Ave W to 20th Ave W
  • Northbound lane of 20th Ave W from 9th St W to Rose Point Lane

Half Marathon Route

  • 97th Ave NE from Juanita Drive to NE 120th Pl
  • NE 120th Pl from 97th Ave NE to 100th Ave NE
  • 100th Ave NE from NE 120th Pl to NE 124th St
  • Eastbound lane of NE 124th St from 100th Ave NE to 103rd Ave NE
  • Southbound lane of 103rd Ave NE from NE 124th St to 104th Ave NE
  • Southbound lane of 104th Ave NE to NE 121st St
  • Eastbound lane of NE 121st St from 104th Ave NE to NE 120th Pl
  • Eastbound lane of NE 120th Pl from NE 121st St to 106th Ave NE
  • Eastbound lane of 106th Ave NE from NE 120th Pl to NE 121st St
  • Eastbound lane of NE 121st St from 106th Ave NE to 108th Ave NE
  • Southbound lane of 108th Ave NE from NE 121st St to NE 112th St
  • Eastbound lane of NE 112th St from 108th Ave NE to 116th Ave NE
  • Southbound lane of 116th Ave NE from NE 112th St to NE 106th St/Forbes Creek Drive
  • Westbound lane of NE 106th St/Forbes Creek Drive from 116th Ave NE to Market St
  • Northbound lane of Market St from NE 106th St/Forbes Creek Drive to 7th Ave
  • Westbound lane of 7th Ave from Market St to 6th St
  • Southbound lane of 6th St from 7th Ave to 108th Ave NE
  • Southbound lane of 108th Ave NE from 6th St to NE 38th Pl
  • Northbound lane of NE 38th Pl from 108th Ave NE to Lake Washington Blvd
  • Northbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd from NE 38th Pl to NE 58th St
  • Southbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd from NE 58th St to Lake St S
  • Southbound lane of Lake St S from Lake Washington Blvd to Kirkland Ave
  • Eastbound lane of Kirkland Ave from Lake St S to Lakeshore Plaza Drive
  • Southbound lane of Lakeshore Plaza Drive from Kirkland Ave to Central Way
  • Southbound lane of Market St from Central Way to Waverly Way
  • Southbound lane of Waverly Way from Market St to 6th St W
  • Northbound lane of 6th St W from Waverly Way to Market St
  • Southbound lane of Market St from 6th St W to 20th Ave W
  • Southbound lane of 20th Ave W from Market St to Rose Point Lane
  • Southbound lane of 98th Ave NE from NE 116th St to the Juanita Bay Park Boardwalk “Old Market St Trail”
  • Juanita Drive NE from 93rd Ave NE to 98th Ave NE

 

For the 2011 special events permitted by the City of Kirkland, visit www.kirklandwa.gov (Search: Special Events).