Crews are working through the nights paving Highway 97 from 43rd Avenue to the Swan Lake overpass until June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Crews are working through the nights paving Highway 97 from 43rd Avenue to the Swan Lake overpass until June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

North Okanagan highway paving underway

Highway 97 in Vernon getting a smooth seal

Road work is underway on a major Vernon artery.

Paving is underway on Highway 97 between 43rd Avenue and the Swan Lake overpass. Crews are working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with the project expected to be completed June 30.

Single-lane alternating traffic is in effect and motorists are advised to expect 20 minute delays.

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