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April 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

With warmer temperatures on the way, the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo will be switching to summer hours on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  The extended hours mean the Forestry Farm Park gates will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and the Zoo will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The last person will be admitted to the Zoo one hour before close.  Parking fees also come into effect on May 1.  The public is reminded that the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo is a pet-free park.

April 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

Bus Rapid Transit — or BRT — routes will travel down 1st Avenue downtown and Broadway Avenue in Nutana.  City Council made the decision at its regular business meeting Monday, April 29. 

Council opted for BRT dedicated lanes on 1st Avenue downtown and in mixed traffic for Broadway. 

April 29, 2019 - 10:35pm

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

AIRPORT DR SB AND NB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED. AT CARDINAL CRES
(Water main repairs)
SB access to Cardinal Cres will be maintained.
Start: April 30, 8:30 a.m. End: May 1, 5:00 p.m.

April 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

The National Day of Mourning is on Sunday, April 28, 2019. In recognition, flags at all City of Saskatoon facilities will fly at half-mast for the day.
The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28, was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991 and commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents.

April 26, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
22ND ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N
(Craning to rooftop)
Start: April 29, 5:30 a.m. End: April 29, 10:30 a.m.
 
CENTRAL AVE SB ROAD CLOSED FROM 105TH ST W TO 104TH ST W
(Roadway patching)
Start: April 29, 8:00 a.m. End: April 29, 3:00 p.m.
 

April 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
AVE W S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 18TH ST W
(Sewer lining)
Start: April 27, 8:00 a.m. End: April 27, 4:00 p.m.
 
22ND ST W EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM WITNEY AVE S TO AVE  S
(Sanitary lining)
Start: April 27, 8:00 a.m. End: April 27, 5:00 p.m.
 
22ND ST W EB & WB LEFT TURN BAYS CLOSED AT AVE W S

April 26, 2019 - 2:30pm

The City has multiple full closures on roads this weekend, April 27 and 28, as the repair season takes off.

April 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

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 Colorado Mammoth at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, April 27 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.

April 26, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
AVE H N NB & SB TRAFFIC SQUEEZED INTO PARKING LANES FROM 23RD ST W TO WALMER RD
(Sanitary lining)
Start: April 26, 7:00 a.m. End: April 26, 5:00 p.m.
 
CIRCLE DR E WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT IDYLWYLD DR N
(Traffic camera cleaning)
Start: April 26, 9:00 a.m. End: April 26, 3:00 p.m.
 

April 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

As the spring clean-up continues in Saskatoon, residents are encouraged to put their waste in the right place. To help with this, the City is preparing to kick off another Green Cart season, providing residents the opportunity to divert their yard and food waste from the Landfill. The optional fee-for-service program offers convenient front-street bi-weekly collection from May 3 to November 7, 2019 for current Black and Blue Cart customers.

April 25, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lane restrictions remain in place on Highway 16 westbound at 71st Street until crews can complete the repairs to signage. This work was delayed due to heavy wind and is expected to resume today.

The lane is expected to reopen by 4 pm on Thursday, April 25. Follow @YXEServiceAlert on Twitter or refer to service alerts at saskatoon.ca for further updates.

April 25, 2019 - 8:45am

Highway 16 westbound is reduced to one lane at 71st Street for repairs to signage. Due to heavy wind, the repair is delayed until early morning.

We expect the road restrictions to be lifted Thursday morning by 9 a.m.

Road users are reminded to reduce speeds, stay alert and mind posted signage and barriers when encountering a construction zone. Thank you for your patience.

April 24, 2019 - 4:13pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
20TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE R S TO AVE U S 
(Roadway patching) 

April 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

Regina and Saskatoon are collaborating to find technology solutions that will improve mobility around their cities. The Civic Innovation Challenge, made possible through the support of Innovation Saskatchewan, seeks new approaches or innovative technology solutions that will reduce reliance on personal vehicles and enable better movement around the two cities.

April 24, 2019 - 9:00am

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