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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

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

NEW

8TH ST E ROTATING LANE CLOSURES AT PRESTON AVE S
(Red light camera installation)
Start: March 17, 9:00 a.m. End: March 20, 3:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM WARMAN RD TO PRESTON AVE N
(Cable fault repair)
Start: March 17, 9:30 a.m. End: March 17, 12:30 p.m.

March 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

As Saskatoon Transit moves towards providing service that reflects the approved Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines (moving more routes onto Broadway Avenue) and to reduce congestion on the Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge during rehabilitation, changes are being made to three routes as of March 29, 2020. 

Affected routes:

March 16, 2020 - 6:00am

As the City of Saskatoon continues to keep up to date on the COVID-19 pandemic, City leaders have made the decision to close leisure facilities effective Monday, March 16.

“This was a difficult decision to make,” says Pamela Goulden-McLeod, Director of the Emergency Management Organization. “We want to remind everyone there is no evidence of community transmission.”

“We want to make sure we can maintain essential services and one of the ways we can do this is to limit non-essential contacts in the community, including for our staff,” Goulden-McLeod says.

March 15, 2020 - 4:15pm

Saturday night’s snowfall covered Saskatoon with approximately 8 centimeters of snow. City crews worked all night on Circle Drive and are currently working on clearing snow on priority 1 streets such as Circle Drive, 22nd Street, Idylwyld Drive, College Drive and 8th Street.  Contractors will be assisting city crews. 

March 15, 2020 - 9:05am

To help share reliable and accurate information for our community, the City has created a webpage dedicated to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information.

“Everyone can find facts on how to protect yourself and family from COVID-19, answers to the questions we’re being asked the most, news releases and links to trusted health-related information,” says Pamela Goulden-McLeod, Director of Emergency Management.

In terms of action, the City has activated its Emergency Operations Centre to coordinate its planning efforts.

March 14, 2020 - 11:03am

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

NEW

CUMBERLAND AVE S CLOSED FROM 13TH ST E TO 14TH ST E
(Sewer connection replacement)
Start: March 16, 8:00 a.m. End: March 17, 5:00 p.m.

WARMAN RD NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM HAZEN ST TO CIRCLE DR E
(Streetlight cable replacement)
Start: March 16, 9:30 a.m. End: March 16, 3:30 p.m.

ONGOING

March 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT NORTHRIDGE DR
(Pole installation)
Start: March 15, 7:00 a.m. End: March 15, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

8TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM RANGE ROAD 3044 TO MCORMOND DR
(Trucking route)
Start: February 24, 7:00 a.m. End: October 26, 5:00 p.m.

March 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB AND CENTER LANES CLOSED FROM CUMBERLAND AVE N TO LOUISE AVE
(Valve repairs)
Start: March 13, 9:00 a.m. End: March 13, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

8TH ST E ROTATING LANE CLOSURES AT PRESTON AVE S
(Red light camera installation)
Start: March 11, 9:00 a.m. End: March 13, 3:00 p.m.

March 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

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