A section of slumping riverbank in Saskatoon has taken a turn for the worse.
On Monday, the city showed up with barricades on the east side of the riverbank after large cracks appeared on Saskatchewan Crescent.
The failure west of the University Bridge forced the city to close down the road between 16th and 17th Street.
The city said it’s the same slope failure that has been recurring since 2012.
In 2014, the lower and upper sections of the Meewasin Trail were shut down after they became unsafe for users.
Last month, city council awarded Golder Associates the $409,000 contract to monitor and provide options for the city to shore up the slumping riverbank.
The city is hoping to have the final designs by July, with construction beginning in the fall.