The GranFondo is set to return to the Sea to Sky on Saturday, September 10, 2022, starting at 7 am until 4:30 pm, impacting traffic flow on Highway 99 at various times between Stanley Park in Vancouver, to Whistler.
Locals should anticipate reduced speed signs, single lane traffic in both directions, restrictions on large commercial vehicles, road closures and detours. Police encourage people to plan for extra travel time, and they have resources dedicated to the event to facilitate traffic flow and safety.
“We hope riders, supporters, and organizers have a safe and fun event,” says Corporal Angela Kermer, Sea to Sky RCMP Media Relations Officer. “We also thank drivers in advance for their patience and attentiveness as the event progresses throughout the day.”
The four designated rest stops along the route including Porteau Cove, Alice Lake, Salt Shed, and Brandywine Chain-Up area.
Here are the impacts for Squamish
Highway 99 – Murrin Lake Park to Squamish – Traffic signals along this section will be flashing, with traffic control persons on site.
Highway 99 at Cleveland Avenue and Loggers Lane – Traffic signals will be flashing. No traffic access to Loggers Lane from Highway 99 at Cleveland Avenue or Industrial Way. Motorists are advised to use Centennial Way underpass to Loggers Lane, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm.
Highway 99 – Valley Drive to Depot Road/Squamish – Traffic signals will be flashing and traffic movements, both to and from the east side of Highway 99, will be restricted and or closed. Garibaldi Highlands traffic impacts include Scott Crescent NB (North of Clark Drive), Mamquam Road WB (West of Diamond Head Road), Garibaldi Way WB (West of Tantalus Rd), and Depot Road WB (East of Hwy 99). For all of the locations mentioned, motorists are advised of the following times:
8:00am to 8:30am Intermittent delays
8:30am to 10:30am Full closure**
10:30am to 12:30pm Intermittent delays
Highway 99 – Alice Lake Road to Function Junction (6 km south of Whistler) – Motorists should expect counterflow traffic adjacent to cyclists, through this area. Cyclists will occupy the northbound slow lane. One lane northbound and one lane southbound available for motorists. Counterflow is in effect from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Here is a complete list of traffic impacts for the region.