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Stretches of Empress, Sargent to close for repairs Tuesday morning to Aug. 11

Stretches along Empress Street, from Wellington Avenue to Yukon Avenue, and Sargent Avenue, from Sanford Street to Milt Stegall Drive, will close to drivers starting Tuesday morning running until August 11. Getty Images

Beginning Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., areas along Empress Street and Sargent Avenue will close to vehicles as the city works on water main repairs.

The City of Winnipeg advises the routes will be closed until Aug. 11 at 5 p.m..

Read more: Two major Winnipeg streets closing for repairs this weekend

The affected stretches are the following:

  • Empress Street, from Wellington Avenue to Yukon Avenue
  • Sargent Avenue, from Sanford Street to Milt Stegall Drive

The city says the closures won’t affect pedestrian access.

Transit riders can contact 3-1-1 or visit winnipegtransit.com for re-route and schedule information.

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