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Friday Traffic Report

July 26, 2013 -

Update:

Postponed - John Counter Blvd will be closed at the CN rail crossing beginning Tuesday, August 6 until Friday August 9 while CN makes safety improvements at the crossing.

Main Street in Barriefield will be closed south of James Street beginning Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 for the repair of a section of steam main that services CFB Kingston and RMC.


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.

John Counter Boulevard

John Counter Blvd will be closed at the CN rail crossing beginning Tuesday, August 6 until Friday August 9 while CN makes safety improvements at the crossing.

Expect significant delays on John Counter Blvd. and Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. on Thursday July 25, Friday July 26, Monday July 29 and Tuesday July 30 while crews complete the final layer of asphalt in the intersection.

And continue to expect delays on John Counter Boulevard between Division Street and Aberfoyle Road, including the intersection of Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard until mid-August.

Princess Street Reconstruction

  • Expect delays on Princess Street between Bagot and King until late August while crews complete finishings. 
  • Bagot Street will be closed between Queen and Princess until late July. The intersection of Princess and Bagot will remain open.
  • Bagot Street will also be closed between Princess and Brock until late August. The intersection of Brock and Bagot will remain open.

Other Road Closures

  • Findley Road will be closed beginning Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m. until Friday, Aug 2 at noon while CN makes safety improvements at the rail crossing.
  • Chelsea Road will be closed from Haverhill (north) to Haverhill (south) early August.
  • University Avenue will be closed between Johnson and Brock until late July.
  • Kirkpatrick Street will be closed between Lyons and Kingscourt until mid-September.
  • Division Street will be closed between York and Hamilton until mid-August.

Other Traffic Delays

  • Sir John A. Macdonald (south bound) will experience delays from MacPherson South beyond Norman Rogers Drive until mid-August while crews reconstruct the sidewalk and bus bay.
  • Brock Street will experience delays between Montreal and Sydenham until early August while crews install speed humps.
  • Sydenham Road will experience delays between Crossfield and Eunice until late July.
  • Princess Street will experience delays at the Collins Bay/ Cataraqui Woods intersection until early August while crews construct an intersection and traffic signals.
  • Bayridge Drive will experience delays between Cedarwood and Peachwood until late July while crews install infrastructure for the Cataraqui Woods Drive extension.

Event Closures

The Tragically Hip Way will be closed between King and Ontario from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Place d'Armes will be closed between King and Ontario from 2 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, August 1 while crews remove the new K-Rock Centre sign.

Market Street will be closed from Ontario to Kingston and King will be closed from Clarence to Brock from 6 a.m. on Friday, August 2 until 1 a.m. on Saturday, August 3 for Rock in the Square with 54-40.

Prince Street will be closed from Division to Ontario between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 3 for the Princess Street Promenade.

The following streets will be closed for the K-Town Triathlon on Sunday, August 4

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

Also to accommodate the K-Town Triathlon, Princess Street will be two way traffic between King and Ontario from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 4.

Bus Detours

Bookmark this site for the latest Kingston Transit bus detours www.CityofKingston.ca/busdetours.

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