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Traffic Report

June 15, 2018 -

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

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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.

La Salle Causeway – Nightly Closures June 25 to 29

UPDATE: The La Salle Causeway will remain open overnight June 20 to 24. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) will conduct repairs on the bridge 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. June 25 to 29.*

The La Salle Causeway is closed nightly from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. from June 20 to June 29 – including on the weekends – to allow Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) to make repairs to the bridge. Pedestrians and cyclists will have access to the sidewalk, however, a waiting period of up to 30 minutes could be put in place. Questions regarding this bridge closure? Contact tpsgc.biensimmobiliers-realproperty.pwgsc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. See PSPC's release.

Parks Canada Closure – Washburn Road

Washburn Road remains closed at Lower Brewers Mills swing bridge to allow Parks Canada to make urgent repairs. For more information about the Rideau Canal, visit www.parkscanada.gc.ca/rideau.

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

  • McMichael Street is closed from Princess to McMahon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 to allow Utilities Kingston to make emergency gas main repairs.*
  • The intersection of Princess and Division streets will be closed until 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.

Event Road Closures

  • Clergy Street will be closed from Ordnance to Colborne and Ordnance Street will be closed from Alma to Sydenham from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 for Kingston Pride activities.
  • Sydenham Street will be closed from Princess to halfway to Queen from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday until Sept. 1 for Sounds of Sydenham and other DowntownKingston! programming.
  • Ontario Street will be closed from Brock to Market from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 for National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations.
  • Ontario Street will be closed from Brock to Clarence and Market Street is closed from Ontario to King from 3 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 22 for the Corvette Meet and Greet event.
  • Sydenham Street will be closed from Princess to Queen from 5 to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 for Skeleton Parks Arts Festival activities.

Construction Road Delays

Expect delays on:

  • Union Street's eastbound lanes will be closed from University to Fifth Field Company Lane from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 16 to accommodate gas work by Utilities Kingston.*
  • Taylor Kidd Boulevard from Bayridge to Old Colony due to eastbound lane closures 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.
  • John Counter Boulevard from Sir John A. Macdonald to Portsmouth until early July while crews finalize the road works.

*This information was added after this release was distributed.

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.

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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