Traffic delays this weekend

This weekend’s third annual Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22

SIDNEY — This weekend’s third annual Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22 and people can expect to see the racers riding through parts of the Saanich Peninsula on the 140 km route throughout Greater Victoria.

That said, the race means there will be some road closures and traffic delays on parts of the route through Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney.

Central Saanich

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – one lane closures on:

Wallace Drive

West Saanich Road

Lochside Drive

Martindale Road

Welch Road

North Saanich/Sidney

9:25 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. – traffic delays/alternate routes suggested:

West Saanich Road

Wain Road

Resthaven Road

Malaview Road

5th Street

Wilson Road

John Road

McDonald Park Road

Lochside Drive

To learn more about the Tour de Victoria, visit www.tourdevictoria.com.