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The City is hosting a free public art walking tour in conjunction with Culture Days and the Creative City Network of Canada Summit on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 1:30 p.m.

Take a walk through the evolution of public art in Saskatoon from the City’s first commission, 1959’s controversial Robert Murray modernist sculpture, through the ubiquitous period of statuary bronzes to the large scale murals of today by artists such as Emannuel Jarus. Led by curator Dr. Jen Budney, this tour will reflect on:

September 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Volunteer and share your talents and passion to help make a difference in Saskatoon!

September 16, 2019 - 10:11am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW

HIGHWAY 5 WB ROAD CLOSED FROM RANGE ROAD 3043 TO HIGHWAY 41
(Resurfacing)
Temp traffic lights will be in use; two-way traffic will be maintained in WB lanes where possible;
 Start: September 16, 7:00 a.m. End: September 17, 6:00 p.m.

September 13, 2019 - 2:30pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM GROSVENOR AVE TO PRESTON AVE
(Sanitary sewer lining)
Start: September 14, 7:00 a.m. End: September 14, 4:00 p.m.
 
33RD ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE D N TO AVE F N
(Special event - 33rd St Fair)
Start: September 14, 7:00 a.m. End: September 14, 7:00 p.m.
 

September 13, 2019 - 2:27pm

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the City of Saskatoon are partnering on a new program to help solve challenging urban issues through the power of research collaboration.

The new $100,000 cost-shared program—Research Junction—will involve research teams of at least one USask researcher and one City of Saskatoon staff member working together to address community needs around issues that include urban planning, reconciliation, transit, environmental sustainability, and youth issues.

September 13, 2019 - 12:52pm

The intersection at Lorne Avenue and 2nd Street will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16 for water main replacement work. This work is expected to take six days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

September 13, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

SPADINA CRES E BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM RAVINE DR TO PINEHOUSE DR
(SPECIAL EVENT - MEGA BOUNCE RUN)
Start: September 13, 5:00 p.m. End: September 13, 8:00 p.m.
 
NIGHT WORK

September 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Wîcihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference is pleased to announce the following key note speakers at this year’s conference: The Honourable Dr. Lillian Dyck, award-winning physician Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Season 7 Amazing Race Winners Dr. James Makokis and Anthony Johnson, University of Alberta Associate Professor Dr. Sean Lessard and University of Winnipeg Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Kuly.

September 12, 2019 - 2:31pm

 *This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
RUTH ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM VICTORIA AVE TO BROADWAY AVE
(Sanitary lining)
2-way traffic in EB lanes
Start: September 12, 8:00 a.m. End: September 12, 5:00 p.m.
 
ONGOING
 
SPADINA CRES E ROAD CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE S TO 3RD AVE S
(Material craning)

September 11, 2019 - 3:25pm

The Saskatoon Municipal Wards Commission continues to seek additional insight and information from residents of Saskatoon as the Commission looks to realign new ward boundaries in preparation for the municipal and school board elections in fall 2020.

September 11, 2019 - 2:24pm

The Sid Buckwold Bridge remains on schedule to fully reopen to traffic in October. The first of a two-year complete bridge rehabilitation began in April and includes deck repairs, new asphalt, new barriers, walkway widening, a new drainage system and resurfacing of the Idylwyld Drive ramps over 19th Street. 

September 11, 2019 - 2:00pm

Saskatoon Transit’s ClassPass program is a resounding success! The numbers are in after two full years of offering the program, proving it's been well received. Since the program’s inception, over 1,000 requests have been approved - providing free transit services to 26,451 students for class field trips. Most field trips take place in May and June with 2,256 participants in May 2019 and 2,323 participants in June 2019. 

September 11, 2019 - 9:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 11, 7:00 a.m. End: September 11, 4:00 p.m.

CONFEDERATION DR SB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED AT MASSEY DR
(Pole base concrete work)
Start: September 11, 9:00 a.m. End: September 11, 1:00 p.m.

September 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Starting today, Tuesday, September 10, 2019, crews will begin pruning trees on civic property in the Central Business District and Riversdale as part of the City’s Boulevard Tree Maintenance Program. Pruning will begin in Eastview and Greystone Heights at a date still to be determined.

September 10, 2019 - 12:01pm

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