Road conditions

A tractor-trailer fire traffic stopped in both directions on Vernon’s Old Kamloops Road Thursday afternoon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon tractor-trailer unit catches fire

Happened on Old Kamloops Road; traffic stopped in both directions shortly before 4 p.m.

 

Tow trucks are working to remove a pontoon boat that flipped onto Highway 97 south of Vernon Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 2. Traffic is reduced to single-lane southbound. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Flipped boat on highway slows traffic south of Vernon

Motorist says pontoon boat is flipped at entrance to Kekuli Bay Provincial Park; single-lane traffic in effect

 

Road work begins on a portion of 19th Avenue on Vernon’s East Hill Tuesday, Aug. 2. (Google maps)

Utilities upgrades closes portion of Vernon road

19th Street on East Hill between 32nd and 35th Avenues will be open to local traffic only starting Aug. 2

 

A ruptured gas line at a construction site in Enderby Wednesday, July 27, has resulted in traffic being detoured off Highway 97A through the city as of 3 p.m. (Google maps)

Traffic through Enderby re-routed due to gas leak

Gas cap knocked off natural gas line on Mill Avenue near Highway 97A Wednesday, July 27

A ruptured gas line at a construction site in Enderby Wednesday, July 27, has resulted in traffic being detoured off Highway 97A through the city as of 3 p.m. (Google maps)
City crews will be doing work Monday to Friday, July 11-15, on Tronson Road in Okanagan Landing, and 25th Avenue between 27th Avenue and 43rd Street. (File photo)

Pair of Vernon roads undergoing work

Tronson Road and 25th Avenue between 43rd Street and 27th Avenue will have work done next week

City crews will be doing work Monday to Friday, July 11-15, on Tronson Road in Okanagan Landing, and 25th Avenue between 27th Avenue and 43rd Street. (File photo)
Upgrades to Silver Star Road are driving detours in the L&A and Dedecker roads area. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

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)
Richmond Drive area CN Rail tracks, July 20, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Rail work closes Coldstream road

CN Rail replacing crossing in Lavington

Richmond Drive area CN Rail tracks, July 20, 2021. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Utility work will take place on Vernon’s 20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues on Friday, June 17, starting at 7:30 a.m. Traffic delays are expected. (Google Maps)

Portion of main Vernon road undergoes work

20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues will have some utilities work done starting Friday, June 17

Utility work will take place on Vernon’s 20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues on Friday, June 17, starting at 7:30 a.m. Traffic delays are expected. (Google Maps)
City of Vernon crews are conducting storm main repairs on 27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues Friday, June 3. Traffic in both directions will be single-lane only for the day. (City of Vernon photo)

UPDATE: Rain dampens repairs on major Vernon road

27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues scheduled for storm repair

City of Vernon crews are conducting storm main repairs on 27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues Friday, June 3. Traffic in both directions will be single-lane only for the day. (City of Vernon photo)
Utilities are being upgraded along a select portion of 24th Avenue starting Thursday, May 26,at around 7:30 a.m. (City of Vernon photo)

Utility upgrades begin on Vernon road

Select portion of 24th Avenue will be under repair starting at 7:30 a.m. May 26

Utilities are being upgraded along a select portion of 24th Avenue starting Thursday, May 26,at around 7:30 a.m. (City of Vernon photo)
City of Vernon crews will be crack sealing roads in the northwest area of the city starting Tuesday, May 17. (Facebook photo)

Crack sealing begins on selected Vernon roads

Starting Tuesday, May 17, crews working in northwest section of the city

City of Vernon crews will be crack sealing roads in the northwest area of the city starting Tuesday, May 17. (Facebook photo)
The City of Vernon is doing sewer work that includes a temporary closure of part of 39th Avenue. (City of Vernon photo)

Sewer work to close part of Vernon road

39th Avenue between 23rd and 25th Streets will be closed to motorists starting on Thursday, May 12

The City of Vernon is doing sewer work that includes a temporary closure of part of 39th Avenue. (City of Vernon photo)
Crews will begin working on the city’s new sewer system starting May 2, disrupting traffic on 25th Avenue and Okanagan Landing Road. (City of Vernon photo)

Vernon sewer system work to disrupt traffic

Crews begin work Monday, May 2, affecting 25th Avenue and Okanagan Landing Road

Crews will begin working on the city’s new sewer system starting May 2, disrupting traffic on 25th Avenue and Okanagan Landing Road. (City of Vernon photo)
(Google Maps)

Work to close Coldstream road for 5 days

A water main replacement will close Ricardo Road from March 28 to April 1

(Google Maps)
City of Vernon crews will be inspecting sewer lines along selected roadways this week, briefly disrupting traffic. (File photo)

Vernon crews inspecting sewer lines

Work being done this week between 24th Street and 35th Street, from 25th Avenue to 48th Avenue

City of Vernon crews will be inspecting sewer lines along selected roadways this week, briefly disrupting traffic. (File photo)
The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed between Revelstoke and Glacier National Park Sunday, Feb. 6, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Pacific for avalanche control. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 1 open again between Revelstoke and Glacier National Park

TCH was closed for two hours Sunday for avalanche control work

The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed between Revelstoke and Glacier National Park Sunday, Feb. 6, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Pacific for avalanche control. (DriveBC)
The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, for avalanche control activity. No detour will be available. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Avalanche control complete; Highway 1 reopen in both directions west of Revelstoke

Control activity on the Trans Canada west of Revelstoke started at 1 p.m.

The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, for avalanche control activity. No detour will be available. (DriveBC)
DriveBC has received reports of rocks and debris strewn about on Kalamalka Lakeview Drive south of Vernon. Crews are on their way to the scene. (Google Maps)

Rock debris reported on road south of Vernon

Crews headed to Kalamalka Lakeview Drive as of 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17

DriveBC has received reports of rocks and debris strewn about on Kalamalka Lakeview Drive south of Vernon. Crews are on their way to the scene. (Google Maps)
A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)

UPDATE: One man confirmed dead in Trans-Canada Highway multi-vehicle collision in Shuswap

Highway 1 remains closed between Salmon Arm and Sicamous; detours available

A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)