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Traffic report

March 11, 2016 -

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

Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/construction.

Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/transit/service-alerts.

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.

Princess Street reconstruction

Princess Street remains closed:

  • from Bagot to Montreal until April.
  • from Sydenham to Montreal until the end of May.

The intersection of Montreal and Princess streets is closed to vehicular traffic until mid-May. Pedestrians can continue to cross here.

Motorists should expect delays on Princess Street between Sydenham and Clergy while crews complete servicing work.

Motorists should expect occasional delays at the intersection of Bagot and Princess Streets while crews complete work associated with Princess Street reconstruction project.

Businesses on downtown Princess Street remain open and accessible during this project.

See www.CityofKingston.ca/Princess for details and regular updates on the project to rebuild downtown Princess Street.

Kingston Transit riders: please note that a temporary stop for routes 2, 4 and 18 has been set up on the south side of Queen Street at Montreal Street to accommodate bus detours associated with the Princess Street closure. See detour details at www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/transit/service-alerts.

La Salle causeway lane closures - Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) advises that it will be closing a lane on the La Salle Causeway from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 23 to accommodate the installation of a guardrail and railing. This lane restriction may be extended to other 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. periods between these dates if needed, as inclement weather could change the schedule. (PWGSC contact: Wayne Kole, asset manager, Engineering Assets, Ontario Region 416-512-5962.)

Upcoming road closure

Wellington Street will be closed between Princess and Brock from 7 a.m. on Monday, March 28 until  2 p.m. on Friday, April 1 to accommodate a crane that will be loading steel into a building project.

Road reconstruction projects

Work to reconstruct the following roadways is underway:

- Princess Street between Bagot and Clergy

- Montreal Street between Queen and Brock

- Sydenham Street between Queen and Princess

- Clergy Street between Queen and Princess

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