Traffic Bridge News

Graham Commuter Partners will hold a rescue training drill Wednesday morning at the construction site for the new Traffic Bridge.

Mock rescue excercise on Saskatoon Traffic Bridge

By 650 CKOM April 5, 2017 - 7:01am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 7:04am

A mannequin will be rescued from the Traffic Bridge Wednesday morning to test recovery tools and the steps of a rescue.   Graham Commuter Partners, the contractor in charge of...

The final span of the century-old Traffic Bridge in Saskatoon was knocked down on Nov. 17, 2016.

Last span of iconic Traffic Bridge comes down

By 650 CKOM November 17, 2016 - 8:01am Updated: November 18, 2016 - 6:15am

The last span of the city’s century old Traffic Bridge was knocked down Thursday afternoon.

Crews have spent the last week building a berm underneath the remaining span...

The northern span of the Traffic Bridge was demolished Feb. 7, 2016.

Saskatoon begins construction on new Traffic Bridge

By 650 CKOM August 29, 2016 - 6:11pm Updated: August 30, 2016 - 6:36am

The new Traffic Bridge is beginning to take shape.

The City of Saskatoon said it's beginning construction on the first span of the new bridge after Labour Day. The...

The artwork, created from a demolished piece of Saskatoon’s old Traffic Bridge, sold for $18,500 at a Saskatchewan Craft Council auction at Holy Family Cathedral on Aug. 4, 2016.

Traffic Bridge artwork sells for $18.5K at auction

By JT Marshall August 5, 2016 - 11:26am Updated: August 5, 2016 - 11:26am

A piece of Saskatoon's past has made history again.

Artwork created from a demolished section of the city's old Traffic Bridge sold for $18,500 at a Saskatchewan Craft...

The northern span of the Traffic Bridge was demolished Sunday.

Northern span of Traffic Bridge comes crashing down

By Lasia Kretzel February 7, 2016 - 10:22am Updated: February 7, 2016 - 12:20pm

A modest crowd gathered on the Broadway Bridge Sunday morning to watch another span of the old Traffic Bridge bridge come crashing down.

With a thunderous boom, the most...

A 250-metre area around the site of a planned demolition of the north span of the Traffic Bridge will be off limits for part of Sunday morning.

More demolition work slated for Traffic Bridge on Sunday

By Bryn Levy February 4, 2016 - 9:10pm Updated: February 4, 2016 - 9:10pm

Another chunk of the old Traffic Bridge has a date with a pile of explosives.

Crews will be taking down the far north span of the bridge Sunday at 8:30 a.m.


The Saskatoon Traffic Bridge was demolished with explosives Sunday morning.

Thousands attend Saskatoon Traffic Bridge demolition

By Lasia Kretzel January 10, 2016 - 11:26am Updated: January 11, 2016 - 10:19am

It was a blast delivered to the past as explosives brought down two sections of the century-old Saskatoon Traffic Bridge Sunday.

With a thunderous crack and boom that...

The south end of the Traffic Bridge, where two spans are set to be demolished on Sunday

Demolition of Traffic Bridge begins Sunday

By François Biber January 7, 2016 - 2:37pm Updated: January 7, 2016 - 2:37pm

Using hot copper explosives contractors plan to torch through the two southern-most spans on the Traffic Bridge in phase one of its demolition on Sunday.

“We have 16...

A conceptual drawing of the new Traffic Bridge scheduled to be built by October 2018.

Construction starting on Traffic Bridge

By 650 CKOM December 11, 2015 - 12:28pm Updated: December 11, 2015 - 12:28pm

The old Traffic Bridge will start coming down this winter in Saskatoon.

With permits now in place, contractor Graham Commuter Partners expect to start work in the river...

A conceptual drawing of the new Traffic Bridge scheduled to be built by October 2018.

City unveils drawings of new Traffic Bridge

By 650 CKOM October 14, 2015 - 5:28pm Updated: October 14, 2015 - 5:28pm

The City of Saskatoon released conceptual drawings of the new Traffic Bridge on Wednesday.

At an afternoon press conference, special projects manager Dan Willems...