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January 19, 2018 -

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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.

Construction Road Closures

  • Princess Street will be closed between Clergy and Barrie streets until mid-May as the street is reconstructed from building-front-to-building-front. Intersections remain open. Construction will then move up Princess Street toward Division. Princess Street will reopen to through traffic on July 1. Businesses remain open!
  • Nelson Street from Princess south to the end of the work site will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan.24 to allow a crane lift of steel beams and columns.
  • Three southbound lanes on Centennial Drive are closed at Bath Road are closed as Utilities Kingston repairs a watermain break on Thursday, Jan. 25. Lanes expected to re-open at approximately 7 p.m. tonight. Consider an alternate route. Please take care when driving through areas where crews are at work. *

*This information was added after this news release went out to the media.

Construction Road Delays

  • Front Road between Days Road and Sand Bay Lane will be reduced to one lane eastbound and motorists should expect delays until the end of February to accommodate Utilities Kingston site-servicing work. Delays will continue on Front Road between INVISTA's east entrance and Trailhead Place until May to allow crews to finalize bridge work.
  • Frontenac Street – delays are possible between Jenkins and Princess until 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19 to accommodate the demolition of 495-513 Frontenac St.

Sidewalk Disruption

  • Princess Street from Clergy to Barrie. Pedestrians may be required to detour through construction zones.
  • Frontenac Street – delays are possible between Jenkins and Princess until 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19 to accommodate the demolition of 495-513 Frontenac St.

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

  • Following @CityofKingston on Twitter for daily updates.
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