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Stretch of St. Matthews Avenue to Close

August 12, 2012 7:29 AM | News

St. Matthews Avenue will be closed to westbound and eastbound traffic at the railway crossing between Empress Street and Strathcona Street on Monday morning.

At 6 a.m. the roadway will close for railway crossing reconstruction.

Local traffic will continue to have access up to the railway crossing during the reconstruction. St. Matthews Avenue will reopen on Thursday, August 16 at 6 a.m.

Motorists are reminded to allow additional travel time and to use alternative west to east routes such as Portage Avenue or Ellice Avenue.

Pedestrian access will also be restricted as sidewalks at the rail crossing will be closed.

— Staff