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Winnipeg River Bridge Near Lac du Bonnet Closing for Three Weeks

Winnipeg River Bridge Near Lac du Bonnet Closing for Three Weeks

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The bridge over the Winnipeg River on PR 313 will be closed from November 24 to December 15, 2018. (GOOGLE MAPS)

A bridge spanning the Winnipeg River along Provincial Road 313 near Lac du Bonet will be completely closed to traffic beginning this weekend.

From November 24 to December 15, crews will close the bridge to replace the navigation span in the middle, which allows boat traffic to cross underneath. The province says the work is being done now to have the least impact on traffic in the area.

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Stretch of Saskatchewan Avenue Closed to Traffic Beginning Today

Stretch of Saskatchewan Avenue Closed to Traffic Beginning Today

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WINNIPEG — Saskatchewan Avenue from Cavalier Drive to Hamilton Avenue is closed beginning this morning until 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

The closure, which went into effect at 7 a.m., is to accommodate roadwork. Both eastbound and westbound lanes are closed to vehicles, as well as to pedestrian traffic.

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Providence Breaks Ground on Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne

Providence Breaks Ground on Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne

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A rendering of Providence’s Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne, Manitoba. (HANDOUT)
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Providence officials attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Living & Learning Centre on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. (HANDOUT)

Ground was broken this week on a new residence and community life facility at Providence’s Otterburne, Manitoba campus.

The Canadian Christian university just outside of Winnipeg says Living & Learning Centre will accommodate approximately 60 students and be located directly south of the Reimer Student Life Centre.

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Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

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One westbound lane over the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway is closed. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — Surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete has forced the province to close one lane on the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway.

Manitoba Infrastructure says the westbound curb lane next to the sidewalk is closed for inspection.

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Culvert Installation Closing Portion of Highway 19 in Riding Mountain

Culvert Installation Closing Portion of Highway 19 in Riding Mountain

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The East Gate entering Riding Mountain National Park. (TRAVEL MANITOBA / FILE)

Rehabilitation work in Riding Mountain National Park will result in temporary closures beginning Wednesday.

Highway 19 from Lake Katherine to Rolling River Road will be closed for culvert installations, then Rolling River Road to the East Gate will be closed while crews complete the latter portion.

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Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ new home Investors Group Field prior to the first day of Rookie Training Camp in Winnipeg on May 29, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Our roads are in shambles and Manitobans are concerned about cutbacks to health care, yet last month, the provincial government announced that it is writing off $82 million in loans to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The loans are related to the construction of the Bombers’ new stadium, Investors Group Field, and are part of a saga that has been filled with nothing but bad news for taxpayers.

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Stretch of Regent Avenue Closed This Weekend

Stretch of Regent Avenue Closed This Weekend

City of Winnipeg LogoA stretch of Regent Avenue will be closed to motorists this weekend for rail crossing repairs.

Beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Regent Avenue West between Peguis Street and Starlight Drive will be closed in the eastbound and westbound directions. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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