Traffic Alert: Expect Delays for Turkey Trot Downtown on Sunday

Hopelink's annual Turkey Trout 5K Run/Walk is on Sunday and traffic on several Kirkland streets will be affected.


Editor's Note: The following is a City of Kirkland press release. Click here for an earlier post about Hopelink's Turkey Trot.


KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Annual Turkey Trot 5K run and walk event to be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012. The following roads will be affected: 

  • Southbound lane of Lake Street South from Kirkland Way to 5th Avenue South will close at 11:00 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes
  • Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Avenue from Lakeshore Plaza Drive to Lake Street South will be closed from 10:30 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 Boulevard
  • Lake Washington Boulevard from Lake Street South to Lakeview Drive
  • Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street South to Lakeshore Plaza Drive 

The Hopelink hosted event draws 1,000+ participants and raises money to provide assistance to low-income families in east and north King County.  For event information, go to www.hope-link.org.  For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community at 425-587-3347. 


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