Bulletin Staff Report

Road crews are now working on improving U.S. Highway 97 between Sunriver and La Pine.

The first portion of the project is along the west side of Highway 97 in central La Pine. Workers are adding curbs, planting strips and sidewalks, and drivers should expect shoulder closures and slow traffic.

Overnight repaving will start Sunday at the Sunriver interchange and continue south to the intersection with state Highway 31. Repaving will run from about 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and is expected to end by Sept. 30.