Streets Are Closing For Whiteout Party


WINNIPEG, MB – The Whiteout Party is about to begin and that means some streets will be closing early Wednesday, plan accordingly.

Tomorrow beginning at noon southbound Donald Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue will be closed for the Street Party and remain closed until1:00 AM on Thursday, April 12.

The street closure means the Donald Street entrance to the Millennium Library Parkade will not be accessible during the same time period. All vehicles will need to enter through the Smith Street entrance. The Donald Street exit will be open.

Winnipeg Transit buses will be rerouted off of Graham Avenue from Carlton Street to Smith Street on Wednesday, April 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and will return to their regular routes at 11:00 p.m. to accommodate party goers.

Bus Stops along Graham Avenue eastbound between Hargrave Street and Smith Street will be temporarily relocated to northbound Smith Street at Graham Avenue. Bus stops along westbound Graham Avenue between Smith Street and Edmonton Street will be temporarily relocated to St. Mary Avenue at Hargrave Street and to Edmonton Street at Graham Avenue.

The Handi-Transit loading zone on southbound Donald Street at Graham Avenue will be temporarily relocated to eastbound Portage Avenue next to the Radisson Hotel.