East meets west this Saturday when the Ottawa Redblacks take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders at 5:00 p.m. in Mosaic Stadium. The Regina Police Service is reminding motorists to be aware of road closures around Mosaic Stadium before and after the game. Police are asking motorists and pedestrians to follow directions, have patience and be courteous to other users of the road.
Beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, there will be no vehicle traffic allowed on the 1500, 1600, and 1700 blocks of Elphinstone Street. Access will be limited to Regina Transit buses and local residents only (you may be asked to show that you are a local resident, e.g. home address on identification or correspondence). Fans and motorists will find road closures on:
- 1500 block of Elphinstone Street at Dewdney Avenue;
- Princess Street and 9th Avenue
- Argyle Street and 9th Avenue;
- McTavish Street and 9th Avenue;
- Elphinstone Street and 9th Avenue;
- Montague Street and 10th Avenue;
- Elphinstone Street and North Railway Street;
- Saskatchewan Drive and Elphinstone Street.
As with any event that draws large crowds, police are reminding drivers to be patient and leave early enough to find time to park. If you dislike driving in heavy traffic, or you’re planning on drinking, then consider taking the FREE stadium shuttle. The schedule and more info can be found here: //www.regina.ca/transportation-roads-parking/transit/rider-transit-mosaic-stadium-shuttle/.
Enjoy the game and make game day enjoyable for all: respect your neighbor, drink responsibly, and be safe! Go Riders