highways

Be Careful with Fire During the Long Weekend

May 19, 2023 | 12:20pm

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency is reporting on the wildfire situation in the province. As of 9 this morning there are 29 active fires in Saskatchewan.  12 are being assessed, 10 are contained, and one has crews protecting property. The Vermette and Shaw fires continue to burn in northern Saskatchewan, and there are two burning […]

Over $770 million invested to improve Sask. highways and roads

May 18, 2023 | 1:41pm

While construction crews are already working on roads across the province, the Government of Saskatchewan officially kicked off the 2023 construction season. The Government is investing $776 million in improving highways and roads, including $442 million in capital projects. With those funds, the province plans to improve another 1,000 kilometres of highways. That includes 230 […]

Ministry of Highways loses of $500,000 to fraud

May 3, 2023 | 11:53am

The Government of Saskatchewan recorded serval losses in the most recent quarterly loss report. The Ministry of Highways reported the largest loss in March when the Ministry lost $509,380 after banking information was fraudulently changed by someone impersonating a supplier. As a result, three payments to the supplier were redirected to an inappropriate bank account. […]

A potential last kick from winter

Apr 16, 2023 | 7:26pm

For the last few days people have been donning lighter clothes, more people are out walking on the streets and in the parks, and there is the smell of backyard fires and BBQs going in the evening.  All sure signs that spring has arrived in Saskatchewan.  But not so fast.  Winter wants to have another […]

City Gearing up for Blizzard

Mar 10, 2023 | 11:36am

With the “Blizzard Warning” in effect from Environment and Climate Change Canada, the city of Regina is making sure its ready for the onslaught. Manager of of Seasonal Roadway Operations Tyler Bien says crews are scheduled 24 hours a day seven days a week. The first priority is keeping the major routes, and emergency routes […]

Blizzard Warning for Southern Saskatchewan

Mar 10, 2023 | 8:21am

Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for southern Saskatchewan including Regina and Moose Jaw. This is an upgrade from the snowfall warning issued yesterday. High winds and heavy snow are expected from around supper time tonight into tomorrow afternoon when the wind and snow will taper off.  Wind gusts could top 70 kilometres an […]

City Wide Plow To Start January 3rd

Dec 30, 2022 | 10:19am

We were gifted with a whole lot of snow, and the city of Regina is starting a “city wide” plow, which will include residential areas. There are some 500 kilometres of roads to clear in the city, so its expected to take 12 days to get done. The plows will start rolling on Tuesday, January […]

Roads Icy, Some Highways Closed

Dec 28, 2022 | 8:43am

Your ice scraper is going to get a workout this morning. This run of mild, moist air left a layer of ice on everything outside. Its pretty slippery on the roads, and sidewalks in Regina. If you are headed out of town, there are a few problems for you to be aware of. Highway 11 […]

Thousands remain in the dark days after fierce storms knocked out power

Dec 26, 2022 | 8:22pm

Thousands of Canadians who have been without power since last week’s fierce winter storms spent Boxing day in the cold and dark while strong winds and high tides on the West Coast prompted a flood warning. The City of Vancouver issued a flood warning Monday evening, saying “exceptionally high tide and high winds” are forecasted […]