A major paving operation north of Portage Avenue in Downtown Winnipeg begins Tuesday evening. (Source: Danton Unger/ CTV News Winnipeg)

A major paving operation north of Portage Avenue in Downtown Winnipeg begins Tuesday evening.

The city says cross streets along on the north side of Portage Avenue will be intermittently closed from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. for what the city called a "major asphalt paving operation".

The city said traffic will be able to continue along Portage Avenue during the closures, but the cross streets will be closed down during paving.

The following streets will be affected during the following times:

On Tuesday, September 8:

  • Carlton Street
  • Hargrave Street
  • Donald Street
  • Smith Street
  • Garry Street

On Wednesday, September 9:

  • Hargrave Street
  • Donald Street
  • Smith Street
  • Garry Street

On Thursday, September 10:

  • Carlton Street
  • Vaughn Street

The city also said there was also going to be street light repairs on the Jubilee Overpass at Pembina Highway and closures were expected.

But in a tweet by the Winnipeg Transportation Centre, it said the work has been postponed to a further date.

More information about road closures can be found on the City of Winnipeg website.