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Traffic Report

June 1, 2018 -

See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/Construction.

Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates.

Kingston Transit Riders

Find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours.

  • St. Lawrence College Transfer Point bus loop is closed to allow crews to repave the roadway and improve the bus waiting area. Routes 1,2,3, 6 and 18 will be affected. See www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours for details.

Ministry of Transportation

For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit www.Ontario.ca/511, call 5-1-1 or follow @511Ontario (English) or @Ontario511 (French) on Twitter.

  • Expect periodic delays and lane closures along Highway 33 from Collins Bay Road to Coronation Boulevard between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. until Nov. 2018 to accommodate construction. Please watch for and follow on-site personnel as they direct traffic.

Construction Road Closures

  • The intersection of Princess and Division streets will be closed from Monday, May 28 to Sunday, July 1 while crews install new mains and electrical infrastructure.
  • Princess Street is closed for reconstruction from Clergy to Division. The intersection of Barrie and Princess is also closed. Access the Metro parking lot from Brock Street. Princess Street will reopen to vehicular traffic on July 1.
  • Barrie Street is closed for reconstruction between Brock and Queen until late June. Access the Metro parking lot from Brock Street.
  • Cowdy Street is closed from Adelaide to Stephen until 4 p.m. on June 1 to allow water and sewer services to be added.
  • Nelson Street is closed from Princess south to the end of the work site from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 5 and 6 to accommodate a concrete pump truck.

Event Road Closures

  • Clergy Street will be closed from Barrie to Earl 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 for the Boys & Girls Club's Sydenham Public School Fun Fair.
  • Sydenham Street will be closed halfway from Princess to Queen from 2 to 7 p.m. for the KEYS volunteer appreciation event.
  • King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place d'Armes from 12:01 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 to 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 8 for the Monster Spectacular show.

Beat Beethoven Run Closures – June 3

The following streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 for the Beat Beethoven Run:

  • Ontario Street from Brock to Market
  • Ontario Street from Market to King/West
  • Market, Clarence, Johnson and William streets from King to Ontario

Earl Street will also be closed from King to Ontario from 9:30 to 12 p.m.

Construction Road Delays

Expect delays on:

  • Bath Road is down to one lane westbound between Coverdale and Collins Bay Road until Wednesday, June 6* while Union Gas crews repair a gas line.
  • King Street between Barrie and West as crews for Utilities Kingston prepare to replace a watermain.
  • Taylor Kidd Boulevard from Bayridge to Old Colony due to eastbound lane closures until early June to allow for new watermain construction by Utilities Kingston.
  • Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension until late July while crews install storm sewers.
  • Front Road between INVISTA's east entrance and Trailhead Place until early June to allow crews to finalize bridge work.
  • John Counter Boulevard from Sir John A. Macdonald to Portsmouth until early July while crews finalize the road works.

Sidewalk and Pathway Disruptions

Pedestrians may be required to detour through construction or work zones in these areas:

  • The pedestrian pathway from Ridley Drive to Lions Civic Gardens, Isabel Turner Public Library and the Cataraqui Centre is closed until June 29 to accommodate work to install pathway lighting. Alternate pedestrian routes include Sutton Mills Court and Braeside Crescent.
  • 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.

*This information was updated after this release went to the media.

About the City of Kingston

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