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

NEW

1ST AVE N ROAD CLOSED FROM DUKE ST TO PRINCESS ST
(roadway patching)
Start: April 26, 7:00 a.m. End: April 26, 5:00 p.m.

1ST AVE N SB PARKING LANE CLOSED AT QUEEN ST
(Roadway patching)
Start: April 26, 7:00 a.m. End: April 26, 5:00 p.m.

April 25, 2018 - 3:44pm

Youth in Saskatoon are taking action to improve our environment through the Student Action for a Sustainable Future (SASF) program. Approximately 300 grade 5-8 students from across the city have been working on sustainability-focused projects in the areas of waste, water, food, transportation, biodiversity and energy.
 
April 25, 2018 - 9:45am

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

NEW

2ND AVE N SB LANES CLOSED FROM 25TH ST E TO 26TH ST E
(Roadway patching)
Start: April 25, 7:00 a.m. End: April 25, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST E EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR N TO 1ST AVE N
(tree removals)
Start: April 25, 9:00 a.m. End: April 25, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

April 24, 2018 - 3:06pm

The City of Saskatoon’s driving ranges are ready to welcome golfers to warm up their swings at Holiday Park and Silverwood Golf Courses.

Silverwood Golf Course driving range (3503 Kinnear Avenue) opened on Saturday, April 21.
Phone:  306-975-3314

Holiday Park Golf Course driving range (1630 Avenue U South) will open on Friday, April 27 at 9 a.m.
Phone:  306-975-3325

Until further notice, the hours for the driving ranges at both locations will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

April 24, 2018 - 10:29am

Construction of the new Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 Interchange has progressed to a point where girder installation can begin.

The concrete structures that support the bridge deck will be lifted into place as soon as they arrive on site. The first shipment is expected on Tuesday, April 24.

April 24, 2018 - 8:08am

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

NEW

3RD AVE S SB ROAD CLOSED FROM 19TH ST E TO SPADINA CRES E
(roadway patching)
Start: April 24, 7:00 a.m. End: April 24, 4:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 10TH ST E
(Sanitary sewer lining)
Start: April 24, 9:00 a.m. End: April 24, 3:00 p.m.

April 23, 2018 - 3:07pm

The City’s line painting program, which requires dry road conditions and warmer daytime temperatures, is officially underway. While line painting crews will need to follow streetsweeping in some locations, they can get started on those streets that are partially swept or in pretty clear condition. This is aided by a small blower attached to the line marking truck that allows operators to clear away loose gravel.

 What you can expect from us

April 23, 2018 - 2:26pm

Due to the prolonged winter season, many City of Saskatoon outdoor facilities have delayed opening.  In response, the City is offering temporary extended rental hours for sports groups in two of its indoor facilities:  Saskatoon Field House and Cosmo Civic Centre.

Some restrictions apply:

April 23, 2018 - 1:29pm

Warm weather has arrived after a long winter and is now causing ice on the City’s lakes and ponds to deteriorate or rot. The Saskatoon Fire Department now asks people to stay off the ice since it may be unstable.

Assistant Chief Wayne Rodger says Saskatoon Fire Department staff have evaluated the ice conditions and have determined the ponds are no longer safe for recreational use.

April 23, 2018 - 11:26am

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR S SB EXIT LANE CLOSED AT ST GEORGE AVE
(overhead sign replacement)
Start: April 23, 9:00 a.m. End: April 23, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

HIGHWAY 16 WB LANES CLOSED AT BOYCHUK DR
(girder installation)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the EB lanes
Start: April 22, 6:00 a.m. End: April 28, 4:00 p.m.

April 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

HIGHWAY 16 WB LANES CLOSED AT BOYCHUK DR
(girder installation)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the EB lanes
Start: April 22, 6:00 a.m. End: April 28, 4:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E EB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED AT VENTURE CRES
(manhole repairs)
Start: April 22, 8:00 a.m. End: April 22, 12:00 p.m.

April 20, 2018 - 3:22pm

The City wants to warn residents about a phone scam involving someone pretending to be from City Utility Collections.

The City has received phone calls and e-mails from concerned customers.  The customers report they have all received the same phone call with someone making a claim their utility bill is overdue and their service will be disconnected.

The calls appear to be coming from a 1-800 number. Although the City has a 1-800 utilities customer service number, the City does not call customers from that number.

April 20, 2018 - 5:00am

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED AT 115TH ST E
(directional boring)
Start: April 20, 9:00 a.m. End: April 21, 5:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

20TH ST E EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT 2ND AVE S
(sewer inspections)
Start: April 19, 10:00 p.m. End: April 20, 5:00 a.m.

ONGOING

April 19, 2018 - 3:11pm

The City will begin picking up Green Carts for composting yard and food waste starting the first week of May. Specific dates are available using the 2018 Online Collection Calendar. Single-family households are reminded to subscribe or renew to participate in this optional program by April 30 to catch the early bird rate of $55.

April 19, 2018 - 2:38pm

Thanks to warm temperatures this week, roads are drying up enough for street sweeping and pothole repairs. With late snowfalls, these road maintenance programs are three to four weeks behind the average year.

“Today is our first day with hot-mix asphalt and City crews are already a few loads in,” says Brandon Harris, Director of Roadways & Operations. “We have utility cuts to maintain, countless potholes to repair, and six weeks of priority-street sweeping to complete before residential sweeping begins on May 7.”

April 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

As warmer temperatures near, the City reminds visitors to the Woodlawn Cemetery of the guidelines for gravesite memorials.  These guidelines are intended to maintain a pleasant environment and respect the final resting place of loved ones.

April 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

Following the 2018-2019 Provincial Budget reinstatement of the SaskEnergy Grant-in-Lieu of taxes (GIL), City Council is in the position to reduce residential property taxes by nearly a single percentage. 

“This is most definitely a positive development,” says Kerry Tarasoff, Chief Financial Officer. “Anytime we can ease the load on the property tax is most welcome.” 

Instead of traditional property taxes, the provincial government has paid the City GIL for property and rights-of-way on which SaskPower, SaskEnergy, and TransGas operate within Saskatoon.   

April 19, 2018 - 5:00am

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

NEW

22ND ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM AUDITORIUM AVE TO 1ST AVE S
(vault work)
Start: April 19, 5:30 a.m. End: April 19, 7:30 a.m.

LORNE AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM MAPLE ST E TO ISABELLA ST E
(W&S repairs)
Start: April 19, 9:00 a.m. End: April 19, 5:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

April 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

Water valve repairs will close a section of Avenue H between 22nd Street and 23rd Street on April 19, 2018. This work is scheduled to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  

  What you can expect from us

April 18, 2018 - 3:03pm

One block of Lorne Avenue will be closed for water and sewer repairs on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This work is scheduled to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  

 What you can expect from us

April 18, 2018 - 10:49am

 

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

NEW

CLARENCE AVE S NB LANES CLOSED FROM WILSON CRES TO CASCADE ST
(light installation)
Start: April 18, 9:00 a.m. End: April 18, 12:00 p.m.

MCKERCHER DR NB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED AT 8TH ST E
(sewer inspection)
Start: April 18, 7:00 p.m. End: April 18, 9:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

As a result of a single vehicle collision at 33rd Street and Avenue D on April 3, 2018, the intersection control signal has been permanently damaged and taken out of commission. The City is working to replace the traffic light; in the meantime, the intersection will continue to operate as a four-way stop and road users should anticipate some delays during peak periods.

 What you can expect from us

April 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Environment Canada is forecasting freezing rain tonight and up to 5 centimetres of snow on Tuesday. Crews started sweeping off boulevards and high traffic streets on April 9, which will be temporarily on hold as they revert to winter road maintenance.

Road and sidewalk users are reminded to slow down and use caution in low areas where melted snow may cause icy conditions.

 What you can expect from us

April 16, 2018 - 4:50pm

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

NEW

PRESTON AVE S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT MAIN ST
(sewer inspection)
Start: April 17, 9:00 a.m. End: April 17, 11:00 a.m.

CLARENCE AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM CASCADE ST TO WILSON CRES
(light installation)
Start: April 17, 9:00 a.m. End: April 17, 12:00 p.m.

April 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

In an effort to move to a model based on higher frequency, Saskatoon Transit is pleased to announce service changes to better meet the needs of citizens. Saskatoon Transit will continue to offer high frequency service along main corridors with the addition of ten minute frequency along Preston Avenue and Attridge Drive up to Nelson Road/Lowe Road.

April 16, 2018 - 10:00am

Saskatoon Transit will provide transportation to today’s memorial service honouring Evan Thomas at SaskTel Centre. Evan Thomas, a native of Saskatoon, played right-wing for the Humboldt Broncos and died tragically in a bus accident on his way to play hockey.

The memorial starts at 1:00 p.m. Direct bus service will be available from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) downtown to SaskTel Centre and back, leaving at the following times:

April 16, 2018 - 6:00am

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR S SB EXIT LANE CLOSED AT RUTH ST W
(overhead sign replacement)
Exit ramp to Ruth St will be closed on Tuesday only.
Start: April 16, 9:00 a.m. End: April 19, 3:00 p.m.

April 13, 2018 - 4:20pm

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

NEW

ATTRIDGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT BERINI DR
(traffic pole replacement)
Start: April 15, 6:00 a.m. End: April 15, 11:00 a.m.

CIRCLE DR W NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST W TO LAURIER DR
(streetlight repairs)
Start: April 15, 7:30 a.m. End: April 15, 9:00 a.m.

April 13, 2018 - 3:14pm

The City’s two compost depots will open Monday, April 16, 2018.

Residents are invited to drop off leaves, grass, sod, topsoil, garden refuse, and non-elm branches, stumps and tree trimmings at both of the City’s compost depots at no cost. This helps keep yard waste out of the Landfill and produces a high quality, nutrient-rich product that is used to keep Saskatoon parks and community gardens healthy and beautiful.

April 13, 2018 - 3:00pm

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo (Zoo) grizzly bears, Mistaya (miss‑TIE’‑yuh) and Koda (KOH’ dah), have successfully completed their second hibernation.  While hibernating bears typically awake in spring, the Zookeepers have been working hard to convince them that winter is, in fact, over.

Mistaya and Koda completed their first hibernation the winter of 2017, and April 12, 2018, marks the completion of their second.

April 13, 2018 - 11:00am

Books of condolence for the Humboldt Broncos and City of Humboldt are available in the lobby of City Hall, starting today, for anyone who would like to express condolences and messages of sympathy, share memories, or offer words of encouragement. The books will be available during City Hall hours of operation (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) until the end of April.

April 13, 2018 - 10:49am

City crews will be replacing overhead traffic signs on the southbound lanes of Idylwyld Drive at the Ruth Street off-ramp starting Monday, April 16, 2018. Speed reductions and traffic restrictions will be in place around the work zone, including a one-day closure of the Ruth Street off-ramp on Tuesday, April 15. Work is scheduled to take four days to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  

 What you can expect from us

April 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Information on public transportation to the SaskTel Centre for public events can be found on the Saskatoon Transit website, under Plan my Trip and Popular Destinations! Buses leave from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to SaskTel Centre.

The schedule for Rush games is as follows:

April 13, 2018 - 6:00am

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

NEW

20TH ST W EB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM AVE B S TO AVE E S
(tree removal)
Start: April 13, 7:00 a.m. End: April 13, 11:30 a.m.

ONGOING

HIGHWAY 5 WB ROAD CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR
(girder erection)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the EB lanes.
Start: April 4, 6:00 p.m. End: April 13, 7:00 p.m.

April 12, 2018 - 3:00pm

Saskatoon Transit will provide transportation to the memorial service honouring Evan Thomas this Monday, April 16, at SaskTel Centre. Evan Thomas, a native of Saskatoon, played right-wing for the Humboldt Broncos and died tragically in a bus accident on his way to play hockey.

The memorial starts at 1:00 p.m. Direct bus service will be available from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) downtown to SaskTel Centre and back, leaving at the following times:

April 12, 2018 - 11:20am

Light snow, compounded by high moisture levels and lower temperatures overnight, created winter road conditions for this morning’s commute.

April 12, 2018 - 9:53am

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

NEW

20TH ST W WB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM AVE B S TO AVE E S
(tree removal)
Start: April 12, 7:00 a.m. End: April 12, 11:30 a.m.

20TH ST W EB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM AVE A S TO AVE B S
(tree removal)
Start: April 12, 7:00 a.m. End: April 12, 11:30 a.m.

April 11, 2018 - 3:00pm

A frozen culvert has caused flooding on the Attridge Drive Off-ramp to Circle Drive, resulting in the temporary closure of the ramp.

Recent direct sunshine and warmer temperatures have triggered an increase in snowmelt water while cooler temperatures overnight are causing localized freezing. Crews are working to open the culvert which will allow meltwater to drain off the roadway, but drivers are advised to allow for extra travel time in this area.

April 11, 2018 - 10:36am

One block of Avenue H North will be closed on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018, to replace water and sewer connections. Work is expected to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  

  What you can expect from us

April 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

ATTRIDGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT KENDERDINE RD
(directional drilling)
Start: April 11, 9:00 a.m. End: April 12, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

BROADWAY AVE VARIOUS LANE CLOSURES AT TAYLOR ST E
(well monitoring)
Start: April 10, 9:00 a.m. End: April 11, 5:00 p.m.

April 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

Some City departments experienced temporary phone outages at approximately 8:20 a.m. this morning. The issue appears to be resolved and all lines are now operational.  

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

April 10, 2018 - 9:08am

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E SQUEEZE RIGHT OVER NB OFF-RAMP AT ATTRIDGE DR
(guardrail repair)
Start: April 10, 9:00 a.m. End: April 10, 12:00 p.m.

WARMAN RD NB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED AT 51ST ST E
(red light camera maintenance)
Start: April 10, 9:00 a.m. End: April 10, 3:00 p.m.

April 9, 2018 - 3:05pm

The Landfill’s extended summer hours of operation will begin on Monday, April 9, 2018. The facility, located off of Valley Road, south of 11th Street, will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week.

Residents and commercial customers are reminded to follow all signs and/or instructions from Landfill staff. For information about rates, fees, and materials accepted at the landfill, visit saskatoon.ca/landfill.

April 9, 2018 - 2:35pm

While mass casualty incidents (MCI) are rare in Canada, our community needs to be prepared.  To that end, the Saskatoon Police Service Foundation (SPSF) is pleased to help provide funding for ballistic vests and helmets for firefighters, who are always on the front line in such an incident.

“Firefighters are often confronted with dangerous situations when they respond to calls,” says Vera Pezer, President of the SPSF.  “They are frequently working alongside police and ambulance service personnel when a high degree of risk is involved.”

April 9, 2018 - 10:02am

The Saskatoon Fire Department has offered to assist first responders affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash yesterday with support from our Critical Incident Stress Management Team. 
 
"This is such a tragic accident that has impacted us at home and far abroad," says Fire Chief Morgan Hackl.  
 
"We are very fortunate to have a well-trained team such as this. Our professional firefighters union has been instrumental in building this specialized unit for the wellness of our staff and community in times of need."
 
April 9, 2018 - 7:59am

In recognition of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team and the lives lost in Friday night’s highway bus tragedy, the City is lowering all flags to half-mast at civic facilities across Saskatoon. It is a small way of acknowledging the impact on the hockey community and people all across the province, and further today.

Mayor Charlie Clark says, “We are all devastated by the tragic bus crash of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. 

These players and staff have family and friends throughout our whole province. They have touched us all. 

April 9, 2018 - 7:58am

The National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge is held on April 9. In recognition, flag at all City of Saskatoon facilities will be flown at half-mast today. 

The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in 1917 and was the first time all four divisions of the Canadian Corps went into battle together.

April 9, 2018 - 5:00am

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

ONGOING

HIGHWAY 5 WB ROAD CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR
(girder erection)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the EB lanes.
Start: April 4, 6:00 p.m. End: April 13, 7:00 p.m.

April 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

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

ONGOING

HIGHWAY 5 WB ROAD CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR
(girder erection)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the EB lanes.
Start: April 4, 6:00 p.m. End: April 13, 7:00 p.m.

April 6, 2018 - 3:44pm

The City is accepting applications to serve on the Board of Revision/Saskatoon License Appeal Board. Interested applicants should submit their application and resumé with two letters of reference to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m.

April 6, 2018 - 2:53pm

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