Motorists woke up to heavy snowfall amounts, which continues to cause poor winter driving conditions.
During the overnight hours, over a dozen area roads had travel not recommended advisories, but highway crews are helping improve travel conditions on priority highways.
The morning report by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure reported winter driving conditions with snow drifts, drifting snow and zero visibility among the main concerns.
Highways with travel not recommended advisories include:
Highway #4 - U.S. Border to Junction Highway #343.
Highway #13 - Lafleche to Aneroid; Aneroid to Cadillac; Cadillac to Junction Highway #37.
Highway #18 - Ponteix Grid 628 to Val Marie.
Highway #19 - Kincaid to Junction Highway #1.
Highway #32 - Junction Highway #1 to Cabri.
Highway #37 - Gull Lake to Cabri.
Highway #43 - Junction Highway #2 to Vanguard; Vanguard to Junction Highway #4.
Highway #58 - Lafleche to Junction Highway #43; Gravelbourg to Shamrock; Shamrock to Junction Highway #1.
Highway #332 - Junction Highway #32 to Hazlet.
Highway #363 - Shamrock to Neidpath (ROAD CLOSED, loose snow, snow drifts, swirling snow, drifting snow, zero visibility); Neidpath to Junction Highway #4.
In the City of Swift Current public work crews began snow removal operations early Friday morning.
Poor driving conditions on city streets has promoted the suspension of the Tele-Bus service until road conditions improve. However, the Access Bus is running today.
Helpful motorists have been stopping to help dig out stuck vehicles in a number of Swift Current streets.
Individuals who are thinking about traveling are reminded to visit the Highway Hotline website http://hotline.gov.sk.ca for the most up-to-date road conditions.