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December 21, 2018 -

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Ministry of Transportation

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  • Highway 401 near Highway 15 – expect nightly left lane closures in both directions from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Highway 401 at Highway 38/Gardiners Road – expect daily lane closures on the 401 until November 2020. The carpool lot in this location was closed on Nov. 28 and a new one is scheduled to open on Nov. 30, 2019.  

Road Closures

Kimberley Street is closed between Purcell and Old Colony until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2 to allow Utilities Kingston crews to repair water service.*

Event Road Closures

  • On Monday, Dec. 31 King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place d'Armes 2 to 10 p.m. and The Tragically Hip Way will be closed from Ontario to King from 4 to 10 p.m. for New Year's Eve celebrations at the Leon's Centre.

Road Delays

Expect delays this week on:

  • Jackson Mills Road from Bur Brook Road to 400m south (near the K&P Trail) as traffic is reduced to one lane to allow crews install concrete barriers to improve roadside safety.
  • 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 while crews upgrade the road surface for the realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.

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 to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.

* This information was added after this release was distributed.

NOTE:  No Traffic Report will issued on Dec. 28.