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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 Philadelphia Wings at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, April 13 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.

April 12, 2019 - 6:00am

A major rehabilitation of the Senator Sid L. Buckwold Bridge starts on Monday, April 15. The work will happen over the next two construction seasons to minimize the impact on traffic and eliminate the need for a full bridge closure.

Beginning Monday and through to the end of October, the lanes leaving downtown will be closed and traffic will be diverted to the other side. The walkway will remain open.

April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

The City of Saskatoon is ready to welcome golfers to Holiday Park Golf Course (Phone:  306-975-3325, 1630 Avenue U South) on Friday, April 12th.  9 holes will open at 12:00 p.m. and tee time reservations will be accepted both online and by phone.

The driving ranges at Holiday Park and Silverwood are currently open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., daily.

Opening dates for Wildwood and Silverwood golf courses will be announced soon.  For more information about any of the City’s golf courses please visit saskatoon.ca/golf.

April 11, 2019 - 3:59pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
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SID BUCKWOLD BRIDGE NB & SB LANES RESTRICTED 
(Bridge upgrades) 

April 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City’s two compost depots are set to open in time for spring clean-up. Residents are invited to drop off leaves, grass, sod, topsoil, garden refuse, pumpkins, and non-elm branches, stumps and tree trimmings at no cost. This helps keep yard waste out of the Landfill and produces a high quality, nutrient-rich compost and mulch that is used to keep Saskatoon parks and community gardens healthy and beautiful.

April 11, 2019 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
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April 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
SID BUCKWOLD BRIDGE NB & SB LANES RESTRICTED 
(Bridge upgrades) 

April 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

With warming temperatures, median and street sweeping shifts into full gear this week. Simultaneously, pothole patching crews get started with hot mix asphalt for permanent repairs.

“We’re officially in spring cleaning mode with sweepers moving through high-traffic priority streets and crews filling broken pavement with hot-mix asphalt,” says Brodie Thompson, Acting Director of Roadways, Fleet & Support.

April 9, 2019 - 1:32pm

The future is bright in Saskatoon! As part of the Student Action for a Sustainable Future (SASF) Student Showcase, held on April 9 at the Western Development Museum, 320 grade 4-8 students from across the city displayed their environmental initiative results from work conducted over the past 6 months. The topics they explored ranged from water and energy conservation; waste reduction; active transportation; local food production; biodiversity protection; and reductions to greenhouse-gas emissions. Some of these innovative projects included:

April 9, 2019 - 10:00am

The National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge is held on April 9.  In recognition, flags at all City of Saskatoon facilities will be flown at half-mast today.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in 1917 and was the first time all four divisions of the Canadian Corps went into battle together.

April 9, 2019 - 8:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see the Saskatoon Blades vs. the Prince Albert Raiders during the 2019 WHL Playoffs, Round 2, at SaskTel Centre on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10, 2019 is available at the following times:

  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

April 9, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
CIRCLE DR E NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT WARMAN RD 
(Streetlight repairs) 

April 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Landfill’s extended summer hours of operation will begin on Monday, April 8, 2019. The facility, located off of Valley Road, south of 11th Street, will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week.

Residents and commercial customers are reminded to follow all signs and/or instructions from Landfill staff. For information about rates and materials not accepted at the Landfill, visit Saskatoon.ca/landfill.

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April 8, 2019 - 10:00am

The Circle Drive southbound ramp onto Idylwyld Drive will be closed starting at 9:00 a.m. Monday, April 8. This ramp will be completely closed while work is underway. The project is expected to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays. 

April 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
CIRCLE DR E NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 8TH ST E 
(Guardrail work) 

April 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

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