News & Public Notices
October 26, 2018 –
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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.
Princess Street Reconstruction Closures: OCT. 30-31 Division Street from Colborne to Brock will temporarily reopen to accommodate traffic flow during the following closures:
- Princess Street will close from Division to Clergy on Tuesday Oct. 30 to install street print at Princess/Barrie intersection.
- Princess Street will close from Barrie to Clergy on Wednesday Oct. 31 to repair a portion of street print on Princess.
- Work complete. Barrie Street has reopened.* Barrie Street will close from Queen to Princess and from Princess to Brock on Wednesday Oct. 31 to install street print on Barrie.
Division Street will otherwise be closed from Brock to Princess until mid-November and from Princess to Queen until late November. The intersections of Princess and Division and Division and Queen will remain open. The intersection of Division and Colborne will be closed until late November. Follow detour signage.
Other Road Closures
- College Street will be closed from Earl to Johnson 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30 so Utilities Kingston crews can install gas service.*
- College Street is closed from Park to Franklin Place for water service repairs by Utilities Kingston starting 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 30.*
- Alfred Street will be closed from Elm to Princess until 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 for excavation to replace a sanitary sewer.
- 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.
Expect delays this week on:
- Division Street at Barbara until 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 due to lane closure while crews pave the area dug up to install services for the new Fleet Maintenance Garage at 701 Division St.*
- 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.
- 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 while crews upgrade road and add turning lanes.
- Portsmouth Avenue from Old Quarry to John Counter until the end of the year for the installation of storm sewers and upgrade the road surface for the realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.
- John Counter Boulevard from Portsmouth to Indian Road until mid-November while crews install a watermain.
- Isle of Man Road will be down to one lane until Friday, Nov. 2 while crews 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.
- Sign up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/News to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.