News & Public Notices
Friday Traffic Report
August 29, 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 Weekly Traffic Reports.
Queen's Move-in Day - Sunday, Aug. 31 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The following changes will be in effect to accommodate Queen's University students' move-in day:
- Collingwood Street from King to Union will be one-way northbound.
- Lower Albert Street from Union to King will be one-way southbound.
- St. Lawrence Avenue from Stuart to King will be one-way southbound.
- Bader Lane from University to Lower Albert will be one-way westbound.
- Queen's Crescent from Lower Albert to Collingwood will be one-way westbound.
- Stuart Street from University to Lower Albert will be one-way westbound.
- 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 complete phase three of this project.
- Princess Street will also experience delays from Concession to Regent until late October.
- Businesses and medical offices remain open and accessible. For more information see www.CityofKingston.ca/Williamsville.
Other Road Closures
- Palace Road will be closed between Carruthers and Park until mid-September.
- George Street will be closed from Okill to Stuart until mid-September.
- Stuart Street at the intersection of George will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 until late September. Stuart Street will remain open to traffic needing to access the hospital and Queen's University buildings.
- Tower Street will be closed from Princess to its north limit until mid-September.
- Motorists can expect delays on the Front Road bridge beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 until late November while crews undertake bridge work.
- Rideau Street may experience delays east of Montreal Street to River Street next week while Utilities Kingston crews conduct overhead pole work for Kingston Hydro.
- Union Street may experience delays between Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard and Mowat Avenue next week while Utilities Kingston crews conduct overhead pole work for Kingston Hydro.
Queen's University - Friday, Sept 5 and Saturday, Sept. 6
- University Avenue will be closed from Stuart to Union on Friday, Sept. 5 from 3:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. for Queen's University's Annual Sidewalk Sale.
- Cummins Road will be closed from Wilton to the end of Cummins on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a Queen's University event.
- Albert Street will be closed from Brock to Mack on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for Queen's University's Annual Charitable Car Wash "Shine Day"
Rogers K-Rock Centre - Friday, Sept. 5 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes to accommodate the Kingston Frontenacs' Season Ticket Dinner.
Livingston Davidson Street Festival – Saturday, Sept. 6 from 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
- Livingston Avenue will be closed from Union to King.
- Davison Street will be closed from Ellerbeck to Pembroke.
Kingston Multicultural Festival - Sunday, Sept. 7 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Market.
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.
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