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December 21, 2017 -

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

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Ministry of Transportation

For updates on Highway 401 construction visit the Ministry of Transportation's website at or call 5-1-1. However, MTO has advised there will be no ramp closures along the 401 in Kingston until January 8.

  • The Tragically Hip Way will be closed from Ontario to King and King will be closed from Barrack to Place d'Armes on Dec. 31 from 4 to 10 p.m. for the K-Town Countdown New Year's Eve celebrations.
  • CANCELLED: Nelson Street will be closed from Princess St Southerly to 30 metres southerly from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 2 and Wednesday Jan. 3 for a concrete pump truck. Please note that Nelson St will be re-opened to traffic in the evening.
  • John Counter Blvd will be open to four lanes to just east of Indian. Crews will return in the spring to place surface asphalt and complete finishing touches.
  • Front Road will open to four lanes at the bridge today. Single lane closures will be necessary in the new year to complete the finishing touches on this project.
  • The eastbound lanes of Bath Road will be fully open between Collins Bay Road and Coverdale Drive. Crews will return early in the spring to complete shoreline restoration work.

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 to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.

About the City of Kingston

Kingston's vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston's high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

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