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Environment Canada forecast for Saturday afternoon and evening includes high winds and up to five centimetres of snow for Saskatoon. These conditions increase the risk of icy conditions on high-traffic roads, bridges and overpasses, and approaching busy intersections. Visibility may be affected and snow drifts may also occur.

January 19, 2019 - 2:51pm

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

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR N NB & SB CURB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Primary water main repair)
Start: January 21, 7:00 a.m. End: February 8, 5:00 p.m.

3RD AVE S INTERSECTION CLOSED AT 20TH ST E
(Sanitary main replacement)
Start: January 21, 9:00 a.m. End: January 21, 5:00 p.m.

January 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

PRESTON AVE S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM TAYLOR ST E TO ADELAIDE ST E
(Tree pruning)
Start: January 19, 8:30 a.m. End: January 19, 4:00 p.m.

January 18, 2019 - 2:24pm

Starting on Monday, January 21, there will be speed reductions and lane restrictions in place on Idylwyld Drive North at Circle Drive for a water main repair. The restrictions will be in place in the northbound and southbound lanes of Idylwyld Drive. Work will begin following the morning rush hour on Monday and last for approximately 4 weeks, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. This work is not expected to cause major delays.

January 18, 2019 - 7:00am

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 Rochester Knighthawks at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, January 19 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.

January 18, 2019 - 6:00am

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

NEW

ONGOING
MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(Interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

January 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

The intersection at 3rd Avenue and 20th Street will be fully closed Monday, January 21 for a sanitary main replacement. There will be no access to this area during this work, which is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Pedestrian access may also be restricted. Thank you for your patience and cooperation while the necessary replacement work is completed.

January 17, 2019 - 1:38pm

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

NEW

3RD AVE S INTERSECTION CLOSED AT 20TH ST E
(Sanitary main replacement)
Start: January 17, 9:00 a.m. End: January 17, 5:00 p.m.

FAIRMONT DR ROAD CLOSED FROM FAIRLIGHT DR TO FORRESTER RD
(Valve replacement)
Start: January 17, 9:00 a.m. End: January 17, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

January 16, 2019 - 3:00pm

Looking to keep your teen busy on the next Professional Development day?  The City of Saskatoon has teamed up with Sask Sport Inc. and Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity to offer Leading with Confidence, a half day workshop for females ages 14 to18 years. 

Leading with Confidence will be held on Tuesday, January 29, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Shaw Centre (122 Bowlt Crescent). 

January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

The recent near-melting temperatures, rain and the following temperature drop to below normal values has left some sidewalks around the community with icy spots. Environment Canada forecasts a chance of light snow and more of the same cooler temperatures for the short-term.

The Saskatoon Fire Department warns people to proceed with caution on sidewalks which could be icy. 

As a reminder, homeowners and businesses are required to keep their sidewalks clear of snow and ice within 48 and 24 hours of a snow fall, respectively.

January 16, 2019 - 11:47am

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

NEW
CIRCLE DR E WB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED AT 1ST AVE N
(Valve repair)
Start: January 16, 11:00 a.m. End: January 16, 12:00 p.m.

ONGOING
MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(Interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

January 15, 2019 - 3:10pm

As part of the development of the WinterCityYXE Strategy, the City and community stakeholders again invite residents to celebrate what makes Saskatoon unique as a four-season community that is welcoming, vibrant and prosperous, even during the winter months.

January 15, 2019 - 2:05pm

Saskatoon Transit has upgraded the onboard Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in 100 of its buses. This TransitMaster upgrade, among many other things, enhances the delivery of real-time bus information, displaying real-time bus locations via smart phone apps including Transit, Google and Moovit.

January 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

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

ONGOING

MCORMOND DR NB & SB SINGLE LANE FROM KERR RD TO HIGHWAY 5
(Interchange construction)
Start: November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m. End: July 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

January 14, 2019 - 3:00pm

The northbound Ruth Street Exit off of Circle Drive was closed unexpectedly for an emergency water main break repair. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Northbound traffic on Circle Drive can access the area using the Clarence Avenue exit or Preston Avenue exit. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Check for Service Alerts on your bus route on your mobile device using one of the real-time apps including Google Maps transit or Transit app. 

January 14, 2019 - 10:53am

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