Highway 97

A motorcyclist was injured in Kelowna shortly before 12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, in a collision at Harvey and Richter. (Brittany Webster - Kelowna Capital News)

Motorcyclist injured in Kelowna collision

Happened just before 12 p.m. at Harvey and Richter

 

The intersection of Prairie Valley Road, Solly Road, and Highway 97 in Summerland has seen 139 crashes over the past five years according to an ICBC report. (Photo/Google Maps)

Summerland council seeking speed limit change on Highway 97

‘It’s not a very large area that we’re asking people to slow down in’

 

Highway 97A north of Vernon is closed due to an incident that occurred shortly after 12 p.m. Detours are in effect. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

UPDATE: RCMP investigate fatal crash north of Vernon

69-year-old Enderby driver of pickup truck died after crashing into dump truck

 

Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)

UPDATE: Fatal crash involving motorbike closes Highway 97 near Kelowna airport

Traffic is backed up in both directions at Old Vernon Road

Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)
A small fire broke out off Highway 97 on Wednesday, May 18. (Photo: Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Small fire breaks out off Highway 97 in Penticton

The fire was extinguished by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18

A small fire broke out off Highway 97 on Wednesday, May 18. (Photo: Brennan Phillips- Western News)
Highway 97 A temporarily closed north of Enderby for rock stabilization work Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (DriveBC photo)

Highway 97A closed in North Okanagan for rock stabilization

The highway is expected to reopen around 11 a.m. Wednesday

Highway 97 A temporarily closed north of Enderby for rock stabilization work Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (DriveBC photo)
Drivers on Highway 97 between Penticton and Summerland should expect minor delays starting on Monday, May 9, for planned road maintenance. (Photo: DriveBC)

Expect minor delays on Highway 97 between Penticton and Summerland starting May 9

Road sweeping is planned on Highway 97 in both directions until May 23

Drivers on Highway 97 between Penticton and Summerland should expect minor delays starting on Monday, May 9, for planned road maintenance. (Photo: DriveBC)
The Ministry of Transportation did not receive any bids from contractors to work on previously planned safety improvements to the intersection of Highway 97 and 3A. (Photo: Facebook)

Safety improvements to dangerous Highway 97 and 3A intersection near Penticton delayed

The Ministry of Transportation didn’t receive any bids from contractors for the project

The Ministry of Transportation did not receive any bids from contractors to work on previously planned safety improvements to the intersection of Highway 97 and 3A. (Photo: Facebook)
A car was caught on dashcam on the wrong side of the Highway 97 safety barriers on March 29. (Louise Score - Facebook)

Update: RCMP investigating car caught on video on wrong side of Highway 97

Police confirm they are looking into the vehicle driving on the wrong side Tuesday

A car was caught on dashcam on the wrong side of the Highway 97 safety barriers on March 29. (Louise Score - Facebook)
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

Parts of Highway 97 will be closed next week because of planned construction work. (Photo: DriveBC)
The Oliver Fire Department responded to an incident on Friday night (Feb. 25) after a vehicle on Highway 97 went off the road and took out a power pole. (Oliver Fire Department’s Facebook)

Oliver Fire Department responds to incident on Highway 97 after vehicle takes out power pole

A section of the highway was closed on Friday as a result of the incident

The Oliver Fire Department responded to an incident on Friday night (Feb. 25) after a vehicle on Highway 97 went off the road and took out a power pole. (Oliver Fire Department’s Facebook)
A crash on Jan. 17 was the second on that day and another crash the following day at the dangerous corridor of Highway 97 and 3A. The MOTI is bringing safety changes to the intersection. (Facebook)

Safety improvements coming for dangerous Hwy. 97 intersection near Penticton

Ministry of Transportation said it will build a protected turning lane at Hwy. 3A

A crash on Jan. 17 was the second on that day and another crash the following day at the dangerous corridor of Highway 97 and 3A. The MOTI is bringing safety changes to the intersection. (Facebook)
Wild horses have roamed the South Okanagan for years. (File photo)

Wildlife Advisory still in effect on Highway 97: DriveBC

Motorists have been asked to watch out for wild horses on the highway since New Year’s Eve

Wild horses have roamed the South Okanagan for years. (File photo)
(File photo)

Okanagan residents frustrated with AIM Roads over lack of snow removal

Ongoing issues with the contractor have come to a head with heavy snows on Dec. 6

(File photo)
One of the multiple incidents that closed Highway 3 last week. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)

Five fatal crashes in a week on Highways 3 and 97

Traffic has increased substantially due to floods closing other routes

One of the multiple incidents that closed Highway 3 last week. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)
The trailer involved in the collision that closed Highway 97 earlier on Dec. 1 is being cleared from the scene. (Submitted - Casey Harder)

When Highway 97 closes there are few alternatives left

Green Mountain Road is currently the only alternate to get around Kaleden

The trailer involved in the collision that closed Highway 97 earlier on Dec. 1 is being cleared from the scene. (Submitted - Casey Harder)
Area where crash took place. (Google)

Crash impacts Highway 97C near Logan Lake, evacuees told to avoid

The City of Merritt is asking evacuees not to go to Kelowna or Penticton

Area where crash took place. (Google)
Drive BC has reported a vehicle incident north of Quesnel, near Olson Road. (Google Maps)

Person dies after semi and pickup collide on Highway 97 north of Quesnel

The highway near Olson Road is closed while investigators work to determine the cause

Drive BC has reported a vehicle incident north of Quesnel, near Olson Road. (Google Maps)
The Coquihalla Highway has been closed since Sunday, Nov. 14 when a bridge collapsed between Hope and Merrit. Access between the Okanagan and Lower Mainland has been severed by this and floods and mudslides on all other routes. (Ministry of Transportation photo)

Highway damage to delay utility bills and increase local traffic in Penticton

The bills are printed and mailed out from the Lower Mainland

The Coquihalla Highway has been closed since Sunday, Nov. 14 when a bridge collapsed between Hope and Merrit. Access between the Okanagan and Lower Mainland has been severed by this and floods and mudslides on all other routes. (Ministry of Transportation photo)
A 26-year-old woman is confirmed as the woman killed in the multi-vehicle crash on Highway 97 on Saturday. (Jodie Conti photo)

26-year-old woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 97 near Penticton

RCMP say she was speeding before her vehicle crossed the double solid line

A 26-year-old woman is confirmed as the woman killed in the multi-vehicle crash on Highway 97 on Saturday. (Jodie Conti photo)