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Westside traffic flow slowly improving
Motorists are advised that Highway 97 northbound
has been re-opened.
Traffic that would normally use the Westside Road Interchange to
enter Highway 97 will do so at Nancee Way. Northbound motorists
can expect an additional 30 minutes driving time.
Traffic northbound to Kelowna is using both lanes of traffic, but
expect reduced speeds to allow traffic from Nancee Way onto
Highway 97 and through the work zone at Westside Road underpass.
Southbound, the detour remains in place using the Westside Road
off ramps and on ramps to detour around the underpass; as well as
Crews are working to have Highway 97 southbound open to two lanes
by the evening commute. Travellers should expect to add 30
minutes to their trip as reduced speeds through the work zone
will be in effect.
The Westside Road underpass structure is also closed until
Motorists should alter their travel plans to avoid peak traffic
times and to anticipate congestion and delays entering and
leaving Kelowna from the south.
Traffic control personnel will be stationed throughout the area
to maximize the flow of traffic throughout area. Please watch for
crews and equipment working in the area and obey all traffic
signage and flag persons.
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