Welcome to High St. W: The Worst Street in the Saskatchewan

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Robert Thomas

With the attention given to High Street West by its recent first place position in CAA’s Worst Road in Saskatchewan Contest, MJ Independent sent reporter Robert Thomas to do a photo essay of the street yesterday during rush hour.

During this usually busy period, he counted only 42 cars.

  Photo Credit - Rough Road signs now greet drivers.

Photo Credit - Rough Road signs now greet drivers.

 Is High St. W paved or is it gravel?

Is High St. W paved or is it gravel?

 Dust from vehicles is common as vehicles traverse the once heavily travelled thoroughfare

Dust from vehicles is common as vehicles traverse the once heavily travelled thoroughfare

 Barricades to greet pedestrians

Barricades to greet pedestrians

 Watch the corners

Watch the corners

 Slanted & Enchanted. Pavement setting

Slanted & Enchanted. Pavement setting

 There is still foot traffic on what used to be the sidewalks

There is still foot traffic on what used to be the sidewalks

 Heya, Georgie!!

Heya, Georgie!!

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 Kracked!. That runs right across the street.

Kracked!. That runs right across the street.

 That could be a tripping hazard

That could be a tripping hazard

 There's a storm drain under that rubble

There's a storm drain under that rubble

 Vehicles can't help but kick up dust

Vehicles can't help but kick up dust

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