May 25, 2015


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City reminds motorists of street closures for Santa Claus parade

Several streets will close down tomorrow afternoon for the Santa Claus Parade.

City of Winnipeg officials said Portage Avenue east of Sherbrook Street to Portage Avenue East at Westbrook Street will close to traffic at 2:30 p.m.

Certain streets, including a stretch of Portage Avenue, will be closed to traffic during the upcoming Winnipeg annual Santa Claus Parade on Nov. 17.

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Certain streets, including a stretch of Portage Avenue, will be closed to traffic during the upcoming Winnipeg annual Santa Claus Parade on Nov. 17. Photo Store

At 4 p.m., the following streets will close:

  • southbound Main Street from McDermot Avenue to Graham Avenue
  • northbound Main Street from St. Mary Avenue to Portage Avenue
  • Pioneer Avenue from Main Street to Westbrook Street
  • William Stephenson Way from Main Street to Waterfront Drive
  • York Avenue from Fort Street to Main Street

Roads will reopen following the parade. Winnipeg Transit will also re-route all buses operating in the vicinity between 3 p.m. until 11 p.m.

City of Winnipeg officials said increased traffic and pedestrians are expected to slow travel in and out of the downtown area. For more information visit winnipegsantaparade.com.

History

Updated on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2:06 PM CST: adds link to parade route

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