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

NEW

No new projects are scheduled to start on priority one roadways on this date.

ONGOING

No projects are ongoing on priority one streets as of this date.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 29, 2020 - 3:00pm

Ruth Street will be closed between Vernon and McPherson avenues to repair a water main starting Tuesday, December 29, at 7:00 a.m. Access to sidewalks in this area will be restricted while work is underway. This project is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 
Detours will be in place guiding motorists around the work zones. 

December 28, 2020 - 6:00am

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

NEW

RUTH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM VERNON AVE TO MCPHERSON AVE
(Water main repairs)
Start: December 29, 8:00 a.m. End: December 30, 5:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N SB RIGHT TURN BAY CLOSED AT 22ND ST W
(Light pole replacement)
Start: December 29, 9:30 a.m. End: December 29, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

*Corrects bathing information*

The City of Saskatoon is asking citizens to limit their water use effective immediately for essential use only.

Water quality is not affected -- it is safe.

Examples of essential use:

Cooking

Hand washing

Keeping surfaces clean

Washing dishes
 

Examples of Non-essential use:

Bathing

Washing vehicles

December 24, 2020 - 12:49pm

As we approach this holiday season, we need to be mindful that it will be very different from last year; by following the recommendation of the Chief Medical Health Officer, we all need to do our best to ‘reimagine’ the holidays this year and have a quieter Christmas holiday time.

December 23, 2020 - 3:01pm

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

NEW

MCORMOND DR EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM WANUSKEWIN RD TO CENTRAL AVE
(Streetlight repairs)
Start: December 24, 9:30 a.m. End: December 24, 1:30 p.m.

ONGOING

TAYLOR ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM LANSDOWNE AVE TO ALBERT AVE
(Valve replacement)
Start: December 23, 8:00 a.m. End: December 24, 5:00 p.m.

December 23, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM LANSDOWNE AVE TO ALBERT AVE
(Valve replacement)
Start: December 23, 8:00 a.m. End: December 24, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM LANSDOWNE AVE TO ALBERT AVE
(valve replacement)
Start: December 22, 8:00 a.m. End: December 23, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE NB RIGHT TURN LANE CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO GARVIE RD
(Water main & roadway construction)
Start: December 12, 8:00 a.m. End: December 24, 5:00 p.m.

December 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

Taylor Street will be closed between Lansdowne and Albert avenues starting Tuesday, December 22, at 8:00 a.m. to replace a valve.  This project is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.
Saskatoon Transit may be affected by this detour. Transit service alerts and real-time bus information is available on third-party apps like Transit and Google Maps Transit on desktop.   

December 21, 2020 - 10:00am

Beginning in Fall 2020, Saskatoon Light & Power (SL&P) started a project to replace more than 17,000 of its current high-pressure sodium (HPS) street light fixtures with light-emitting diode (LED) technology in residential neighbourhoods, commercial areas and along major streets. The two-year project will cost $6.12 million with forty per cent of the cost paid for by the Federal Government’s Low Carbon Economy Fund. 

December 18, 2020 - 3:51pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT IDYLWYLD DR N
(Security camera installation)
Start: December 21, 9:00 a.m. End: December 21, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB LANES CLOSED; WB LANES REDUCED FROM ALBERT AVE TO LANSDOWNE AVE
(Emergency water & sewer service connection repairs)
Start: December 19, 8:00 a.m. End: December 20, 6:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing requirements and the current phase of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan, the City of Saskatoon already has a number of adjusted services in place. 

December 17, 2020 - 3:48pm

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