As of 9 p.m., on Wednesday, June 26, Highway 1 through Headingley is open once again to traffic.

A large stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway was closed in Headingley on Monday to allow for railway crossing repairs. The closure was in place just west of Highway 334, and was expected to be in place until Friday evening.

However, Manitoba Infrastructure sent out a notice on Wednesday, June 26, saying that the closure was ending early.

A major construction project on the highway in Headingley has been underway for some time. Traffic will still be reduced to one lane in each direction through parts of the project.

Detours in place earlier this week saw traffic snarl on smaller highways, including Highway 13 and Highway 2 at Elm Creek, Man., as thousands of extra vehicles were forced onto the smaller highways. 

The province's highways department's X account confirmed that the closure was cleared with a post just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday.