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71st Street between Millar Avenue and Arthur Rose Avenue will be closed starting at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, for water main construction. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take 12 days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

The City of Saskatoon and GFL Environmental Inc. are hosting the final HHW Drop-off Day of 2019 this Sunday, November 3 from 9am - 3:30pm at the Civic Operations Centre at 57 Valley Road.

November 1, 2019 - 10:00am

Queen Street will be closed between 8th and 9th avenues on Monday morning, November 4, for crane work. Detours will be in place during construction. This work will start at 9:00 a.m. and is expected to take 3 hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   
     

November 1, 2019 - 6:00am

Saskatoon roads and sidewalks are at risk of ice forming overnight if the temperature drops and stays below zero. The rain this afternoon and flurries this evening could cause slippery conditions on sidewalks and residential streets for the morning commute.

City crews are spreading salt to prevent ice on Circle Drive and priority streets, and are using a combination of salt and sand for traction at high risk locations.

October 31, 2019 - 4:50pm

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

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LORNE AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR S
(Concrete work)
Start: November 1, 7:00 a.m. End: November 8, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO 2ND AVE N
(Crane lift)
Start: November 1, 9:00 a.m. End: November 1, 11:00 a.m.

October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Focusing on investing in infrastructure, maintaining service levels and supporting future growth, the City today released the 2020/2021 Preliminary Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget.

October 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

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VICTORIA AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 1ST ST E TO 4TH ST E
(Roadway patching)
Start: October 31, 7:00 a.m. End: October 31, 4:00 p.m.

FEDORUK DR WB LANES CLOSED FROM EVERGREEN BLVD TO ZARY RD
(Pathway construction)
Start: October 31, 7:00 a.m. End: November 1, 5:00 p.m.

October 30, 2019 - 2:49pm

Saskatoon Light and Power will be putting up seasonal decorations on some city bridges this week. Work will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30, on Broadway Bridge from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and continue Thursday, October 31 on University Bridge from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

October 29, 2019 - 3:55pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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33RD ST W ROTATING LANE CLOSURES FROM CONFEDERATION DR TO MATHESON DR
(Ground Water Monitoring)
Start: October 30, 9:00 a.m. End: October 31, 5:00 p.m.
 
CLARENCE AVE N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM 12TH ST E TO SASKATCHEWAN CRES E
(Drilling)
Start: October 30, 11:00 a.m. End: October 30, 3:00 p.m.
 

October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City is preparing for its final round of Green Cart collections for 2019. From November 1 – 7, all subscribers will receive a bonus Green Cart collection on their scheduled pickup day, regardless of when their previous collection was performed. Carts should be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. to ensure successful collection.

October 29, 2019 - 11:00am

For the safety and protection of residents and homeowners on the east riverbank, new regulations are being proposed to support continued development of riverbank areas.  The City has identified two zones on the east bank with existing ground conditions that may experience slope instability to be regulated on a go-forward basis.  

October 29, 2019 - 10:59am
Nutana

Almost six centimetres of snow fell in Saskatoon since Sunday afternoon, with potential for more snow overnight Monday. The City is declaring a snow event, which means contract graders will be called in to assist clearing all priority streets within the next 72 hours.

City crews already cleared 22nd Street, Idylwyld Drive, College Drive and 8th Street, and are making good progress on Circle Drive and other expressways.

Sanding and salting is also occurring on overpasses, bridges, busy intersections, and icy sections of road.

October 28, 2019 - 4:32pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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LORNE AVE SB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO 6TH ST E
(Sanitary cleaning)
Start: October 29, 8:00 a.m. End: October 29, 4:00 p.m.

October 28, 2019 - 3:00pm

Queen Street will be closed between 8th and 9th avenues starting Tuesday, October 29, for water and sewer work. Detours will be in place during construction. This work is expected to take 3 days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   
     

October 28, 2019 - 11:00am

City crews are busy this morning with the increased snowfall experienced overnight. This weather has brought on winter driving conditions for road users, including slippery roads. City crews are clearing snow and applying salt and sand to aid traction on high-traffic roads. 

Drivers should slow down, use caution, and give extra time for this morning's commute, this weather may cause streets, bridge decks, freeway ramps, overpasses and high-traffic intersections to be icy and snowpacked.

October 28, 2019 - 7:16am

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