Traffic News

The City of Saskatoon has replaced signs banning right turns on red lights with yield signs at intersections with 23rd Street and 4th Avenue.

City ends downtown right turn restrictions near bike lanes

By 650 CKOM June 8, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 4:30pm

The city is making changes for the final season the protected bike lanes pilot project.

Turning right on a red light onto 4th Avenue and 23rd Street is no longer...

Elphinstone Street along the new Mosaic Stadium will be closed during the Saskatchewan Roughriders first pre-season game on June 10, 2017.

Have patience for Mosaic Stadium's new traffic plan: police

By Kevin Martel May 31, 2017 - 4:20pm Updated: May 31, 2017 - 4:20pm

Think of it like construction, just without the familiarity.

That's how Regina police describe elements of the new traffic plan around Mosaic Stadium.

During the...

Sasktoon police arrested a 76-year-old man May 29, 2017 after he disobeyed street signed and drove into on-coming traffic.

Police ask drivers to obey signs after incident

By 650 CKOM May 30, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: May 30, 2017 - 6:15pm

Saskatoon police are reminding drivers to pay attention to signs after an incident on Sid Buckwold Bridge Monday night led to the arrest of a 76-year-old man.

Around 10...

A car slipped up onto the divider in the eastbound lane of Circle Drive North on Tuesday morning.

Drivers report poor visibility, slippery conditions Tuesday morning

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: March 7, 2017 - 8:00am

With a blowing snow warning in effect Tuesday morning, drivers were experiencing tough conditions on the highways around Saskatoon.   Several callers reported poor visibility...

A Google map showing the approximate location of a semi truck fire that caused RCMP to restrict traffic on Highway 303 Tuesday morning.

Tanker fire disrupts highway traffic near Maidstone

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 10:49am

Saskatchewan RCMP were asking drivers to avoid a stretch of Highway 303 on Tuesday morning.

Police were on-scene around 4:40 a.m. after a tanker full of crude oil caught...

One of many collisions reported Tuesday morning around Saskatoon.

Saskatoon police warn of slippery roads after multiple crashes

By 650 CKOM January 24, 2017 - 11:26am Updated: January 24, 2017 - 11:30am

Saskatoon Police were asking drivers to slow down for conditions Tuesday morning.   In a media release, Police reported that they responded to 10 collisions between 6 a.m. and...

The City of Saskatoon is set to begin using a mixture of salt and magnesium meant to help de-ice roads in extreme cold temperatures.

Saskatoon approves chemical for city-wide use on roads

By 650 CKOM December 20, 2016 - 4:47pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Winter driving is about to change in Saskatoon with the city rolling out a new mixture of salt and magnesium.   Director of Roadways and Operations Brandon Harris said the mix...

Saskatoon City Council voted Monday to approve a bid from PCL Construction Management Inc. to build two new interchanges.

The interchanges are coming: Saskatoon City Council picks builder for two projects

By Bryn Levy November 28, 2016 - 4:09pm Updated: November 28, 2016 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon City Council has picked a builder for a pair of long-awaited interchanges.   In a vote Monday, councillors approved a bid from PCL Construction Management Inc. to...

A collision between a woman and a car near 33rd Street and Idylwyld Drive Nov. 5, 2016, forced the intersection to close for a few hours while police investigated.

Pedestrian charged after collision with car in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM November 6, 2016 - 5:43am Updated: November 6, 2016 - 5:45am

Traffic was impacted for about two hours Sunday afternoon after a woman walking on the road hit a car.

Police closed all westbound traffic on 33rd Street between...

Saskatoon's new Traffic Bridge will reflect the style of the old bridge, but will be larger and able to accommodate bigger vehicles.

Saskatoon's new Traffic Bridge promises to be bigger, better

By 650 CKOM November 2, 2016 - 11:21am Updated: November 2, 2016 - 11:30am

Drivers crossing Saskatoon's Broadway Bridge or Sid Buckwold Bridge will notice a new span taking shape – the city's new Traffic Bridge.

“The south in-river pier, the...

Saskatoon gets record-breaking snowfall ahead of Thanksgiving

By 650 CKOM October 6, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: October 6, 2016 - 9:15am

Snow continues falling in Saskatchewan.

Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings for areas across the province including Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Swift Current and...

 Hockey fans experience long delays getting to Sasktel Centre for Tuesday's NHL exhibition game.

Fans vent after traffic gridlock for NHL exhibition game

By 650 CKOM October 5, 2016 - 11:13am Updated: October 5, 2016 - 11:15am

The NHL made its return to Saskatoon Tuesday, but some fans didn't get the full experience they paid for after getting stuck in traffic outside Sasktel Centre.   Some of the ...