Williams Lake torch route released

The route the Olympic Torch will follow upon reaching Williams Lake on Jan. 28 has been officially released online.

The route the Olympic Torch will follow upon reaching Williams Lake on Jan. 28 has been officially released online.

The torch arrives heading north on Highway 97, before reaching the ‘Y’ intersection and heading down Oliver Street.

From there, the relay will continue until First Avenue, where the torch will head one block north to Borland Street before turning right.

On Borland Street, the torch will continue past the library, City Hall and Boitanio Park, before making a right-hand turn south on Eighth Avenue.

The torch will then make its way south, heading past Lake City Ford and into the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds, and is expected to arrive around 7 p.m.

The Community Torch Relay Celebration begins at roughly 5:30 p.m. at the Stampede Grounds.

To view the map online visit www.vancouver2010.com/more-2010-information/olympic-torch-relay/olympic-torch-relay-interactive-map/ and select Jan. 28 from the drop-down menu.

The torch leaves Williams Lake on Jan. 29, heading north to Quesnel and Prince George.