According to a report from  WPMT FOX43 in Central Pennsylvania, Harley-Davidson confirmed Tuesday that the company will close its Kansas City plant and move all operations to York, Pa. by July 2019.

The Kansas City plant is in the Northland along I-435. It sits between North Congress Avenue and Northwest Skyview Avenue, just east of Kansas City International Airport.

The 358,000-square-foot Kansas City plant was built in 1998 and currently produces the Sportster, Dyna, and Street families of motorcycles.

In 2015 the Kansas City Harley-Davidson plant laid off 169 workers. According to a 2017 report in the KC Business Journal, 600 people were employed by the KC plant.

Antoine Antoniol
Antoine Antoniol

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