Roads

Nominating Saskatchewan’s roughest roads (audio)

Nominating Saskatchewan’s roughest roads (audio)

Apr 11, 2024 | 10:38am
There is a song by Corb Lund called “Roughest Neck Around,” however CAA Saskatchewan is looking for the roughest road around. The annual CAA Worst Road contest is back for another year. “We do share the results with those who are responsible for maintaining and repairing – municipal and provincial governments,” explained Christine Niemcyzk of […]
“Axe the Tax” protests start April 1 on all interprovincial highways

“Axe the Tax” protests start April 1 on all interprovincial highways

Apr 1, 2024 | 7:32am
From Bonavista to Vancouver Island, Canadians are gearing up for a nationwide Axe the Tax protest April 1  – the same day the federal government is hiking the carbon tax by 23 per cent. The protests calling for the immediate and permanent removal of the carbon tax are mainly planned for the interprovincial borders across Canada. […]
Alberta Clipper Arriving, Expect Snow, Freezing Rain and Cold.

Alberta Clipper Arriving, Expect Snow, Freezing Rain and Cold.

Feb 25, 2024 | 5:44pm
Storm warning started popping up Sunday afternoon, as an “Alberta Clipper” is going to blow through Saskatchewan. As always, it depends on where you are when it comes to just how nasty this is going to be. Saskatoon is already under a “winter storm warning” with heavy snow and strong winds expected Sunday night, into […]
Slow down, roads are slick after first snowfall

Slow down, roads are slick after first snowfall

Oct 24, 2023 | 7:28am
It’s a tricky day for driving, thanks to the first snowfall of the year. In Regina about 3 inches of snow fell, making the streets slippery and slushy. The snow is expected to continue through the morning, and ease to light flurries later in the day. There is the potential for more snow tonight in […]

Major repaving project to start soon in Moose Jaw

Aug 11, 2023 | 5:31am

Traffic at a major intersection in Moose Jaw will be slowed as the city starts to re-pave Main and Thatcher Drive. Significant detours will be in place, along with speed restrictions, but the city of Moose Jaw says businesses in the area should remain open. The work will occur in two phases: Week of August […]

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 […]

Winter storms lead to Regina running operating deficit in 2022

May 4, 2023 | 2:21pm

The City of Regina released its year-end financial results for 2022, which showed a general operating deficit of nearly $1.6 million. The deficit was largely due to a rise in the winter road maintenance costs seeing the City spend an extra $7.7 million on maintenance. It also marks the first time in over 30 years […]

City crews working to keep roads safe for motorists

Apr 19, 2023 | 2:09pm

It looks more like winter than spring across Saskatchewan as a spring storm has brought snow to the City of Regina. Tyler Bien, manager of roadway seasonal operations with the City of Regina, said city crews are currently responding in storm mode. “They’re focusing on our high-speed, high-volume roads as well as our emergency roads. […]

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 […]