Sylvan Lake residents are being reminded that roads in and out of town will be closed as the Tour of Alberta makes its way through on Sept. 4.
Beginning at 1 p.m., access will be limited to emergency vehicles as the high-level professional cycling event takes place. Roads will remain closed until 2:30 p.m.
“The Town of Sylvan Lake understands that everyone is busy, and has some place to go; however, we hope you can join the excitement in welcoming a world class event, and its athletes, to our beautiful community,” reads a notice issued by the town.
More than 100 of the world’s top cyclists will take part in the five-day, 700-km Tour of Alberta, which will traverse 50 communities around the province.
Volunteers are being sought to ensure traffic safety. Interested parties are asked to call 403-887-2199.