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Temporary Road Closures in Downtown Core

Post Date:08/18/2017 10:53 AM

For Immediate Release
August 18, 2017

Temporary Road Closures in Downtown Core

The City of Swift Current would like to advise residents and motorists that there will be brief road closures in effect this afternoon to accommodate a funeral procession.

These road closures will take place between 1:30 – 2:00 PM, as well as 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the vicinities of Great Plains College, the Swift Current Fire Hall and Memorial Park.

The procession will leave the Swift Current Fire Hall at 1:30 PM and walk:

• North up 3rd Avenue NE,
• West on Sidney Street East, 
• South at 1st Avenue NE through Memorial Park, 
• East on Herbert Street East, and
• South on 2nd Avenue NE to Great Plains College. 

Following the funeral service, the procession will walk the same route in the opposite direction.

The closures will impact the following vehicle traffic: 

• Northbound on the 2nd Avenue Overpass (take North Railway Street exit) 
• 1st, 2nd and 3rd Avenues NE between Cheadle Street and Sidney Street
• Chaplin, Herbert and Sidney Streets between 1st Avenue NE and 3rd Avenue NE

A map of the route, with detours, is shown below and can be viewed online here.


The City and the Swift Current Fire Department would like to thank residents and motorists for their cooperation and patience.


For more information, please contact:

Michael Boutilier
Communications & Stakeholder Relations Coordinator
City of Swift Current

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