Kirkland Traffic Alert: Turkey Trot Event, November 20


Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the 11th Annual Turkey Trot event to be held on Sunday, November 20, 2011. The following roads will be impacted:

  • Southbound lane of Lake Street South from Central Way to 5th Avenue South will close at 11:00 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes
  • Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Avenue from Lake Shore Plaza Drive to Lake Street South will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Commuters should watch for increased pedestrian traffic on the following roads from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.:

  • Lake Street South from Kirkland Avenue to Lake Washington Blvd.
  • Lake Washington Blvd. from Lake Street South to Lakeview Drive
  • Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street South to Lake Shore Plaza Drive


This Hopelink hosted event draws 750+ participants and raises money to provide assistance to low-income families in east and north King County.  For event information go to  For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community, 425-587-3347 or