BC Ferries: Detours from Horseshoe Bay scheduled for Saturday-morning sailings

Two morning sailings from Langdale to Horseshoe Bay on Saturday, Sept. 7 will be affected by detours that will be in place for the RBC GranFondo Whistler cycling event from downtown Vancouver to Whistler.

For motorists travelling on the 6:20 a.m. and 8:40 a.m. sailings from Langdale, the eastbound lanes of the Upper Levels Highway will be closed to traffic from Horseshoe Bay to Taylor Way. Between 5:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., eastbound motorists will be redirected through West Vancouver along Marine Drive.

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Trucks disembarking from these sailings that are more than 20 metres in length and 40,000 kg GVW heading east will be held on Highway 1 at Exit 0 until 9:30 a.m.

“Drivers of these commercial vehicles may wish to consider taking an alternate sailing,” BC Ferries said in a release.

For customers planning to travel Saturday morning on sailings departing Horseshoe Bay, the Stanley Park Causeway and Lions Gate Bridge will be closed to northbound traffic from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. During this time, motorists can use the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Bridge. One southbound lane will remain open on the Lions Gate Bridge and causeway.

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