June 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM
OKANAGAN - RCMP would like to advise the motoring public of anticipated minor traffic delays during the annual Ride for Dad on Sunday.
The Kelowna RCMP, RCMP Central Okanagan Traffic Services and the RCMP Integrated Road Safety Unit, supplemented by local traffic control flagging companies will be providing traffic control assistance for the Annual Okanagan Ride for Dad which takes place on Sunday, June 12. Motorists can expect minor traffic delays between the hours of 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. along the ride route.
The police escorted ride route departs Banners Recreation at McCurdy Road at exactly 10 a.m. onto Highway 97 (westbound) to Ellis Street. The ride route then detours down Bernard Avenue to Abbott Street, then exits back onto the William R Bennett Bridge (Highway 97) continuing westbound. The ride continues to along Highway 97 through West Kelowna to Bering Road, where it exits, ending at the Real Canadian Superstore at approximately 10:30 a.m.
Intersections along Highway 97 (aka Harvey Avenue), including Ellis Street, Bernard Ave and Abbott Street will be affected to allow the ride to proceed uninterrupted. RCMP greatly appreciate patience of all motorists. Police are advising motorists to expect some minor delays, plan ahead and consider adjusting their commute accordingly. Motorists are also reminded to obey all direction from traffic control flaggers and the police.
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