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The northbound Ruth Street Exit off of Circle Drive was closed unexpectedly for an emergency water main break repair. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Northbound traffic on Circle Drive can access the area using the Clarence Avenue exit or Preston Avenue exit. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route on your mobile device using one of the real-time apps including Google Maps transit or Transit app. 

January 14, 2019 - 10:53am

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR E SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT 14TH ST E
(Guardrail repairs)
Start: January 14, 9:00 a.m. End: January 14, 3:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB MEDIAN LANE & SB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED FROM 32ND ST W TO 31ST ST E
(Light pole base replacement)
Start: January 14, 9:00 a.m. End: January 14, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

January 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

3RD AVE N SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 23RD ST E
(roadway repairs)
Start: January 12, 8:30 a.m. End: January 12, 12:30 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E WB CURB & NEXT LANES CLOSED AT 1ST AVE N
(Sewer inspection)
Start: January 13, 6:00 a.m. End: January 13, 8:00 a.m.

January 11, 2019 - 2:15pm

Starting Sunday morning, January 13, there will be no access from Circle Drive to Laurier Drive westbound at the Confederation Mall. Crews will be replacing a hydrant in the westbound lanes of Laurier Drive, which is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Circle Drive southbound traffic can use 33rd Street to access the area, and northbound traffic can use 22nd Street. Thank you for your patience and cooperation while the necessary replacement work is completed.

January 11, 2019 - 11:00am

The City of Saskatoon has again received a favourable endorsement from S&P Global Rating Services,  which reconfirmed the City’s ‘AAA’ credit rating with a “stable” outlook.

“We’re pleased and excited with this rating,” says Kerry Tarasoff, Chief Financial Officer. “The City is expected to benefit from a diverse economy, keep debt manageable and be able to deliver a responsible budget.”

Calling Saskatoon the “economic engine of Saskatchewan,” S&P Global Rating Services today re-affirmed ‘AAA’ long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on the City.

January 10, 2019 - 4:26pm

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

NEW

CENTRAL AVE CLOSED FROM 104TH ST W TO 105TH ST W
(Valve replacement)
Start: January 11, 9:00 a.m. End: January 11, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

CIRCLE DR E NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED BETWEEN 8TH ST & 14TH ST
(Guardrail removal & installation)
Start: January 9, 9:00 a.m. End: January 14, 6:00 p.m.

January 10, 2019 - 2:57pm

Starting Friday morning, January 11, Central Avenue between 104th and 105th streets will be closed to repair a water valve. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic will detour around the construction zone at 104th and 105th streets by way of Egbert Avenue. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route on your mobile device using one of the real-time apps including Google Maps transit or Transit app. 

January 10, 2019 - 10:00am

GIVE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE A PROPER GOODBYE!

Every year the City of Saskatoon provides temporary drop-off sites for natural Christmas trees so they can be recycled at the City’s Compost Depot. Residents are encouraged to drop off live Christmas trees from December 26, 2018 to January 31, 2019:

Drop-off Locations

January 9, 2019 - 3:46pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB MEDIAN LANE & WB LEFT TURN BAY CLOSED AT MCKERCHER DR
(Traffic pole replacement)
Start: January 10, 9:00 a.m. End: January 10, 2:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT TAYLOR ST E
(Streetlight replacement)
Start: January 10, 10:00 a.m. End: January 10, 12:00 p.m.

January 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

3rd Avenue between 25th and 26th street will be closed for generator installations today, January 9th, starting at 6:30 a.m. This work is expected to take a few hours to complete, weather permitting and barring unforeseen circumstances.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route on your mobile device using one of the real-time apps including Google Maps transit or Transit app. 

January 9, 2019 - 6:00am

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

NEW

3RD AVE N ROAD CLOSED FROM 25TH ST E TO 26TH ST E
(Generator installation)
Start: January 9, 6:30 a.m. End: January 9, 8:30 a.m.

22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED AT 2ND AVE S
(Crane lift)
Start: January 9, 9:00 a.m. End: January 9, 1:00 p.m.

January 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

Annual ridership has increased and is expected to top 1 million rides per month in 2019.  

“Any increase in ridership is encouraging to see, but 8% is incredible,” says Jim McDonald, Director of Saskatoon Transit. “It shows people are recognizing transit as a viable alternative. However, in order to keep increasing our ridership numbers, we must continue to focus on the customer first.”

January 8, 2019 - 11:00am

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

ONGOING

IDYLWYLD DR S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED BETWEEN CIRCLE DR S AND RUTH ST 
(guardrail removal & installation)
Start: January 7, 9:00 a.m. End: January 10, 6:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

January 7, 2019 - 3:54pm

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

NEW

1ST AVE N SB LANES CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 25TH ST E
(water & sewer connection repair)
Start: January 7, 9:00 a.m. End: January 7, 5:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR S NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED BETWEEN CIRCLE DR S AND RUTH ST 
(guardrail removal & installation)
Start: January 7, 9:00 a.m. End: January 10, 6:00 p.m.

ONGOING

January 4, 2019 - 3:24pm

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

ONGOING

MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

January 4, 2019 - 3:05pm

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