Manitoba Infrastructure urges Manitobans to take precautions on waterways

Manitoba Infrastructure urges Manitobans to take precautions on waterwaysProvincial operations underway on Assiniboine and Red Rivers Manitoba Infrastructure is urging people to be careful while venturing onto all rivers and streams in the province at this time of year, as temperature fluctuations could result in ice that is thinner than expected. Manitoba’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is reporting the outflow from Shellmouth Reservoir is gradually…

Manitoba Infrastructure plans Feb. 26 Portage overpass consultation

Manitoba Infrastructure plans Feb. 26 Portage overpass consultationThe provincial government is hosting a public open house to review options for a new overpass west of Portage la Prairie at the Trans-Canada Highway and Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 1A, Manitoba Infrastructure has announced. “This traffic exchange is a key part of the Trans-Canada Highway network, an important route for Manitoba’s economy and tourism,”…

Province issues thin ice advisory for southern Manitoba

Province issues thin ice advisory for southern ManitobaA thin ice advisory for rivers, streams and lakes in southern Manitoba has been issued until full freeze up. The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of advises that many water bodies in southern Manitoba — including Crescent Lake — are still in the process of freezing over, ice is still very thin and larger rivers still have…