City of Winnipeg document details $4.9 billion in capital projects over next decade

The City of Winnipeg released a document Friday that details 22 major capital projects the city has proposed over the next 10 years.The Unfunded Major Capital Projects Detail document – which will be presented at the city’s Executive Policy Committee on June 11 – is intended to give council and the public an overview of the scope and rationale behind the projects before council makes decisions on individual items.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Here’s a list of local Winnipeg streets that (probably) won’t get fixed in 2019The city said the estimated…

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Front street in bad shape? It won’t get fixed until at least next year, says Winnipeg engineer

If you were hoping to see repairs to your residential street this year, you’re probably out of luck.The city’s standing policy committee on infrastructure renewal and public works heard Thursday that all residential roadwork is being deferred until 2020 at the earliest, due in part to a funding squabble with the province.Public works director Jim Berezowsky told the committee the majority of 2019 funding for street renewal was already allocated to industrial streets, with the remaining funds spent on engineering costs for local streets.Story continues below“For 2019, we did a…

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