WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has announced it will undertake a major reconstruction and twinning project on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 32 in Winkler, Man.
The project includes the installation of a pathway on the east side of PTH 32, new traffic signals at Mountain Avenue, upgraded signals at the intersections of Roblin Boulevard and Cargill Road and upgraded CP Rail crossing surface and signals.
“The major reconstruction and twinning of PTH 32 will greatly improve traffic flow in the Winkler area. We are pleased to be moving forward as soon as possible with the improvements to First Street in Winkler from Victoria Street to PTH 14,” said Manitoba Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler in a statement.
Construction will begin this week with substantial completion by late fall of 2020 and sidewalk work possibly carrying over into early summer 2021.
“The City of Winkler Council and our entire region are delighted our vision is about to come to fruition, and this government has seen the need to improve the safety and capacity of PTH 32.This project has been on our radar for over 15 years and good things are worth the wait,” added Winkler Mayor Martin Harder.
Construction updates will be posted online at www.gov.mb.ca/mit/.