Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling event

Annual Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria expected to cause delays Sunday on Pat Bay Highway

  • Aug. 19, 2016 4:00 p.m.

The annual Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria bike ride takes

place on Sunday, Aug. 21 from approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,

with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists riding through Victoria, the West

Shore and the Saanich Peninsula.

Drivers can expect moderate delays of up to 20 minutes between 9:30

a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the Pat Bay Highway (Highway 17) at Sayward Road.

Minor delays and traffic pattern changes can also be expected on Willis

Point Road and Highway 14 between Happy Valley Road and Glen Lake Road.

Motorists are advised to allow additional time to arrive at their

destinations, and to adjust travel plans where possible. Please

exercise caution, obey posted speeds and event signs, and watch for

traffic-control personnel.

For more detailed traffic information including maps, go to:

http://www.tourdevictoria.com/traffic/