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Get the latest news from Port KC, including committee news, riverfront updates, and other Kansas City Downtown Riverfront happenings.

The Latest News from Port KC

Berkley Riverfront Safety and Improvements Quick Update

We are continuing to maintain and improve the park and trails to make Berkley Riverfront an enjoyable place to visit while practicing our COVID-19 precautions. On that matter, please note: The entrance to the Town of Kansas Pedestrian Bridge and surrounding sidewalk is currently closed while we make some much needed improvements to access. Also, today and … Continued

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Out of an abundance of caution, our team will primarily work remotely starting Monday. Our priority is the health and well-being of our people, including clients and guests. We will continue our work. Please still reach out to staff via phone and email.

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Board Committee Schedule Updates

NOTE – We have a new Board and Committee Meeting schedule. The March dates are as follows: Our Development Committee meeting will be Monday 03/09 at 3:30 p.m. Our Finance and Administration Committee meeting will be Friday 03/13 at 8:30 a.m. We currently do not have a Board meeting scheduled for March.

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Closures

Please note that Grand/Berkley Parkway and the park at Berkley Riverfront will close Tuesday, January 4, 2020. around 8 p.m. and will not reopen until the evening of Wednesday, January 5, 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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Port KC Proposes Changes to Central Business Corridor Development Participation

MOU Would Refocus Primary Efforts to Riverfront, Logistics, Commerce, and Trade KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 23, 2019) – The Port KC Board of Commissioners approved the advancement of a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining Port KC’s collaboration with the City of Kansas City, MO, on the future economic development projects located within a defined Central … Continued

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Trail Closure at ASB Underpass

We have closed the Riverfront Heritage Trail at the ASB Underpass in Berkley Riverfront Park due to water on the trail. We anticipate it will be closed through the weekend. The rest of Berkley Riverfront and this weekend’s KC PrideFest are not affected.

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KC Streetcar to the Riverfront Public Meeting

On January 24, 2019, the public was invited to review and provide comment on the proposed route to extend the existing KC Streetcar to Berkley Riverfront.  Other options for review included station stop locations and a new proposed bicycle and pedestrian connection bridge. The project management team for KC Streetcar to the Riverfront was on-site to … Continued

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