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null 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.

Event Closures:

  • 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.

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