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March 23, 2017

Public invited to open house for the Empress Street and Overpass Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Study

Released: 1:30 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB - Winnipeggers are invited to view preliminary design plans for significant improvements to roads and infrastructure surrounding the CF Polo Park shopping centre at an open house on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

The $17.4 million project will provide a smoother ride and improvements to pedestrian and cycling facilities in the area. Details of the project include the rehabilitation of the Empress Street Overpass, roadway reconstruction, traffic flow improvements, riverbank stabilization and the addition of protected bike lanes.

Construction will be staged over the 2017 and 2018 construction seasons.

A number of local stakeholders have already provided input on the project design. Open house visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the preliminary design and discuss the plan with City staff and the project team.

Event details
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: CF Polo Park - Centre Court, 1485 Portage Avenue

More information
For more information, to fill out a survey or to view the open house presentation boards online, please visit

March 23, 2017