Road closures for Dirty Phil bike race

The ring road at Mission Recreation Park in Kelowna will be closed for unique race

The Dirty Phil Gravel Fondo takes place Saturday, June 17. Cyclists will make their way from Mission Recreation Park to the Upper Mission area, before returning back to the park via Upper Mission Drive, Lakeshore Road, and Lexington Avenue.

To accommodate the event, the ring road at Mission Recreation Park will be closed from the parking lot at the artificial turf to Lexington Avenue from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. There will also be rolling lane closures from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. between Mission Recreation Park and Gallagher’s Canyon along DeHart Road, Bedford Road, Saucier Road and Spiers Road.

In addition, the on-street parking lane along the south side of Lexington Avenue between Lakeshore Drive and Gordon Drive will be closed for the event finish line from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the parking lot at the Kinsmen Fieldhouse will be closed to the public from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Motorists are asked to plan their route accordingly to avoid delays.

For more information on road work, road closures and potential delays, visit the website.