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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

The intersection at Idylwyld and 22nd Street is expected to be closed until tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday July 31st to allow for an emergency natural gas line repair.

In the meantime, drivers are advised to avoid 22nd Street and consider east-west travel along 19th Street, 20th Street or 33rd Street. Expect delays, plan ahead and re-route your commute.

July 30, 2019 - 5:04pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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There are no new road restrictions.

July 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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HIGHWAY 5 EB & WB SPEED REDUCTION & MOVING LANE CLOSURE FROM HIGHWAY 41 TO RANGE ROAD 3043
(Pothole patching)
Start: July 30, 7:00 a.m. End: July 30, 5:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E EB LANE CLOSED FROM ALBERT AVE TO CLARENCE AVE S
(Roadways patching)
Start: July 30, 9:00 a.m. End: July 30, 7:00 p.m.

July 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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1ST AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM 22ND ST E TO 21ST ST E
(Craning)
Start: July 29, 5:00 a.m. End: July 29, 8:30 a.m.

3RD AVE N NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 1ST AVE N TO LAURISTON ST
(Water main replacement)
Start: July 29, 7:00 a.m. End: August 7, 5:00 p.m.

July 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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MCORMOND DR ROTATING NB & SB LANES CLOSURES FROM KERR RD TO NELSON RD
(Roadway patching)
2-way traffic will be maintained.
Start: July 27, 6:00 a.m. End: July 27, 6:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT PRESTON AVE N
(Guardrail construction)
Start: July 27, 7:30 a.m. End: July 27, 11:30 a.m.

July 26, 2019 - 2:39pm

There will be multiple ramp closures on roadways this weekend.

July 26, 2019 - 7:00am

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

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20TH ST W EB & WB FROM AVE C S TO AVE F S
(Food Truck Wars)
Start: July 26, 6:00 a.m. End: July 28, 11:00 p.m.

CONFEDERATION DR NB FROM GALT CRT TO 33RD ST W
(Well water testing)
Start: July 26, 9:00 a.m. End: July 26, 12:00 p.m.

July 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Low Emissions Community (LEC) Plan is a thirty-year roadmap to help Saskatoon reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The LEC Plan – prepared by national consultants, Sustainability Solutions Group, and City Administration – identifies possible actions to mitigate community and corporate emissions as a way to slow the effects of climate change, leading to a decreased need for adaptive actions. The plan will be presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities and Corporate Services, on August 6.

July 25, 2019 - 11:00am

The City invites the public to view Saskatoon’s very first paddling pool mural on the basin of the Sutherland paddling pool (128 113th Street West) and meet the artist who created it. 

The showing will take place on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (come and go format) with an artist talk happening at 10:15 a.m.

July 25, 2019 - 8:16am

The Saskatoon Fire Department (SFD) has reached an agreement with the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) for the relocation of Fire Station No. 5 to the northeast corner of Preston Avenue and 108th Street. The move comes as a result of a review of SFD operations leading to the development of a new service model to make response times even better for the entire city. A report seeking approval for the execution of a long-term land lease agreement with the U of S goes to City Council on Monday, July 29.

July 24, 2019 - 4:34pm

The Governance & Priorities Committee (GPC), at its June 17, 2019 meeting, resolved that the Administration bring back options for a municipal property tax target of less than the 3.94% for 2020 and 4.17% for 2021. The property tax targets presented at the June meeting would maintain existing services, correct the Waste Service budget shortfall, and begin the funding phase-in for a city-wide organics program.

The City’s Administration is proposing several options to reduce the municipal property tax targets for 2020 and 2021, based on:

July 24, 2019 - 4:16pm

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