TRAFFIC ALERT: Expect delays while President Obama is visiting Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Road closures are expected around town as the President visits Kansas City. Here’s what you need to know to avoid them:

  • Roads around the President's hotel, The Crowne Plaza, and the Uptown Theater are closed.
  • Wyandotte Street, between 11th and 17th, is closed until further notice.
  • Southbound Broadway is closed between 36th and 37th Streets.

Detours for avoiding Uptown Theater traffic delays

  • Getting to I-35: Take Summit Street to Southwest Trafficway
  • To get around the detours, take Grand Boulevard or Oak Street to Gillham
  • Getting to 71 Highway: Take Gillham

Click here for KCATA re-routes .

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