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

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(Connection cut off)
Start: February 4, 8:00 a.m. End: February 4, 4:00 p.m.
 
IDYLWYLD DR S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST E TO 21ST ST E
(Signal upgrade)
Start: February 4, 10:30 a.m. End: February 4, 3:30 p.m.
 

February 1, 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)
Start: January 21, 7:00 a.m. End: February 8, 5:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(Interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

February 1, 2019 - 2:24pm

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Saskatoon. Snow started overnight and is expected to continue through to Sunday, with an estimated total accumulation of 10-15 centimetres, and winds of 20 to 40 km/h. Daytime temperatures are expected to remain in the low minus 20s. There will be a risk of frostbite; with the wind it will feel more like temperatures around minus 33.

February 1, 2019 - 10:00am

The City of Saskatoon is now accepting registrations for the 2019 Green Cart subscription program. Residents are encouraged to participate in this program to divert yard and food waste from the landfill and help in the City’s efforts to achieve 70% waste diversion.

The Green Cart Program offers convenient front-street collection of yard and food waste every two weeks from May 3 to November 7, 2019. Current black and blue cart customers are eligible for this optional fee-for-service (non-refundable) program.

January 31, 2019 - 4:00pm

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