Traffic board meetings on possible increase in speed limits on Winnipeg streets
Published Monday, November 19, 2012 5:01PM CST
Last Updated Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:17PM CST
The Highway Traffic Board is looking at increasing existing 50 km/h speed limits on four-lane divided roadways in the City of Winnipeg to 60 km/h speed zones, for a unified approach.
The Highway Traffic Board will be holding a series of meetings which will start at 10 a.m. each day at The Highway Traffic Board Office, Room 200-301 Weston Street.
The meeting dates and times are outlined below.
On November 27, 2012 the Board will discuss:
- Dugald Road, between a point 400 metres east and west of Plessis Road;
- Grant Avenue, between Kenaston Boulevard and Stafford Street;
- Pembina Highway, between Ducharme Avenue and the bridge crossing the La Salle River (also under consideration is increasing the speed zone from 60 km/h to 80 km/h between rue des Trappistes to south of Turnbull Drive and increase the 90 km/h to 100 km/h between Turnbull Drive and the City limit);
- Waverley Street, between Taylor Avenue and Grant Avenue.
On December 4, 2012 the Board will discuss:
- Corydon Avenue, between Kelvin Boulevard and Cambridge Street;
- Roblin Boulevard, between Haney Street and Wexford Street;
- University Crescent, between Chancellor Matheson Road and Pembina Highway.
On December 11, 2012 the Board will discuss:
- Broadway, between Osborne Street and Main Street;
- Memorial Boulevard/Colony Street/Balmoral Street, between Broadway and Qu’Appelle Avenue;
- Isabel Street/Salter Street, between William Avenue and Stella Avenue;
- Main Street, between Assiniboine Avenue and Manitoba Avenue;
- Inkster Boulevard, between Lansdowne Avenue and Main Street;
- Moray Street, between Portage Avenue and Ness Avenue;
- Wellington Avenue, between the east limit of James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and St. James Street.