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December 2, 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

Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at

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

Pedestrian Crossovers

There are two Pedestrian Crossovers in Kingston: on King Street in front of Kingston General Hospital and on Rideau Street at Rideaucrest Home. Motorist must stop for pedestrians crossing at these locations. Learn more at:

Construction Road Closures

  • The fixed bridge and swing bridge on Kingston Mills Road is closed until mid-May 2017 to allow Parks Canada to replace the fixed bridge and rehabilitate the swing bridge. Want community updates on this project? Email

Other Event Road Closures

  • King Street will be closed from the Tragically Hip Way to Place D'Armes on beginning 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 to Tuesday, Dec. 13 for the Cirque du Soleil.
  • King Street will be closed from Brock to Clarence on Friday, Dec. 9 from 4 to 10 p.m. and Market Street from Ontario King from noon to 10 p.m. for Snow Much Fun.

Construction Delays

Motorists and cyclists should expect delays on these roadways:

  • Sydenham Street from Princess to Queen will be closed until late November.
  • Division Street from Main to Raglan on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to remove large tree from 296 Division St.
  • John Counter Boulevard from Indian to Sir John A. Macdonald from Dec. 5 to 9 while crews drill for soil samples.
  • Wellington Street from Princess to the entrance to the parking lot on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. to set up a concrete pump truck to pour the basement slab

Road Reconstruction Projects

Work to reconstruct the following roadways is underway:

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


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