Road closures, parking changes anticipated
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2016
Kansas City, Mo. residents are invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the 44th annual Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 17 at the corner of Broadway and Linwood Blvd; the parade will run from Linwood Boulevard and Broadway south to 43rd Street.
The City of Kansas City, Mo. has implemented traffic control measures which will help ensure a safe and happy St. Patrick’s Day for parade-goers and motorists.
Beginning on March 17, the parade route will close Broadway from Linwood Blvd to 43rd St. during the hours of 8:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m. The following staging areas will also close from 8:30 a.m. March 17 until 1:30 p.m.:
- Broadway between 31st St. and Linwood Blvd.
- Linwood Blvd. between Pennsylvania St. and Main St.
- J.C. Nichols Parkway between 43rd St. and 47th St.
No parking signs were posted along the parade route and staging areas on Tuesday, March 16. The Kansas City Police Department began enforcing the parking restriction early Wednesday morning. Any vehicles on the parade route or staging areas after 4 a.m. Thursday, March 17 will be towed at the owner’s expense.
The City of Kansas City, Mo encourages all residents to celebrate safely.