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Traffic Report

June 5, 2015 -

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week.

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

For updates on Highway 401 construction visit the Ministry of Transportation's website at www.roadinfo.mto.gov.on.ca or call 5-1-1.

Traffic delays (construction)

  • Expect delays on the following streets until Friday, June 12 while crews seal surface cracks on: Princess Street from Sir John A. Macdonald to Taylor Kidd; and on Gardiners Road from Bath to Taylor Kidd.
  • Expect delays to increase significantly on Front Road between Trail Head Place and INVISTA until late October as crews transition to the next stage of bridge work. Choose an alternate route if possible.
  • Expect delays and lane restrictions on Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard (southbound lanes) just north of the intersection of Princess Street to continue next week while Utilities Kingston works on the Avenue Road water main replacement project. Crews will be working with excavation equipment in the roadway.
  • Expect delays on Creekford Road at the new intersection of Bayridge Drive until late November while crews construct the extension of Bayridge Drive.

Road closures (construction)

  • Stuart will be closed from George to Arch until mid-June for major reconstruction.
  • Yonge Street will be closed from Kennedy to Union until late-June for major reconstruction.
  • Union Street will also be closed at Yonge until late-June for the above major reconstruction work.

Road closures (events)

  • King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes on Saturday, June 6 for the Jerry Seinfeld Show.

The following street will be closed for the annual Beat Beethoven 8km and 4km run/walk event on Sunday June 7:

  • Ontario Street between Brock and King/West from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Market Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Clarence Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Johnson Street between King and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • William Street between King Street and Ontario from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Earl Street between King and Ontario 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Market Street will be closed between Ontario and King on 8 a.m. on Friday, June 12 to 1 a.m. Saturday, June 13 for Rockin the Square with Hawksley Workman and special guest PS I Love You.
  • King Street will be closed between The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes from Wednesday, June 10 to Saturday, June 13 for St. Lawrence College Convocation.
  • King Street will also be closed between The Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes on Sunday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for the Kingston Cycling Festival.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision - to become Canada's most sustainable city - focuses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.