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April 10, 2018

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party Street Closure and Transit Reroute

Released: 10:30 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – Southbound Donald Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue will be closed to accommodate the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party, along with associated set-up and take-down, from 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 until 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 12.

Motorists should allow additional travel time to get to their destinations, and use alternate routes such as Main Street and Osborne Street.

As a result of the street closure, the Donald Street entrance to the Millennium Library Parkade will not be accessible from 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 until 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 12. All vehicles will need to enter through the Smith Street entrance. The Donald Street exit will be open.

Winnipeg Transit buses will be rerouted off of Graham Avenue from Carlton Street to Smith Street on Wednesday, April 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and will return to their regular routes at 11:00 p.m. to accommodate an expected increase in pedestrian traffic.

Bus Stops along Graham Avenue eastbound between Hargrave Street and Smith Street will be temporarily relocated to northbound Smith Street at Graham Avenue. Bus stops along westbound Graham Avenue between Smith Street and Edmonton Street will be temporarily relocated to St. Mary Avenue at Hargrave Street and to Edmonton Street at Graham Avenue.

The Handi-Transit loading zone on southbound Donald Street at Graham Avenue will be temporarily relocated to eastbound Portage Avenue next to the Radisson Hotel.

For Transit re-route and schedule information, visit or contact .

For regular updates on City of Winnipeg lane closures and to view lane closures of major streets on an interactive map, please visit City of Winnipeg - Regional Lane Closures.

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April 10, 2018