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Traffic Report

June 26, 2015 -

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week, including a notice from Utilities Kingston regarding parking and sidewalk disruptions while crews complete electrical work.

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 significant delays on Front Road between Trailhead Place and INVISTA until late October as crews replace the bridge. Choose an alternate route if possible.
  • Expect delays on Creekford Road at the new intersection of Bayridge Drive until late November while crews construct the new Bayridge Drive extension.
  • On Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard's southbound lands just north of Princess while Utilities Kingston works on the Avenue Road water main replacement project. Crews will be working with excavation equipment in the roadway.
  • In the following areas from Monday, June 22 until July 9 as crews complete surface treatments on the roads:

- Maple Lawn from Battersea to west end
- Babcock Road from Orser to Kepler
- Kepler Road from Sydenham to Babcock
- Lee Road from Babcock to south end
- Flanigan Road from Kepler to Sydenham
- Woodbine Road from 120m west of Parkland Drive to west end

Road closures (general)

McEwen Drive is closed from just south of Bath Road to Castell Road while crews assess the damage and make the necessary repairs to the storm sewer. Businesses on Bath Road remain accessible from Bath Road. Local traffic can access this section of McEwen Drive from Castell Road. More information on when the road will reopen will be provided as it comes available.

Road closures (events)

  • Fort Henry Drive from Highway 2 to end of road at Fort Henry on Sunday, June 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for the Garrison Triathlon.
  • Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Market on July 1 from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. for Canada Day Celebrations.
  • The following street will be closed on July 1 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the Limestone Mile Road Races

- Earl Street from King to Ontario.
- King Street from Brock to Earl
- Clarence Street from Ontario to Wellington

  • Barbara Avenue will be closed between Division and Alfred on July 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the Barbara Avenue Neighbours Canada Day Street Party.
  • Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Clarence on Saturday, July 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the 17th Annual Taste of Kingston Food Festival.

Road closures (reconstruction)

See related project parameters in the next section.

  • Yonge Street from Hatter (South Leg) to Church will be closed beginning Thursday, July 2 until early August.
  • Yonge Street from Church to Union will be closed until late July.
  • The intersection of Yonge and Union streets will be closed until the end of June.
  • Stuart Street from George to Arch will be closed until late July.
  • Stuart Street from George to Lower University will be closed until early July.
  • Ellerbeck Street from King to Davidson will be closed until late August

2015 road reconstruction plans (See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction)

Construction projects are currently underway to reconstruct the following areas:

  • Yonge Street between Kennedy and Johnson
  • Forsythe Avenue
  • Ellerbeck Street between Union and King
  • Stuart Street between Lower University and Arch
  • Okill Street
  • Arch Street

Utilities Kingston

Electrical Work to Affect Downtown Parking and Sidewalks

Business owners, shoppers and residents in the areas listed below can expect parking restrictions and sidewalk closures while crews work to install new electrical infrastructure. Work will be staggered over the coming months so not all these areas will be affected at the same time.

  • Princess Street between Clergy and Montreal
  • Clergy Street between Princess and Queen
  • Sydenham Street between Princess and Queen
  • Montreal Street between Princess and Queen

 

 View a more detailed map of the affected area at http://utilitieskingston.com/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=289.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience. This work helps to ensure a reliable source of electricity to you, our customers. For more information, call the Customer Service Centre at 613-546-0000.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.