Saskatoon asks motorists to respect construction zones

Global News

SASKATOON – With construction season about to get underway, city officials are urging motorists to slow down in work zones to ensure road crews complete projects safely and efficiently.

A city-wide awareness campaign was launched Tuesday urging drivers to respect construction zone speed limits as crews start repairing infrastructure this summer.

The respect work zones campaign will run until September.

According to officials, hundreds of close calls are reported by crews every year and motorists have been reported to police on occasion.

“We’ve had even a few of our employees bumped by vehicles,” said Chris Hallam, the city’s director of construction and design.

This summer there will be up to 110 active work zones daily as the city tackles the most aggressive construction season in Saskatoon’s history.

READ MORE: Saskatoon road spending up sharply this year to more than $50 million

This is 40 per cent more work zones than…

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A pack of adorable dogs invaded a Bolivian soccer game and one player lost his mind

For The Win

In a Bolivian Liga match between Club Universitario and The Strongest (yes, the team is really called « The Strongest« ), a pack of dogs ran onto the field and interrupted the game in the 57th minute.

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A Universitario defender tried to grab on of the dogs, but appears to be bitten. For some reason, he continues to try and pick up the dog, with little success.

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Must be a cat person.

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