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Silver Star Road detour drives further down hill

Construction of multi-use pathway now blocking section between L&A and Dedecker
Upgrades to Silver Star Road are driving detours in the L&A and Dedecker roads area. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

A new multi-use pathway along Vernon’s Silver Star Road is on pace for completion.

Crews are currently in Phase 1 of the project, which includes the construction of a pathway between Pleasant Valley Road and the Silver Star Gateway Business Park, as well as between BX Elementary School and Blackcomb Way.

A detour is now in place for a portion of Silver Star Road between L&A and East Dedecker roads while crews install a storm main and related infrastructure. The detour is expected to remain in place until July 15.

In the meantime, a detour along Star Road has finished and two-way traffic has returned to Silver Star Road between the south end of Star Road and Blackcomb Way.

Later this fall, another detour along Star Road may be required for a few days while crews pave the multi-use pathway.

Motorists are reminded to slow down in construction and detour zones, and obey all traffic control measures.

Further updates on the Silver Star Road Multi-Use Pathway Project will be provided as they become available.

For more information on this and other infrastructure projects taking place across Vernon in 2022, visit the city’s website at

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