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One block of Faithful Avenue south of 60th Street will be closed Wednesday, October 3, beginning at 6 a.m. for roadway patching. Detours will guide road users around the work zone using Miners Avenue, 56th Street and Lambert Crescent.

The roadway is expected to reopen Wednesday evening, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

October 2, 2018 - 2:00pm

Today, the City of Saskatoon celebrates the completion of its largest-ever bridge-building project with the community invited to participate.

The three orders of government funded the $238.8 million Bridging to Tomorrow Project which includes Chief Mistawasis Bridge, McOrmond Drive and Central Avenue extensions, and the Traffic Bridge. The Government of Canada is contributing up to 25 per cent of eligible costs, the Government of Saskatchewan is contributing $50 million toward the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, and the City is funding the remainder.

October 2, 2018 - 9:00am

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Monday, October 8, 2018.

City Hall will be closed.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on Monday, October 8. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted.

The Municipal Impound Lot will not be releasing vehicles to the public.

Saskatoon Public Library (all locations) will be closed.

October 1, 2018 - 4:21pm

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

NEW

WANUSKEWIN RD NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ARTHUR ROSE AVE TO KINNEAR AVE
(traffic bridge opening)
Start: October 2, 6:00 a.m. End: October 2, 12:00 p.m.

2ND AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM SAUNDERS AVE TO SPADINA CRES E
(paver installation)
Start: October 2, 7:00 a.m. End: October 3, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

October 1, 2018 - 3:00pm

Student Action for a Sustainable Future is an award-winning program that engages grade 5-8 students from the Public and Catholic school systems in action projects that reduce classroom, school, and household greenhouse gas emissions. Each project results in positive sustainability benefits in the areas of waste, water, energy, food, biodiversity and transportation.

Applications for the 2018-19 school year are now open. Grade 5-8 teachers are encouraged to apply by completing an application form.  The application deadline is October 9th, 2018.

October 1, 2018 - 1:38pm

An exciting milestone for Saskatoon arrives on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Grand opening events take place for the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, the extension of Central Avenue and McOrmond Drive, and the new Traffic Bridge.

October 1, 2018 - 10:50am

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day is Sunday, September 30, 2018.  In recognition, flags at all City of Saskatoon facilities will fly at half-mast for the day.

Flags are flown at half-mast to honour police and peace officers killed in the line of duty.

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day is marked every year in Canada on the last Sunday in September. The day pays tribute to the hard work and sacrifices police and peace officers make to keep Canadians safe.

Memorial services will also take place in communities across the country.

September 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM GROSVENOR AVE TO MCCOOL AVE
(curb installation)
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 2, 5:00 p.m.

CENTRAL AVE NB & SB PARKING LANES & SIDEWALKS CLOSED FROM 104TH ST W TO CENTRAL PL
(pedestrian ramp installation)
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 12, 7:00 p.m.

September 28, 2018 - 3:57pm

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

NEW

BOYCHUK/HIGHWAY INTERCHANGE TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGE; NEW STRUCTURE IN USE FOR SOME LANES; WATCH FOR SIGNS
Start: September 30, 6:00 a.m. End: October 20, 4:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR EB MEDIAN LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED & WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT CENTRAL AVE
(guardrail repair)
Start: September 29, 7:00 a.m. End: September 29, 4:00 p.m.

September 28, 2018 - 3:35pm

The City is ready to move traffic onto the new interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16. Moving traffic onto the structure is necessary in order to remove detour roads and complete ramps.

“We will open the interchange at Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 on Sunday, September 30,” says Bryan Zerebeski, the City’s manager for the project. “This will alleviate congestion, and while the interchange is functional and operational a 60 km/h speed limit will stay in place as there is still some other work that continues.”

September 28, 2018 - 3:21pm

The City of Saskatoon in partnership with Reconciliation Saskatoon invites residents to wear an orange t-shirt or clothing item on September 30 and get involved in a number of community activities planned on the day.

September 28, 2018 - 12:01pm

Residents are reminded that starting the week of October 1, residential garbage collection (black carts) changes from every week to every second week.

Please note that if your garbage or recycling is normally collected on Christmas Day, it will be collected the following Saturday, December 29.  If your normal garbage or recycling date falls on New Year’s Day, it will be collected the previous Sunday, December 30. 

Regular service is provided on all other statutory holidays including Remembrance Day.

September 28, 2018 - 9:36am

A driver who narrowly missed a roadways worker and damaged specialized patching equipment in a Circle Drive work zone was this week issued a ticket under The Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention.

September 28, 2018 - 8:38am

Winners from the 2018 Toons on Transit contest were revealed tonight at a reception hosted by PAVED Arts. Starting today, as part of the fourth annual Toon's On Transit campaign, thirty local photographers will have their work on display in Saskatoon Transit buses as part of a 2-month roaming gallery exhibition. The winning works will also be on display for 2 weeks at PAVED Arts (424 20th Street W).

September 27, 2018 - 8:00pm

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

NEW
BROADWAY AVE NB PARKING LANE & EAST SIDEWALK CLOSED FROM 9TH ST E TO MAIN ST
(Oskayak Pow Wow)
Start: September 28, 8:00 a.m. End: September 28, 3:30 p.m.

ONGOING
QUEBEC AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 38TH ST E TO 39TH ST E
(fire hydrant replacement)
Start: September 26, 7:00 a.m. End: September 28, 5:00 p.m.

September 27, 2018 - 3:04pm

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