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Weekend Winnipeg Road Closures to Note

August 19, 2016 7:05 AM | News

City of Winnipeg LogoBeginning Saturday, a stretch of Selkirk Avenue will reopen following stage one of a renewal project.

At the same time, stage two will begin, closing another portion of the roadway to motorists.

The city says Selkirk from Salter Street to McGregor Street will reopen tomorrow. However, Selkirk between McGregor Street and Arlington Street will close until around mid-November while the second phase of the project is completed.

Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained during construction.

Other weekend road closures

Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival

Starting at 9 a.m. today, Smith Street will be closed from King Street to Notre Dame Avenue. At 5:30 p.m., Smith Street will then be closed from Ellice Avenue to Notre Dame Avenue. This closure will remain in place until 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 21.

King Street will also be closed from Smith Street to Notre Dame Avenue, from 5:30 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 21.

Filipino Street Festival

The eastbound and westbound lanes on Broadway will be closed between Osborne Street and Kennedy Street. The northbound and southbound lanes on Memorial Boulevard will be closed between Broadway and York Avenue. These closures are in effect from 5:30 p.m. tonight until Saturday, August 20 at midnight.

Festival parade route:
The Filipino Street Festival parade starts Saturday, August 20 at 9 a.m. from Memorial Boulevard between Broadway and York Avenue, proceeding north on Memorial Boulevard, then east on York Avenue, south on Carlton Street, west on Broadway using only westbound lanes, then ending just west of Kennedy Street within the Festival road closure.