City of Saskatoon Urges Residents to Exercise Care on Streets and Hallways as Temperatures Drop – Saskatoon | The Canadian News

The City of Saskatoon urges residents to be cautious when shoveling or walking on sidewalks or streets after recent snowfall and when temperatures are expected to drop.

Some city roads are still slippery after snow, wet snow, and rising temperatures.

Those temperatures have now dropped dramatically.

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The city urges drivers to slow down and leave more space between vehicles, as multiple collisions have occurred through December.

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It also warns people about slippery sidewalks. The Saskatoon Police Service mentioned that there have been more than 60 collisions in the last two weeks.

Crews have been putting de-icer, sand and gravel on the streets, including Circle Drive.

Medavie Health Services West director of public affairs Troy Davies says drivers need to adapt better safe driving techniques during winter to help ensure a safe trip.

“Take some time,” Davies said. “Know that you might be a little behind when driving, especially on residential roads that may not be clear at the moment.”

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The city also reminds residents to watch for the sander’s blue and amber lights and to drive with caution.

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