Winnipeg House and Pan Am Traffic Update for Friday, August 6
August 6, 1999 -
Today, Day 15 of the Pan Am Games, Winnipeg House features
the following musical entertainment in Old Market Square:
Sierra Noble from 12:00 noon - 12:30 pm
Tribe of One from 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Daniel &Sky from 2:30 - 3:00 pm
Winnipeg House, in the Council Building at 510 Main Street remains open
from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily through August 7. Winnipeg House features an art display by
Here is a traffic update for August 6 with the busiest traffic expected in
the following areas:
Waverley Soccer Complex, which hosts the bronze medal soccer game
between Canada and the USA beginning at 7:00 pm. Limited parking in the area. Transit
offers convenient Park and Ride service right to the door.
Pan Am Pool with Synchronized Swimming at 2:30 pm and a number of
swimming finals beginning at 6:00 pm. The # 4 bus leaving from the Forks and
traveling down Graham, Osborne, Pembina and Grant will drop off spectators right at the pool.
Day 2 of Water Skiing takes place at the Transcona water ski site
on Murdock Road. The only way to get to this event is by bus. Spectators can choose from
three Park and Ride sites; Kildonan Place Shopping Centre on Regent Street or two marked
locations on Dugald Road east of Plessis Drive.
Rhythmic Gymnastics gets underway at the Investors Group Athletic
Centre at the University of Manitoba. Limited paid parking available at the U. of M. site.
Consult page 10 of the Transit guide for detailed transportation options.
Other venues hosting events where increased traffic can be expected
include: Assiniboine Park (fencing), Red River Exhibition Park (equestrian show jumping),
John Blumberg Softball complex (softball), Winnipeg Winter Club (squash), Centennial
Concert Hall (weight lifting), and Duckworth Centre (boxing finals).
A reminder that the Provencher Bridge is closed to vehicle and
pedestrian traffic each night from 10:15 - 11:15 pm through August 7 to accommodate the
fireworks display at the Forks. Persons attending the Goldeyes game should park in the
downtown area west of the bridge to avoid inconvenience.