Information Sessions Begin on St. Norbert Bypass Project

Information Sessions Begin on St. Norbert Bypass Project

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(SHUTTERSTOCK)

WINNIPEG — The public is getting a first look at the proposed plans for a St. Norbert Bypass on the South Perimeter Highway beginning today.

Informational sessions and open houses are being held between August 10 and 21.

“The redesign will allow us to plan for a modern freeway to improve safety and traffic flow,” said Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler.

“As part of the Trans-Canada Highway, the South Perimeter is one of the most important economic corridors in Manitoba and plays a strategic role in connecting the provincial economy to world markets. As traffic volumes increase in the area, now is the time to finalize plans for future improvements to this important roadway.”

Three rounds of public information sessions are scheduled for the projects.

Pop-up events

  • Friday, Aug. 10 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Outlet Collection Mall Winnipeg, 555 Sterling Lyon Pkwy.;
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Norbert Farmer’s Market, 3514 Pembina Hwy.; and
  • Saturday, Aug. 18 – 9 a.m. to noon, St. Norbert Farmer’s Market, 3514 Pembina Hwy.

Open house events

  • Thursday, Aug. 16 – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Hwy.;
  • Monday, Aug. 20 – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dakota Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St.; and
  • Tuesday, Aug. 21 – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oak Bluff Recreational Club, 101-123 MacDonald Rd., Oak Bluff.

Background information on the project and on the South Perimeter Highway Safety Plan is available at www.gov.mb.ca/mit/hpd/pth100/index.html.

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