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Friday Traffic Report

May 3, 2013 -

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events that are expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week, including a reminder from Public Works and Government Services Canada about possible lane restrictions overnight on the La Salle Causeway.

See the entire 2011-2014 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction.

Princess Street Reconstruction

  • Please note that the contractor will begin working extending hours of 7 a.m to 9 p.m. starting Monday, May 6.
  • Princess Street is closed between King Street and Wellington Street until mid-June.
  • Princess Street is closed between Bagot Street and Wellington Street until late June. Including the intersection of Princess and Wellington Streets will be closed until mid-May.
  • Princess Street will be closed between Bagot and Montreal beginning Monday, May 6 until late June. The intersection of Princess and Bagot will remain open while the intersection at Wellington is closed.

John Counter Boulevard Traffic Delay

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

Other Road Closures

  • Third Avenue will be closed from Nelson Street to Victoria Street beginning Monday, April 29 until mid-May.
  • Alfred Street will be closed from Earl Street to Johnson Street from Monday, May 6 until late May.
  • University Avenue from Earl Street to William Street will be closed from Wednesday, May 1 until late May.
  • Quebec St. will be closed between Chestnut and Division beginning Wednesday, May 8 until the end of May.
  • The intersection of Bagot and Ordnance will be closed beginning Monday, May 6 until May 24 while Doornekamp Construction upgrades the water and sewer services as part of the improvements being made to Artillery Park Fitness and Aquatic Centre.

Other Traffic Delays

  • Raglan Road will experience delays between Montreal Street and Rideau Street until early June while crews re complete the reconstruction of the road.
  • Markland Street will experience delays between Montreal Street and Patrick Street until early June while crews re complete the reconstruction of the road.
  • Montreal Street will experience delays between Markland Street and Raglan Road until early June while crews re complete the reconstruction of the road.
  • Centennial Drive between Waterloo and Crossfield and Princess Street in the vicinity of the Centennial Drive will experience traffic delays until early June while crews complete intersection improvement.

Event Closures

  • Ontario Street will be closed between Clarence and Brock from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 for The Freedom of the City Parade.
  • Ontario Street will be closed between Johnson to West Street  from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 for the Battle of the Atlantic Parade.
  • King Street will be closed between Barrack and Place d'Armes on  Wednesday, May 8 for Merle Haggard.
  • Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Clarence on Saturday, May 11 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Breast Cancer Action Kingston Charity Fundraising Event.
  • The Tragically Hip Way will be closed between King and Ontario on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Science Rendezvous Kingston.

Bus Detours

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

Reminder: La Salle Causeway Lane Restrictions

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise motorists and pedestrians that lane restrictions and short duration closures may occur on the La Salle Causeway overnight from May 3 to 10. These restrictions are required to test and calibrate the lifting mechanism of the bascule bridge. The schedule may change due to inclement weather. Safety is a top priority for PWGSC and we are committed to ensuring the continued integrity of the bridges we manage. We apologize for any inconvenience these closures and restrictions may cause and thank everyone for their understanding.

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