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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM LOUISE AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(sewer maintenance)
Start: September 20, 7:00 a.m. End: September 20, 4:00 p.m.

20TH ST W EB & WB MEDAIN LANES CLOSED FROM AVE G S TO AVE G S
(pole installation)
Start: September 20, 9:00 a.m. End: September 20, 3:00 p.m.

September 19, 2018 - 3:12pm

A driver who ignored work zone signs and damaged City maintenance equipment was issued a ticket under The Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention by the Saskatoon Police Service.

The incident happened on the afternoon of September 4, 2018, when a maintenance crew had an area of Central Avenue at 103rd Street blocked off for fire hydrant testing and maintenance. The driver entered the marked work zone, hit the equipment with her vehicle, and dragged it off the curb causing damage.  

September 18, 2018 - 3:41pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM PRESTON AVE S TO GOODWIN AVE
(sewer cleaning)
Start: September 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 19, 3:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM MELROSE AVE TO EASTLAKE AVE
(sewer lining)
Start: September 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 19, 4:00 p.m.

September 18, 2018 - 3:05pm

Saskatoon Transit works to anticipate areas of growth 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 18, 2018 - 8:25am

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM WALPOLE AVE TO CIRCLE DR E
(sanitary line maintenance)
Start: September 18, 7:00 a.m. End: September 18, 4:00 p.m.

CLARENCE AVE S NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 14TH ST E TO 15TH ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: September 18, 7:00 a.m. End: September 18, 5:00 p.m.

September 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

Consider sharing your passion, time and skills by volunteering in your community. Get involved in what matters to you by taking an active role and serving on one of the City’s boards, commissions or committees. The 2019 Call for Applications is now underway with openings in a wide variety of positions.

For 2019, City Council has revised the Terms of Reference for many of its Advisory Committees, broadening the composition of volunteers that serve to be more reflective of our community.

September 17, 2018 - 9:02am

Crews will be working on the offramp from Circle Drive North to Idylwyld Drive northbound toward 51st Street. To facilitate this work, the ramp will be closed Sunday starting at 7 am. Drivers are encouraged to use Faithful Avenue or Avenue C.

This work is weather dependent and will need to be rescheduled in case of rain.

September 14, 2018 - 3:53pm

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

NEW

CLARENCE AVE N NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM TEMPERANCE ST TO 14TH ST E
(sewer lining)
Start: September 17, 8:00 a.m. End: August 17, 4:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR W NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 22ND ST W
(crack sealing)
Closure will be set daily between 9:00 am & 3:00 pm
Start: September 17, 9:00 a.m. End: September 18, 3:00 p.m.

September 14, 2018 - 3:39pm

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

NEW

BROADWAY AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 12TH ST E TO 10TH ST E
(sewer lining)
Start: September 15, 7:00 a.m. End: September 15, 4:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM SPADINA CRES E TO SASKATCHEWAN CRES E
(minor bridge repair)
Start: September 15, 7:00 a.m. End: September 15, 5:30 p.m.

September 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Students of many post-secondary college and university programs have resumed classes; many of these students are living away from home for the first time. The Saskatoon Fire Department knows what an exciting time this can be, but emphasizes the importance of finding and maintaining safe living accommodations.

Parents and students should familiarize themselves with fire safety advice for students living on their own:

Cooking

September 14, 2018 - 2:30pm

With the approval of the Water Security Agency and the Saskatchewan Health Authority, the City of Saskatoon has lifted the Do Not Use water advisory for Bolstad Link/Manor/Turn/Way in the neighbourhood of Aspen Ridge. Bolstad residents were taken off the permanent, underground water system and moved to a temporary above-ground system after potential hydrocarbon contamination was discovered in a few area hydrants in January.

September 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Two special events are being planned on Tuesday, October 2 to commemorate the completion of the City of Saskatoon’s largest ever infrastructure project. In just days, the Bridging to Tomorrow project, which includes the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, McOrmond Drive and Central Avenue extensions, and the new Traffic Bridge will be completed on time and on budget.

September 14, 2018 - 10:59am

Over the next few weeks, crews will be crack filling sections of roadways around the city including Circle Drive and 1st Avenue North.

September 14, 2018 - 10:00am

Direct bus service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to Metallica at SaskTel Centre is available at the following times:

  • 4:00 p.m.
  • 4:40 p.m.
  • 5:20 p.m.
  • 5:55 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:35 p.m.
  • 6:55 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Post event drop-off is at the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

September 14, 2018 - 6:00am

A City Committee is asking City Council to green-light a plan seeking a tenant to develop and manage a six-day-a-week public and farmers’ market in the Farmers’ Market Building at River Landing.   As the current lease is set to expire in the spring with the current tenant, a report considered by the Planning, Development & Community Services Committee would like City Council to endorse issuing a Request for Proposal this fall.

September 13, 2018 - 5:26pm

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

NEW

WINTER EQUIPMENT TRAINING ON CIRCLE DRIVE
(snowplow operator training)
Start: September 14, 9:30 a.m. End: September 14, 11:30 a.m.

RUTH ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT DUFFERIN AVE
(sewer lining)
Start: September 14, 7:00 a.m. End: September 14, 4:00 p.m.

September 13, 2018 - 4:09pm

Drivers may encounter slow-moving snow plows on Idylwyld Drive and Circle Drive Thursday and Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. as part of City operator training. During this training and throughout winter, when you see snow maintenance vehicles with blue flashing lights on the road, slow down, pay attention and leave room for them to work.

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September 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

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

NEW

1ST AVE N SB LANES CLOSED FROM 26TH ST E TO QUEEN ST
(roadway patching)
Start: September 13, 7:00 a.m. End: September 13, 5:00 p.m.

WINTER EQUIPMENT TRAINING ON CIRCLE DRIVE
(snowplow operator training)
Start: September 13, 9:30 a.m. End: September 13, 11:30 a.m.

September 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

City crews have begun annual winterization of the 435 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 12, 2018 - 9:00am

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

NEW

AVE H N INTERSECTION CLOSED AT BEDFORD RD
(roadways patching)
Start: September 12, 7:00 a.m. End: September 12, 3:00 p.m.

QUEBEC AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 34TH ST E TO 36TH ST E
(hydrant repair)
Start: September 12, 7:00 a.m. End: September 22, 4:00 p.m.

September 11, 2018 - 4:00pm

Starting tomorrow morning, the intersection at Avenue H N and Bedford Road will close for roadway patching. This work is expected to take a day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Signs will be in place detouring road users around the construction area and reminding everyone to respect the work zone. These detours will cause delays so road users should allow extra time for their daily commute. Access to sidewalks will also be reduced during this project. 

September 11, 2018 - 10:00am

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E WB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM MORGAN AVE TO LOUISE AVE
(sidewalk resurfacing)
Start: September 11, 7:00 a.m. End: September 11, 5:00 p.m.

September 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department will be hosting three open houses of fire stations around the city, as well as one public grand opening of the newly relocated Fire Station No. 3. These events will be running from September 17th to 20th and all are welcome to attend. The details of each are as follows:

 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Fire Station No. 2 Open House – 3111 Diefenbaker Drive

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fire Station No. 8 Open House – 207 Slimmon Road

September 10, 2018 - 11:00am

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

NEW

RUTH ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM MCPHERSON AVE TO LORNE AVE
(catch basin repair)
Start: September 10, 9:00 a.m. End: September 10, 12:00 p.m.

33RD ST E WB CURB LANE & SIDEWALK CLOSED FROM 1ST AVE N TO QUEBEC AVE
(sidewalk replacement)
Start: September 10, 9:00 a.m. End: September 11, 4:00 p.m.

September 7, 2018 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR N SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO 32ND ST W
(traffic pole repairs)
Start: September 9, 6:00 a.m. End: September 9, 11:00 a.m.

LORNE AVE NB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO 9TH ST E
(road repair)
Start: September 8, 7:00 a.m. End: September 8, 5:00 p.m.

September 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

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

NEW

CUMBERLAND AVE S NB & SB DRIVING LANES CLOSED FROM 14TH ST E TO 11TH ST E
(sewer lining)
Traffic will be accommodated in the parking lanes.
Start: September 7, 7:00 a.m. End: September 7, 5:00 p.m.

September 6, 2018 - 3:14pm

Do you have unwanted, usable household items? Do you want free stuff? Swap it! The City of Saskatoon encourages individuals to participate in the city-wide curbside swap Sept 8, 2018 or organize their own within their neighborhood at any time between spring and fall.
 
The Saskatoon Curbside Swap is where residents place unwanted items in good condition, clearly marked FREE, on their curbs for anyone to pick up. At the end of the day, residents return unclaimed items to their home along with their newfound treasures.
 
September 6, 2018 - 10:06am

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.

Take care of your household hazardous waste responsibly by bringing it to our next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on SATURDAY, September 8, 2018.

September 6, 2018 - 9:00am

After months of study, City Administration recommends bi-weekly collection of both garbage and organics – with no changes to recycling. It further recommends the new services be funded as a utility instead of from property taxes.

September 5, 2018 - 4:18pm

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

NEW

QUEBEC AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 36TH ST E TO 38TH ST E
(hydrant replacements)
Start: September 6, 7:00 a.m. End: September 11, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST E WB & SB LANES CLOSED AT 5TH AVE N
(manhole repair)
Start: September 6, 8:00 a.m. End: September 6, 11:00 a.m.

September 5, 2018 - 3:00pm

Sections of Quebec Avenue will be closed starting Thursday, September 6th to allow crews to upgrade underground fire hydrant infrastructure along the roadway, including the replacement of one 65 year-old cast iron fire hydrant. This work is expected to take about one month to complete barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.

Closures will be staggered between 33rd and 40th streets to minimize the impact to road users, however delays can be expected around the detours while work is underway.

September 5, 2018 - 2:09pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 8TH ST E
(bridge maintenance)
Start: September 5, 9:00 a.m. End: September 5, 12:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT ARLINGTON AVE
(traffic signal upgrades)
Start: September 5, 9:00 a.m. End: September 5, 2:00 p.m.

September 4, 2018 - 3:09pm

Over the next few nights, crews will be resurfacing sections of Idylwyld Drive South between Circle Drive South and 8th Street. Lane restrictions will be in place on Idylwyld Drive and some adjoining access and exit ramps will be closed. Detour signs will be in place well ahead of the construction zones.

To limit the impact to drivers, these large-scale projects are completed overnight when traffic volumes are lighter. Night work will start after 7 p.m. with roadways reopening before 7 a.m. the next day, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

September 4, 2018 - 5:00am

Crews will be working on a water and sewer connection on Idylwyld Drive starting this Tuesday. Southbound lanes will be closed and northbound lanes will be reduced between 35th Street and 36th Street for two days, barring any unforeseen circumstances or weather delays. Parking, pedestrian and cycling restrictions will also be in effect around the construction zone.

Detours will be in place guiding road users around the construction zone, but everyone is advised to plan for delays and use alternate routes where possible.

September 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

Improvements to the Taylor Street and Arlington Avenue intersection are progressing well, however, unexpected repairs to underground powerlines will delay the project by a few weeks. Starting Tuesday, intermittent lane restrictions will be in place in both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Taylor Street between Circle Drive and Arlington Avenue in order to complete the repairs.

Two-way traffic will continue to be maintained, but road users are advised to plan for delays. Some sidewalk restrictions will also be in place.

August 31, 2018 - 4:00pm

 

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

NEW

BROADWAY AVE NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 6TH ST E TO 7TH ST E
(road repairs)
Start: September 4, 7:00 a.m. End: September 4, 5:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N SB LANES & NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 35TH ST W TO 36TH ST W
(water & sewer connection repair)
Start: September 4, 9:00 a.m. End: September 5, 5:00 p.m.

August 31, 2018 - 3:13pm

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

ONGOING

2ND AVE S AND 3RD AVE S CLOSED FROM 19TH ST TO SPADINA CRES; SPADINA CRES CLOSED FROM 2ND S TO 3RD AVE S
(Fireworks Festival)
Start: August 30, 8:00 a.m. End: September 3, 12:00 p.m.

33RD ST W INTERSECTION CLOSED AT KENSINGTON RD/NEAULT RD/ELK POINT RD
(water main installation)
Start: August 28, 7:00 a.m. End: September 3, 4:00 p.m.

August 31, 2018 - 2:52pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR W NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 22ND ST W
(crack sealing)
Start: August 31, 9:00 a.m. End: August 31, 3:00 p.m.

VALLEY RD NB & SB PARTIAL LANE CLOSURES AT CIRCLE DR S
(micro surfacing)
Start: August 31, 10:00 a.m. End: August 31, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

August 30, 2018 - 3:00pm

The City is reminding drivers that school zones are back in effect beginning next week. School zones are marked around all public and private schools (elementary and secondary), Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from September to June. Drivers are required to reduce their speeds to a maximum of 30 kilometres per hour (km/h).

August 30, 2018 - 2:41pm

As a result of customer feedback and route monitoring, Saskatoon Transit will be making adjustments to select routes beginning Sunday, September 2, 2018, to help improve service. These service changes will assist with Transit connections for those travelling to-and-from downtown along 22nd Street in the evenings, early Saturday mornings, Sundays and statutory holidays.

Saskatoon Transit will be making adjustments to the following routes:

August 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department would like to remind everyone to follow safe practices when purchasing, enjoying, and disposing of fireworks. Bylaw No. 7990 prohibits the discharge of fireworks except on Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and New Year’s Eve. This Labour Day, Monday, September 3rd, low-hazard fireworks can only be discharged on private property between the hours of dusk and 11:00 p.m.

Residents and visitors need to familiarize themselves with the risks and obligations associated with fireworks:

August 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

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

NEW

COLLEGE DRIVE EB ROAD CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR
(bridge construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the WB lanes.
Start: August 30, 5:00 a.m. End: September 7, 5:00 p.m.

August 29, 2018 - 3:00pm

The 2018 Building Better Roads construction season is about two thirds of the way complete, and the City is on schedule and even ahead of schedule in some areas. Near perfect construction weather and few unexpected issues have contributed to a smooth season so far.

“We’re really pleased that our road and sidewalk work is already about 90 per cent complete,” says Celene Anger, Director of Construction and Design. “If the weather continues to cooperate, we do expect to complete about 20 per cent more sidewalk work than we projected—we’re very happy about that.”

August 29, 2018 - 10:33am

Leisure pool maintenance at the Shaw Centre will begin on Saturday, September 1, 2018, and run through to Monday, September 17, 2018.  The following amenities will be affected during this time:

August 29, 2018 - 9:00am

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE SB CLOSED, 2 WAY TRAFFIC SET IN NB LANES FROM 105TH ST W TO 104TH ST W
(valve repair)
Start: August 29, 9:00 a.m. End: August 29, 12:00 p.m.

CLARENCE AVE S NB & SB CURB & MIDDLE LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(road crack filling)
Start: August 29, 9:00 a.m. End: August 29, 12:00 p.m.

August 28, 2018 - 3:28pm

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Monday, September 3, 2018.

City Hall will be closed.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on Monday, September 3. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted.

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

Saskatoon Public Library (all locations) will be closed.

August 28, 2018 - 9:42am

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

NEW

33RD ST EB & WB CLOSED FROM KENSINGTON RD TO NEAULT RD
(water main installation)
Start: August 28, 7:00 a.m. End: September 3, 4:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR CURB LANE CLOSED FROM MCKERCHER DR TO MCORMOND DR
(crack sealing)
Start: August 28, 9:00 a.m. End: August 28, 12:00 p.m.

August 27, 2018 - 3:23pm

Traffic will be slowed to 60 kilometers per hour on Circle Drive south of 11th Street tomorrow (Tuesday, August 28) while crews conduct an inspection of the railroad overpass.

Through traffic will be maintained, but there will be alternating lane closures in the northbound and southbound lanes throughout the day.

The inspection of the railroad overpass, which was included in the Circle Drive South project, will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

August 27, 2018 - 1:21pm

Contractors will begin installing a watermain at the intersection of Neault Road (Dalmeny Grid), Elk Point Road and 33rd Street early Tuesday morning at around 7 am. While this 7-day project is underway, there will be no access between Neault/Elk Point Roads and 33rd Street.

33rd Street will be closed between Neault Road and the Kensington Road roundabout. Traffic heading into the city from Highways 14 and 7 will also be impacted by this construction work.

August 27, 2018 - 10:00am

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

NEW

AVE L S NB, SB & WB LANES CLOSED AT 18TH ST W
(Water main tie-in)
Start: August 27, 7:00 a.m. End: August 31, 5:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E EB MEDIAN & LEFT TURN LANES CLOSED. WB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED. AT WEYAKWIN DR
(Manhole repairs)
Start: August 27, 9:00 a.m. End: August 27, 12:00 p.m.

August 24, 2018 - 3:17pm

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