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The Saskatoon EX Parade takes place today, Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Road and parking restrictions will be in place on the downtown parade route from 10:00 a.m. until the parade concludes (approximately noon).

Spadina Crescent East from 24th Street East to Warburton Street will be the parade staging area and will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until approximately 12:00 (noon) p.m. This closure will include Queen Street east of 7th Avenue North.

The parade will follow the traditional route:

August 6, 2019 - 6:00am

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

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SPADINA CRES E ROAD CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO DUCHESS ST
(Exhibition parade marshalling area)
Start: August 6, 5:30 a.m. End: August 6, 12:00 p.m.

LENORE DR EB CURB & CENTER LANES CLOSED FROM CREE CRES TO PRIMROSE DR
(Concrete repairs)
Start: August 6, 7:00 a.m. End: August 16, 5:30 p.m.

August 2, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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No new projects scheduled

ONGOING

WANUSKEWIN RD SB LANES CLOSED AT 71ST ST E
(Road construction)
2-way traffic maintained in NB lanes
Start: May 27, 9:00 a.m. End: August 6, 5:00 p.m.

August 2, 2019 - 2:24pm

On Saskatchewan Day, Monday, August 5, 2019, the City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services, and altered holiday hours, details below.

City Hall:  All Administrative Offices are closed. City Hall reopens Tuesday, August 6 at 8:00 a.m.

Pay Parking Stations: No payment is required on Monday, August 5

Reminder: motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted

Municipal Impound Lot: Vehicles will not be released to the public

Saskatoon Public Library: All locations will be closed

August 2, 2019 - 8:22am

Taylor Street East between McKinnon and Munroe avenues will be fully closed starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6 for water and sewer replacement work. A temporary 4-way stop will be in place at the intersection of Clarence Avenue South and 1st Street East. This work is expected to take one week to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

August 2, 2019 - 7:00am

Saskatoon Transit has partnered with the Saskatoon EX to offer free Transit service to Superpass holders during the week of the Exhibition, August 6-11, 2019. Superpass holders can ride free every day on regular Transit routes to and from the exhibition grounds by showing their Superpass when boarding a Saskatoon Transit bus. Children 10 & under ride FREE all-day Wednesday and older adults (60+) ride FREE all-day Thursday on regular bus routes.

Some easy ways to get to the EX on Saskatoon Transit:

August 2, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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COLLEGE DR EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM MCKERCHER DR TO MCORMOND DR
(Asphalt coring)
Start: August 2, 6:00 a.m. End: August 2, 7:30 a.m.

August 1, 2019 - 3:21pm

After reviewing nine budget options brought forward by Administration, City Council at its regular meeting on July 29, 2019, selected six options to help achieve lower municipal property tax target increases of 3.94% for 2020 and 4.17% for 2021, as earlier directed by the City’s Governance and Priorities Committee.

August 1, 2019 - 2:33pm

Visitors to the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo (Zoo) will have their first opportunity to see the dingoes in their new permanent home when the exhibit officially opens to the public on Friday, August 9, 2019. All Zoo Season Pass holders are invited to an exclusive exhibit preview from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to view the pups in their new habitat. The Zoo gates will open for regular admission at 9 a.m.

August 1, 2019 - 11:00am

The Fall Leisure Guide will be delivered to Saskatoon households on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, and can be picked up at any indoor Leisure Centre, Saskatoon Public Library location, or City Hall.  The Guide will also be available on saskatoon.ca/leisureguide beginning Friday, August 2.

The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon’s go-to source for fitness programs, recreational activities, and arts and culture opportunities for all ages and abilities.

August 1, 2019 - 9:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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1ST AVE N NB & SB ROAD CLOSED FROM PRINCESS ST TO 2ND AVE N
(Roadway patching)
Start: August 1, 7:00 a.m. End: August 1, 5:00 p.m.
 
IDYLWYLD DR N SB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED AT 31ST ST
(Concrete work)
Start: August 1, 7:00 a.m. End: August 1, 5:00 p.m.
  

July 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Shaw Centre undergoes regular maintenance to ensure the safety and enjoyment of its patrons.  This year the competitive pool will be closed beginning on Tuesday, August 6 2019, and run through to Friday, August 30, 2019.

All other areas of the facility will be open as normal.  The competitive pool will reopen Saturday, August 31, at 9 a.m.

Thank you for patience throughout this time period.  If you have any questions please contact Shaw Centre Customer Service at 306-975-7744.

July 31, 2019 - 1:00pm

Residents who experienced property flooding during the July 14, 2019 storm in Saskatoon may apply to the Province for financial assistance under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP). The Province of Saskatchewan approved the City of Saskatoon’s application to be designated as an Eligible Assistance Area. 

Residents can download instructions and forms on our website or pick up printed forms from City Hall Security on the Main Floor or 2nd Floor.

July 31, 2019 - 11:00am

Saskatoon’s new interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 is now officially complete.

The interchange opened to vehicles in late 2018. Surrounding work was just finished earlier this week to finalize the infrastructure project, which was funded by the Government of Canada, Government of Saskatchewan, and City of Saskatoon.

July 31, 2019 - 10:49am

1st Avenue North between Princess Street and 2nd Avenue North will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 1 for roadway patching. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 
 

July 31, 2019 - 6:00am

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