KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Three Kansas City-area post offices are closing because of
financial pressures facing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
The USPS has decided to close the Southeast office at 7640
Prospect Avenue and the William Chick location at 2657 Independence
Avenue in Kansas City, Mo.; and the Fairfax station at 3210
Fiberglass Road in Kansas City, Kansas.
The three post offices will close at the end of business on
Friday, Nov. 19.
Mark Martinez is the manager of the Postal Service’s
Kansas City, Missouri-based Mid-America District.
“By consolidating, streamlining and adjusting our
operations, USPS becomes a more efficient and effective
organization,” said Martinez.
Affected postal workers will be relocated in accordance to the
applicable collective bargaining agreements
The closures are the result of a recent study conducted last
The Post Office has experienced an extraordinary decline in mail
volume and the resulting dramatic loss of revenue, according to
All affected PO Box customers will continue to use their current
address and ZIP code.
USPS officials say mail delivery will not be affected by this
move and the mail services at the closing post offices will be
moved to a different location.