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October 12, 2018 –

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Ministry of Transportation

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  • Highway 33 from Collins Bay Road to Coronation Boulevard expect periodic delays and lane closures between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. until November to accommodate construction. Please watch for and follow on-site personnel as they direct traffic.
  • Highway 15 at Highway 401 – expect alternating closures of eastbound and westbound on and off ramps weeknights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15 to Friday, Oct. 26.

Construction Road Closures

  • Division Street from Barbara to Railway will be closed starting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 to 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 while crews install a new water service for the new Fleet Maintenance Garage at 701 Division St. Please note: There will be construction noise through the weekend as crews will be working day and night to minimize the impact on traffic.
  • Division Street will be closed from Brock to Princess until late October. The intersection of Princess and Division will remain open.
  • Division Street will be closed from Princess to Queen until late November. The intersection of Division and Queen will also be closed. Follow detour signage. 
  • The intersection of Division and Colborne streets will be closed until late November.  Follow detour signage. 
  • George Street will be closed from Stuart to O'Kill from 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 to allow a crane to be lifted onto Botterall Hall.
  • Grey Street will be closed south of First from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16* as Utilities Kingston installs gas service. Local traffic only will be allowed between Concession and First.

Other Road Closures

  • King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place d'Armes from 4 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 for the Jeff Dunham Show.
  • Union Street will be closed from University to Division from 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 for the University ReUnion street festival.

Road Delays

Expect delays this week on:

  • Division Street at Barbara due to lane shifts until Friday, Oct. 26 while crews install a new water service for the new Fleet Maintenance Garage at 701 Division St.*
  • Midland Avenue immediately north of Cataraqui Woods from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 to Thursday, Oct. 4 due to lane restrictions. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
  • King St. East from Barrie to West until the end of November as crews for Utilities Kingston replace an end-of-life watermain.
  • Princess Street at Hillendale until the end of November due to lane reductions as Utilities Kingston replaces an end-of-life gas main.
  • Bath Road from Coverdale Drive to Collins Bay Road until mid-October to accommodate construction of a bikeway and multi-use waterfront path. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction.
  • Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension until late October while crews install storm sewers.
  • Highway 38 at Unity until early November.
  • Portsmouth Avenue from Old Quarry to John Counter until the end of the year for the installation of storm sewers and realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.
  • Sand Hill Road from Highway 15 to Boundary until late October.
  • Sunnyside Road from Mildred to Burbrook until late October.
  • Lincoln Drive from Hudson to Bayridge until late October.
  • King Street from Lower University to Albert until late October.
  • Montreal Street from Hickson to Raglan until late October.
  • Gardiners Road from Bath to Fortune until late October.
  • Joyceville Road from Highway 2 East to Middle Road from Monday, Oct. 15 to Thursday, Oct. 18. Expect lane closures as public works staff remove and replace a culvert.*

*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:

  • Division Street from Brock to Colborne.
  • 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.
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