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Traffic Report

June 2, 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.
  • Clergy Street from Barrie to Division will have access only on Barrie while crews complete works on Division until mid-July

Other Road Closures

  • Abbey Dawn Road, near Highway 2, will be closed until further notice due to flooding.
  • Clergy Street will be closed from Barrie to Earl from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 for the Boys and Girls Club School Fun Fair
  • Findlay Station Road will be closed from Fourth Concession to Woodburn from June 5 to June 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day for drainage improvements and rock removal. The road will be open on the weekends.
  • Update: Due to weather William St. from University Ave. to Aberdeen St. will now be closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week from 7 a.m. to noon for paving.
  • The following streets will be closed on Sunday, June 4 for the Beat Beethoven 8 km race and 4 km run/walk in support of the Kingston Symphony Association.

Streets affected from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Ontario Street between Brock Street and Market Street
  • Ontario Street between Market Street and King/West Street
  • Market Street between King Street and Ontario Street
  • Clarence Street between King Street and Ontario Street
  • Johnson Street between King Street and Ontario Street
  • William Street between King Street and Ontario Street

10 a.m. to noon

  • Earl Street between King Street and Ontario Street

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.
  • Taylor Kidd Blvd from Bayridge to Collins Bay Road until mid-June while crews complete crack sealing.
  • Battersea from McAdoo's Lane to Unity until mid-June while crews complete crack sealing.
  • Bayridge Drive from Taylor Kidd to Lincoln until mid-June 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
  • King Street west at the intersection of Portsmouth from June 3 to 11 as crews work on water infrastructure.
  • Front Road is down to one lane in each direction due to high water levels. Work on the bridge cannot move forward until water levels have receded.

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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