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Lorne Avenue, between Taylor Street and 2nd Street, will be closed on Wednesday, November 6, starting at 8:00 a.m. to replace a water and sewer connection. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   

November 5, 2019 - 10:00am

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

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BROADWAY AVE NB LANES CLOSED; 2-WAY TRAFFIC SET IN SB LANES FROM 7TH ST E TO 8TH ST E
(Lead water connection replacement)
Start: November 5, 9:00 a.m. End: November 6, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

November 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

The following is a statement from Terry Schmidt, General Manager of Transportation and Construction:

"At around 5 a.m. today there was a report of erratic driving involving a City of Saskatoon one ton sanding truck. At this point, there have been no reports of injuries, property damage or theft.

The driver, a City of Saskatoon employee, was detained by Police.

Separate investigations by the City of Saskatoon and Saskatoon Police Service are underway."

November 4, 2019 - 12:15pm

This Friday, November 8, 2019, the City of Saskatoon will be hosting two free youth events; Girls in Motion and Taking to the Court. Both events are open to all youth between the ages of 10 - 14 years and will have lunch and snacks provided.

Girls in Motion

Friday, November 8
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shaw Centre (122 Bowlt Crescent) 

November 4, 2019 - 10:00am

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

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MCORMOND DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT CENTRAL AVE FROM SOUTH GRID RD TO RANGE ROAD 3050
(Directional boring)
Start: November 4, 8:00 a.m. End: November 8, 5:00 p.m.

71ST ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM MILLAR AVE TO ARTHUR ROSE AVE
(Water main construction)
Start: November 4, 8:00 a.m. End: November 15, 5:00 p.m.

November 1, 2019 - 3:10pm

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

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No new projects scheduled

ONGOING

LORNE AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR S
(Concrete work)
Start: November 1, 7:00 a.m. End: November 8, 5:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR SPEED REDUCTION FROM MCORMOND DR TO MCKERCHER DR
(Trucks entering roadway)
Start: July 5, 9:00 a.m. End: November 30, 5:00 p.m.

November 1, 2019 - 2:00pm

71st Street between Millar Avenue and Arthur Rose Avenue will be closed starting at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, for water main construction. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take 12 days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

The City of Saskatoon and GFL Environmental Inc. are hosting the final HHW Drop-off Day of 2019 this Sunday, November 3 from 9am - 3:30pm at the Civic Operations Centre at 57 Valley Road.

November 1, 2019 - 10:00am

Queen Street will be closed between 8th and 9th avenues on Monday morning, November 4, for crane work. Detours will be in place during construction. This work will start at 9:00 a.m. and is expected to take 3 hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   
     

November 1, 2019 - 6:00am

Saskatoon roads and sidewalks are at risk of ice forming overnight if the temperature drops and stays below zero. The rain this afternoon and flurries this evening could cause slippery conditions on sidewalks and residential streets for the morning commute.

City crews are spreading salt to prevent ice on Circle Drive and priority streets, and are using a combination of salt and sand for traction at high risk locations.

October 31, 2019 - 4:50pm

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

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LORNE AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR S
(Concrete work)
Start: November 1, 7:00 a.m. End: November 8, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO 2ND AVE N
(Crane lift)
Start: November 1, 9:00 a.m. End: November 1, 11:00 a.m.

October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Focusing on investing in infrastructure, maintaining service levels and supporting future growth, the City today released the 2020/2021 Preliminary Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget.

October 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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VICTORIA AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 1ST ST E TO 4TH ST E
(Roadway patching)
Start: October 31, 7:00 a.m. End: October 31, 4:00 p.m.

FEDORUK DR WB LANES CLOSED FROM EVERGREEN BLVD TO ZARY RD
(Pathway construction)
Start: October 31, 7:00 a.m. End: November 1, 5:00 p.m.

October 30, 2019 - 2:49pm

Saskatoon Light and Power will be putting up seasonal decorations on some city bridges this week. Work will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30, on Broadway Bridge from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and continue Thursday, October 31 on University Bridge from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

October 29, 2019 - 3:55pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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33RD ST W ROTATING LANE CLOSURES FROM CONFEDERATION DR TO MATHESON DR
(Ground Water Monitoring)
Start: October 30, 9:00 a.m. End: October 31, 5:00 p.m.
 
CLARENCE AVE N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM 12TH ST E TO SASKATCHEWAN CRES E
(Drilling)
Start: October 30, 11:00 a.m. End: October 30, 3:00 p.m.
 

October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

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