May 25, 2019 6:08 am

Section of Portage Avenue East to close for water main work

Sam Thompson / Global News

A section of Portage Avenue East will be closed to eastbound traffic for just over a month, the City of Winnipeg announced Friday.

Water main renewal work will be happening between Main Street and Westbrook Street, beginning May 27 and continuing through July 8.

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Bike lanes and sidewalks won’t be affected, but eastbound vehicle traffic will be redirected to either Lombard Avenue or Pioneer Avenue. Street parking will also be removed.

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