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

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CIRCLE DR W SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM CLANCY DR TO FLETCHER RD
(Road resurfacing)
Start: September 3, 6:00 a.m. End: September 3, 12:00 p.m.

FAITHFULL AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 47TH ST E TO 45TH A ST E
(Curb repairs)
Start: September 3, 8:00 a.m. End: September 4, 6:00 p.m.

September 2, 2022 - 2:30pm

The Circle Drive southbound exit ramp to Valley Road will be closed on Monday, September 5 at 6:00 a.m. for microsurfacing work. Detours will be in place guiding motorists around this project. This work is expected to take eight hours to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.             

September 2, 2022 - 9:00am

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

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CIRCLE DR E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM VENTURE CRES TO 1ST AVE N
(Concrete repair)
Start: September 2, 7:00 a.m. End: September 2, 5:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM VICTORIA AVE TO BROADWAY AVE
(Roadway paving)
Start: September 2, 7:00 a.m. End: September 2, 5:00 p.m.

September 2, 2022 - 8:08am

The Circle Drive southbound exit ramp to 11th Street will be closed on Sunday, September 4 at 6:00 a.m. for microsurfacing work. Detours will be in place guiding motorists around this project. This work is expected to take eight hours to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.            

September 2, 2022 - 8:00am

The City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services and hours of operation on Labour Day. Wondering what’s open or closed? See full details on the City’s website.

September 1, 2022 - 4:00pm

The City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services and hours of operation on Labour Day, as follows:

CITY HALL

All Administrative Offices are closed on Monday, September 5. City Hall will reopen Tuesday, September 6, at 8:00 a.m.

ROADWAY DETOURS & CLOSURES

September 1, 2022 - 2:40pm

The province-wide pruning ban for elm trees ends today, Thursday, September 1. The pruning ban is in place each year from April 1 to August 31 to ensure that elm bark beetles, which transmit Dutch elm disease (DED), are not attracted to freshly pruned trees when the beetles are most active.

Provincial regulations also prohibit the storing, transport and use of elm wood for any purpose. This includes wood chips, firewood, wood slabs and branches. The only permitted movement of elm wood is to the City’s designated disposal site at the City Landfill. 

September 1, 2022 - 9:00am

The Saskatoon Fire Department would like to remind residents and visitors of safe practices for purchasing, enjoying and disposing of fireworks. This Labour Day, low-hazard fireworks can only be discharged on private property between the hours of dusk and 11:00 p.m. on Monday, September 5.

September 1, 2022 - 8:00am

City Council at its August 29, 2022, meeting approved the Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities and Corporate Services recommendation to match SaskPower’s approved electrical rate increases. The new rates will be effective starting today, September 1, 2022; as approved, a second rate will take effect on April 1, 2023. The Federal Carbon Charge is anticipated to increase on January 1, 2023.

September 1, 2022 - 7:05am

The City of Saskatoon has released its 2021 Annual Report to the public having received the opinion of the external auditor. Per The Cities Act, the 2021 Audited Financial Statements and Reports were presented to City Council for information on Monday, August 29, 2022. The Annual Report containing the consolidated financial statements is the legally required public report of the City's finances.

August 31, 2022 - 4:45pm

A pair of size options to collect residential garbage at single family households will be presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities & Corporate Services (EUCS) at its meeting Tuesday, September 6. The options are part of a report preparing the City’s move to a variable garbage cart utility in January 2024.

A variable black cart utility is a rate-based program where residents pay fees for the volume of waste they dispose and the services they receive based on the size of their garbage cart.

August 31, 2022 - 4:41pm

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

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RUTH ST E EB LANES CLOSED FROM BROADWAY AVE TO LANSDOWNE AVE
(Sidewalk repair)
Two-way traffic will be maintained in WB lanes
Start: September 1, 7:00 a.m. End: September 8, 5:00 p.m.

NELSON RD EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM HEATH AVE TO HEAL AVE
(Material laydown)
Start: September 1, 7:00 a.m. End: September 30, 5:00 p.m.

August 31, 2022 - 3:00pm

As part of the City's Extreme Heat Response, all spray pads hours have been extended to 10:00 p.m. until Monday, September 5.  Spray pads are open daily at 10:00 a.m. Visit saskatoon.ca/spraypads for a list of spray pad locations.

August 31, 2022 - 2:00pm

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