Several South Whidbey roads to be restricted during triathlon

The upcoming Whidbey Island Triathlon will cause several roads to be restricted or closed Saturday, Aug. 16.

According to a South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District news release, a handful of roads will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the day of the race. Several others will have bicyclists and runners, and drivers are urged to be cautious.

Lakeside Drive: one way only (northwest-bound) between Traverse and Pintail roads, with no street parking except select volunteers from 8 to 9:45 a.m.

Traverse Road and Lakeside Drive closed from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Limited turns from Bayview Road onto Andreason Road from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

DeBruyn Road closed between Saratoga Road and Third Street.

Second Street closed between Park and DeBruyn avenues.

Triathlon racers may be seen on the following routes between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: 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 Avenue between Saratoga Road and Third Street; Third Street/Brooks Hill Road/Bayview Road between DeBruyn Avenue and Andreason Road; Park Road between Saratoga Road and Camano Avenue; Camano Avenue/Langley Road between Park Road and Sports Complex Park; and Maxwelton Road between Langley Road and South Whidbey High School.


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