Event expected to impact ferry

The RBC GranFondo Whistler cycling event from downtown Vancouver to Whistler

The RBC GranFondo Whistler cycling event from downtown Vancouver to Whistler will be held Saturday (Sept. 10). Traffic modifications will be in effect for customers travelling through the Horseshoe Bay terminal before 9:30 a.m.

For the public planning to travel on sailings departing Horseshoe Bay in the morning of Sept. 10, please note that the Stanley Park Causeway and Lions Gate Bridge will be closed to northbound traffic from 6-8 a.m.

During this period, motorists are advised to use the Ironworker’s Memorial Second Narrows Bridge. One southbound lane will remain open on the Lions Gate Bridge and causeway.

For motorists travelling on sailings that arrive at Horseshoe Bay terminal prior to 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 10, the eastbound lanes of the Upper Levels Highway will be closed to traffic from Horseshoe Bay to Taylor Way from 6-9:30 a.m. During this time eastbound motorists will be re-directed through West Vancouver along Marine Drive.

These impacts will affect the 6:20 a.m. sailing from Nanaimo.

For further information about the revised traffic patterns, contact organizers of RBC GranFondo Whistler event by calling 1-855-711-9969.