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Traffic Report

June 22, 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 are affected. See www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours for details.

La Salle Causeway – Nightly Closures

JUNE 26 UPDATE: Public Services and Procurement Canada has advised that the La Salle Causeway will remain open on June 26 but will be closed nightly from midnight to 6 a.m. June 27-29. For more information call 1-800-463-1850 or email tpsgc.biensimmobiliers-realproperty.pwgsc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.*

The La Salle Causeway will close nightly from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. from June 25 to June 29 to allow Public Services and Procurement Canada 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.

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

  • The intersection of Princess and Division streets will be closed until Sunday, July 1 while crews install new mains and electrical infrastructure.
  • Division Street will be closed from Brock to Queen starting at 7 a.m. June 29 until early September. The intersection of Princess and Division will remain open after July 1.*
  • Princess Street is closed for reconstruction from Barrie 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

  • Ontario Street is 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 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.
  • Sydenham Street will be closed from Princess to Queen from 5 to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 for Skeleton Park Arts Festival activities.
  • The following streets will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 for the Kingston Kids Triathlon:
    • Concession and York streets from Nelson to Alfred
    • Nelson and Alfred streets from Concession to York

Construction Road Delays

Expect delays on:

  • Gardiners Road near the Cataraqui Centre daily from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 26 to 28 and July 3 to 5 to accommodate a local development.*
  • Princess Street at Hillendale as one southbound land is closed until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday to accommodate gas main repairs by Utilities Kingston.*
  • Taylor Kidd Boulevard near Collins Bay Road on June 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 6 to 10 p.m. to allow crews to make emergency repairs to the Collins Creek Bridge.*
  • McMichael Street at Princess until June 24. The northbound lane is closed to allow Utilities Kingston crews to repair a gas valve.
  • Sutherland Drive will be down to one lane between Guthrie and Virginia 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.
  • 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 news 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 Barrie 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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