Highways News

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 - 7:46am

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 - 10:48am

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...

 Garrett Roberts, a snow plow driver for nine years, said it is never safe to pass a snow plow when lights are flashing and its blade is down.

Dangerous career: Snow plow driver reminds people about highway safety

By Lisa Schick December 6, 2016 - 1:35pm Updated: December 6, 2016 - 3:09pm

In a province like Saskatchewan, where a personal vehicle is the most common way to get somewhere and often those can be long distances, the highway snow plow is essential in...

Icy highways contributed to a fatal crash west of Shellbrook on Nov. 21, 2016.

1 dead in icy highway crash near Shellbrook

By 650 CKOM November 22, 2016 - 6:15am Updated: November 22, 2016 - 6:20am

Icy roads were a factor in a fatal highway collision west of Shellbrook Monday evening.

Shellbrook RCMP were called around 6 p.m. to a head on crash involving a semi and...

Construction camera shows progress on Regina Bypass Project outside White City.

Regina Bypass construction impacting businesses different ways

By Adriana Christianson July 4, 2016 - 2:58pm Updated: July 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

Construction on the Regina Bypass is not only a pain for drivers - it’s also causing problems for some businesses along Highway 1 between Regina and Balgonie.


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1 dead after highway crash near Biggar

By 650 CKOM June 25, 2016 - 11:39am Updated: June 25, 2016 - 11:40am

A crash between an SUV and semi-truck claimed the life of one person Saturday.

RCMP say it happened about 9:30 a.m. on Highway 14 two miles east of Biggar.


RCMP vehicle.

Traffic blitz to catch drivers speeding past emergency vehicles

By Alex Docking June 19, 2016 - 9:59am Updated: June 19, 2016 - 10:00am

Starting on Monday RCMP across Saskatchewan will be launching a traffic safety blitz aimed at cracking down on drivers who fail to slow down to 60 km per hour when they pass...

Saskatchewan Highways Minister Nancy Heppner at the Pilot Butte intersection.

Pilot Butte overpass to open fall 2018

By Kevin Martel June 8, 2016 - 11:59am Updated: June 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways is announcing that the Pilot Butte Overpass will open a full year early, in the fall of 2018.

The goal was originally for that...

Semi rolled and spilled fertilizer on Highway 20 south of Craven.

Semi trailer spills fertilizer on Highway 20 near Craven

By 980 CJME May 17, 2016 - 6:01pm Updated: May 17, 2016 - 6:15pm

Traffic was cut down to one lane for a couple of hours on Highway 20 after a semi rolled into the ditch outside Craven Tuesday afternoon.

Lumsden RCMP and Lumsden Fire...

Highway 354 near Dilke

Highway 354 wins title of worst road in Sask. again

By 980 CJME May 2, 2016 - 12:50pm Updated: May 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

A poll on the worst roads in Saskatchewan has once again given Highway 354 by Dilke the top spot.

The stretch was named number one in the Worst Roads campaign by CAA...

Conditions on the Highway 1 camera near Irvine, Alberta at 10 a.m., April 25.

Wet snow expected to blanket Cypress Hills, Maple Creek

By 980 CJME April 25, 2016 - 10:17am Updated: April 25, 2016 - 10:30am

The far southwest corner of Saskatchewan was put under a snowfall warning Monday as significant, wet snow was expected in the area.

Cypress Hills, Maple Creek and...


UPDATE: Man charged for fleeing fatal Highway 8 crash north of Kamsack

By 980 CJME April 19, 2016 - 6:42am Updated: April 19, 2016 - 1:51pm

A woman is dead and a man is facing charges after a two-vehicle collision just north of Kamsack Monday night.

RCMP say they were called to Highway 8 around 8:30 p.m....