Road conditions

The City of Vernon begins a storm infrastructure upgrade on 31st Street on Mission Hill between 18th and 21st Avenues Tuesday, Sept. 7. (City of Vernon photo)

City of Vernon upgrading storm infrastructure near VJH

Work begins Tuesday, Sept. 7, on 31st Street between 18th and 21st Avenues; expected to be done in 10 days

 

There’s no change to the repaving schedule on 48th Avenue. (City of Vernon)

One Vernon paving project on schedule, another gets new date, time

Repaving on 34th Street between 25th Avenue and Okanagan Avenue moved to daytime hours on Sept. 7; overnight paving continues on 48th Avenue

 

Two road re-paving projects are slated to start in Vernon this week. A portion of 48th Avenue between 24th Street and Anderson Way begins Monday, Aug. 29, while work on 34th Street between 25th Avenue and Okanagan Avenue starts Tuesday, Aug. 30. All work will be done overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. to reduce impact on motorists travelling during the day. (Black Press - file photo)

City of Vernon rolling out two overnight road re-paving projects

Work will be done overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for projects on 48th avenue and 34th Street

 

The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will be open at select times for pedestrian and vehicle crossing this coming week, Aug. 16 to 20. (Morning Star - file photo)

Baxter Bridge work east of Enderby affects traffic, pedestrian crossings

Select times for vehicles and pedestrians to cross Shuswap River will be in place Monday to Friday this week

The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will be open at select times for pedestrian and vehicle crossing this coming week, Aug. 16 to 20. (Morning Star - file photo)
More work will be done at Vernon’s 37th Avenue and 30th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 16, which will result in a two-week closure of 30th Street. (Google Maps photo)

Vernon road rehab project continues

Work starts Monday, Aug. 16, at 37th Avenue and 30th Street; two-week closure for 30th Street

More work will be done at Vernon’s 37th Avenue and 30th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 16, which will result in a two-week closure of 30th Street. (Google Maps photo)
A southbound lane on Highway 97 in Lake Country past Robinson Road is closed Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, due to a mudslide. (Twitter photo)

Highway 97 southbound lane in Lake Country closed due to mudslide

Motorists asked to slow down in area past Robinson Road heading toward Kelowna

A southbound lane on Highway 97 in Lake Country past Robinson Road is closed Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, due to a mudslide. (Twitter photo)
Work on the Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will be shut down as of Thursday, July 29, through to Monday, Aug. 2, for the B.C. Day holiday long weekend. Traffic control will resume after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3. (Morning Star - file photo)

Work on bridge near Enderby down for long weekend

Baxter Bridge work at Ashton Creek off now until Aug. 3; traffic control resumes after 7 a.m. Aug. 3

Work on the Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will be shut down as of Thursday, July 29, through to Monday, Aug. 2, for the B.C. Day holiday long weekend. Traffic control will resume after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3. (Morning Star - file photo)
Highway 3, nine km west of the Anarchist Summit, east of Osoyoos, looking east. (DriveBC)

Highway 3 still open as other South Okanagan roads close for Nk’Mip Wildfire

The fire is approaching the Camp McKinney Road east of Oliver

Highway 3, nine km west of the Anarchist Summit, east of Osoyoos, looking east. (DriveBC)
A brown stream flows through Sandy River Trailer Park Saturday, July 10 after a sewage main break on Tronson Road. (Contributed)

Vernon sewer spill leaves a mess at Sandy Beach

Residents left to clean up the city’s mess and potential long-term effects

A brown stream flows through Sandy River Trailer Park Saturday, July 10 after a sewage main break on Tronson Road. (Contributed)
An overturned truck on Highway 6 three kilometres east of Lumby between McInnes Road and Blue Springs Road has resulted in single-lane alternating traffic.

Highway 6 east of Lumby reduced to single-lane alternating traffic

Overturned truck Sunday morning results in traffic pattern change

An overturned truck on Highway 6 three kilometres east of Lumby between McInnes Road and Blue Springs Road has resulted in single-lane alternating traffic.
Repairs on the Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will continue this summer as the Ministry of Transportation begins planning for a replacement structure over the Shuswap River. (Morning Star - file photo)

Replacement bridgework east of Enderby to commence

The existing 71-year-old Baxter Bridge at Ashton Creek will have repairs this summer while prep works begins on new bridge

Repairs on the Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby will continue this summer as the Ministry of Transportation begins planning for a replacement structure over the Shuswap River. (Morning Star - file photo)
Highway barriers similar to these placed between Spallumcheen and Armstrong on Highway 97A are being tweaked or removed to allow for easier highway access for large commercial vehicles at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road in Spallumcheen. (Black Press file photo)

Spallumcheen highway barriers placed recently are now being adjusted or removed

Intersection being made larger for safer commercial vehicle access to Hwy 97A from PV Road

Highway barriers similar to these placed between Spallumcheen and Armstrong on Highway 97A are being tweaked or removed to allow for easier highway access for large commercial vehicles at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road in Spallumcheen. (Black Press file photo)
The City of Vernon is advising motorists that a portion of 27th Street will be closed Wednesday, July 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to repair a sanitary manhole. (City of Vernon photo)

Road work to shut portion of busy Vernon road for one day

27th Street by Highway 6 will be closed to northbound traffic as manhole repair is completed

The City of Vernon is advising motorists that a portion of 27th Street will be closed Wednesday, July 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to repair a sanitary manhole. (City of Vernon photo)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Crash closes Highway 97 near Falkland

Jack-knifed vehicle near Salmon River Road

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Okanagan Landing Bench Road will be closed between Okanagan Landing Road and Bench Row Road Wednesday, May 19, from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. for maintenance and line painting. (City of Vernon graphic)

Vernon road to close for eight hours

Okanagan Landing Bench Road will be shut between Bench Row Road and Okanagan Landing Road Wednesday, May 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Okanagan Landing Bench Road will be closed between Okanagan Landing Road and Bench Row Road Wednesday, May 19, from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. for maintenance and line painting. (City of Vernon graphic)
The City of Vernon has announced a partial road closure on Pleasant Valley Road southbound between Rimer Road and Silver Star Road starting Thursday, May 20, for installation of a water service. (City of Vernon graphic)

Busy Vernon road limited to southbound traffic

Pleasant Valley Road southbound between Rimer and Silver Star roads to be closed for under 36 hours; detour in place

The City of Vernon has announced a partial road closure on Pleasant Valley Road southbound between Rimer Road and Silver Star Road starting Thursday, May 20, for installation of a water service. (City of Vernon graphic)
Westkal Road will be closed for water works Thursday, April 22. (Google Maps image)

Coldstream water works force road closure

Portion of West Kal Road will be closed April 22

Westkal Road will be closed for water works Thursday, April 22. (Google Maps image)
The District of Lake Country has placed load restrictions on city roads due to early warming weather. (Black Press file photo)

Load restrictions set on Lake Country roads

A 70 per cent axle weight restriction has been implemented to protect roads during warming weather

The District of Lake Country has placed load restrictions on city roads due to early warming weather. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. Ministry of Transportation clearing an avalanche near Kootenay Pass on Highway 3 last year. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Coalmont Road reopened following avalanche

Crews have cleared the road north of Princeton

B.C. Ministry of Transportation clearing an avalanche near Kootenay Pass on Highway 3 last year. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
A snowfall warning for the Coquihalla forecasts 30–40 centimetres of snow throughout Sunday. (File photo)

Heavy snow expected on Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt

30–40 centimetres of snow expected through Sunday evening

A snowfall warning for the Coquihalla forecasts 30–40 centimetres of snow throughout Sunday. (File photo)