Sask. Flooding

Flood-battered roads crumbling around eastern Sask.

Water is subsiding after torrential rains on the weekend, but the damage done to Saskatchewan infrastructure will be there for a long time.

Culverts, bridges, train tracks washed out over a wide area

Water is subsiding after torrential rains on the weekend, but the damage done to Saskatchewan infrastructure will be there  for a long time.

As of Wednesday morning, the Highways Ministry said, 20 sections of highway in eastern Saskatchewan had been closed.

It's safe to say there won't be any trains coming through here (east of Redvers) any time soon. (Shannon George/Facebook)
Among the sections of highway closed around Saskatchewan is this one on Highway 16, about two kilometres west of Elfros. (Facebook)
Roads and culverts have collapsed in a number of areas in southeast Saskatchewan due to torrential rains on the weekend. This section of Highway 2 is washed out just south of Imperial, Sask. (Courtesy Mike Beckie)
A damaged section of Highway 13, west of Redvers, Saskatchewan. (Twitter/SE Research Farm)
A big chunk of road is missing from the PCS mine site road near Rocanville. (Diane Barre Springer/Facebook)
The Highways Ministry says sections of more than 20 roads and highways have been shut down due to crumbling pavement. The closed roads are represented by the red circles with white horizontal bars.