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December 13, 2019 -

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.  

Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week:


  • Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
  • Kingscourt – First to Third – closed until mid-December while a contractor installs a new water main and sanitary sewer on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
  • Nelson Street – First to Third – closed until 7 p.m. on Dec. 23 for underground site-servicing work. Local traffic will be accommodated.


  • Division Street – Northbound Quebec to Pine – expect a lane closure 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 18 and 19 to accommodate work for Bell Canada.*
  • Highway 401 – at Highway 38/Gardiners Road – expect lane closures on the 401 until November 2020 and delays of up to 10 minutes nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the westbound 401. Ontario highway updates are offered by the Ministry of Transportation.
  • Jackson Mills Road – Bur Brook Road to 400m south (near the K&P Trail) – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements. Both directions remain open.
  • John Counter Boulevard – Princess to Indian – expect increased delays until the summer of 2021 while crews construct a new four-lane road and rail overpass. Using an alternate route is recommended. MOTORISTS: Don’t get stopped on the tracks! Ensure there is enough space on the opposite side before crossing.
  • La Salle Causeway – expect short delays due to lane reductions 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 20 (weather-dependent). Flag-people will be in place. Cyclists and pedestrians will not be affected.
  • Leroy Grant Drive – expect minor delays until mid-January as a contractor replaces a gas main on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
  • Lower University Avenue – King to Stuart – expect delays 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 18 to allow for work to the Fraser Armstrong Patient Care Building.
  • Old Mill Road – at John Counter – expect delays until mid-December to allow crews to build the new south-side lanes on John Counter.
  • Princess Street – Portsmouth to east of Hillendale – Expect delays eastbound due to restrictions along the curbside lane until mid-December as Utilities Kingston crews replace poles and underground wire.
  • Victoria Street – Princess to Concession – expect minor delays, lane restrictions until Dec. 14 while a contractor completes work to replace sewers and water mains on behalf of Utilities Kingston.

*This information was added after this release was distributed.

Sidewalks and pedestrian pathways

  • Kingscourt Avenue – First to Third – The west sidewalk will be closed until mid-December while a contractor on behalf of Utilities Kingston installs a new water main and sanitary sewer.

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