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Highway 1 closed between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie due to blowing snow

The TransCanada highway is closed between Winnipeg and Highway 16. Province of Manitoba

High winds and overnight snow conspired to close down a section of the TransCanada highway Friday morning.

Several listeners tell 680 CJOB they’re stuck on the road waiting for the all-clear to go between Winnipeg and Highway 16 just past Portage la Prairie.

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The province closed the road Friday morning after several centimetres of snow fell in the Portage la Prairie area.

The road re-opened at about 8:15 a.m.

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