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Traffic Report

May 26, 2017 -

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/busdetours.

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. However, MTO has advised of the following 401 closures in the vicinity of Highway 15 next week:

  • June 5 to June 9: day closure between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., eastbound/westbound right shoulder (alternating daily closure)
  • June 5 to June 9: night closure between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., eastbound/westbound right lane, right shoulder, N/S-W on ramp from Highway 15 and W-N/S off ramp to Highway 15 (alternating daily closure)
  • May 24 to Dec. 15: day and night closure, eastbound right lane and right shoulder deviation
  • May 24 to Dec. 15: day and night closure, westbound right shoulder deviation

Construction Closures

  • The fixed bridge and swing bridge on Kingston Mills Road is closed until late June 2017 to allow Parks Canada to replace the fixed bridge, rehabilitate the swing bridge and repair damage caused by high water flows. For more information visit: http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/on/rideau/visit/infrastructure/kingston. Want community updates on this project? Email RideauCanal.info@pc.gc.ca.
  • Division Street will be closed from Union to Clergy beginning until late June for reconstruction.
  • Abbey Dawn Road, near Highway 2, will be closed until further notice due to flooding.
  • Clergy Street from Barrie to Division will have access only on Barrie while crews complete works on Division until mid-July
  • Rehabilitation work at the Hanson Garage continues to the end of May. Parking may be found at the nearby Robert Bruce Garage on Bagot at Brock, the Chown Parking Garage further west on Brock Street as well as on surface lots north of Princess Street.
  • Expect lane closures and lane reductions on Division Street (from Concession to Princess) and Chatham Street into June. Utilities Kingston crews will conduct pole line work on behalf of Kingston Hydro.

Construction Delays

Motorists and cyclists should expect delays on these roadways due to road construction and bridge construction:

  • John Counter Boulevard until late September while crews complete the road widening.
  • Division Street from Union to Earl until late May while crews prepare this area for construction.
  • Princess Street from Portsmouth to Taylor Kidd. until late May while crews complete crack sealing.
  • Taylor Kidd Blvd from Bayridge to Collins Bay Road until late May while crews complete crack sealing.
  • Battersea from McAdoo's Lane to Unity until late May while crews complete crack sealing.
  • Bayridge Drive from Taylor Kidd to Lincoln until late May while crews construct new sidewalk.
  • Bagot Street from Princess to Brock until early July while crews complete improvements to the Kingston Transit Terminal
  • Brock Street from King to Montreal until early July while crews complete improvements to the Kingston Transit Terminal
  • Front Rd. can expect delays until water levels reduce to allow the lanes to be reopened
  • King St. West at the intersection of Portsmouth Avenue from June 3 to 11 as crews work on water infrastructure.
  • Minor delays and local traffic restrictions on Union Street, between King and Sir John A. Macdonald on June 1 and 2. Crews for Utilities Kingston will conduct field work in preparation for upcoming work on the Portsmouth Inflow and Infiltration Project.
  • Lane reductions on Chatham Street, Sunday, May 28 from 5 a.m.  to 2 p.m. Utilities Kingston crews for Kingston Hydro are installing overhead lines.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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