You have a chance tonight (mon) to have a look at the CP Holiday Train as it rolls to a stop in Saskatoon.
The train is scheduled to stop at the CP Railway Overpass on 7th Avenue North and 33rd Street East around 8:35, with entertainment from 8:45 to 9:15. Cash and non-perishable food items are accepted for the Food Bank. Laurie O'Connor with the Saskatoon Food Bank suggests arriving early because the last time the CP Holiday Train came through 2 years ago, there were over 10,000 people on site. The city says that lane restrictions will be in effect from 7pm till 10. Drivers may experience detours and delays.
What you can expect from the city:
- Detours and lane restrictions are scheduled from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Restrictions include complete closures of the following streets: - 33rd Street east from 5th Avenue to 10th Avenue. - 7th Avenue north from Duchess Street to Empress Street. - Duchess Street from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue. - Warburton Street from 7th Avenue to 10th Avenue. - Lauriston Street from 3rd Avenue to 10th Avenue. - Road users travelling through this area may experience detours and delays. - Transit routes 4 and 12 will be impacted by this event. Please visit saskatoontransit.ca/service-alerts for more details.
What you can do:
- Drivers are encouraged to reroute their commute and avoid the area if possible. - Plan your bus route in advance online at Saskatoontransit.ca or on your mobile device with the real-time Google Maps or Transit App. - Refer to the Road Restrictions and Construction Projects interactive map for more information.