Downtown Streets to Close for Juno Awards

Juno AwardsWith the Juno Awards in Winnipeg this weekend, a number of downtown streets will be closed or partially closed to accommodate the musical spectacular.

The following road closures will be in effect:

Portage Avenue Eastbound (all lanes)
One block between Hargrave Street and Donald Street
Friday, March 28 at 9 p.m. until Monday, March 31 at 2 a.m.

Three blocks between Kennedy Street and Hargrave Street (divert south on Kennedy Street)
Sunday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. until Sunday, March 30 at 11:30 p.m.
(Cross streets will remain open to traffic with the exception of Hargrave as indicated below)

Hargrave Street Northbound (all lanes)
St. Mary Avenue to Portage Avenue
Sunday, March 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Open for local traffic to public parking lots and red carpet vehicles only

*All cityplace lots accessible from Hargrave remain open for public event parking

Carlton Street Southbound (east side curb lane and adjacent lane)
Portage Avenue to Graham Avenue
Sunday, March 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Back lane between Carlton & Hargrave, south of Portage
Sunday, March 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hargrave from St. Mary to Graham reverse flow for egress per Jets game protocol
Sunday, March 30 from 9:45 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Pedestrian and sidewalk traffic may be diverted in some places along Portage Avenue, particularly on the south side of the street. The red carpet will take place inside an enclosed structure on Portage Avenue with a closed private viewing audience. There is no public viewing location available for red carpet arrivals to MTS Centre for the 2014 Juno Awards.

— With files from the City of Winnipeg