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Traffic Report

September 1, 2017 -

Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction.

Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/busdetours.

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.

Emergency Road Closures

  • Highway 401 eastbound lanes remain closed at Highway 15 due to an accident.
  • Kingston Mills Road is now closed in both directions at the bridge as Kingston Police deal with snarls in traffic as a result of the Highway 401 eastbound closure.

Construction Road Closures

  • Division Street will be closed from Clergy to Earl and from Earl to William until late September.
  • Division Street will be closed from William to Johnson starting Wednesday, Sept. 6 until mid-October.

Event Road Closures/Changes

Queen's University Residence Move-in: Sept. 2 and 3

Queen's Constables, Residence Staff, Community/Campus Volunteers and Kingston Police will be assisting with the move-in. NOTE: Overnight parking restrictions for the move-in start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.

  • Bader Lane will be closed for one-way traffic westbound at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2.
  • Collingwood Street from King to Union will be one-way southbound as of 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3. Overnight parking restrictions will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2. Vehicles parked in this area during the restricted period will be towed to ensure key traffic routes remain clear for the move-in.
  • Albert Street from Queen's Crescent to King will be one-way southbound as of 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3. Overnight parking restrictions will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2. Vehicles parked in this area during the restricted period will be towed to ensure key traffic routes remain clear for the move-in.
  • Stuart Street from University to Lower Albert will be one-way westbound at 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3. Overnight parking restrictions will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2. Vehicles parked in this area during the restricted period will be towed to ensure key traffic routes remain clear for the move-in.
  • St. Lawrence Avenue from Stuart to King will be one-way southbound as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • Queen's Crescent from Albert to Collingwood will be one-way westbound as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • Queen's Crescent is closed at Beverly and Collingwood as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 (local traffic only).
  • Arch Street will be closed at Union as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • George Street will be closed at Stuart as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • O'Kill Street will closed at George as of 7a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • University Avenue from Union to Stuart will be one-way southbound as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.
  • Beverly Street will be closed at Union and at King as of 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3.

Sounds of Sydenham:

The Downtown Kingston! Sounds of Sydenham and other programming will close half of Sydenham Street beginning at Princess Street northerly toward Queen each Saturday this summer between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Queen's Frosh Parade:

University Avenue will be closed from Union to Stuart from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Construction Road Delays

Motorists and cyclists should expect delays on these roadways due to road construction and bridge construction:

  • Expect delays on John Counter Boulevard from Sir John A. Macdonald to Portsmouth until early November while crews complete the road widening.
  • Expect delays on Front Road from east entrance of INVISTA to Trailhead Place until end of year while crews reconstruct the bridge.
  • Expect lane reductions on Princess Street from Sir John A. to Concession (north side) due to watermain work from Sept. 5 to the end of construction season.
  • Expect lane reductions on Centennial Drive from Resource to Crossfield due to sanitary sewer work from Sept. 5 to the end of construction season.

Sidewalk Disruptions

  • Both sides of Division Street between William and Union streets – pedestrians are required to walk on a granular path.
  • South side of John Counter Boulevard between Portsmouth and Sir John A. Macdonald – pedestrians are required to walk on a granular path.

Other

Abby Dawn Road is open but water remains on each side. It is restricted to a single lane in the centre of the road. Drivers must yield to oncoming traffic.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.