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December 9, 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.

Walk ‘N' Roll Kingston

It's time for Kingston to Walk ‘n' Roll. Complete the Walk 'n' Roll survey to have your say on how to get more residents using human powered transportation such as walking and rolling with bicycles, wheelchairs, scooters and rollerblades. The Walk 'n' Roll survey is online until Dec.16 at

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

Traffic Delays

Motorists and cyclists should expect delays on these roadways:

  • Taylor Kidd Blvd. at Waterloo to John Counter at Purdy's Court on Saturday, Dec. 10, from noon to 5 p.m. for filming. No delays are expected where these roads intersect with Princess Street.
  • Sydenham Street from Princess to Queen will be closed until mid-December.
  • Wellington Street from Princess to the entrance to the parking lot on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to install building glass

Road Reconstruction Projects

Work to reconstruct the following roadways is underway:

  • Sydenham Street between Queen and Princess

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