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City snow crews are making great progress in the city-wide clean-up following the severe winter storm. Clearing of driving lanes on residential streets will be complete later today, which is three and a half days ahead of the projected schedule.

“There’s no question that we have more work to do,” says Terry Schmidt, General Manager of Transportation & Construction. “But I’m proud of the way our crews and contractors are putting everything they have, around the clock, into this operation.”

November 17, 2020 - 11:04am

Following the postponement of Monday’s election, the election office reports the official voter turnout figures as 58,734 or 27.4 per cent of eligible voters. This figure includes 19,666 ballots cast at advance polls and 8,600 mail-in ballots. The next most comparable turnout was in 2000 when 26.4% of eligible voters cast ballots.

The election office adds 20,906 ballots were cast on Monday, November 9, which is four per cent of eligible voters, and 8,532 ballots cast on Friday, November 13. There are 214,301 eligible voters in Saskatoon.

November 17, 2020 - 11:00am

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

NEW

CONFEDERATION DR NB LANES CLOSED FROM BENNETT PL TO CONFEDERATION CRES
(Hydrant replacement)
2-way traffic will be maintained in SB lanes
Start: November 17, 8:00 a.m. End: November 18, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

No projects are ongoing on priority one streets as of this date.

November 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Council Chambers will look different when it reopens for the new City Council. Over the course of this fall, the Chamber underwent renovations to improve the function and accessibility of this important public space.

The improvements include:

November 16, 2020 - 1:13pm

West bound traffic is down to one lane on College Drive at Wiggins Avenue as City crews repair a light pole that came down during a motor vehicle accident this morning (November 16). 

Another accident took down a pole at 8th Street and Circle Drive. West bound traffic on 8th Street is down to one lane through the intersection. 

Traffic signals are operating, but traffic will be slow through these two intersections until the repairs are complete.  

November 16, 2020 - 12:13pm

The incredible undertaking of clearing snow from last week’s winter s

November 16, 2020 - 12:06pm

November 15, 2020 - 5:46pm

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

NEW

No new projects are scheduled to start on this date.

ONGOING

No projects are ongoing on priority one streets as of this date.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

For more information about current road restrictions and construction, visit saskatoon.ca/construction.

November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

AVE C N NB LANES CLOSED FROM 45TH ST W TO 47TH ST W
(Manhole repair)
Start: November 15, 7:00 a.m. End: November 15, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

RUTH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM VERNON AVE TO MCPHERSON AVE
(Sewer repair)
Start: November 12, 8:00 a.m. End: November 14, 5:00 p.m.
 

November 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Crews continue working around the clock to get everyone moving again, following a severe blizzard that brought high amounts of snowfall and strong winds, creating drifting on roads and sidewalks.

November 13, 2020 - 11:53am

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