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Traffic Report

November 3, 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.

La Salle Causeway

Public Works and Government Services Canada has advised of the lane reductions on the La Salle Causeway starting November 8 to November 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Please note that the schedule may change due to inclement weather.

If you have any questions contact Public Services and Procurement Canada at  tpsgc.biensimmobiliers-realproperty.pwgsc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

See more: www.canada.ca/en/public-services-procurement/news/2017/11/lane_reductions_onlasallecauseway.html

Ministry of Transportation

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. However, MTO has advised of the following 401 closures in the vicinity of Highway 15 next week:

  • Nov. 6 to Nov. 10: alternating nightly closure between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., westbound and eastbound off and off ramps at Hwy 15 and Hwy 401
  • Nov. 6 to Nov. 10: alternating nightly closure between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., westbound on ramp (coming from the south) at Hwy 401 and Division alternating with eastbound on ramp at Hwy 401 and Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. Please note these ramps closures will alternate and not be closed at the same time.
  • Nov. 6 to Nov. 10: lane reductions along Hwy 15 near Hwy 401 between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Construction Road Closures

  • Nelson Street from Princess to south end of construction area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8.*
  • Princess Street from Bagot to Wellington from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 .*
  • Division Street will be closed from William to Johnson until early November.
  • Division Street will be closed from Johnson to Brock until late November.
  • Expect eastbound lane closures and traffic delays on Taylor Kidd Boulevard between Bayridge and Old Colony until December to allow for new watermain construction by Utilities Kingston.

Construction Road Delays

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

  • John Counter Boulevard from Sir John A. Macdonald to Portsmouth until early November while crews complete the road widening.
  • Johnson Street at Division until mid-November while crews reconstruct the underground infrastructure.
  • Front Road from east entrance of INVISTA to Trailhead Place until end of year while crews reconstruct the bridge.
  • Westbound Princess Street from Sir John A. Macdonald to Concession – lane reductions to allow for Utilities Kingston watermain work until the end of construction season.
  • Centennial Drive from Resource to Crossfield – lane reductions due to Utilities Kingston sanitary-sewer work until the end of construction season.
  • Weller Avenue from Trillium Court to Division Place until mid-November while crews install a new sidewalk
  • Bath Road eastbound between Collins Bay Road and Coverdale Drive beginning Nov. 6 until mid-December while crews complete shoreline restoration work.

Road Repairs

Cold-patch is used to fill cracks and potholes. But some roads require more substantial asphalt repairs that will last up to five years.  Over the next two months, contractors for the City will be repairing the following roads:

  • Gardiners Road from Highway 401 to Bath Road

Sidewalk Disruptions

  • Both sides of Division Street between William to Brock – pedestrians are required to walk on a granular path.
  • Weller Avenue from Trillium Court to Division Place

Motorists and cyclists can keep up with where/when repair work is taking place by:

  • Following @CityofKingston on Twitter for daily updates.
  • Signing up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/news to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.

* Boldface type indicates this item has been added after this news release was sent to the media.

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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