Cherry Blossom Triathlon lane closures

April 27, 2022

Traffic Advisory

The annual Cherry Blossom Triathlon will be held on Sunday, May 1. The bike course follows a clockwise loop from H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre on Gordon Drive, to Casorso Road, Swamp Road and Dehart Road back to Gordon.

To accommodate the event, there will be one-lane closures in effect from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. including:

  • Right lane for northbound traffic on Gordon Drive from Old Meadows Road to Casorso Road
  • Eastbound traffic on Casorso Road from Gordon Drive to Swamp Road
  • Right turn lane on Dehart Road to Gordon Drive
  • Northbound traffic on Gordon Drive from Dehart Road to Tozer Avenue – detour to Lakeshore Drive
  • No left turns off Lequime Road onto Gordon Drive – detour to Cook Road or Lexington Drive

Motorists can also expect minor delays from 7:45 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of Lexington Drive and Gordon Drive, from 7:45 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the intersections of Lequime Road and Gordon Drive, Old Meadows Road and Gordon Drive, and Bartholomew Court and Dehart Road as participants will be crossing; the lights will be flashing.

A portion of the parking lot in front of H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre will be closed to accommodate the transition area and finish line. Exit from the facility parking lot will be directed via Lequime Road only.Transit stops will be closed on the east side of Gordon Drive from Dehart Road to Casorso Road between 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Possible minor disruptions in transit service may occur at Gordon Drive and Lequime Road between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. In addition, bus #5 will exit onto Gordon Drive at Lequime Road as there will be no access in front of H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre. Find transit schedules at bctransit.com/kelowna. Traffic control personnel and RCMP will be visible to direct traffic. Motorists are advised to plan their routes accordingly to avoid delays.For race information and route details, visit cherryblossomtriathlon.com.For the most up to date road work, road closures and potential delays, visit kelowna.ca/roadreport.