VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity Moves Home Across City

By David Klassen

If you noticed an extended convoy of emergency vehicles escorting a rather large home early Friday morning, then you were witnessing the transport of one of Habitat for Humanity’s latest projects.


Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg moved a recently constructed home from the Red River Ex grounds west of the city to its permanent location at 167 Archibald Street.

The home’s foundation was completed a while ago, but delays were incurred due to construction on potential transport routes and availability of Habitat staff.

“The process of transporting the home is relatively easy since we hire a qualified mover,” said Vern Koop, Habitat’s director of construction. “They make nearly all the arrangements, including getting the permits which makes for a smooth an efficient transporting of the home.”

The Archibald home will be completed when crews of various trades come to complete the interior and inner workings of the 850-square-foot bungalow. The home is scheduled for completion later this fall. video/WpgCameraMan


Pssst, while you're here... is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ?

Sports Highlights