Morris Articles

Upgrades Completed on Red River Bridge in Morris

By Sarah Klein Work to rebuild a large portion of the PTH 23 bridge over the Red River in Morris, Manitoba is now complete. The province undertook the $32 million upgrade to extend the life of the structure by another 40 years. It was originally constructed on the...

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Red River Bridge Near Morris to Close on Monday

Motorists who use the Red River Bridge on Highway 23 at Morris will need to find an alternative route beginning Monday. The province is closing the roadway at 6 a.m. for a two-month period to replace the bridge deck. The work is part of a planned $30 million...

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Province Spending $215M on Highway 75 Upgrades

To ensure a vital transport link between the U.S. and Canada remains open during spring flooding, Highway 75 will see $215 million in structural upgrades. The Manitoba government will focus on the northbound lanes to be built to interstate standards, similar to what...

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Highway 23 Bridge Near Morris to See Upgrades

A vital bridge that acts as a link to the community of Morris is getting an upgrade. The bridge on Highway 23 over the Red River will see deck and railing replacements, girder strengthening, pier repairs, and slope stabilization of the west embankment. "This bridge...

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Man, Woman Killed in Rollover Near Rosenort

Two people from Rosenort have died after their pickup truck lost control in the RM of Morris. RCMP came upon the crash at around 5 a.m. on Sunday on Road 2E southeast of Rosenort. Police say the truck was travelling northbound on the gravel road when it lost control...

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Man Dies After Mishap at St. Jean Baptiste Workplace

A workplace accident has claimed the life of a man from the RM of Rhineland. The 32-year-old was loading a forklift onto a flatbed truck last Friday when it fell off and crushed him. RCMP say foul play is not suspected in the death, which happened at a construction...

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Selinger Tours Morris as Community Braces for Flood

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger on Friday toured the southern areas of the province most prone to flooding this season along the Red River. Forecasters are calling for flood levels similar to those of 2009, which forced the closure of Highway 75 for 36 days due to...

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