Sid Buckwold Bridge rehabilitation resumes Monday, April 6
The Sid Buckwold Bridge northbound lanes heading into downtown, including the 1st Avenue ramp, will be closed starting Monday, April 6, at 8:00 a.m. for the final phase of the bridge rehabilitation project.
The left turn onto 20th Street from Idylwyld Drive northbound will not be permitted, however a U-turn will be in place at Auditorium Avenue.
This work will last until the fall, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.
The Sid Buckwold Bridge rehabilitation project includes:
- Resurfacing of the Idylwyld Drive ramp over 19th Street to 1st Avenue
- Walkway widening with taller barriers for improved pedestrian protection
- New drainage system to help better traction by reducing puddles and splashing
- Concrete deck repairs and asphalt replacement
- Strengthening of piers
- Barrier replacement
Updated project information is posted at Saskatoon.ca/sidbuckwold.
Delays can be expected on Transit routes 1, 6, 15, 19, 20. Riders are encouraged to consult the mobile app called Transit for real-time bus information. The routes will be impacted for the duration of this year’s rehabilitation (approximately October 31st).