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February 16, 2017


Railway crossing closure on Elmhurst Road between Wilkes Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue

Released: 11:26 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB â Elmhurst Road between Wilkes Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 for a CN railway crossing repair. Elmhurst Road will reopen at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017.

Motorists are advised to allow for additional travel time and to use alternate routes in this area to reach their destinations.

Public invited to information sessions for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects

Released: 1:42 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB â Winnipeggers are invited to attend information sessions for the upcoming construction of the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects.

Construction of the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) Project began in August, 2016 and will continue this year with the development of key elements including the Bishop Grandin, Letellier and McGillvary overpasses while work on the Parker Storm Retention Basin, a constructed wetland designed to store runoff as part of local sewer upgrades, is expected to begin this spring.

As both projects are located in the same area, the information sessions will be held concurrently in the same venue. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit different rooms within the venue to learn about planned construction activities, schedules and designs for each project.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: CanadInns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy
  • Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2): Ambassador Room F (lower level)
  • Parker Storm Retention Basin: Ambassador Room A (main level)
Format: Drop-in (come and go)

For more information on the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) Project, please visit winnipeg.ca/SouthwestRapidTransitway

For more information on the Parker Storm Retention Basin Project, please visit winnipeg.ca/parkerSRB

February 16, 2017