BEND, Ore. -

Maintenance crews from the Oregon Department of Transportation will be performing necessary paving next week that will affect motorists south of Bend on US97.

Beginning Monday night, through Thursday night, paving operations will take place from 7 pm to 4:30 am. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers to accommodate the paving process, including flaggers at Van De Vert Road.

Motorists can expect delays due to this project.