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

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BOYCHUK/HIGHWAY INTERCHANGE TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGE; NEW STRUCTURE IN USE FOR SOME LANES; WATCH FOR SIGNS
Start: September 30, 6:00 a.m. End: October 20, 4:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR EB MEDIAN LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED & WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT CENTRAL AVE
(guardrail repair)
Start: September 29, 7:00 a.m. End: September 29, 4:00 p.m.

September 28, 2018 - 3:35pm

The City is ready to move traffic onto the new interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16. Moving traffic onto the structure is necessary in order to remove detour roads and complete ramps.

“We will open the interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 on Sunday, September 30,” says Bryan Zerebeski, the City’s manager for the project. “This will alleviate congestion, and while the interchange is functional and operational a 60 km/h speed limit will stay in place as there is still some other work that continues.”

September 28, 2018 - 3:21pm

The City of Saskatoon in partnership with Reconciliation Saskatoon invites residents to wear an orange t-shirt or clothing item on September 30 and get involved in a number of community activities planned on the day.

September 28, 2018 - 12:01pm

Residents are reminded that starting the week of October 1, residential garbage collection (black carts) changes from every week to every second week.

Please note that if your garbage or recycling is normally collected on Christmas Day, it will be collected the following Saturday, December 29.  If your normal garbage or recycling date falls on New Year’s Day, it will be collected the previous Sunday, December 30. 

Regular service is provided on all other statutory holidays including Remembrance Day.

September 28, 2018 - 9:36am

A driver who narrowly missed a roadways worker and damaged specialized patching equipment in a Circle Drive work zone was this week issued a ticket under The Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention.

September 28, 2018 - 8:38am

Winners from the 2018 Toons on Transit contest were revealed tonight at a reception hosted by PAVED Arts. Starting today, as part of the fourth annual Toon's On Transit campaign, thirty local photographers will have their work on display in Saskatoon Transit buses as part of a 2-month roaming gallery exhibition. The winning works will also be on display for 2 weeks at PAVED Arts (424 20th Street W).

September 27, 2018 - 8:00pm

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

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BROADWAY AVE NB PARKING LANE & EAST SIDEWALK CLOSED FROM 9TH ST E TO MAIN ST
(Oskayak Pow Wow)
Start: September 28, 8:00 a.m. End: September 28, 3:30 p.m.

ONGOING
QUEBEC AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 38TH ST E TO 39TH ST E
(fire hydrant replacement)
Start: September 26, 7:00 a.m. End: September 28, 5:00 p.m.

September 27, 2018 - 3:04pm

The intersection at Taylor Street and Munroe Avenue will be fully closed Friday, September 28, beginning at 9 a.m. to repair to a catch basin. Please obey road closure and sidewalk restrictions as marked.

September 27, 2018 - 3:00pm

Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in collaboration with its business partners and the City of Saskatoon, is celebrating its anniversary as Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve. 

“Thirty years ago, the City of Saskatoon and the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation took a bold step to create Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve,” says Mayor Charlie Clark.

Mayor Clark says for 30 years Saskatoon has benefitted from increased economic activity, job creation and a closer relationship with the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.

September 27, 2018 - 11:00am

The civic indoor arenas will begin weekly Parent and Tot Skating sessions starting Monday, October 1, 2018; and Public Skating, Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Opening times at the various arenas are as follows and are in effect until Friday, January 4, 2019:

​ACT Arena:  107 105th Street East
Public Skating – begins October 2, 2018
Tuesday:  7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday:  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Parent and Tot Skating – begins October 1, 2018
Monday and Thursday:  2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

September 27, 2018 - 9:00am

Queen Street between 1st and 2nd avenues will be closed to traffic tomorrow (Sept. 27) for trench work. 

Access to Saskatoon City Hospital will be maintained at all times. Road users are asked to allow a little extra time if possible when travelling in this area.

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.  

September 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

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

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115TH ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM FOREST DR TO SPRUCE DR
(sewer lining)
Start: September 27, 7:00 a.m. End: September 27, 4:00 p.m.

2ND AVE S NB LANES CLOSED AT SPADINA CRES E
(paving stone replacement)
Start: September 27, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

September 26, 2018 - 3:00pm

An earlier technical issue experienced by Saskatoon Transit vendors has been resolved. Riders can now purchase and renew all passes at regular vendors. 

September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm

Proper disposal of leaves prevents them from blowing onto boulevards and sidewalks and collecting in gutters causing flooding in the spring. It is the homeowner’s responsibility to maintain sidewalks and boulevards adjacent to their property; pushing or blowing leaves onto the street is not allowed.

There are several options for composting fallen leaves and other organic waste from yards this fall:

September 26, 2018 - 1:16pm

As part of the City’s commitment to reconciliation, a transit shelter was designed in collaboration with students from Aden Bowman Collegiate and Saskatoon Metis Elder, Senator Nora Cummings to be installed in front of the school.

“This new transit shelter is a wonderful addition to our community and our transit system,” says Mayor Clark. “The inspiring artwork can be enjoyed by everyone, including the neighbouring community and transit riders alike.”  

September 26, 2018 - 10:00am

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