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Kenaston to Close Between Sterling Lyon and McGillivray This Weekend

Kenaston to Close Between Sterling Lyon and McGillivray This Weekend

Kenaston Boulevard Railway Crossing
The railway crossing on Kenaston Boulevard just north Lindenwood Drive will be repaired. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The railway crossing that forces drivers in south Winnipeg to hit their brakes and swerve is scheduled for repair.

The city will close Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard on Friday, October 20 at 6 p.m. to accommodate the work.

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Riverbank Stabilization on Lyndale Drive Complete

Riverbank Stabilization on Lyndale Drive Complete

Lyndale Drive Riverbank
St. Vital Councillor Brian Mayes, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton, and St. Boniface Councillor Matt Allard cut the ribbon on the opening of the new riverbank along Lyndale Drive. (@CITYOFWINNIPEG / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — A project to stabilize the riverbank along Lyndale Drive is now complete through joint city-province funding.

An aging timber retaining wall originally constructed in 1976 was removed as part of the project, with rock-fill columns installed. Construction also targeted roadway re-alignment, a lower-bank granular trail with seating, a limestone terrace, and re-vegetation between Gauvin Avenue and Monck Avenue.

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Winnipeg Vying to Lure Amazon as Location for Second Headquarters

Winnipeg Vying to Lure Amazon as Location for Second Headquarters

Amazon
In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York’s Times Square. Amazon announced Thursday, Sept. 7, that it has opened the search for a second headquarters, promising to spend more than $5 billion on the opening. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

WINNIPEG — The city and province are putting together a joint bid to lure Amazon to choose Winnipeg as the e-commerce giant’s location for its second North American headquarters.

Called HQ2, Amazon wants to invest $5 billion U.S. to develop a new site and house as many as 50,000 workers. It will act as a “full equal” to the company’s current Seattle headquarters.

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Public Input Wanted on New Arlington Bridge Design

Public Input Wanted on New Arlington Bridge Design

Arlington Bridge
Arlington Bridge (CITY OF WINNIPEG / YOUTUBE)

Before the Arlington Bridge is torn down, the City of Winnipeg wants input from the public on what its replacement should look like.

“The Arlington Bridge is a Winnipeg landmark, but it’s over 100 years old and needs to be replaced,” said Mike Pagtakhan, councillor for Point Douglas.

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