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July 24: Winter road repair work continues on Sir John A and Dalton, on Court and on King, weather permitting.

On May 20 Council approved $3.3 million to repair roads that were extensively damaged by this past winter's extreme weather. In order to complete these repairs as quickly as possible the City awarded this work to four contractors: Coco Paving, Cruickshank Construction, Kiley Paving and Williams Paving. As you will see in the attached map, the majority of the road repairs will be taking place in City Central and City West, with some repairs occurring in City East and City North.

Friday Traffic Report

July 25, 2014 -

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events that are expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week.

See the entire 2011-2014 infrastructure program at www.cityofkingston.ca/construction.

For updates on Highway 401 construction visit the Ministry of Transportation's website at www.roadinfo.mto.gov.on.ca or call 5-1-1.

Winter road repairs #ygkroads

Delays can be expected on a number of City streets until late September while crews repair extensive winter damage to Kingston's urban roads. The City's Twitter feed (@CityofKingston) will offer daily updates on the $3.3 million repairs program. For the more major repairs, motorists and cyclists can also check the City pages in the Kingston Whig-Standard and/or sign up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/news to receive Friday Traffic Reports.

Williamsville reconstruction street closures and delays:

  • Albert St. will be closed between Mack St. and Princess St. beginning Monday, July 28 until late October.
  • Princess St. is closed between Tower St. and Drayton Ave. until late August as crews enter phase three of this project. 
  • Princess St. will also experience delays from Concession St. to Tower St. until late August.
  • Businesses and medical offices remain open and accessible. For more information see www.CityofKingston.ca/Williamsville.

Other traffic delays:

  • Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. will experience delays at the intersection of Dalton Ave. beginning Monday, July 28 until early August while crews repair the road surface.
  • Montreal St. will experience delays from Cassidy St. to Hwy 401 from August 5 to 8 while crews micro-surface the road surface.

Other Road Closures:

  • Baxter Ave. will be closed from Avondale Cr. to Sproule St. beginning Monday, July 28 until early August.
  • Avondale Cr. will be closed from Sproule St. to Baxter Ave. beginning Monday, July 28 until late August. 
  • Palace Rd. is closed from Brock St. to Carruthers Ave until early August.
  • Palace Rd. will also be closed between Carruthers Ave. to Park St. will be closed beginning Monday, July 28 until early September.
  • Brant Ave. will be closed from Kirkpatrick St. to Oak St. until the end of July.
  • George St. is closed from King St. to Okill St. until mid-August.
  • George St. will also be closed from Okill St. to Stuart St. beginning Monday, July 28 until early August.

Event Closures:

  • Ontario St. will be closed from Brock St. to Johnson St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 for the Show N'Shine motorcycle event in support of Almost Home.
  • Market St. will be closed for the day beginning at 8 a.m. and King St. will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 for Rockin' in the Square with Arkells and Will Hunter Band.
  • Princess St. will be closed between Division St. and Ontario St. on Saturday, Aug 2 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Princess Street Promenade.

K-Town Triathlon – August 3

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 2 to accommodate the K-Town Triathlon:

  • Ontario between Queen and Market from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Brock between King and Ontario from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Princess between King and the Holiday Inn from 4 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Ontario between The Tragically Hip Way and Queen from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Queen between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Place d'Armes southbound ramp from King to Ontario from 7 a.m. to 12: 45 p.m.
  • Ontario southbound lane between the northerly leg of Place d'Armes and Barrack from 7 a.m. to 12: 45 p.m.
  • Ontario  between Market and West from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Market between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Clarence between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Johnson between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • William between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Earl between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Gore between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Lower Union between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • West between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.             

Also note temporary change allowing two-way traffic on Princess St. between King and Ontario from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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