IN PICTURES: Heavy machinery ties up morning commute

By | May 5, 2020

WINNIPEG — Traffic on Portage Avenue was briefly congested Tuesday morning as a crane was called in to help move a piece of heavy equipment that had fallen off of a trailer.

Winnipeg police were called to westbound Portage Avenue near Hargrave Street for reports of a load falling off of a trailer shortly after 8 a.m.

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(A piece of heavy machinery that fell off of a trailer briefly ties up traffic on westbound Portage Avenue near Hargrave Street Tuesday morning. CTV Photo Alex Brown)

Portage Avenue was down to one lane as a crane was called in to lift the equipment onto the trailer. Cadets assisted with traffic control while crews worked.

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(Photo courtesy Diane Kashton)

All lanes were moving by 9 a.m.

-with files from CTV’s Alex Brown

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(Photo courtesy Diane Kashton)

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