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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 10, 2020 - 3:00pm

Since last Wednesday, the City has been removing snow from residential streets, improving our ability to safely navigate neighbourhoods. Piles of snow have been removed in five neighbourhoods. 

December 10, 2020 - 12:26pm

City Council recently approved free parking on Saturdays in City-managed public pay parking areas throughout Saskatoon starting December 12, 2020, and ending March 27, 2021.

Parking customers are reminded that all other parking requirements remain in effect, including parking time limits. Parking Enforcement staff will continue to monitor and ticket vehicles parked in:

December 10, 2020 - 8:00am
Broadway BIDDowntown BID (The Partnership)Riversdale BIDSutherland BID

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

NEW

COLLEGE DR EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM PRESTON AVE N TO CIRCLE DR E
(Banner installation)
Start: December 10, 9:00 a.m. End: December 10, 11:00 a.m.

MELVILLE ST ROAD CLOSED FROM PORTAGE AVE TO JASPER AVE
(Sanitary cleaning)
Start: December 10, 9:00 a.m. End: December 10, 4:00 p.m.

December 9, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

CUMBERLAND AVE S ROAD CLOSED FROM BUTE ST TO CASCADE ST
(Valve replacement)
Start: December 9, 8:00 a.m. End: December 10, 5:00 p.m.

MELVILLE ST ROAD CLOSED FROM JASPER AVE S TO BRAND RD
(Sanitary cleaning)
Start: December 9, 9:00 a.m. End: December 9, 4:00 p.m.

December 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

Cumberland Avenue will be closed between Bute and Cascade streets starting Wednesday, December 9, at 8:00 a.m. for a urgent valve replacement.  This project is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. Sidewalk restrictions will be in place while construction is underway. 
 
December 8, 2020 - 9:00am

At its Budget Meetings on December 2 and 3, City Council approved funding for the Take It Outside Winter Animation Fund to provide immediate support to community organizations wishing to host safe outdoor activities in Saskatoon during the Winter 2020/21 season.

As part of the Take It Outside Winter Animation Fund, a total of $175,000 is currently available to non-profit organizations, ad hoc groups, businesses, or for-profit organizations through two different grant programs:

December 8, 2020 - 8:00am

The 2021 Waste Collection Calendar is now available online at saskatoon.ca/collectioncalendar or through the Saskatoon Recycling & Waste app.

The following route changes will take effect on January 2, 2021.

Black Cart Garbage

December 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

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

NEW 

20TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE H S TO AVE I S
(Curb box replacement)
Start: December 8, 9:00 a.m. End: December 9, 4:00 p.m.

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 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

20th Street will be closed between avenues H and I starting Tuesday, December 8, at 9:00 a.m. to replace a curb box.  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 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

The new Taylor Street extension, between Rosewood Boulevard North and Meadows Parkway which connects to Wess Road, will officially open to traffic on Tuesday, December 8th. The extension is an important link between newly developed neighbourhoods and business areas on Saskatoon’s east edge.

Traffic lights have been installed at Taylor Street and Rosewood Gate North. Drivers should be aware that Taylor Street narrows to two-way traffic, east of Rosewood Gate North.

 

December 7, 2020 - 6:00am

City Council approved an adjusted City Budget for 2021 on December 3, 2020 after two days of review, debate and strategic decision-making. As part of the new two-year budget cycle, City Council was able to revisit the 2020-2021 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget’s Operating and Capital plans (previously approved November 2019) in this second budget year to adjust to any unanticipated external factors of significant impact on the City’s 2021 Budget. The financial impact the pandemic left on City operations was key to consider in the 2021 Budget review process.

December 4, 2020 - 4:14pm

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