The annual RBC GranFondo Cycling Event, taking place on Saturday, September 9, 2023, will require road closures and create restrictions throughout the day along the West Vancouver to Whistler corridor. Only commercial vehicles under 40,000 kg GVW and 20 metres in length will be allowed on the route.
All traffic should expect delays of up to three hours and closures between Trans Canada/Highway 1 from Taylor Way to Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver and Highway 99/Sea-to-Sky from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler. More than 5,000 cyclists will be travelling along the corridor from 5:30 am to 4:30 pm on September 9.
For heavier and/or oversized vehicles, the following restrictions apply:
Heavy Truck Restrictions, Sept 9th 5:30 am – 10 am:
- Heavy trucks of three axles or greater cannot use Highway 1 eastbound (Upper Levels Highway) in West Vancouver.
- Heavy trucks will also be restricted from using Marine Drive eastbound in West Vancouver for this period.
- Heavy trucks exiting the Horseshoe Bay ferry and trucks travelling southbound on Highway 99 will be temporarily redirected and held along the Highway 1 shoulder at Horseshoe Bay from 5:30 to 10 am.
Oversize Load Restrictions, Sept 9th 6 am – 4:30 pm:
- Oversized loads (i.e., in width and/or length) will be restricted from travel on Highway 1 in West Vancouver from Taylor Way to Horseshoe Bay, and on the Sea-to-Sky Highway from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler.
For more information, including detailed maps of specific areas along the course, visit the GranFondo Traffic Impacts page at this link.