Portage and Main is an intersection in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is located in the centre of downtown Winnipeg at the place where Portage Avenue (Route 85) and Main Street (Route 52) intersect. The corner is well-known across Canada. Portage and Main is the hub of some of Winnipeg‘s main transportation routes. It was once the centre for the banking industry in Western Canada. The national banks have branches accessible from beneath Portage and Main.