January 2, 2018 5:49 am
Updated: January 2, 2018 11:05 am

Water main break snarled Winnipeg traffic Tuesday

Water main breaks are common in Winnipeg in winter.

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Marion Street reopened to traffic after being closed through morning rush hour due to a water main break.

City of Winnipeg crews began working on Marion Street between Dawson Road and Lagimodiere Boulevard around 5 a.m.

Both eastbound and westbound traffic were affected. Winnipeg residents were advised to consider alternate routes.

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The area reopened to traffic around 9:30 a.m.



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