Parts of Highway 97 will be closed next week because of planned construction work. (Photo: DriveBC)

Parts of Highway 97 will be closed next week because of planned construction work. (Photo: DriveBC)

Closure on Highway 97 near Oliver scheduled for next week

Construction work is planned between Seacrest Hill Road and Island Road starting March 28

Planned construction work will close parts of Highway 97 near Oliver in both directions next week.

A stretch between Seacrest Hill Road and Island Road will be closed for half of a killometre as a result of the construction work slated to begin on Monday (March 28), according to DriveBC.

The closed portion of the highway is expected to reopen on Thursday (March 31) at 7 p.m.

Motorists are asked to use Park Rill Road and Island Road as a detour.

READ MORE: Fire department investigates another suspicious blaze in Oliver


@lgllockhart
logan.lockhart@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Highway 97OkanaganPenticton