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Friday Traffic Report

May 23, 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

Delays can be expected on a number of City streets while crews repair extensive winter damage to Kingston's urban roads. Once work starts next week, 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

  • Princess St. is closed from Macdonnell St. to Tower St. until late June as part of the Williamsville reconstruction project.
  • Princess Street will also experience delays from Concession St. to Tower St. until early June while crews complete the preliminary work for the next phase of the Williamsville reconstruction project.
  • Businesses and medical offices remain open and accessible. For more information see www.cityofkingston.ca/Williamsville.

Other Road Closures:

  • Barbara Ave. is closed from Division St. to Alfred Cres. until early July.
  • Palace Rd. is closed from Brock St. Carruthers Ave until early July.

Other Traffic Delays:

  • Palace Rd. will experience delays from Johnson St. to Brock St. until mid-June while crews replace the underground infrastructure.
  • Brock St will experience delays at the Palace Rd. intersection until end of June while crews replace the underground infrastructure.

Event Closures:

The following closures are necessary to accommodate events at Rogers K-Rock Centre:

  • King Street from The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes on Friday May 23 for the Joe Bonamassa Show.
  • King Street from The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes on Saturday, May 24 for Il Divo.

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, June 1 for the Annual Beat Beethoven 8 KM Race and 4 KM Run/Walk

From 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Ontario Street between Market and King/West Streets
  • Ontario Street between Brock and Market Streets
  • Market Street between King and Ontario Streets
  • Clarence Street between King and Ontario Streets
  • Johnson Street between King and Ontario Streets
  • William Street between King Street and Ontario Street

From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Earl Street between King and Ontario Streets

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Communications Officer 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call the City of Kingston's media hotline at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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