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Starting Thursday, June 6 at 8:00 a.m., 4th Avenue North between 22nd Street East and 23rd Street East will be closed for water main repairs. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

June 5, 2019 - 1:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED & EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM ALBERT AVE TO LANSDOWNE AVE
(Water & sewer work)
Start: June 5, 7:30 a.m. End: June 5, 3:30 p.m.
 
MCKERCHER DR NB LANES CLOSED FROM STILLWATER DR TO TAYLOR ST E
(Repair CB lead)
Start: June 5, 8:30 a.m. End: June 6, 5:30 p.m.
 

June 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

The McOrmond Drive and College Drive interchange, which has been under construction since the spring of 2017, is now open. All traffic movements are fully operational.

Construction of an interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 also got underway in 2017 and is expected to be complete this summer.

Both intersections had been experiencing rapid increases in traffic volume, delays and collisions as development continued in surrounding neighbourhoods. The most effective way to reduce the issues was to build the two new interchanges.

June 3, 2019 - 4:01pm

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

25TH ST E EB MEDIAN LANE & WB LEFT TURB BAY CLOSED AT 4TH AVE N
(Streetlight replacement)
Start: June 4, 9:00 a.m. End: June 4, 1:00 p.m.
 
OVERNIGHT
 
20TH ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM 1ST AVE S TO IDYLWYLD DR S
(Crane lift)
Start: June 3, 7:00 p.m. End: June 4, 6:30 a.m.

June 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the City will be resurfacing Warman Road southbound between Circle Drive and 7th Avenue this weekend. The work will take place overnight on Saturday and Sunday (June 2 & 3) between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

While work is underway, there will be a complete closure to southbound traffic at this location. Signage will advise road users to take an alternate route.

June 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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IDYLWYLD SERVICE RD ROAD CLOSED FROM MARQUIS DR E TO 71ST ST E
(W&S construction)
Start: June 3, 7:00 a.m. End: June 10, 5:00 p.m.
 
CIRCLE DR E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ALBERTA AVE TO FAITHFULL AVE
(Pole replacement)
Start: June 3, 8:00 a.m. End: June 3, 4:00 p.m.
 

May 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
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CLARENCE AVE S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND ST E TO 4TH ST E 
(Sewer lining) 

May 31, 2019 - 2:29pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
1ST AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST E TO 21ST ST E
(Reroofing)
Start: May 31, 4:00 a.m. End: May 31, 8:30 a.m.
 
CLARENCE AVE S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 10TH ST E
(Sewer lining)
Start: May 31, 7:00 a.m. End: May 31, 4:00 p.m.
 
TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED AT CAIRNS AVE
(Sewer lining)

May 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

Due to the lack of precipitation and above average temperatures this week, park areas have begun to receive irrigation ahead of the City’s annual June 1 activation date. 

Based on the approved budget, City parks will receive up to 25mm (1 inch) of water per week until August 31, 2019.  If natural precipitation occurs, adjustments will be made. 

It is important to remember even with the budgeted regular watering program, some irrigated turf areas may remain brown until favourable weather conditions return.

May 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

The City of Saskatoon and GFL Environmental Inc. are hosting the next HHW Drop-off Day this Sunday, June 2 from 9am - 3:30pm at the Civic Operations Centre at 57 Valley Road.

May 30, 2019 - 10:00am

Access Transit served their first customer in 2004, and is currently a part of the family of services offered by Saskatoon Transit. Access Transit serves those who are unable to use conventional transit with safety and dignity.

The public is invited to celebrate National AccessAbility Week and Access Transit’s 15th anniversary on Thursday, May 30, 2019 (10:00.a.m. to 2:00 p.m.). Burgers, hotdogs, coffee and games will be part of the event.

May 30, 2019 - 7:04am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Carrie Underwood at SaskTel Centre on Friday, May 31 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.

May 30, 2019 - 6:00am

In response to the early heat wave this week, the City’s Emergency Management Organization (EMO) has activated the Saskatoon Heat Response Strategy to support citizens in Saskatoon, especially those vulnerable to the heat.

May 29, 2019 - 3:40pm

The City continues to replace the water and sewer lines in two of Saskatoon’s oldest neighbourhoods. This year, the priority is the City Park and Riversdale neighbourhoods where work has been underway for a few weeks.

“The water and sewer lines in these neighbourhoods are about 100 years old,” says Matt Jurkiewicz (yurr-KEV’-ich), Interim Director, Construction and Design. “The replacement projects include upgrading the pipes and also replacing the lead connections to homes that are also outdated.”

May 29, 2019 - 3:20pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED AND EB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N 
(Material craning) 

May 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

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