Kirkland Traffic Alert: Cruise In Dance and Classic Car Show, July 30-31

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to Cruise In Dance to be held Saturday, July 30, at Marina Park and the Kirkland Classic Car Show on Sunday, July 31, 2011 in downtown Kirkland. Road closures will occur downtown throughout the weekend; event goers are encouraged to plan for their parking in advance. The City’s boat launch will remain open all weekend, however boaters should expect delays. For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/parking. For event information, go to the City’s tourism website at www.explorekirkland.com (Search: Events) or Kirkland Downtown Association’s website at www.kirklanddowntown.org.

Cruise In Dance
The Marina Parking Lot will be closed overnight on Saturday, July 30 from approximately noon until approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 31. Lakeshore Plaza Drive, from Central Way to Kirkland Avenue, and Kirkland Avenue, from the City Dock to Lake Street, will be closed on Saturday at approximately 12 to 10 p.m. and again on Sunday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 31, 2011:
Park Lane from Lake Street to Main Street
Kirkland Avenue from City Dock to Main Street
Lake Street from Central Way to 2nd Avenue S
Lake Street and Central Way Parking Lot
Marina Parking Lot
Lakeshore Plaza Drive from Central Way to Kirkland Avenue
Alternate Routes/Detours on Sunday, July 31
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.

For special event permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department at 425-587-3347 or selkayssi@kirklandwa.gov. For the 2011 special events permitted by the City of Kirkland, visit www.kirklandwa.gov (Search: Special Events).