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The City of Saskatoon continues undertaking improvements to its Transit shelters, bus stops, sidewalks and other related infrastructure.

Funded by the City and the Government of Canada, which invested $5.3 million through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund toward these projects, this work will ultimately help better connect people to this important local transportation network. In Saskatchewan, the federal PTIF program is administered by the provincial government.  

November 15, 2018 - 10:00am

Lakewood Civic Centre undergoes regular maintenance to ensure the safety and enjoyment of its patrons.  This year, the facility will be closed for its annual maintenance from Monday, November 26 to Sunday, December 16, 2018.  All programs will be cancelled during this time.  Regularly scheduled programming will resume on Monday, December 17, 2018.  The Cliff Wright Branch Library will remain open.

Patrons are encouraged to attend any of the following five leisure centres:

November 15, 2018 - 9:00am

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

NEW

QUEEN ST CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(water line insulation)
Start: November 15, 9:00 a.m. End: November 15, 9:00 p.m.

ONGOING

COLLEGE DR SPEED REDUCTION FROM MCKERCHER DR TO MCORMOND DR
(ditch trenching)
Start: November 14, 8:00 a.m. End: November 15, 5:00 p.m.

November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

Household hazardous waste includes corrosive, flammable or poisonous materials like aerosols, cleaning products, pesticides, fertilizers and more. Putting these materials in your garbage or recycling, or pouring them down your drain, contaminates water and landfills.

Take care of your household hazardous waste responsibly by bringing it to our LAST Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

November 14, 2018 - 3:30pm

Queen Street between 4th and 5th streets will be closed for water line maintenance on Thursday, November 14, starting at 9 a.m. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Road users can expect road closure will add a few minutes to daily commutes. They’re encouraged to use King Street as a detour route and to allow extra time for their commute.

November 14, 2018 - 11:00am

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

NEW

COLLEGE DR SPEED REDUCTION FROM MCKERCHER DR TO MCORMOND DR
(ditch trenching)
Start: November 14, 8:00 a.m. End: November 15, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

NEAULT RD NB LANES CLOSED AT 33RD ST W
(primary water main construction)
EB traffic maintained in SB lane
Start: October 24, 11:00 a.m. End: November 14, 4:00 p.m.

November 13, 2018 - 3:33pm

With the colder temperatures setting in, grizzly bears Mistaya (miss‑TIE’‑yuh) and Koda (KOH’-dah) are well on their way to beginning their third hibernation at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo (Zoo).

Preparation for the bears’ hibernation has been underway for several weeks.  The Zoo has worked closely with fRI Research and wildlife nutritionists to carefully monitor the bears leading into hibernation.

November 13, 2018 - 10:00am

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

ONGOING

NEAULT RD NB LANES CLOSED AT 33RD ST W
(primary water main construction)
EB traffic maintained in SB lane
Start: October 24, 11:00 a.m. End: November 14, 4:00 p.m.

QUEEN ST EB LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N
(craning)
Start: October 23, 7:00 a.m. End: November 30, 5:00 p.m.

November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm

November is fall prevention month and the Saskatoon Fire Department wants to ensure that citizens most at risk for a fall, adults over the age of 65, are aware of the options available through the Remembering When program. Remembering When offers helpful information around fire and fall prevention aimed at reducing fires and/or falls.

November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

LORNE AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM TAYLOR ST E TO 2ND ST E
(tree pruning)
Start: November 10, 8:00 a.m. End: November 10, 4:00 p.m.

25TH ST E WB LANES CLOSED AT 5TH AVE N
(water main replacement)
Start: November 10, 8:00 a.m. End: November 10, 5:00 p.m.

November 9, 2018 - 2:22pm

Starting Saturday morning, sections of Lorne Avenue will be closed between Taylor Street and 4th Street for tree pruning. This work is expected to take 2 days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Winter is the optimal season to complete pruning as it provides better visibility and easier removal of dead and dying limbs. Winter pruning also reduces the risk of the spread of disease.

November 9, 2018 - 11:00am

Starting Monday morning the intersection at Taylor Street and Munroe Avenue will be closed for storm water sewer repairs. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route at SaskatoonTransit.ca/service-alerts or on your mobile device using the real-time app called Transit.  

November 9, 2018 - 9:21am

The City of Saskatoon wants to warn residents about a phone scam involving the apparent use of the City’s Corporate Revenue Division’s phone number.

The City was contacted by a concerned resident who received what they perceived as a scam phone call from the main number used by the City’s Corporate Revenue Customer Service Centre.

The caller reportedly offered the resident an interest-free credit card as a qualified applicant.

November 8, 2018 - 4:06pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM MCPHERSON AVE TO LORNE AVE
(tree pruning)
Start: November 9, 8:00 a.m. End: November 9, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

NEAULT RD NB LANES CLOSED AT 33RD ST W
(primary water main construction)
EB traffic maintained in SB lane
Start: October 24, 11:00 a.m. End: November 14, 4:00 p.m.

November 8, 2018 - 3:00pm

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