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*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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CLARENCE AVE S NB & SB CENTRE & MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Bridge inspection)
Start: July 16, 12:00 a.m. End: July 16, 7:00 a.m.
 
CIRCLE DR E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT CLARENCE AVE S
(Bridge inspection)
Start: July 16, 12:00 a.m. End: July 16, 7:00 a.m.
 

July 15, 2019 - 3:00pm

Ruth Street East between McPherson Avenue and Vernon Avenue will be fully closed starting at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16 for sanitary connection repairs. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 
 

July 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

Circle Drive East will be closed overnight at the 8th Street East overpass starting at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15 for deck washing. Traffic will be detoured around the closure using the exit and on ramps. This work is expected to take ten hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

July 15, 2019 - 6:00am

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

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8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM EWART AVE TO CUMBERLAND AVE S
(water and sewer work)
Start: July 15, 7:00 a.m. End: July 15, 4:00 p.m.

CLARENCE AVE S NB ROAD CLOSED FROM ADELAIDE ST E TO HILLIARD ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: July 15, 7:00 a.m. End: July 15, 5:00 p.m.

July 12, 2019 - 3:50pm

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

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CIRCLE DR E EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED AT ATTRIDGE DR
(deck testing)
Start: July 13, 8:00 a.m. End: July 13, 4:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR E NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT 14TH ST E
(Bridge inspection)
Start: July 13, 8:00 a.m. End: July 13, 4:00 p.m.

July 12, 2019 - 3:14pm

After travelling over 14,000 kilometers from Australia, the newest members of the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo (Zoo) have arrived and are getting ready to settle into their new permanent home.

“The addition of the dingoes provides 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.  This is a great way to enhance our conservation, research and education opportunities at the Zoo,” says Tim Sinclair-Smith, Zoo Manager.

July 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

Looking for a way to help your dog cool off in the heat? Bring your pooch for a swim at the FREE Dog Day of Summer event at Mayfair Outdoor Pool on Wednesday, August 28!

Service & Therapy dogs are welcome during a dedicated swim time from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. and all dogs are welcome during the designated time slots starting at 12:00 p.m.

Service & Therapy Dogs (60 dog limit):
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

July 12, 2019 - 11:00am

The intersection at Taylor Street East and Boychuk Drive will be fully closed starting at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13 for road resurfacing. This full road closure will continue west from the intersection along Taylor Street East to Brudell Road. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 
 

July 12, 2019 - 6:00am

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

OVERNIGHT
 
CIRCLE DR S EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM SPADINA CRES W TO DIEFENBAKER PARK RD
(Bridge Washing)
Start: July 11, 8:00 p.m. End: July 12, 6:00 a.m.

ONGOING

July 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon is resurfacing several high traffic roadways this summer. Resurfacing helps the roads last longer, improves drainage, and makes surfaces look brand new.

“Resurfacing is a road restoration technique in which a new layer of asphalt is laid over the existing road surface,” says Tim Bushman, Engineering Manager, Construction & Design. “Roads are preserved without having to do a full replacement.”

2019 resurfacing locations include:

July 11, 2019 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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HIGHWAY 16 WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT BOYCHUK DR
(Underside of overpass work)
Start: July 11, 7:00 a.m. End: July 15, 4:00 p.m.
 
IDYLWYLD DR S SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 23RD ST E TO 22ND ST E
(Cable repair)
Start: July 11, 9:00 a.m. End: July 11, 3:00 p.m.
 
VICTORIA AVE INTERSECTION CLOSED AT ADELAIDE ST E

July 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

The intersection at Victoria Avenue and Adelaide Street East will be fully closed starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11 for water main repairs. Traffic will be detoured along Melrose Avenue. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

July 10, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
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8TH ST E WB CURB & CENTER LANES CLOSED FROM MORGAN AVE TO LOUISE AVE
(Roadway patching)
Start: July 10, 7:00 a.m. End: July 10, 12:00 p.m.
 
TAYLOR ST E EB CURB LANE & SIDEWALK CLOSED FROM ALBERT AVE TO CLARENCE AVE S
(Service upgrade)
Start: July 10, 7:00 a.m. End: July 10, 4:00 p.m.
 

July 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

In this free public talk from the Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Project, storyteller Danica Lorer will discuss the power of story and how connections are made by tapping in to memory and imagination.  Danica believes that stories are for everyone and by listening to and sharing the stories of our communities and the spaces we inhabit it fosters a greater respect for each other and the world.   

July 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

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