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Big Hospital Hill run, other weekend traffic alerts

The annual Hospital Hill run is coming up this weekend, impacting traffic in Midtown on Friday evening and Saturday morning. There are also a couple of bike tours you should be aware of in order to avoid traffic delays. Details Friday June 3 7 ...

Broadway closed from 27th to 31st

Beginning today, Broadway Boulevard will be closed from 27th Street to 31st Street until about July 31st. According to the city, the Broadway Bridge over 30th Street will be closed for replacement. This work will last for approximately 60 days ...

Race will impact traffic near Liberty Memorial

A race Saturday, May 21 is expected to impact traffic in Midtown. The FroYo Run begins at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Liberty Memorial. Some traffic may be impacted along Kessler Rd. More information  

Race alerts for weekend street closures

There are a couple of races you should know about if you’re going to be traveling around Midtown this weekend. Here are the details: Rock the Parkway,  7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9:  Rock the Parkway will begin at 9400 Ward Parkwway. ...

Hospital construction to block weekend traffic on 39th

The University of Kansas Hospital says traffic on 39th Street between Rainbow and State Line will be blocked for six weekends beginning April 1. That’s to allow for construction of a two-story walkway connecting the Center for Advanced Heart ...
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Weekend races coming on Saturday

Spring must be almost here, as Midtown will be impact by several races and runs this weekend. Here’s the schedule for road closures: March 12, 2016: Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run, 9:55 a.m. The race will impact traffic along Westport Rd., ...
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Westport St. Patrick’s Day Race details for Saturday, March 12

Expect street closures and multiple sightings of green-clad runners Saturday as the Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run passes through Midtown. The four-mile race begins at 10 a.m. at Mill Street and Westport Road and ends on Pennsylvania just ...
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Missing person said he was headed for Midtown

Police are looking for 23-year-old Levi Meyer, who hasn’t been heard from since December 3, 2015. He told a friend he was going to the Midtown area. His family believes he may have mental illness, police say in a missing person advisory ...

Santa Dash race in Westport this weekend

Westport’s Santa Dash, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, is expected to bring around a thousand Santas in running shoes to Westport.  The annual race event is a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. Everyone who registers ...
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Thanksgiving races impact traffic in Hyde Park, on Ward Parkway

Two Thanksgiving Day races could impact your ability to get around on Thanksgiving. Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5k | 9 a.m.  The race will impact traffic along Ward Pkwy., Washington St., and 83rd St. Additional race information, including ...