Saskatoon’s City Manager says crews are working to clear priority streets while the city is still under snowfall warning.
The snow began overnight and had fallen for approximately five centimetres by Friday morning commute.
Environment Canada indicated that an additional 15 centimetres could be lost by Friday evening.
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Officials at the city stated that crews spent the night plowing Circle Drive as well as applying deicing material on intersections, bridges, and streets with high traffic.
Crews will focus on Friday keeping the Circle Drive driving lanes clear, as well as streets with three or fewer lanes in each direction including Idylwyld Drive College Drive, 22nd Street, and 22nd Street.
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Once the snow has stopped, a snow event will be declared. Officials indicated that this is when snow clearing will begin in the city on priority streets as well as city-maintained sidewalks.
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Environment Canada stated that a low-pressure system following the international border will continue to bring snow across most of southern Saskatchewan on Friday.
On all highways in Saskatoon, visibility was reduced
Highway Hotline also reported slippery sections and heavy snow, loose snow or snowdrifts, swirling, drifting, and icy sections.
You can find the most recent road conditions on Saskatchewan’s Highway Hotline.
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