News & Public Notices
April 20 2018 -
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.
Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. And visit www.CityofKingston.ca/Snow for safety tips and snow plowing priorities.
Load Restrictions In Effect
Until the end of April, heavy trucks/loads are restricted on City roads, where posted, each spring to reduce damage.
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.
Construction Road Closures
- Princess Street is closed for reconstruction from Barrie to Division until July 1. Princess remains closed between Clergy and Barrie until mid-May as part of this project. The intersection of Barrie and Princess is also closed. Barrie Street north of the intersection remains closed and south of Princess remains open to local traffic and allows access to the Metro parking lot.
- Barrie Street is closed for reconstruction from Princess to Queen until May 11.
- John Counter Boulevard will close at the railway crossing 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 to accommodate repairs to the tracks. Access the train station from Princess Street.
Kingston Gets Active event closures:
- Cameron Street from Oak to 7th Avenue on April 21 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Construction Road Delays
Expect delays on:
- Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension until late May while crews install storm sewers.
- Front Road between INVISTA's east entrance and Trailhead Place and both east and westbound traffic will shift to the south side of the bridge until the end of May to allow crews to finalize bridge work.
- Taylor Kidd Boulevard from Bayridge to Old Colony – expect eastbound lane closures until the end of April to allow for new watermain construction by Utilities Kingston.
- O'Kill Street will temporarily change from one-way eastbound traffic to one-way westbound traffic until Friday, April 27 to accommodate access to Kingston General Hospital on George Street.
- Pedestrians may be required to detour through construction zones in these areas:
- Princess Street from Clergy to Division.
- Barrie Street from Queen to Brock.
- Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension.
Motorists and cyclists can keep up with where/when repair work is taking place by:
- Following @CityofKingston on Twitter for daily updates.
- Sign up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/news to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.
About the City of Kingston
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