8TH ST E EB CURB (OUTSIDE) LANE CLOSED FROM MCKINNON AVE S TO WIGGINS AVE S
Start: March 28, 8:00 a.m. End: March 29, 3:00 p.m.
SPADINA CRES NB LANES CLOSED BETWEEN 24TH ST & UNIVERSITY BRIDGE
(Light pole repairs)
Start: March 29, 7:30 a.m. End: March 29, 9:00 a.m.
McOrmond Dog Park will be closed for the day on Friday, March 27, to allow construction crews working on the upcoming Brighton neighbourhood access to the site. The Park will re-open on Saturday, March 28.
Southwest Dog Park has now re-opened for use.
Continue to enjoy Dog Park access at the following six Parks:
Spring is officially here and with that, the City of Saskatoon’s winter road maintenance season is coming to a close. Crews worked 24/7 sanding, salting, grading, plowing and removing snow from streets to keep drivers moving. Crews will continue to respond if it snows in the coming weeks.
The City of Saskatoon (City) reminds residents that the provincial ban on pruning elm trees will be in effect between April 1 and August 31, 2015.
The ban ensures that elm bark beetles, which transmit dutch elm disease (DED), are not attracted to the freshly pruned trees when these beetles are most active. Anyone wishing to prune elm trees during the ban must obtain a permit. Please call City of Saskatoon Parks Division at 306-975-3300 for information.
The City of Saskatoon (City) invites the public to an open house to view and comment on the proposed North Sector Plan, which will include Saskatoon’s future north industrial growth and employment area.
The North Sector Plan will create a vision to facilitate economic development opportunities by expanding the north industrial growth and employment area. In the future, the area will generate new employment possibilities; accommodate fully-serviced industrial, commercial, and business park developments; and potentially include provision for new recreation facilities.
8.3.2 New Pilot Programs Improve Ice Management Results
City Council received the report as information.
*A new de-icing product was tested this winter to soften ice build-up on priority streets when salting is no longer effective.
*Sand volumes were reduced by 45% on roads treated with the mixture compared to the previous de-icing product.
*It is estimated $131,464 was saved over a two-month test period.
8.3.4 College Drive Classification
CIRCLE DR E WB CURB (OUTSIDE) LANE CLOSED APPROACHING IDYLWYLD DR N NB OFF RAMP
Start: March 25, 9:00 a.m. End: March 25, 12:00 p.m.
All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.
Slow down, pay attention and respect work zones. Watch for pedestrians and work crews, and for everyone’s safety, please obey all detours, signs and barriers.
The City of Saskatoon Green Cart program has expanded so more residents can conveniently dispose of yard waste without putting it in their black garbage cart. Food waste is not accepted in the 2015 Green Cart program.
For $55 we’ll collect your unbagged leaves, grass clippings and non-elm tree trimmings every two weeks from May to November. Register online at Saskatoon.ca/greencart. New registrations and renewals accepted until June 1. For more information call 306-975-2486.
The City of Saskatoon (City) invites residents and businesses to an open house to discuss current and future parking needs in the Downtown and adjacent commercial areas of Broadway and Riversdale.
OPEN HOUSE: Comprehensive Downtown Parking Strategy
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A brief presentation will be provided by the City and Parking Consultant at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
TCU Place - Salon A
35 - 22nd Street East
Saskatoon is in the midst of an on-going snow event that started Saturday morning and is continuing through the weekend. Snowfall accumulations along with blowing snow have created significant challenges for motorists. Current weather forecast is calling for an additional 5 cm of snow, accompanied by strong winds.
Strong winds and blowing snow will continue to cause reduced visibility and poor driving conditions throughout the day. Drivers are reminded to slow down and use extra caution as roadway conditions can change quickly.