Road race will disrupt Burlington traffic

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Published March 18, 2024 at 9:42 am

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The Around the Bay Road Race on Sunday, March 24 will result in road and lane closures in Burlington from approximately 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Streets will reopen as the last participant passes. Vehicles parked illegally in the event area will be tagged or towed to allow emergency access. Traffic on roads next to the race route will experience significant delays. Residents are urged to use alternate routes to minimize congestion surrounding the route area.

Road Closures – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • QEW Toronto-bound exit ramp to North Shore Boulevard East. Detour via Fairview Street.
  • North Shore Boulevard East Niagara-bound entry ramp to the QEW. Detour via Fairview Street.
  • North Shore Boulevard closed from QEW ramps to Plains Road – Westbound lane open for emergency vehicles and resident access only. Through traffic not permitted.

Traffic Lane Closures – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Southbound lane of King Road from Plains Road East to North Shore Boulevard East – local access only. Northbound traffic not affected.

Eastbound curb lane of Plains Road West from York Boulevard to North Shore Boulevard West. Two-way traffic maintained.

Traffic Supervision

Police will be stationed at major intersections and traffic islands. Event marshals will be available at minor intersections and driveways to assist drivers. Race notices were delivered to all residences, religious centres and businesses affected by the races.

Road Closures or Traffic Control Information

Event liaison, City of Burlington, 905-335-7600, ext. 7704.

Burlington Transit Delays and Information

Bus route detours in effect for Route 1 and 4.

HSR Parkdale Route 11 bus will detour via the QEW and Maple Avenue to the John Street Terminal.

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