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Updated: Friday Traffic Report

August 16, 2013 -

Expect delays on Montreal Street between John Counter Boulevard and highway 401 until Wed. August 28 (weather dependent) while crews resurface the road. Residents are encouraged to take an alternate route if possible

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

See the entire 2011-2014 infrastructure program at www.cityofkingston.ca/construction

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.

John Counter Boulevard

Expect delays on John Counter Boulevard between Division Street and Aberfoyle Road, including the intersection of Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard until mid-August while crews complete finishing touches.

Princess Street Reconstruction

  • Expect delays on Princess Street between Bagot and King until late August while crews complete finishings. 
  • Bagot Street will be closed between Queen and Princess until late August. The intersection of Princess and Bagot will remain open.
  • Bagot Street will also be closed between Princess and Brock until late August. The intersection of Brock and Bagot will remain open.

Other Road Closures

  • Division Street (Perth Road) will experience minimal delays at the intersection of MacAdoo's Lane beginning Monday, August 19 until mid-September while crews from the Ministry of Transportation install new traffic signals.
  • Division Street will be closed from Hamilton to Raglan beginning Monday, August 19 until mid-September.
  • Chelsea Road will be closed from Hyde to Belmont beginning Monday, August 19 until mid-September.
  • Chelsea Road will be closed from Haverhill Dr. (S) to Hyde St. until mid-August.
  • Kirkpatrick Street will be closed between Kingscourt and Brant until late September.
  • Division Street will be closed from York St. to Hamilton St. until mid-August.

Other Traffic Delays

  • Bath Road eastbound will experience delays between Queen Mary and Portsmouth beginning Monday, August 12 until the end of August while crews install bus pads.
  • Bath Road westbound will experience delays between Centennial and Armstrong beginning Monday, August 12 until the end of August while crews install bus pads.
  • Montreal Street will experience delays from John Counter Blvd. to the 401 overpass until mid-September while crews micro surface the roadway.
  • Princess Street will experience delays between Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd and Mooallim Place until late August while crews install sidewalks.
  • Princess Street will experience delays at the Collins Bay/ Cataraqui Woods intersection until late August while crews construct an intersection and traffic signals.
  • Bayridge Drive will experience delays between Cedarwood and Peachwood until late August while crews install infrastructure for the Cataraqui Woods Drive extension.

Event Closures

  • Market Street will be closed between Ontario and King, and King Street will be closed between Clarence and Brock on Friday, August 16 at 6 a.m. until Saturday, August 17 at 1 a.m. for the Trews Rock in the Square concert.
  • King Street will be closed between Barrack and Place d'Armes on Tuesday, August 27 to install signage for Rogers K-Rock Centre.

The following closures will accommodate the Limestone City Blues Festival:

  • Ontario Street from Brock to Market on Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Princess Street from Division to Barrie on Friday, August 23 from 4:45 p.m. to midnight
  • Brock Street from Ontario to Wellington on Saturday, August 24 from 4:30 p.m. to midnight
  • King Street from Brock to Princess on Saturday August 24 from 4:30 p.m. to midnight
  • Market Street from Ontario to King on Saturday, August 24 from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • King Street from Clarence Street to Brock Street on Saturday, August 24 from 11:30 a.m. to midnight

Bus Detours

Bookmark this site for the latest Kingston Transit bus detours www.CityofKingston.ca/busdetours.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Communications Officer 613-546-4291, extension 3116. Or call the City of Kingston's media hotline at 613-546-4291, ext 2300.

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