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Key downtown streets converted to two-ways in May

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department will launch the first of a set of street conversions this week to help drivers more effectively navigate downtown Kansas City.

Walnut Street will be converted to a two-way street between Truman Road and 20th Street on Sunday, May 5, weather permitting. To prepare, work will begin on Wednesday, May 1 with adjustment of traffic signals on Walnut Street at 18th, 19th and 20th streets.

Crews will also convert the following key downtown streets from one-way to two-ways in mid-May:

- Baltimore Avenue between 10th Street and 12th Street

- 14th Street between Broadway Boulevard and Wyandotte Street

- Walnut Street between Fifth Street and 12th Street

Please note, Walnut Street between 12th Street and Truman Road is already a two-way street.

No changes will be made to parking alignment during this process.

To view a map of the planned street conversions, please visit


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