Traffic Study – Reducing Speed On Kenaston Boulevard Between North Town Road And South Town Road

On January 8th – The Public Works Committee asked that the public works department study and report back within 240 days (Sept or October 2019).

The Assiniboia Community Committee passed the following motion:

WHEREAS Kenaston Boulevard is major trade and transportation corridor with a speed limit of 80 kilometers per hour;

AND WHEREAS the Bridgwater Town Centre is located in the middle of two lanes of Kenaston Boulevard;

AND WHEREAS residents of the Neighborhoods of Bridgwater are attempting to cross Kenaston on foot or bike to access the Town Centre shopping area;

AND WHEREAS many residents have contacted the area Councillor expressing safety concerns with the speed;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works be requested to direct the Winnipeg Public Service to explore options for reducing speed along Kenaston Boulevard between North Town Road and South Town Road with the use of flashing warning lights or other recommended devices to calm traffic on both sides of Bridgwater Town Centre.

Also see motion HERE