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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THESE DATES

ONGOING

NO PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THESE DATES

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

Slow down, pay attention and respect work zones. Watch for pedestrians and work crews, and for everyone’s safety, please obey all detours, signs and barriers.

December 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

No defendant has filed an appeal in the Ontario case involving $1.04 M in stolen City funds directed to a fraudster’s bank account in August. 

“All the money stolen in the fraud scheme is now back in the City’s hands,” says Acting City Solicitor Christine Bogad.  “The passing of this deadline brings the case to a close.”

Last month an Ontario Superior Court Justice ordered the return of $345 thousand in City money fraudulently obtained in August. The majority of the stolen money had already been returned. 

December 24, 2019 - 1:29pm

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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE

ONGOING

NO ONGOING PROJECTS ARE UNDERWAY ON THIS DATE

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

Slow down, pay attention and respect work zones. Watch for pedestrians and work crews, and for everyone’s safety, please obey all detours, signs and barriers.

December 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

Residents are reminded the City’s FlexParking pay stations will require payment on Boxing Day, Thursday, December 26, 2019. 

Payment will not be required on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019, and New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020. 

December 23, 2019 - 1:21pm

View the 2020 fees and rates set for City of Saskatoon programs and services here.

Visit saskatoon.ca to learn more about the many civic services and programs Saskatoon residents' value - and rely on every day.

December 20, 2019 - 3:24pm

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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE

ONGOING

CIRCLE DR W NORTHBOUND SPEED REDUCTIONS AT 33RD ST W
(Guardrail Damaged)
Start: December 16, 7:00 a.m. End: January 8, 5:00 p.m.

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

December 20, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

3RD AVE N NB LANES CLOSED; 2-WAY TRAFFIC MAINTAINED IN SB LANES FROM DUCHESS ST TO LAURISTON ST
(Hydrant replacement)
Start: December 21, 8:00 a.m. End: December 22, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

CIRCLE DR W NORTHBOUND SPEED REDUCTIONS AT 33RD ST W
(Guardrail Damaged)
Start: December 16, 7:00 a.m. End: January 8, 5:00 p.m.

December 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE

NIGHTWORK

PRESTON AVE S NB LANES CLOSED FROM TAYLOR ST E TO 7TH ST E
(Sewer inspections)
Start: December 19, 9:30 p.m. End: December 20, 5:30 a.m.​

ONGOING

December 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

LENORE DR EB LANES CLOSED FROM WARMAN RD TO CREE CRES
(Water main repair)
2-way traffic maintained in WB lanes
Start: December 19, 9:00 a.m. End: December 20, 5:00 p.m.

December 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Local, non-profit organizations have the opportunity to apply for a grant to implement initiatives supporting the City’s strategic goal of Environmental Leadership, there is $44,000 available in 2020.

Funding will be prioritized for initiatives that:

December 18, 2019 - 2:19pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO TAYLOR ST E
(Guardrail repairs)
Start: December 18, 9:00 a.m. End: December 18, 11:00 a.m.

22ND ST W WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM HART RD TO BETTS AVE
(Guardrail repair)
Start: December 18, 11:00 a.m. End: December 18, 1:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

December 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon will have a number of number of adjusted civic services, and altered holiday hours over the holiday season. Wondering what’s open or closed?

City Hall: All Administrative Offices are closed on the following days:

December 17, 2019 - 8:40am

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E NB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AND SPEED REDUCTION IN SB LANES FROM 14TH ST E TO 104TH ST W
(Street light replacements)
Start: December 17, 9:30 a.m. End: December 17, 1:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 16, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval will be opening for the season today, Monday, December 16, 2019.                                     

New this year is online booking, allowing members of the public to easily book the Oval for a private event by visiting app.bookking.ca/gordiehowesportscomplexpub.

For more information, please visit saskatoon.ca/rinks.

December 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

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

NEW

MCORMOND DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT RANGE ROAD 3050
(Directional boring)
Start: December 16, 8:00 a.m. End: December 20, 4:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Street light repairs)
Start: December 16, 9:00 a.m. End: December 16, 3:00 p.m.

December 13, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE CLOSED FROM 104TH ST W TO COLLEGE DR
(Water connection replacements)
Start: December 15, 8:00 a.m. End: December 16, 6:00 a.m.

ONGOING

NO ONGOING PROJECT WORK IS SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE

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

December 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see the Saskatchewan Rush take on the New England Blackwolves at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, December 14, is available at the following times:

December 13, 2019 - 6:00am

The City has launched its newest eBill promotion, and now it can really pay to go paperless!

Switch to the convenience of eBill before February 15, 2020 and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $250 credit on your winter 2020 utility bill!  There will be two - $250 prize draws, and winners will be announced after the draws are made.

If you’re a utility customer already on eBill? Don’t worry, you’re automatically entered!

Say bye bye to your paper utility bill and switch to eBill to enjoy these benefits:

December 12, 2019 - 4:07pm

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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE

ONGOING

MCORMOND DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT RANGE ROAD 3050
(Directional boring)
Start: December 9, 8:00 a.m. End: December 13, 4:00 p.m.

December 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

22ND ST W EB & WB MEDIAN & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM AVE J N TO AVE K N
(Watermain repair)
Start: December 12, 8:00 a.m. End: December 13, 6:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E CLOSED FROM VICTORIA AVE TO MCPHERSON AVE
(Bevtop replacement)
Start: December 12, 9:00 a.m. End: December 12, 4:00 p.m.

December 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

Taylor Street, between Victoria and McPherson avenues, will be closed on Thursday, December 12, starting at 9:00 a.m. for roadwork. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  

December 11, 2019 - 6:00am

The City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services and hours over the holidays including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

December 10, 2019 - 5:48pm

The City wants to warn residents about an identified scam involving phone calls appearing to come from Saskatoon Light and Power.

The caller indicates that the resident or business has a delinquent account and owes money, otherwise the power will be shut off. A number of concerned residents have contacted the City on this matter.

Helpful reminders for residents:

December 10, 2019 - 3:33pm

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE INTERSECTION CLOSED AT 109TH ST W
(Valve replacement)
Start: December 11, 9:00 a.m. End: December 12, 5:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

December 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

The intersection at Central Avenue at 109th Street West will be closed starting at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, to replace a water valve. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 10, 2019 - 6:00am

The City of Saskatoon has just launched its new Recycle Better in your Ugly Sweater campaign that encourages residents to keep waste reduction and diversion top of mind during the holiday season.

December 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

33RD ST W WB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM AVE Y N TO CATHERWOOD AVE
(Power pole change)
Start: December 10, 8:00 a.m. End: December 10, 4:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E NB LANES SPEED REDUCTION AT ATTRIDGE DR
(Sewer Inspection)
Start: December 10, 8:30 a.m. End: December 10, 3:30 p.m.

December 9, 2019 - 3:55pm

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

NEW

MCORMOND DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT RANGE ROAD 3050
(Directional boring)
Start: December 9, 8:00 a.m. End: December 13, 4:00 p.m.

PRESTON AVE S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM DUMONT CRES TO WILSON CRES
(Sewer inspection)
Start: December 9, 8:30 a.m. End: December 9, 5:30 p.m.

December 6, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

NO NEW PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THESE DATES

ONGOING

AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 30TH ST W TO 31ST ST W
(Connection replacement)
Start: December 6, 8:00 a.m. End: December 7, 5:00 p.m.

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

December 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

On Friday, December 6, 2019 flags at all City facilities will be lowered for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The Day of Remembrance is an opportunity for Canadians to remember all women and girls who have died as a result of violence.

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was established in 1991 by the federal government, choosing December 6th to mark the anniversary of the deaths of 14 women killed at l’Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989.

December 6, 2019 - 7:00am

Avenue H, between 30th and 31st streets, will be closed starting at 8:00 a.m. Friday, December 6, to replace a sewer connection. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 112TH ST W TO 115TH ST W
(Track repair)
Start: December 6, 7:00 a.m. End: December 6, 4:00 p.m.

AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 30TH ST W TO 31ST ST W
(Connection replacement)
Start: December 6, 8:00 a.m. End: December 7, 5:00 p.m.

December 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

Central Avenue, between 112th and 115th streets, will be closed on Friday, December 6, at 7:00 a.m. for rail replacement work. This work is expected to take one day complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   

December 5, 2019 - 6:00am

The City of Saskatoon’s Emergency Management Organization (EMO) reports that this morning’s 10:00 a.m. city-wide notifynow TEST message was successfully delivered to 87,996 contacts using 141,029 message pathways (text, phone message, and email).

December 4, 2019 - 4:31pm

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

NEW

1ST AVE N SB PARKING & CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 23RD ST E TO 22ND ST E
(Crane hoist)
Start: December 5, 9:00 a.m. End: December 5, 12:00 p.m.

22ND ST E EB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR S TO 1ST AVE S
(Transformer removal)
Start: December 5, 6:00 p.m. End: December 5, 11:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

33rd Street West at Avenue D, will be closed starting at 8:00 a.m. today to repair a watermain break. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Detours will be in place to guide traffic around this closure.

December 4, 2019 - 7:23am

The Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization (EMO) will send Saskatoon residents a TEST message from the notifynow public safety notification
system this morning,
 Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. - or shortly thereafter.

We ask residents to sign-up for notifynow. Why do we do this?

December 4, 2019 - 7:00am

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR N SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 35TH ST W TO 37TH ST W
(Groundwater monitoring)
Start: December 4, 9:00 a.m. End: December 4, 3:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM BROADWAY AVE TO LANSDOWNE AVE
(Sewer flushing)
No left turn to/from Dufferin Ave.
Start: December 4, 9:00 a.m. End: December 4, 5:00 p.m.

December 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

33rd Street at 7th Avenue will be closed on Wednesday evening starting at 6:00 p.m. for the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train. This special event is scheduled to last 3 hours.  

December 3, 2019 - 6:00am

 

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 108TH ST W TO 109TH ST W
(Water valve repair)
Start: December 3, 8:00 a.m. End: December 4, 6:00 p.m.

December 2, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization (EMO) will send Saskatoon residents a TEST message from the notifynow public safety notification
system
on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. - or shortly thereafter.

Please note: notifynow cannot reach you if you have not visited saskatoon.ca/notifynow to indicate how you want to receive your public safety notification messages. 

December 2, 2019 - 2:30pm

Central Avenue, between 108th and 109th streets, will be closed starting Tuesday, December 3, at 8:00 a.m. to repair a water valve. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   

December 2, 2019 - 12:00pm

The annual Living in Harmony Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose outstanding achievements contribute to the elimination of racial discrimination.
 
Nominations are welcome of any member (individual/organization) of the Saskatoon community.
 
The Awards are part of the City’s commitment to foster an inclusive community where diversity is welcomed and valued, and where everyone can live with dignity and to their full potential, without facing racism or discrimination.
 
December 2, 2019 - 11:00am

About 800 vehicles and pieces of equipment will use telematics to help the City monitor, manage and make informed decisions for its corporate fleet. Telematics uses data from GPS and vehicle diagnostics to identify trends in fuel usage, idling and operating behaviours.  

December 2, 2019 - 9:00am

The Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization (EMO) will send Saskatoon residents a TEST message from the notifynow public safety notification
system
on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. or shortly thereafter.

A reminder, notifynow cannot reach you if you have not visited saskatoon.ca/notifynow to indicate how you want to receive your public safety notification messages. 

November 29, 2019 - 3:45pm

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

NEW

November 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

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