Cleanup Begins on Saskatoon Roads After ‘Snow Event’ – Saskatoon | The Canadian News

The City of Saskatoon advises motorists to exercise caution after a snowfall greater than 12 centimeters.

The city declared a “snow event” on Monday morning.

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The City of Saskatoon urges residents to exercise caution on streets and hallways as temperatures drop

City officials say in a press release that crews have been working on Circle Drive, while also applying deicing materials, targeting high-speed highways, intersections and bridge decks.

Contractor assistance will be brought in to complete all priority street grading within 72 hours, and clean city-maintained sidewalks, bridge walkways and roads within 48 hours, depending on the city.

The city is asking drivers to watch for the crews’ blue and amber flashing lights and to make room for road crew.

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According to the Highway Hotline, winter conditions exist on all major highways that connect the city.

Saskatoon is currently under Environment Canada’s extreme cold advisory and some southern areas of the province experience freezing -40 winds throughout the day.

For the latest conditions and warnings, download the SkyTracker weather app.

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