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Chiefs’ Joe Delaney to be honored with memorial highway near Arrowhead Stadium – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2021-05-04 14:05:11 –

Kansas City, Missouri (WDAF) — Going to a match at Arrowhead Stadium will soon make more sense.

Missouri Parliamentarians have approved a plan to honor the late Kansas City Chief Joe Delaney.

The two-mile section of Interstate 435 from State Highway 350 to Raytown Road is called the Jorderany Memorial Highway.

The crew will finally set up two signs to announce their honor. There will be one sign at each end of the route. It takes 6-9 weeks to create the sign, but we still don’t know when it will be added to the highway.

Delaney was a running back and played for two seasons with the Chiefs and the NFL.

He drowned on June 29, 1983, trying to rescue three children from a pond in Louisiana. He saved the boy’s life, but the other two children died with him.

In 2020, 37 years after his death, The monument was dedicated to the honor of Delaney Near the pond where he died.

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