The Jubilee Overpass is set to undergo major repairs and renovations beginning Sunday, May 2 and will close for approximately four months.
The renewal project was outlined in the City’s 2010 Capital Budget, and will see the overpass to Pembina Highway and Jubilee out of commission to extend its life by up to 50 years.
The $8.5 million rehabilitation will include reconstruction of the overpass deck surface, construction of new bridge rails and median slab, and repairs and modifications to the bridge supports.
The structure is currently 41-years-old and in desperate need of repair.
The approaching roadway connecting the overpass to Jubilee and Pembina will also be replaced.
At least one lane of traffic along Jubilee Avenue will remain open throughout construction. At least two lanes of traffic will be open in both directions on Pembina Highway.
Bus route 95 will be affected during construction. Re-route information is available at WinnipegTransit.com.
Work on the overpass is scheduled to be completed by mid-September 2010.
More information on the project is available at Winnipeg.ca.