Bridge Drive-in closed after opening for two days

By | May 10, 2020

WINNIPEG — The iconic Winnipeg soft serve ice cream spot, Bridge Drive-in, is shutting its doors after opening for a few days.

The seasonal shop, known by locals as BDI, opened as a drive-thru on Friday.

In a tweet, BDI said the drive-thru experiment is over and that the shop on Jubilee Avenue is closeeffective immediately.

Bridge Drive-in created the drive-thru as a way to follow the strict public health guidelines restaurants and businesses have been following due to COVID-19.

The shop set up pylons to help direct traffic and made drivers lineup at the drive-in’s north exit.

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The system created a backlog of traffic on Jubilee Avenue, garnering negative reviews from neighbourhood residents.

BDI apologized for any inconvenience the drive-thru caused and said they thought the system would eventually work.

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