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Stretch of Graham Avenue Closed to Vehicles for Two Years

Stretch of Graham Avenue Closed to Vehicles for Two Years

City of Winnipeg LogoWINNIPEG — A portion of Graham Avenue is now a transit-only stretch of road for the next two years.

Graham between Main Street and Fort Street will be used for Winnipeg Transit only and is completely closed to all other vehicles until July 2020.

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Two New Cricket Fields Planned for La Barrière Park

Two New Cricket Fields Planned for La Barrière Park

Cricket
(WIKIPEDIA / CREATIVE COMMONS)

WINNIPEG — Two new cricket fields with concrete pitches are being constructed in La Barrière Park south of the Perimeter Highway.

The city says the project is part of a larger plan to see improvements to the park’s amenities.

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Block of Waverley Street Closed for Underpass Project

Block of Waverley Street Closed for Underpass Project

Waverley Underpass
Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman speaks during a news conference regarding the Waverley Underpass on Friday, May 5, 2017. (KATE FENSKE / CN / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Waverley Street is closed as of today between Wilkes Avenue/Hurst Way and Taylor Avenue.

From 10 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, July 9, both northbound and southbound lanes won’t be accessible to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. The closure is related to the Waverley Underpass project and railway track reconstruction.

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Paving Work Resuming Through Riding Mountain National Park

Paving Work Resuming Through Riding Mountain National Park

Riding Mountain National Park
The original gate entering Riding Mountain National Park. (TRAVEL MANITOBA)

Paving work continues beginning today on a section of Highway 10 through Riding Mountain National Park.

Parks Canada says phase four of the highway rehabilitation project will resume through August 31. Work is scheduled to occur between km 40 and km 60.

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Province to Cost-Share $540M Outlet Channels for Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin

Province to Cost-Share $540M Outlet Channels for Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin

Lake St. Martin Emergency Channel
Provincial crews open the Lake St. Martin emergency channel during the 2014 flood. (GOVERNMENT OF MANITOBA)

The Manitoba government is cost-sharing $540 million for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels with the federal government.

The deal, announced Monday in St. Laurent, will mitigate flood risk and high-water levels on Lake Manitoba, which were seen in 2011 and 2014. The new outlet channel will carry water directly from Lake Manitoba to Lake St. Martin.

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Hyatt Breaks Ground on Six-Storey Hotel in South Winnipeg

Hyatt Breaks Ground on Six-Storey Hotel in South Winnipeg

Hyatt House Winnipeg Southwest
An artist’s rendering of the future Hyatt House Winnipeg Southwest, expected to open in summer 2019. (HANDOUT)

Construction is underway on a six-storey, 135-room hotel in the bustling area of south Winnipeg.

Hyatt House Winnipeg Southwest will be located in the Seasons of Tuxedo area, near Outlet Collection Winnipeg, at 700 Sterling Lyon Parkway.

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New K-5 School Planned for Seven Oaks School Division

New K-5 School Planned for Seven Oaks School Division

By Sarah Klein

Brian Pallister
Premier Brian Pallister announces the construction of a new K-5 school in the Seven Oaks School Division on Thursday, June 7, 2018. (@BRIAN_PALLISTER / TWITTER)

A new kindergarten to Grade 5 school is in the planning stages for the Seven Oaks School Division.

The province on Thursday unveiled plans for the dual-track school on Templeton Avenue, creating space for 450 students with a future capacity of 600.

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