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*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
VICTORIA AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 6TH ST E  
(Sewer lining) 

May 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
COLLEGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR 
(Paint removal) 

May 24, 2019 - 2:27pm

The City is twinning a section of Wanuskewin Road north of the 71st Street intersection beginning on Monday, May 27 at 9:00 a.m. Wanuskewin Road will remain open with two-way traffic maintained in the northbound lanes. The project is expected to take approximately five months to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

May 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class.

May 24, 2019 - 12:00pm

Investing in local water and wastewater systems is key to improving people’s quality of life, protecting waterways and positioning communities for growth.

Today, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Saskatoon Westview MLA David Buckingham on behalf of Saskatchewan Government Relations Minister Warren Kaeding, announced funding for three new water and wastewater projects in the province.

May 24, 2019 - 11:25am

Forestry Farm Park Drive will be undergoing road reconstruction starting 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The work is expected to take four days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

During this time, Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo will remain open. Detours will be in place to ensure access to the park and zoo. Parking will be restricted around the work zone. 

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo will be closed early at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 27 and Wednesday, May 29 to complete the reconstruction in main access areas.

May 24, 2019 - 11:00am

The City of Saskatoon, Métis Nation - Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Tribal Council, along with the 98 business and community organization members of Reconciliation Saskatoon gathered in Civic Square outside City Hall today to raise the Reconciliation flag. In honour of the warriors who endured the residential school era, the ceremony also remembers all those affected by the Sixties Scoop, Day Schools, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

May 24, 2019 - 10:15am

As work continues on the McOrmond Drive and College Drive interchange, crews will be closing the ramp that allows eastbound traffic on College Drive to go northbound on McOrmond Drive. The ramp will be closed for one day - Saturday, May 25, 2019 beginning at 5:00 a.m.

To go northbound onto McOrmond Drive, drivers will continue east onto the exit ramp and turn left at the stop sign on top of the interchange.

Work on the McOrmond Drive and College Drive interchange and the new interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 will be complete this summer.

May 24, 2019 - 8:00am

Starting Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 a.m., 4th Avenue North between 25th Street East and Queen Street will be closed for sanitary sewer lining work. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

May 24, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
22ND ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N 
(Craning to rooftop) 

May 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
QUEEN ST EB ROAD CLOSED FROM 8TH AVE N TO SPADINA CRES E 
(Sewer lining) 

May 22, 2019 - 3:00pm

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Cher at SaskTel Centre on Thursday, May 23 is available at the following times:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 6:55 p.m.
  • 7:10 p.m.
  • 7:35 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

May 22, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
IDYLWYLD SERVICE RD NB LANES CLOSED FROM MARQUIS DR E TO 71ST ST E 
(Ditch remediation) 

May 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

The intersection at Victoria Avenue and Ash Street will be fully closed Wednesday, May 22 for water main rehabilitation. There will be no access to tharea during this work, which is expected to take two weeks to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

Repairs to traffic signal lights at Warman Road and Assiniboine Drive are now complete. Normal operations have been fully restored at this intersection.

Yesterday afternoon, a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Warman Road and Assiniboine Drive caused considerable damage to the traffic control equipment and the concrete pad that supports it. This damage resulted in the intersection operating as a 3-way stop while crews worked to repair the concrete pad and restore the traffic control equipment.

May 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

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