The KCMO Police Department announces road closures for Len Dawson’s funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department announced road closures and parking regulations ahead of Len Dawson’s funeral on Friday, Sept. 16.

Dawson’s funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Country Club Christian Church at 6101 Ward Parkway. Members of the KCPD Transportation Department will establish the following closures at 9:30 a.m. to provide adequate parking and a safer environment for pedestrians.

  • Northbound Ward Parkway at W. 63rd Street
  • Eastbound 62nd Street on the west side of Ward Parkway
  • Westbound 61st Street at Belleview Avenue (residents and funeral attendees only)
  • Westbound 61st Terrace at Summit Street (residents and funeral attendees only)
  • Westbound 62nd Street at Summit Street (residents only)

KCPD establishes the following emergency parking zones to ensure emergency vehicle access to surrounding neighborhoods is maintained:

  • North side, west curb of W. 61st Street from Belleview Avenue to Ward Parkway
  • North side, west curb of W. 61st Terrace from Summit Street to Ward Parkway

Local residents and other drivers are advised by the KCPD to use alternative routes for trips north and south. The regular flow of traffic should be restored by 1:30 p.m., the police said.

CONTINUE READING: The Chiefs open a tribute to Len Dawson to the public in Arrowhead Thursday

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