The extreme heat continues to take a toll on Winnipeg's roadways, with a stretch of a major road being closed Saturday evening.
The Winnipeg Police Service says that eastbound Bishop Grandin is closed completely, including the shoulder, at Waverley.
The WPS says that the road has heaved in the extreme heat.
East bound Bishop Grandin is completely closed at Waverley including shoulder due to road surface heaving. #Traffic— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) June 5, 2021
A part of Chief Peguis Trail also fell victim to the heat earlier on the weekend. The westbound median lane of Chief Peguis is expected to be closed until Wednesday, June 9, while repairs take place.
Motorists also reported similar issues at Panet and Nairn, as well as on the North and East Perimeter Highway between Gunn Rd. and Wenzel St.
The median lane of westbound Chief Peguis Trail, west of Henderson Highway, is currently closed due to concrete damage from today’s heat. The closure is expected to last until Wednesday, June 9. Drivers are advised to take caution in the area. pic.twitter.com/yY1LPfkjVV— City of Winnipeg (@cityofwinnipeg) June 5, 2021