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Westbound lanes on 8th Street will be closed at Clarence Avenue for two blocks on Friday, December 21 for an emergency watermain repair. Eastbound lanes will also have some restrictions beginning at Lansdowne Avenue. Please expect delays and respect work zone signage.

Westbound traffic will be detoured at Clarence Avenue. Parking, pedestrian and cycling restrictions will also be in effect around the construction zone.

The road is expected to reopen Friday evening, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 21, 2018 - 10:44am

Environment Canada forecasts a chance of freezing rain overnight, with temperatures slightly below zero. City crews are pre-salting high traffic roads to prevent ice, with staff and equipment available to salt and sand priority roads and high-traffic intersections throughout the evening and into Friday morning.

 What you can expect from us

December 20, 2018 - 3:16pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E WB LANES CLOSED & EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM CLARENCE AVE S TO LANSDOWNE AVE
(water main repairs)
Start: December 21, 8:30 a.m. End: December 21, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 20, 2018 - 2:52pm

This holiday season the City of Saskatoon is encouraging residents to ‘Create Memories, Not Garbage’. Residents are reminded to keep waste reduction and recycling options in mind throughout their holiday celebrations. By remembering a few of these tips during the holidays, residents can help extend the life of the Landfill and help the community move towards 70% waste diversion by 2023. 

December 19, 2018 - 4:06pm

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

NEW

4TH AVE S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 21ST ST E TO 22ND ST E
(manhole repair)
Start: December 20, 9:00 a.m. End: December 20, 2:00 p.m.

ONGOING

IDYLWYLD DR S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED BETWEEN CIRCLE DR AND RUTH ST
(guardrail removal & installation)
Start: December 17, 9:00 a.m. End: December 20, 6:00 p.m.

December 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

At its meeting today, City Council approved a new bylaw that will regulate the operation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) in Saskatoon.  

Highlights of Bylaw No. 9548, The Transportation Network Company Bylaw, 2018 (Rideshare Bylaw), include:

December 19, 2018 - 1:39pm

DON’T GET STUCK WITH A STUFFED CART THIS SEASON!

With the holiday season upon us, the City of Saskatoon would like to make residents aware of some important information regarding waste and recycling collection services.

December 19, 2018 - 10:40am

In supporting the City of Saskatoon’s strategic goal of Environmental Leadership, a grant totaling $30,000 is now available to local, non-profit organizations implementing and supporting sustainable initiatives. The deadline to apply for this grant is February 15, 2019.

$10,000 of this total will be allocated specifically to projects that relate to water conservation, and NEW for 2019, $10,000 will be allocated for waste diversion.

To be eligible for this grant, organizational activities must relate to one of the following categories:

December 19, 2018 - 9:09am

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

ONGOING

IDYLWYLD DR S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED BETWEEN CIRCLE DR AND RUTH ST
(guardrail removal & installation)
Start: December 17, 9:00 a.m. End: December 20, 6:00 p.m.

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

December 18, 2018 - 3:20pm

At its meeting yesterday, City Council carried a motion to rescind a decision made November 19, 2018 regarding the implementation of a black cart variable rate waste utility for curbside pick-up at single-family homes.   

City Council has directed the Administration to report back on other funding options for the curbside waste program.

Information on possible funding options previously considered for curbside waste can be found here.

December 18, 2018 - 2:55pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT LOUISE AVE
(manhole restoration)
Start: December 18, 9:00 a.m. End: December 18, 2:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(water main work)
Start: December 18, 9:00 a.m. End: December 18, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

As a reminder, in November 2018 City Hall implemented a quick and easy visual bag inspection for all visitors planning to attend Council Chambers for City Council or Committee Meetings.  The new screening procedure helps to ensure that Council Chambers remains open, accessible, safe and secure for all visitors and City employees.

December 17, 2018 - 9:14am

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

NEW
22ND ST W EB CURB & CENTRE LANE CLOSED FROM AVE I S TO AVE H S
(Well decommissioning)
Start: December 17, 9:00 a.m. End: December 17, 3:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM GLASGOW ST TO CASCADE ST
(guardrail removal & installation)
Start: December 17, 9:00 a.m. End: December 20, 6:00 p.m.

December 14, 2018 - 3:20pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
NEW
3RD AVE S SB CLOSED FROM 19TH ST E TO SPADINA CRES E
(raising of crane)
Start: December 15, 5:00 a.m. End: December 16, 4:00 p.m.

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

December 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Starting this morning, 33rd Street will be closed between avenues B and C for water valve replacement. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route at SaskatoonTransit.ca/service-alerts or on your mobile device using the real-time app called Transit.  

December 14, 2018 - 6:00am

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