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

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CIRCLE DR E NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO TAYLOR ST E
(Street light repair)
Start: March 31, 7:30 a.m. End: March 31, 9:00 a.m.

CIRCLE DR E SHOULDER LANE CLOSED ATTRIDGE DR OFF RAMP
(Streetlight repair)
Traffic squeezed around work zone
Start: March 31, 9:00 a.m. End: March 31, 11:00 a.m.

March 29, 2019 - 2:00pm

Transit routes will be impacted during the Sid Buckwold Bridge Rehabilitation project.

Starting April 15, delays can be expected on Transit routes 8, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 19, 20 and 15. Riders are encouraged to consult the mobile app called Transit for real-time bus information.

Route detours will start on April 15th, 2019 and will remain in place for the duration of this year’s portion of the rehabilitation, October 31st, 2019.

March 29, 2019 - 10:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see the Saskatchewan Rush vs. the Vancouver Warriors at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, March 30 is available at the following times:

  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 6:25 p.m.
  • 6:40 p.m.
  • 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:20 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

March 29, 2019 - 6:00am

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

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TAYLOR ST E WB PARKING LANE & SIDEWALK CLOSED FROM WIGGINS AVE S TO CLARENCE AVE S
(Tree clearance)
Start: March 29, 9:00 a.m. End: March 29, 3:00 p.m.

QUEEN ST EB LANES CLOSED FROM 8TH AVE N TO SPADINA CRES E
(Sewer lining)
Start: March 29, 9:00 a.m. End: March 29, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

March 28, 2019 - 3:27pm

Today, Saskatoon Transit marks a milestone on their journey to provide a fully-accessible public transit system.

Thanks to recent investments, the City’s fleet of various types of buses are now 100% accessible, allowing those with reduced mobility the freedom and independence of using conventional transit.

March 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo (Zoo) is working with the Australian Dingo Foundation and the Oakvale Wildlife Park in Australia to bring two dingo pups to the Zoo this spring.

“We are just making the final arrangements before these pups start their journey to Canada,” says Tim Sinclair-Smith, Zoo Manager. “This is a great opportunity for us to bring some exciting new animals to Saskatoon, allowing visitors of all ages to meet dingoes, most likely for the first time.  It is also a great way to enhance our conservation, research, and education opportunities at the Zoo.”

March 28, 2019 - 10:53am

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

March 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Senator Sid L. Buckwold Bridge will undergo a major rehabilitation beginning on Monday April 15, 2019. To minimize the impact on traffic and eliminate the need for a full bridge closure, the work will happen in two phases.

“The first phase will begin on the lanes leaving downtown and work will continue throughout the summer of 2019,” says Todd Grabowski, Manager of Asset Preservation for Bridges. “In the spring of 2020, the second phase of work will begin on the lanes heading into downtown and continue through the 2020 construction season.” 

March 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
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March 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

*For further clarification, two sentences have been added highlighted in italics below.

City Council, at its regular business meeting held on March 25, 2019 voted to pursue a moderate phase-in option as presented by the Administration regarding the implementation of the curbside organics program and funding for existing waste services.  

Option 2: Moderate Phase-In was presented as follows: 

March 26, 2019 - 11:11am

At its meeting held on March 25, 2019, City Council approved new electrical rate charges for Saskatoon Light & Power Service as a result of the changes to charges collected by SaskPower.

March 26, 2019 - 10:59am

Traffic lights at two intersections along Highway 16 will be temporarily replaced with 4-way stops on Wednesday, March 27 while traffic signal equipment is being replaced.   

March 26, 2019 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
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March 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City’s Neighbourhood Traffic Review (NTR) program has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Exceptional Engineering/Geoscience Project Award by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS). The award recognizes accomplishments in engineering and/or geoscience.

March 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

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