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8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT ALBERT AVE
(sanitary sewer lining)
Start: April 27, 9:00 a.m. End: April 27, 5:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 39TH ST E TO 40TH ST E
(guardrail repair)
Start: April 27, 9:00 a.m. End: April 27, 3:00 p.m.

33RD ST W MEDIAN & LEFT TURN LANES CLOSED AT CONFEDERATION DR
(sewer inspections)
Start: April 27, 11:00 a.m. End: April 27, 1:00 p.m.

April 26, 2017 - 4:05pm

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

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20TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE H S TO AVE I S
(roadway patching)
Start: April 26, 7:00 a.m. End: April 26, 12:00 p.m.

SPADINA CRES W EB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE H S TO 17TH ST W
(curb replacement)
Start: April 26, 7:00 a.m. End: May 2, 5:00 p.m.

April 25, 2017 - 3:09pm

Saskatoon Light and Power (SL&P), in partnership with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society Cooperative/Solar Co-Op Ltd. (SES-SESSC) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have created one of the province’s first power generation co-operatives at the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Demonstration Site, part of the Landfill Gas Collection and Power Generation System.

April 25, 2017 - 1:00pm

The speed limit will be reduced to 60 km/h on College Drive approaching McOrmond Drive on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and on Highway 16 approaching Boychuk Drive starting Thursday, April 27, 2017. The reduced speed limit is in place as crews work alongside the roadways in preparation of interchange construction beginning at each intersection.

April 25, 2017 - 8:21am

This past winter, the City of Saskatoon conducted a number of public engagement activities to gather ideas about how we can improve our lived experience of winter in Saskatoon. A total of 770 people and 48 groups representing various sectors of the community provided feedback.

April 25, 2017 - 10:00am

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

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TAYLOR ST E INTERSECTION CLOSED AT LOUISE AVE
(roadway patching)
Start: April 25, 7:00 a.m. End: April 25, 5:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED AT CLARENCE AVE S
(roadway patching)  2-way traffic in EB lanes
Start: April 25, 7:00 a.m. End: April 25, 12:00 p.m.

April 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

MCKERCHER DR NB CURB & PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM TAYLOR ST E TO HOLLAND RD
(concrete work)
Start: April 24, 7:00 a.m. End: April 26, 5:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR NB CLOSED FROM EVERGREEN BLVD TO FEDORUK DR
(road restoration)
2-way traffic maintained in SB lanes
Start: April 24, 9:00 a.m. End: May 15, 6:00 p.m.

April 21, 2017 - 3:35pm

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

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25TH ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT SPADINA CRES E
(statue power washing)
Start: April 23, 6:00 a.m. End: April 23, 8:00 a.m.

4TH AVE N CLOSED FROM 23RD ST E TO 24TH ST E
(road patching)
Start: April 23, 7:00 a.m. End: April 23, 11:00 a.m.

April 21, 2017 - 3:01pm

From beginning to mid-May, the City will take action to control cottony ash psyllid.  As outlined in a report to City Council late last year, the pest is affecting trees in Saskatoon’s downtown area, business improvement districts, and surrounding neighbourhoods.

“Large numbers of psyllids were detected in trees planted within concrete cut-outs in our central business areas, which have been particularly susceptible,” says Michelle Chartier, Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Pest Management.

April 21, 2017 - 2:59pm

Leave the car at home and take the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game at SaskTel Centre tonight. Saskatoon Transit will have bus service from the downtown terminal departing at 5:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 6:55 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip), transfers, and passes will also be accepted.

Access Transit is also available using standard booking procedures. When leaving SaskTel Centre, buses will be located in front of the Rock 102 main entrance and will be departing immediately following the game.

April 22, 2017 - 8:00am

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

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CONFEDERATION DR SB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED FROM CHANDLER PL TO MILTON ST
(sanitary main inspections)
Start: April 21, 9:00 a.m. End: April 21, 3:00 p.m.

HIGHWAY 11 NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM VICTOR RD TO HIGHWAY 16
(ditch grading)
Start: April 21, 9:00 a.m. End: April 21, 6:00 p.m.

NIGHT WORK

April 20, 2017 - 2:28pm

The Bridging to Tomorrow project, which includes the construction of the North Commuter Parkway and new Traffic Bridge, is halfway complete. At the North Commuter Parkway, all girders, which support the bridge structure, are in place on the west half. Now that they’re set, the berm can be moved from the west side of the river to the east side, where construction of the third and final pier and girder installation on the two remaining east spans can begin.  

April 20, 2017 - 1:39pm

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

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33RD ST W EB MEDIAN AND CURB LANES CLOSED, WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM LATRACE RD TO HUGHES DR
(roadway patching)
Start: April 20, 7:00 a.m. End: April 20, 4:00 p.m.

RUTH ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ST HENRY AVE TO HERMAN AVE
(concrete curb repair)
Start: April 20, 7:00 a.m. End: April 21, 4:00 p.m.

April 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

The City of Saskatoon is launching an opportunity for interested citizens, schools and businesses to participate in the development of an open data sharing program.

“The City collects a vast quantity of high-quality information and data as part of its ordinary working activities,” says Pat Hyde, Director of Service Saskatoon. “As part of a growing city committed to open governance and transparency, we believe there are huge potential benefits by making this information and data open and accessible to the public.”

April 19, 2017 - 10:56am

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

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BROADWAY AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM MAPLE ST E TO TAYLOR ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: April 19, 7:00 a.m. End: April 19, 4:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR EB CURB & MIDDLE LANES CLOSED FROM MUNROE AVE N TO WIGGINS AVE N
(roadway patching)
Start: April 19, 7:00 a.m. End: April 19, 4:00 p.m.

April 18, 2017 - 2:30pm

The arrival of a dusting of snow overnight combined with a significant drop back into minus temperatures may result in icy sections and swirling snow on freeways or other roadways.

As many drivers have removed their winter tires, even a small amount of snow and ice may impact driving conditions. Drivers are reminded to slow down and use extra caution on high-traffic roads and priority streets such as Circle Drive, overpasses and bridges. 

April 16, 2017 - 6:57am

Environment Canada is forecasting wind gusts to 70 km/h this afternoon, with showers and a risk of a thunderstorm beginning after midnight. Heading into the weekend, weather forecasts predict high winds and heavy rain Saturday, with snow flurries and a low of minus 9 overnight. The significant drop in temperature may result in icy conditions on pavement surfaces.

April 13, 2017 - 4:14pm

Queen Street will be closed to traffic between 7th Avenue and 8th Avenue today and between 9th Avenue and Spadina Crescent on Tuesday, April 18 for water and sewer repairs.

Access points to City Hospital will remain open. Drivers will be directed to use 33rd Street while work is happening on Queen Street today and Tuesday.

What you can expect from us:

April 17, 2017 - 5:00am

Pay parking stations will not require payment on Friday, April 14, or Sunday, April 16.  Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within posted area time limits.

***Please note:  Pay parking stations will require payment on Saturday, April 15, and Monday, April 17.***

April 14, 2017 - 4:30pm

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

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3RD AVE S SB ROAD CLOSED FROM 19TH ST E TO SPADINA CRES E
(patch paving)
Start: April 18, 7:00 a.m. End: April 18, 5:00 p.m.

1ST AVE N NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 22ND ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: April 18, 7:00 a.m. End: April 18, 5:00 p.m.

April 13, 2017 - 3:26pm

Leave the car at home and take the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game at SaskTel Centre tonight. Saskatoon Transit will have bus service from the downtown terminal departing at 5:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 6:55 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip), transfers, and passes will also be accepted.

Access Transit is also available using standard booking procedures. When leaving SaskTel Centre, buses will be located in front of the Rock 102 main entrance and will be departing immediately following the game.

April 15, 2017 - 8:00am

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SPADINA CRES W WB PARKING LANE CLOSURE FROM AVE D S TO AVE H S
(road work)
Start: April 17, 7:00 a.m. End: April 25, 5:00 p.m.

7TH AVE N ROAD CLOSED FROM KING ST TO QUEEN ST
(sewer & water repairs)
Start: April 17, 8:00 a.m. End: April 17, 4:00 p.m.

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 7TH AVE N TO 8TH AVE N
(water & sewer repair)
Start: April 17, 8:00 a.m. End: April 17, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

April 13, 2017 - 2:38pm

Testing and inspection of the Sid Buckwold Bridge is planned from Tuesday, April 18 to Thursday, April 20. Traffic will be accommodated but the work will result in various evening lane and exit ramp closures on the bridge and Idylwyld Drive. This inspection work is being done in advance of future Sid Buckwold Bridge rehabilitation.

Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. – Wednesday, April 19 at 6 a.m.

April 13, 2017 - 2:01pm

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

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QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(water & sewer repair)
Start: April 13, 8:00 a.m. End: April 13, 5:00 p.m.

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 6TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(water & sewer repair)
Start: April 13, 8:00 a.m. End: April 13, 5:00 p.m.

April 12, 2017 - 2:45pm

City Traffic Reviews Improve Neighbourhood Traffic, Speeding and Pedestrian Safety

Over the next few months, Neighbourhood Traffic Reviews will begin in 11 neighbourhoods throughout the City.

April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

City of Saskatoon golf courses are ready to welcome golfers to Holiday Park and Silverwood Golf Courses.

Silverwood Golf Course (Phone:  306-975-3314; 3503 Kinnear Avenue) will open on Thursday, April 13 at 12 noon.  The driving range is currently open.

Holiday Park Golf Course (Phone:  306-975-3325; 1630 Avenue U South) will open on Friday, April 14 at 9 a.m.  The driving range is currently open.

Wildwood Golf Course (Phone:  306-975-3320; 4050 8th Street East).  Now open.

April 12, 2017 - 11:27am

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

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IDYLWYLD DR N SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT MAIN ST
(sewer inspection)
Start: April 12, 9:00 a.m. End: April 12, 11:00 a.m.

WIGGINS AVE S FULL CLOSURE AT THE INTERSECTION OF 14TH ST E
(cctv sewer inspection)
Start: April 12, 11:00 a.m. End: April 12, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

April 11, 2017 - 2:27pm

The Governance and Priorities Committee (GPC) today approved a wide-ranging plan to address a sudden multi-million dollar hole left by the recent provincial budget cuts.  The committee today approved a tax increase of 0.93% added to the existing 1.62% increase (following the March tax policy decision) which delivers an overall 2.55% municipal tax increase.  That means for an average house it amounts to $43.80 per year or $3.65 per month over the 2016 City property tax bill.

April 10, 2017 - 10:09pm

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

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22ND ST W EB ROAD CLOSED FROM WITNEY AVE S TO AVE W S
(water main repair)
Two-way traffic will be maintained in the WB lanes
Start: April 11, 9:00 a.m. End: April 11, 5:00 p.m.

WARMAN RD NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM PRIMROSE DR TO LENORE DR
(gas line retirement)
Start: April 11, 9:00 a.m. End: April 11, 4:30 p.m.

April 10, 2017 - 3:01pm

From the March 13, 2017 Meeting

7.1.2 North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge Construction Update

Decision

*The Committee received the report as information.

Background

April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm

From the March 13, 2017 Meeting

6.1.2 2017 Goals and Objectives – Saskatoon Environmental Committee

Decision

*The Committee received a memo pertaining to goals and objectives of the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee as information.

Background

*The 2017 Goals and Objectives of the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee are outlined in this memo.

7.2.2 Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report 2016

April 10, 2017 - 2:41pm

From the March 6, 2017 Meeting

7.2.6 Process for Privately Sponsored refugees Qualifying for Leisure Access Program and Discounted Bus Pass Program  

Decision

*The report was forwarded to City Council for information.

Background

*In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, the City implemented a process to include privately sponsored refugees in the Leisure Access Program and the Discounted Bus Pass Program.

April 10, 2017 - 2:11pm

From the February 27, 2017 Meeting

8.1.7 Progress Update – South Caswell Redevelopment Project – Former Transit Facility Site

Decision

*City Council received the report as information.

Additional Information

April 10, 2017 - 12:53pm

6.1 Street Activity Steering Committee – Request to Amend Panhandling Bylaw, 1999, No. 7850 and Streets Use Bylaw No, 2954

Decision

*City Council requested the City Solicitor’s Office amend Panhandling Bylaw, 1999, No. 7850 to prohibit panhandling around active users and those queued for use around any public parking pay stations.

5.1.3 Municipal Heritage Property Designation – Third Avenue United Church – 304 3rd Ave. N.

Decision

April 10, 2017 - 10:54am

From the January 31, 2017 Meeting

7.2.2 Traffic Noise Sound Attenuation (TNSA) Policy

Decision

*The Committee recommended to City Council that the policy be approved.

Background

*A policy has been developed that defines the TNSA program, specifically providing details on assessment criteria, noise impact assessments, noise monitoring, noise barriers, and the monitoring of potential TNSA projects.

7.2.3 Neighbourhood Traffic Management – Feedback on Vertical Traffic Calming Devices

April 10, 2017 - 9:49am

From the January 31, 2017 Meeting

7.2.2 North Commuter Parkway Bridge Naming Engagement Process

Decision

*The Committee approved the process to name the North Commuter Parkway, as outlined in the report.

Background

April 10, 2017 - 9:24am

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Good Friday, April 14, 2017 and Easter Monday, April 17, 2017.

City Hall will be closed.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on Friday, April 14, and Sunday, April 16. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted.
Pay Parking Stations will require payment on Saturday, April 15, and Monday, April 17.

The Municipal Impound Lot will not be releasing vehicles to the public.

April 13, 2017 - 8:52am

The Provincial budget is having a large impact on our city.  Because of the sudden changes announced by the province, the Administration has prepared an emergency report with some ideas for lessening the financial impact on citizens. The Province’s one percent increase of the PST and its cut to the Grants-in-Lieu of taxes (GILT) program have left the City of Saskatoon with $9 million hole in this year’s budget and $15 million in each of the following years. 

“City Council has two goals for how we want to respond to these cuts,” says Mayor Charlie Clark. 

April 9, 2017 - 12:18pm

Following the success of trial traffic reconfigurations at the Saskatchewan Rush game on March 24, the City of Saskatoon and SaskTel Centre are continuing to work on improving traffic flow to Rush home games. On Saturday, April 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Apex Street will once again be converted to a one-way street at the intersection of Apex Street and Thatcher Avenue to accommodate two lanes of inbound traffic.

April 7, 2017 - 4:47pm

Leave the car at home and take the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game at SaskTel Centre tonight. Saskatoon Transit will have bus service from the downtown terminal departing at 5:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 6:55 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip), transfers, and passes will also be accepted.

Access Transit is also available using standard booking procedures. When leaving SaskTel Centre, buses will be located in front of the Rock 102 main entrance and will be departing immediately following the game.

April 8, 2017 - 8:00am

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

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KENDERDINE RD EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 115TH ST E
(sewer inspections)
Start: April 10, 7:00 a.m. End: April 10, 3:00 p.m.

4TH AVE N SB LANES CLOSED FROM 23RD ST E TO 22ND ST E
(water & sewer repairs)
Start: April 10, 9:00 a.m. End: April 10, 3:00 p.m.

April 7, 2017 - 2:38pm

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

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PRIMROSE DR SB LANES CLOSED FROM LENORE DR TO CREE CRES
(traffic pole replacement)
Start: April 9, 6:00 a.m. End: April 9, 11:00 a.m.

4TH AVE S NB PARKING LANE & BIKE LANE CLOSED FROM 21ST ST E TO 22ND ST E
(streetlight repairs)
Start: April 9, 7:30 a.m. End: April 9, 10:30 a.m.

April 7, 2017 - 2:25pm

Line painting has started on city streets and will continue until the end of October.  Pilot vehicles with flashing lights will accompany line marking trucks when priority roadway lines are being painted.  Motorists are reminded to take caution when approaching line marking vehicles, keeping a safe distance from workers.

What you can expect from us:

April 7, 2017 - 7:00am

The City of Saskatoon’s compost depots are scheduled to open for the season on Monday, April 10, 2017 (weather permitting). Saskatoon residents are encouraged to help divert waste sent to the landfill by dropping off their yard waste at one of the City’s two compost depots.

Compost Depots open from April 10, 2017 to November 12, 2017:

April 6, 2017 - 4:07pm

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

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IDYLWYLD DR S SB MEDIAN & MIDDLE LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST W TO 20TH ST W
(pavement lines pre-marks)
Start: April 7, 6:00 a.m. End: April 7, 7:00 a.m.

22ND ST W EB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED AT AVE W S
(sewer inspections)
Start: April 7, 9:00 a.m. End: April 7, 11:00 a.m.

April 6, 2017 - 2:21pm

Household hazardous waste includes corrosive, flammable or poisonous materials like aerosols, cleaning products, pesticides, fertilizers and more. Putting these materials in your garbage or recycling, or pouring them down your drain, contaminates water and landfills.

April 6, 2017 - 10:27am

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

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8TH ST E WB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED AT PRESTON AVE S
(red light camera maintenance)
Start: April 6, 9:00 a.m. End: April 6, 3:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE AT ARLINGTON AVE
(gas line retirement)
Start: April 6, 9:00 a.m. End: April 6, 4:30 p.m.

April 5, 2017 - 2:22pm

Thanks to warm temperatures at the end of March, Saskatoon roads have been dry enough for street sweeping and early pothole repairs.

“We have been street sweeping for a couple of weeks already - about a week ahead of last year,” says Brandon Harris, Director of Roadways & Operations.  “Our priorities are to collect the bulk of winter sand and debris on the roads, to reduce the dust in the air and repair high-risk potholes.”

April 5, 2017 - 2:09pm

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

April 6, 2017 - 9:04am

The City of Saskatoon is pleased to introduce WayToPark, a new app that helps drivers pay for parking from their smart phone.  This app is designed to ease the need of going to a parking pay station.

“The WayToPark app provides more flexibility when it comes to paying for parking,” said Andrew Hildebrandt, Director of Community Standards. “You can now pay for parking from the comfort of your car and extend your parking session while you’re on the go.”

April 5, 2017 - 10:24am

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