News & Public Notices
Friday Traffic Report
August 1, 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 Street will be closed between Mack and Princess until late October.
- Princess Street is closed between Tower and Drayton until late August as crews enter phase three of this project.
- Princess Street will also experience delays from Concession to Tower 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 until early August while crews repair the road surface.
- Montreal Street will experience delays from Cassidy to Hwy 401 August 7 and 8 while crews micro-surface the road surface.
- Queen Street may experience intermittent delays between Wellington and Montreal next week while Utilities Kingston crews conduct overhead pole work and vault work for Kingston Hydro.
- Bagot Street may experience intermittent delays between Queen and Princess next week while Utilities Kingston crews conduct electrical vault work for Kingston Hydro.
Other Road Closures:
- Baxter Avenue will be closed from Avondale to Sproule until late August.
- Avondale Crecent will be closed from Sproule to Baxter until late August.
- Palace Road will be closed between Carruthers to Park until early September.
- Brant Avenue will be closed from Kirkpatrick to Oak until mid-August.
- George Street is closed from King to Okill until mid-August.
- George Street will also be closed from Okill to Stuart until early August.
- Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Johnson on Friday, Aug. 8 from 12 noon to 12 midnight and on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 7 a.m. to 12 midnight for the Poker Run Weekend Boat Display.
- The alleyway parallel to Sydenham United Church will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 11 to Aug. 25 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day for repairs to the church steeple.
- Market Street will be closed for the day beginning at 8 a.m. and King St. will be closed between Brock and Clarence beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 for Rockin' in the Square with Arkells and Will Hunter Band.
- Princess Street will be closed between Division and Ontario 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 Street between Queen and Market from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Brock Street between King and Ontario from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Princess Street between King and the Holiday Inn from 4 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
- Ontario Street between The Tragically Hip Way and Queen from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
- Queen Street 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 Street southbound lane between the northerly leg of Place d'Armes and Barrack from 7 a.m. to 12: 45 p.m.
- Ontario Street between Market and West from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Market Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Clarence Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Johnson Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- William Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Earl Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Gore Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Lower Union Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- West Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Also note temporary change allowing two-way traffic on Princess Street between King and Ontario from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call Communications at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.