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Vaisakhi parade to impact road and transit travel in Rutland

The fifth annual Vaisakhi parade will affect road and transit travel through Rutland Saturday afternoon.
Image Credit: Facebook/Okanagan Sikh Temple and Cultural Society
April 24, 2015 - 8:33 AM

KELOWNA - The Okanagan Sikh Temple and Cultural Society is holding its fifth annual Vaisakhi parade in Rutland next weekend and drivers travelling through the area should be aware of rolling road closures and parking restrictions

Traffic control personnel will be on hand for the parade which begins at noon, Saturday, April 25, while road closures will start at 11:45 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m.

Rutland Road North will be closed from McCurdy Road to Wallace Road starting at 11:45 continuing until 1 p.m. From that point, rolling road closures will affect Wallace Road, Sycamore Road, Sumac Road, Friesen Road and Keyes Road.

McCurdy Road will again be closed from Rutland Road to Craig Road from approximately 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The City of Kelowna says truck route closure signs will be posted on Rutland Road and Highway 33 warning motorists to expect delays.

Transit service will detour along Aldon Road and riders are asked to go to www.bctransit.com under the Kelowna tab for further information.

Street parking restrictions will be in effect along Rutland Road for the duration of the parade to accommodate transit and parade marshalling.

To contact the reporter for this story, email John McDonald at jmcdonald@infonews.ca or call 250-808-0143. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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