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The City of Saskatoon is conducting a Functional Planning Study for the Highway 11 and Highway 16 Interchange to determine what improvements can be made. A Public Consultation session is being held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Circle Drive Alliance Church (3035 Preston Avenue South) 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to solicit feedback on the proposed solutions.

For more information, please contact:

Justine Marcoux, P. Eng.Transportation Engineer, City of Saskatoon
306.975.7846
justine.marcoux@saskatoon.ca

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Skyler Jones 6 months ago

Hi, I won't be able to make it for the meeting, but I have some ideas.

The major problem I have with the intersection is the amount of things happening on/below the overpass. People are trying to merge and have troubles getting on and off safely. Often times traffic is busy at the overpass so driver's who are not comfortable, stop on the on/off ramps.

If you designed it so drivers get into the exit lane before the overpass, and mergers came onto the main road after the overpass it would make the overpass much safer. I've attached a plan showing what I was thinking. I've only done one direction, but if it was applied to all four directions, it would potentially make for a safer interchange. Drivers exiting would have time to slow down, and drivers entering the road would have time to speed up before entering the road.

If you have any questions I'd be happy to explain better.

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Justine Marcoux admin 6 months ago

Hello Skyler. Thank-you for your comments. They will be documented for further consideration. The information that was presented at last night's meeting is now posted. Feel free to check it out.

Justine Marcoux, P. Eng, Transportation Engineer, City of Saskatoon

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Matt Ries about 1 month ago

It's hard to tell from the drawings but I assume there will be long merge lanes for traffic coming off a loop and joining into the highway traffic?

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