Friday, January 25, 2013

UPDATE: Motorist Advisory - Bike Event Expected To Bring Traffic Delays Sunday

Motorists can expect major traffic delays along roadways in East Naples and North Naples on Sunday while the seventh annual Moe’s Southwest Grill/Cancer Alliance of Naples (CAN) Bike Brunch Ride is under way.

The ride will begin at Lowdermilk Park in the City of Naples and will comprise five distance rides of 10, 20, 30, 62 and 100 miles. The event is expected to draw around 700 to 800 bicyclists.

Roadways that will be affected between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. include U.S. 41 East, Davis Boulevard, Santa Barbara Boulevard, Vanderbilt Beach Road, and Pine Ridge Road. Motorists are advised to avoid these routes during these hours.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office also reminds motorists to give bicyclists traveling on roadways at least 3 feet of space when passing.

Click here to learn more about bicyclist and motorist safety.

For more information on this event, contact Naples Pathways Coalition Executive Director Michelle Avola at