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September 8, 2017 -

Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at

Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at

For updates on Highway 401 construction visit the Ministry of Transportation's website at or call 5-1-1.

Construction Road Closures

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

Contractors for Queen's University are constructing an addition to Botterell Hall along the George Street side. Parking has been removed from the northern portion  of  George Street along the length of the building to facilitate this work. A full southbound driving lane will remain subject to two full road closure's later in the project in each of September and October for up to three days.

Event Road Closures

Queen's University Events

  • University Street will be closed from Union to Stuart on Sept. 8 from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Annual Queen's Sidewalk sale.
  • Albert Street will be closed from Mack to Brock on Sept. 9 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. for the Queen's Shinerama Car Wash.
  • Cummins Road will be closed from Wilton Road to end of Cummins on Sept. 9 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Queen's Grease Pole Event.

Rogers K-Rock Centre

King Street will be closed from the Tragically Hip Way to Place d'Armes on the following dates:

  • Sept. 13 from 2 to 9 p.m. for the Kingston Frontenac's BBQ
  • Sept. 26 for the Chamber Mixer Event
  • Sept. 8 for the "I Love the 90's Show"

Garrison Family Fun Fest by Canadian Forces Base

  • Fort Henry Drive will be closed from the Intersection of Hwy 2 past RMCC Gate to Lundy's Lane on September 9 to September 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival by Kingston Community Health Centres

  • Ontario Street will be closed from Brock to Market on Sept. 10 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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.
  • On Monday, September 11, Montreal Street at Thomas will be down to one lane at times as crews make repairs to the gas system.

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.

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