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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 23, 2019 - 11:02am

Shaw Centre opened its doors to the public on September 26, 2009 and is one of six Leisure Centres operated by the City. To celebrate Shaw’s 10th anniversary, the public is invited to attend the ‘10 Days of Shaw’, running September 26 – October 5, 2019, which includes 10 days of prize giveaways, fitness demonstrations and discounts for the public. On Saturday, October 5, the public is invited to join staff and special guests for birthday treats in the lobby at 1:00 p.m. and the facility will be offering a celebratory family admission rate of $10.

September 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Queen Street, between 8th Avenue North and 9th Avenue North, will be fully closed starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23 for material craning. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
   

September 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

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

NEW

25TH ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 6TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(sidewalk repairs)
Start: September 23, 5:30 a.m. End: September 23, 7:00 a.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(water main repair)
Start: September 23, 8:00 a.m. End: September 24, 5:00 p.m.

September 20, 2019 - 3:44pm

108th Street to Circle Drive northbound exit ramp will be closed for road resurfacing starting at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 21. Work is expected to take approximately two days to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  
  

September 20, 2019 - 3:26pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
108TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM BRYANS AVE TO CIRCLE DR E
(resurfacing)
Start: September 21, 7:00 a.m. End: September 22, 6:00 p.m.
 
11TH ST W WB CURB LANE CLOSURE AT DUNDONALD AVE
(Test station repair)
Start: September 21, 8:00 a.m. End: September 21, 5:00 p.m.
 

September 20, 2019 - 2:38pm

Photographers chosen from the 2019 Toons on Transit call for submissions were unveiled tonight at a reception hosted by PAVED Arts. 

September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

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

22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO 2ND AVE N
(Crane lift)
Start: September 20, 4:30 a.m. End: September 20, 7:00 a.m.

September 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

 

*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 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 19, 4:00 p.m.

CONFEDERATION DR SB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM CONFEDERATION PL TO BORDEN PL
(Sidewalk replacement)
Start: September 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 26, 5:00 p.m.

September 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Queen Street, between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North, will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19 for roadway patching. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
   

September 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
8TH ST E EB CURB & NEXT LANES CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 18, 7:00 a.m. End: September 18, 3:30 p.m.
 
1ST AVE N NB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Test station repair)
Start: September 18, 8:00 a.m. End: September 18, 5:00 p.m.
 

September 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Avenue H North between 32nd Street West and 33rd Street West will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17 for roadway patching. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.    

September 16, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO 32ND ST W
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 17, 7:00 a.m. End: September 17, 5:00 p.m.

September 16, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

With students back in school and increased ridership, Saskatoon Transit reminds riders of the potential of full buses. Saskatoon Transit works to anticipate the areas of growth in the City and puts a plan in place to accommodate for busy routes. Nonetheless, bus riders are reminded during this time of year that full buses can be expected as students find the routes and times that work best.  

September 10, 2019 - 10:00am

Queen Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11 for roadway patching. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

September 10, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO 32ND ST W 
(Roadway patching) 

September 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Avenue H North between 32nd Street West and 33rd Street West will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10 for roadway patching. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

September 9, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
RUTH ST E EB LANES CLOSED AT ALBERT AVE
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 9, 7:00 a.m. End: September 9, 4:00 p.m.
 
33RD ST W WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT AVE W N
(Concrete work)
Start: September 9, 7:00 a.m. End: September 15, 4:00 p.m.
 
QUEEN ST WB LANES CLOSED FROM SPADINA CRES E TO 8TH AVE N

September 6, 2019 - 4:07pm

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

September 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Circle Drive southbound exit ramp onto 108th Street will be closed for durable line marking starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9. Work is expected to take approximately one night to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  
  

September 6, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.  
   
NEW  
   
QUEEN ST WB PARKING LANE CLOSED AT 9TH AVE N   
(Water main work)  

September 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

City crews have begun annual winterization of the 450 irrigation systems in Saskatoon parks and along roadway streetscapes. Winterization is an important maintenance procedure to help ensure the longevity of the City’s irrigation infrastructure.

Irrigation winterization involves the use of large compressors that force air through the irrigation system, removing any residual water so it will not freeze within the underground pipes. The force of compressed air exiting through sprinkler heads may pick up and propel debris within the work zone.

September 5, 2019 - 1:00pm

The City wants to warn residents about an identified scam involving phone calls, texts or emails appearing to come from Saskatoon Light and Power. The message indicates that the resident either has a utility refund or that they are owed money due to over-billing, a web link is then included to provide your banking information. Scammers typically use the information they gather this way to get money or commit identity theft.

A number of concerned residents have contacted the City on this matter.

September 5, 2019 - 11:16am

The City of Saskatoon and GFL Environmental Inc. are hosting the next HHW Drop-off Day this Sunday, September 8 from 9am - 3:30pm at the Civic Operations Centre at 57 Valley Road.

September 5, 2019 - 10:00am

The City’s indoor rinks will be opening soon for Public Skating and Parent and Tot Skating.  ACT arena will open for the season on Sunday, September 8th followed by Archibald, Cosmo and Lions at the beginning of October.  The weekly schedules for each rink are as follows:

ACT Arena:  107 105th Street East

  • Public Skating – begins September 8, 2019
    Tuesday:  7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Sunday:  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
September 5, 2019 - 9:00am

NEW  
   
22ND ST E EB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM AUDITORIUM AVE TO 1ST AVE S  
(Crane lift)  

September 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
BROADWAY AVE SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT ISABELLA ST E
(Roadway patching)
2-way traffic maintained in NB lanes
Start: September 4, 7:00 a.m. End: September 4, 5:00 p.m.
 
CLARENCE AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM ADELAIDE ST E TO HILLIARD ST E
(Roadway patching)
2-way traffic maintained in NB lanes

September 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

Lawson Civic Centre leisure pool, hot tub, and sauna closed for maintenance September 4th, 2019 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

While all pool programming is canceled during these hours, the multipurpose room and weight room will remain open, with all dry programming continuing as scheduled.

Lawson Civic Centre undergoes regular maintenance to ensure the safety and enjoyment of its patrons.  

Thank you for patience throughout this time period.  If you have any questions please contact Customer Service at 306-975-7873.

September 3, 2019 - 10:00am

The City of Saskatoon will be hosting Fall Freestyle, the annual skateboarding event featuring music, pizza, prizes, and skateboarding demonstrations, on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event, which takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Lions Skate Park in Victoria Park (next to Riversdale Pool at 822 Avenue H South). Remember to wear a helmet and bring your own skateboard and safety gear.

Come learn the basics of skateboarding and see some amazing demonstrations from experienced skateboarders.

September 3, 2019 - 9:00am

The province-wide pruning ban for elm trees ends today, Sunday, September 1, 2019. 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, are not attracted to freshly-pruned trees when the beetles are most active.

September 1, 2019 - 9:00am

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

NEW

BOYCHUK DR SB RIGHT TURN LANE CLOSED FROM HERITAGE CRES TO TAYLOR ST E
(Pathway construction)
Start: September 3, 7:00 a.m. End: September 16, 5:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM BOYCHUK DR TO BRUDELL RD
(Pathway construction)
Start: September 3, 7:00 a.m. End: September 16, 5:00 p.m.

August 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

August 30, 2019 - 2:00pm

The City is resurfacing Acadia Drive from 14th Street East to McKercher Drive beginning on Tuesday, September 3. The work will be completed in phases and is expected to take approximately 6 days, weather permitting and barring unforeseen circumstances.
Resurfacing will begin at 14th Street East and progress eastward to McKercher Drive. Detours will be in place and affected residents and nearby schools have been notified.

August 30, 2019 - 11:00am

There will be rotating full road closures on Taylor Street East starting Tuesday, September 3 for road resurfacing. Work will begin at Cumberland Avenue South and continue to McKinnon Avenue South. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take four days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

August 30, 2019 - 8:00am

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