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

NEW

There are no new projects scheduled for this date.

ONGOING

DIEFENBAKER DR ROAD CLOSED FROM ST LAURENT CRES TO LLOYD CRES
(Valve replacement)
Start: March 23, 9:00 a.m. End: March 24, 5:00 p.m.

March 23, 2020 - 3:00pm

We are constantly reassessing pandemic developments to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and citizens.  We have also continued to reassess the way we deliver public services to keep staff and residents safe when we are out in the community and in light of the decision to close City Hall and civic facilities.

March 20, 2020 - 5:10pm

The City welcomes a decision of the provincial government to place further restrictions on social gatherings.

“Based on discussions with our Director of Emergency Management, City Council and Senior Administration I gave notice for a Special City Council meeting at 3:30 this afternoon,” says Mayor Charlie Clark.  “This was done in anticipation of needing to take further steps in addressing the growing concern that as we try to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19, gathering in restaurants and bars was an ongoing risk in our community.

March 20, 2020 - 3:31pm

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

NEW

1ST AVE N ROAD CLOSED FROM KING ST TO PRINCESS ST
(Water & sewer work)
Start: March 23, 8:00 a.m. End: March 24, 5:00 p.m.

DIEFENBAKER DR ROAD CLOSED FROM ST LAURENT CRES TO LLOYD CRES
(Valve replacement)
Start: March 23, 9:00 a.m. End: March 24, 5:00 p.m.

March 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

While the City of Saskatoon acknowledges the severity of the COVID-19 virus and the impact it is having on the community, the City and its construction partners will proceed as planned with the construction on the east half of the Sid Buckwold Bridge and the Idylwyld Drive ramps over 19th Street.

March 20, 2020 - 2:12pm

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

NEW

2ND AVE S ROAD CLOSED FROM 19TH ST E TO SAUNDERS PL
(Crane repairs)
Start: March 21, 5:00 a.m. End: March 21, 6:00 p.m.

CLARENCE AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM WILSON CRES TO GLASGOW ST
(Tree pruning)
Start: March 22, 8:00 a.m. End: March 22, 5:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

March 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

Diefenbaker Drive, between St. Laurent and Lloyd crescents, will be closed starting Monday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. to replace a valve. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  

March 20, 2020 - 6:00am

We are constantly reassessing pandemic developments to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and citizens.  We have also continued to reassess the way we deliver public services to keep staff and residents safe when we are out in the community.

Transit fare suspension and rear door boarding effective Friday, March 20

March 19, 2020 - 4:49pm

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

NIGHTWORK

33RD ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR N TO ALBERTA AVE
(Red light camera work)
Start: March 19, 7:00 p.m. End: March 20, 6:00 a.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 33RD ST E TO 34TH ST E
(Red light camera work)
Start: March 19, 7:00 p.m. End: March 20, 6:00 a.m.

March 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon is closing to the public all its facilities including City Hall; this follows the provincial government declaration of a public emergency for COVID-19 (coronavirus).

“While we are closed to the public, our business operations will continue to provide essential services for our residents as much as possible,” says City Manager Jeff Jorgenson.

March 18, 2020 - 4:31pm

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

NEW

PRESTON AVE S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM LOUISE AVE TO ADELAIDE ST E
(Tree pruning)
Start: March 19, 9:00 a.m. End: March 19, 1:30 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

33RD ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR N TO ALBERTA AVE
(Red light camera work)
Start: March 19, 7:00 p.m. End: March 20, 6:00 a.m.

March 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

The City continues to respond to COVID-19 in what is a rapidly changing situation for our citizens and our staff. 

“As social distancing measures increase in our community, we want to stress essential services are being maintained,” says Pamela Goulden McLeod, Director of Emergency Management Organization. 

Goulden-McLeod says garbage collection remains on schedule; roadways snow clearing and maintenance continues; Saskatoon Transit continues to operate; water treatment remains reliable and safe; wastewater processes remain unaffected;

March 17, 2020 - 4:20pm

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

NEW

AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 31ST ST W TO 32ND ST W
(Sewer connection replacement)
Start: March 18, 8:00 a.m. End: March 20, 5:00 p.m.

33RD ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT AVE P N
(Manhole access)
Start: March 18, 9:00 a.m. End: March 18, 12:00 p.m.

March 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

Avenue H North, between 31st and 32nd streets, will be closed starting Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00 a.m. to replace a sewer connection. This work is expected to take three days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  

March 17, 2020 - 6:00am

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