Update written 12:07 p.m. February 1

The City of Swift Current announced that 13th Avenue Northeast has re-opened to traffic, five hours ahead of the original anticipated timeframe. 

Original article written 4:30 p.m. January 31

Motorists looking to use one of Swift Current's busiest streets on the northeast part of the city will have to find a different route on Thursday.

The City of Swift Current announced this afternoon that 13th Avenue Northeast will be closed from Lorne Street East to North Hill Drive.

A tree removal from the boulevard is the cause of the closure that runs from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.