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Today, the City of Saskatoon officially started community engagement for the implementation of its Plan for Growth with Mayor Charlie Clark launching the first of a series of videos entitled Let’s Talk Growth.  As the City heads into implementation for its Plan for Growth, this video series emphasizes the importance of continuing a city-wide conversation about the implementation of the Plan for Growth and what it will take to welcome an additional 250,000 people to Saskatoon in the coming decades.

October 23, 2017 - 11:00am

An incident involving a semi earlier today has resulted in the closure of the centre lane of Highway 11 at the Circle Drive East cloverleaf.

The lane is closed while crews clean up and will be reopened as soon as possible. 

The City thanks drivers for their patience while this necessary work is carried out. Slow down, pay attention and respect work zones. Watch for pedestrians and work crews, and for everyone’s safety, please obey all detours, signs, and barriers.

October 20, 2017 - 4:48pm

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

NIGHT WORK

4TH AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST E TO 20TH ST E
(crack filling)
Start: October 22, 7:00 p.m. End: October 23, 6:00 a.m.

4TH AVE S NB LANES CLOSED FROM 19TH ST E TO 22ND ST E
(crack filling)
Start: October 22, 8:00 p.m. End: October 23, 7:00 a.m.

October 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

SPADINA CRES E EB & WB LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE S TO 3RD AVE S
(Remai Modern Grand Opening)
Start: October 21, 6:00 a.m. End: October 21, 7:00 p.m.

33RD ST W WB LANES CLOSED. EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED. FROM EDWARD AVE TO SPADINA CRES E
(water main lining)
Start: October 22, 7:00 a.m. End: October 22, 5:00 p.m.

October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

The City is undertaking work to improve Transit shelters and bus stops along with significant upgrades to the sidewalks that connect people to Transit. The work is being partially funded by the federal government, who contributed $1.5 million through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. One of the objectives of the fund, which is administered by the province, is to improve the active transportation network of municipalities across the country.

October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

The City is undertaking work to improve Transit shelters and bus stops along with significant upgrades to the sidewalks that connect people to Transit. The work is being partially funded by the federal government, who contributed $1.5 million through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. One of the objectives of the fund, which is administered by the province, is to improve the active transportation network of municipalities across the country.

October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

The newly installed traffic signal at the intersection of Lorne Avenue and Ruth Street will be fully activated and switched into normal operation in the coming days. The signal has been flashing all-red since October 15th in order to provide road users with advance notice that the intersection will soon be controlled by a traffic signal instead of stop signs.

 What you can expect from us

October 20, 2017 - 1:37pm

River Landing will be busy this weekend with the grand opening of the Remai Modern.  Consider using Saskatoon Transit to get you there. 

Park downtown or use your regular route to the Downtown Terminal and then your options from there are:

Saturday

October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

Warman Road will have progressive exit ramp lane closures, limiting access to Circle Drive East westbound for crack filling on Friday night, October 20, 2017. This roadwork will take one night to complete, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 19, 2017 - 4:06pm

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

NEW

AIRPORT DR NB CURB & RIGHT TURN LANE CLOSED AT CYNTHIA ST
(roadway patching)
Start: October 20, 7:00 a.m. End: October 20, 3:00 p.m.

HEROLD RD NB & SB LANES CLOSED FROM PAWLYCHENKO LANE TO SLIMMON RD
(water & sewer work)
Start: October 20, 8:00 a.m. End: October 20, 4:00 p.m.

October 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

From the October 16, 2017 Meeting

7.2.1 2018 Preliminary Business Plan and Budget

Decision

*The Committee decided;

October 19, 2017 - 2:58pm

One block of Herold Road, between Pawlychenko Lane and Slimmon Road, will be closed on Friday, October 20, 2017, to allow for water and sewer replacement work. The intersection will reopen by late-afternoon, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

The City of Saskatoon, through its Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, recognizes achievement for heritage preservation in Saskatoon through the presentation of awards every second year. The next Heritage Awards will be held in 2018.

Reminder! The deadline for applicant submissions is tomorrow, Friday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. Any project completed prior to September 1, 2017 is eligible, including non-award winning submissions from past years.

October 19, 2017 - 11:14am

Circle Drive East exit ramp at College Drive will be closed for crack filling tonight. This roadwork will take one night to complete, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 19, 2017 - 9:00am

Circle Drive East westbound lanes and exit ramp lanes for Millar Avenue and Warman Road will be closed at Spadina Crescent for crack filling on Thursday night, October 19, 2017. This roadwork will take one night to complete, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather

Environment Canada ended a wind warning for Saskatoon early this morning.

A very intense low pressure system continues to move through central Saskatchewan today.

For the rest of the day, we can expect westerly winds at 40 km/h and gusts to 60 km/h this afternoon, diminishing to 30 km/h with gusts to 50 km/h before finally tapering off to 20 km/h overnight.

Parks & Urban Forestry

October 18, 2017 - 4:48pm

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

NEW

QUEEN ST EB LANES CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(tree pruning)
Two-way traffic will be maintained in the WB lanes.
Start: October 19, 9:00 a.m. End: October 19, 11:00 a.m.

20TH ST W EB & WB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE K TO AVE I
(water valve repair)
Start: October 19, 9:00 a.m. End: October 19, 5:00 p.m.

October 18, 2017 - 3:50pm

20th Street West from Avenue I to Avenue K South will be closed for a water valve leak repair at the intersection of Avenue J on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Construction is scheduled to take two days to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.   

 What you can expect from us

October 18, 2017 - 2:29pm

From the October 10, 2017 Standing Policy Committee on Transportation
7.1.3 Infill Lane Paving Requirements

Decision

*The Committee carried a motion to recommend to City Council:

October 18, 2017 - 11:06am

From the October 10, 2017 Standing Policy Committee on EU&CS

7.1.2 Special Needs Garbage Collection Service

Decision

*The Committee agreed to recommend to City Council;

October 18, 2017 - 11:05am

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

NEW

LORNE AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM VENTURE CRES TO ASH ST E
(rubberized crack filling)
Start: October 18, 12:00 a.m. End: October 18, 6:00 a.m.

October 17, 2017 - 3:04pm

Two northbound lanes on the Sid Buckwold Bridge will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 for an expansion joint repair. 

What you can expect from us

  • Complete closure of the left and middle northbound lanes on the north end of the bridge for up to 3 days.
  • Signage will be in place directing drivers through the construction zone.

How you can help us

October 17, 2017 - 2:53pm

Weather

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Saskatoon.

A very intense low pressure system is moving in from Alberta and passing through central Saskatchewan tonight.

Wind speeds in Saskatoon are expected to increase this afternoon from the southwest at 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h.  This evening, the southwesterly wind is expected to increase to 50 Km/h gusting to 70 km/h.

October 17, 2017 - 12:05pm

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

NEW

MCKERCHER DR NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT COLLEGE DR
(overpass repair)
Start: October 17, 7:00 a.m. End: October 17, 3:00 p.m.

33RD ST W 2-WAY TRAFFIC MAINTAINED IN WB LANES FROM AVE P N TO HOWELL AVE
(manhole repairs)
Start: October 17, 9:00 a.m. End: October 17, 11:00 a.m.

October 16, 2017 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon’s proposed 2018 Corporate Business Plan and Budget rises to this year’s fiscal challenges which include the fiscal headwinds of falling non-tax revenues and the pressure of population and community growth.

We have responded by:

October 16, 2017 - 1:08pm

Faithfull Avenue will be closed for crack filling starting Monday night, October 16, 2017. Work is expected to take one night, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

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

NEW

33RD ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT SPADINA CRES E
(water main lining)
Start: October 16, 7:00 a.m. End: October 16, 5:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR W WB MIDDLE LANE CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR N TO AVE C N
(sewer line flushing)
Start: October 16, 9:00 a.m. End: October 16, 10:30 a.m.

October 13, 2017 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

DIEFENBAKER DR SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM LAURIER DR TO 22ND ST W
(sidewalk installation)
Start: October 14, 7:00 a.m. End: October 23, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST W WB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM AVE M N TO AVE N N
(water & sewer work)
Start: October 14, 9:00 a.m. End: October 21, 5:00 p.m.

October 13, 2017 - 3:00pm

Traffic is flowing in the westbound lanes of College Drive; the eastbound lanes are expected to open around 11 a.m. following pavement repairs.

An overturned anhydrous ammonia tanker truck Thursday morning caused a closure of the roadway between Circle Drive and Central Avenue.  

Emergency crews worked all day and overnight. 

Efforts to upright the truck and two tanker trailers involved several careful procedures outlined by Transport Canada, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and the Saskatoon Fire Department to ensure public safety. 

October 13, 2017 - 11:19am

Traffic restrictions remain in place on college Drive.

Emergency crews have worked through the night and the overturned truck is now back on its wheels.  

Efforts to upright the truck and two trailers involved several careful procedures outlined by to Transport Canada, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and the Saskatoon Fire Department to ensure public safety. 

As of 7 a.m.  Friday October 13 - the contents of the damaged anhydrous ammonia tanker has been removed.  It has been checked and there are no leaks. 

October 13, 2017 - 7:36am

An incident Thursday morning resulted in the closure of College Drive between Circle Drive and Central Avenue. The roadway will remain closed on Friday, October 13, 2017 while safety personal work to remove a truck from the eastbound lanes.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.  Motorists travelling west on College Drive into the city centre will need to exit onto Central Avenue.  Motorists travelling east on College Drive will be able to access Circle Drive and travel north or south. 

October 13, 2017 - 6:47am

A second tanker truck is on the scene of a rollover involving a tanker truck carrying anhydrous ammonia .  The area is safe

It's hoped the off-loading process and truck removal will be complete by the morning commute.

Currently, College Drive eastbound remains closed to traffic between Circle Drive and Central Avenue.

College Drive westbound in the same location has to remain closed as a safety precaution.

October 12, 2017 - 5:07pm

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

NEW

COLLEGE DR CLOSED BETWEEN CIRCLE DR E TO CENTRAL AVE
(motor vehicle rollover)
Start: October 12, 8:25 a.m. End: Pending vehicle removal.

IDYLWYLD DR S PROGRESSIVE SINGLE LANE CLOSURES FROM 20TH ST W TO SPADINA CRES W
(crack sealing)
Start: October 13, 1:00 a.m. End: October 13, 7:00 a.m.

October 12, 2017 - 3:22pm

An incident earlier today has resulted in the closure of College Drive between Circle Drive and Central Avenue. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. Motorists leaving the city centre travelling eastbound on College Drive will be able to access Circle Drive and travel north or south.  Motorists coming into the city travelling westbound on College Drive must exit at Central Avenue.

October 12, 2017 - 2:55pm

The removal of leaves and debris from Saskatoon streets resumes again this fall with the program beginning Monday, October 16. The purpose of the Fall Street Sweeping Program is to reduce the risk of spring flooding by ensuring leaves and debris are not blocking street drains.

“This year, the priority is to sweep streets where higher volumes of leaves typically fall,” says Brandon Harris, Director of Roadways & Operations. “This is the first time sweeping will occur in areas based on tree density, rather than neighbourhood boundaries.

October 12, 2017 - 10:00am

The three City golf courses, Holiday Park, Silverwood, and Wildwood, are closing for the season to ensure maintenance requirements can be completed before winter.  This is also done so that the courses are in good condition for 2018.  The City would like to thank all patrons for their support during the 2017 season.

Wildwood Golf Course (306-975-3320)    

  • Will close Monday, October 23

Holiday Park Golf Course (306-975-3325)

October 12, 2017 - 9:03am

One block of Ruth Street will be closed on Thursday, October 12, 2017. This closure is scheduled to last one day, weather permitting and barring unforeseen circumstances.

 What you can expect from us

October 11, 2017 - 4:04pm

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

NEW

MCKERCHER DR PROGRESSIVE LANE CLOSURES IN VARIOUS DIRECTIONS AT COLLEGE DR
(overpass repair)
Start: October 12, 7:00 a.m. End: October 12, 7:00 p.m.

CENTRAL AVE NB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM CENTRAL PL TO 105TH ST E
(sidewalk installation)
Start: October 12, 7:00 a.m. End: October 20, 11:00 p.m.

October 11, 2017 - 3:00pm

Community leaders are in Saskatoon this week discussing how to put the recommendations and lessons learned from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) into action.

The third annual Wîcihitowin (wee-chee-HEE’-toe-win) Aboriginal Engagement Conference on October 11-12 brings together experts and leaders from across Canada to take action on improving Aboriginal engagement and inclusion in communities.

October 11, 2017 - 11:45am

One block of Avenue H will be closed on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, to allow for water and sewer replacement work. The roadway is scheduled to reopen before rush-hour traffic, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

 What you can expect from us

October 10, 2017 - 4:00pm

From the October 2, 2017 Finance Committee Meeting

7.1.3 Request for Direct Sale to Saskatchewan Housing Corporation – 303 Fast Court in Aspen Ridge

Decision

*The Committee will recommend to City Council that the Director of Saskatoon Land be authorized to offer, by direct sale, Lot 1, Block 701, Plan 102201769 to Saskatchewan Housing Corporation for the purpose of constructing a group home.

Background

October 10, 2017 - 3:31pm

From the Monday, October 2 Planning, Development & Community Services Meeting
6.1.5 Naming Advisory Committee Report

Decision

*There was unanimous support to recommend to City Council;

October 10, 2017 - 3:25pm

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

NEW

HIGHWAY 7 SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM HART RD TO TOWNSHIP ROAD 364
(roadway work)
Start: October 11, 8:30 a.m. End: October 11, 6:30 p.m.

CENTRAL AVE NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 110TH ST W TO 111TH ST W
(bore hole monitoring)
Start: October 11, 9:00 a.m. End: October 11, 3:00 p.m.

October 10, 2017 - 3:14pm

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

NEW

33RD ST W PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM STEEVES AVE TO BYNG AVE
(concrete work)
Start: October 10, 7:00 a.m. End: October 19, 4:00 p.m.

LORNE AVE NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR S
(hydrovacing)
Start: October 10, 9:00 a.m. End: October 10, 1:00 p.m.

October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

QUEEN ST INTERSECTION CLOSED  AT SPADINA CRES E
(power line maintenance)
Start: October 7, 8:00 a.m. End: October 7, 4:00 p.m.

8TH ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT VICTORIA AVE
(paving)
Start: October 7, 9:00 a.m. End: October 10, 5:00 p.m.

October 6, 2017 - 3:00pm

City Compost & Mulch Available Free for Saskatoon Residents

Saskatoon residents are invited to the west compost depot, to bring a shovel and fill sturdy containers with finished compost and mulch from now until the depot closes on November 12.

“This fall, we are pleased to offer rich, healthy compost and mulch to citizens for free,” says Michelle Jelinski, Senior Project Management Engineer. “The City’s compost depots keep yard and food waste out of the Landfill and produce a high-grade product for the benefit of the entire community.”

October 6, 2017 - 10:00am

The intersection of Queen Street and Spadina Crescent will close at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017, to allow for phase two of power line relocation work.  The intersection will reopen by late-afternoon, barring weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. 

  What you can expect from us

October 6, 2017 - 7:00am

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

NEW

RUTH ST E EB & WB TRAFFIC SQUEEZED OVER FROM JARVIS DR TO CUMBERLAND AVE S
(water main lining)
Start: October 6, 7:00 a.m. End: October 27, 11:30 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E EB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED AT AVE C N
(red light camera maintenance)
Start: October 6, 9:00 a.m. End: October 6, 3:00 p.m.

October 5, 2017 - 3:00pm

The City is decommissioning the northwest slope of the Landfill, which is at full capacity. This fall, more than 2,000 truckloads of soil will cover the entire 38,000 square metres of surface at least one metre thick before being compacted to minimize any environmental impact.

“This northwest mound was originally opened in 1955 and has served Saskatoon well,” says Michelle Jelinski, Senior Project Management Engineer. “Once it is fully compacted and contained, we will expand the landfill gas collection system to this area and further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

October 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR N NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 53RD ST E
(guardrail installation)
Start: October 5, 9:00 a.m. End: October 6, 3:00 p.m.

33RD ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM EDMONTON AVE TO AVE P N
(sidewalk installation)
Start: October 5, 10:00 a.m. End: October 17, 10:00 p.m.

ONGOING

October 4, 2017 - 3:00pm

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