April 17, 2019 2:41 pm
Updated: April 17, 2019 5:45 pm

UPDATE: Traffic along Highway 97 in Peachland back to normal

DriveBC is reporting that Highway 97 in Peachland is being affected because of downed power lines.

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UPDATE:

DriveBC is reporting back-to-normal traffic conditions for Highway 97 near Peachland.

Downed power lines earlier in the day temporarily reduced the highway to single, alternating traffic.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Traffic along Highway 97 in Peachland is being affected because of downed power lines.

A satellite view of approximately where the downed power lines are in Peachland.

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The downed lines, according to DriveBC, are near Princeton Avenue, which has resulted in single-lane, alternating traffic.

DriveBC says an alternate route is available via Highways 97C, 5A, 3 and 97. An update was expected at 1 p.m., but has been pushed back twice, first to 2 p.m., and now to 3 p.m.

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