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*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
33RD ST W EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE P N TO EDMONTON AVE
(Well monitoring)
Start: February 13, 9:00 a.m. End: February 13, 3:00 p.m.
 
ONGOING
 
IDYLWYLD DR N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Primary water main repair)

February 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

 
CIRCLE DR E NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT COLLEGE DR 
(Guardrail replacement) 

February 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo is committed to the safety and well-being of all the animals in our care, with this in mind, the Zoo will be closed until Monday, February 11. With the forecasted cold temperatures over the coming days, the animal care team will be focused on providing a safe environment for all of the animals in our care.  The Park will remain open during the Zoo closure.

For more information on the Zoo, please visit saskatoon.ca/zoo.

February 8, 2019 - 3:39pm

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

 COLLEGE DRIVE WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT CP RAIL OVERPASS
(Guardrail repair)
Start: February 11, 9:00 a.m. End: February 11, 5:00 p.m.

February 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW
 
 
8TH ST E WB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM LUTHER PL TO CHABEN PL 
(Water main repair) 

February 8, 2019 - 2:47pm

Circle Drive westbound at 1st Avenue has been reduced to one lane for an emergency traffic light repair. This work is expected to take approximately eight hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

1st Avenue will remain open during the repairs. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route on your mobile device using one of the real-time apps including Google Maps transit or Transit app. 

February 8, 2019 - 10:45am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see the Saskatchewan Rush vs. the Calgary Roughnecks at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, February 9 is available at the following times:

  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 6:25 p.m.
  • 6:40 p.m.
  • 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:20 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

February 8, 2019 - 6:00am

The City Archives is pleased to be the recipient of several locally-themed collections including extensive photographic material and news clippings from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

“This is a significant community asset and gift,” says City Archivist Jeff O’Brien.  “We are grateful to both the Provincial Archives and the StarPhoenix to have the opportunity to keep and make available at the City Archives, this vital historical resource.”

February 7, 2019 - 8:00pm

The City Archives is pleased to be the recipient of several locally-themed collections including extensive photographic material and news clippings from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

“This is a significant community asset and gift,” says City Archivist Jeff O’Brien.  “We are grateful to both the Provincial Archives and the StarPhoenix to have the opportunity to keep and make available at the City Archives, this vital historical resource.”

February 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW
 
 
IDYLWYLD DR S NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 1ST AVE S 
(Cable fault repair) 

February 7, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
There are no new road restrictions. 
 
ONGOING 
 
IDYLWYLD DR N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E 

February 6, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
ONGOING
 
 
IDYLWYLD DR N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E 
(Primary water main repair) 

February 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

 
FAITHFULL AVE NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 66TH ST E TO MARQUIS DR E 
(Directional boring) 

February 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

Approximately 15 centimetres of snow fell on Saskatoon between Thursday night and Saturday night. The City declared a snow event at 6 pm last night once the snow stopped and Environment Canada’s Snowfall Warning ended, which activates the 72-hour priority street grading process.

February 3, 2019 - 12:18pm

Environment Canada issued another snowfall warning for Saskatoon today, predicting a total of 10 cm from Friday to Sunday. Snow is expected to continue today, getting heavier tonight and into Sunday. City and contractor crews cleared and continue to apply pre-wet sand on Circle Drive for traction. Major roadways such as College Drive, 22nd Street, Idylwyld Drive and 8th Street were cleared overnight, and there are up to 10 high-speed plows, 31 graders, 20 sanders and 10 sidewalk plows cleaning up on priority streets.

February 2, 2019 - 2:57pm

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