Whidbey Triathlon closes handful of roads

The following roads will be restricted during the Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, Aug. 3: Lakeside Drive will be one way only (northwest-bound) between Traverse and Pintail roads 8 to 9:45 a.m. (no street parking except select volunteers), Traverse Road and Lakeside Drive will be closed from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., limited turns from Bayview Road onto Andreason Road from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., DeBruyn Avenue will be closed between Saratoga Road and Third Street, Second Street will be closed between Park Road and DeBruyn Avenue.

Drivers will also encounter runners and bicyclists from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the following routes: Lone Lake Road between Andreason and Saratoga roads, Goss Lake Road between Traverse and Lone Lake roads, Saratoga Road between Lone Lake and Park roads, DeBruyn Road between Saratoga Road and Third Street, Third Street/Brooks Hill Road/Bayview Road between DeBruyn Avenue and Andreason Road, Park Road between Saratoga and Camano roads, Camano Avenue/Langley Road between Park Road and Sports Complex Park, Maxwelton Road between Langley Road and South Whidbey High School.

South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District asks drivers to exercise extreme caution when encountering runners and bicyclists along these routes.

For more information about the scheduled event, call the district office at 360-221-5484.

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