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Public Works
Operations Update
Spring Clean UpSpring clean up of City streets and sidewalks starts April 22 and will continue for 5 to 6 weeks.
Spring Weight RestrictionsView dates for Spring Weight Restrictions in the City of Winnipeg.
Sandbags for Overland FloodingSandbags for protection against overland flooding are available at three locations for pickup by property owners. These sandbags can be picked up between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily, at any one of the following Public Works yards:
  • 1220 Pacific Avenue
  • 960 Thomas Avenue
  • 1539 Waverley Street
Identification showing Winnipeg residency is required in order to pick up sandbags. Citizens are urged to check sump pumps and backwater valves on an on-going basis.
Priority 1 streets (regional)We are salting/sanding P1 streets as required.
Priority 2 streets (collector/bus routes)We are sanding P2 streets as required.
Priority 1, 2 and 3 sidewalks/ AT trailsWe are spot sanding sidewalks as required.
Bridge decks and overpassesWe are salting/sanding bridges and overpasses as required.
PotholesWe are patching potholes in all areas.
Steaming Frozen Catch Basins & CulvertsWe are steaming frozen curb inlets and catch basins in all areas as required to improve drainage.
Cleaning DitchesWe are removing snow and debris in ditches to aid spring thaw.
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Last update: April 18, 2019
Contact the Public Works Department
General Office Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday
1155 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P1

Phone, Fax, Email: 311