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null Friday Traffic Report

June 13, 2014 -

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.

Winter road repairs

Delays can be expected on a number of City streets while crews repair extensive winter damage to Kingston's urban roads. The City's Twitter feed (@CityofKingston) will offer daily updates on the $3.3 million repairs program. For the more major repairs, motorists and cyclists can also check the City pages in the Kingston Whig-Standard and/or sign up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/news to receive Friday Traffic Reports.

  • Hwy 2 East will be down to one lane and experience significant delays during off peak hours from Place D'Armes to Hwy 15  until late June while crews repair extensive winter damage to the road surface.
  • Front Rd. will experience delays from Bayridge Dr. to King St. until late June while crews repair extensive winter damage to the road surface.
  • King St. will experience delays from Front Rd. to Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. beginning late June while crews repair extensive winter damage to the road surface.

Williamsville reconstruction

  • Princess St. is closed from Macdonnell St. to Tower St. until late June as part of the Williamsville reconstruction project.
  • Princess Street will also experience delays from Concession St. to Tower St. until late August while crews begin the next phase of the Williamsville reconstruction project.
  • Businesses and medical offices remain open and accessible. For more information see www.cityofkingston.ca/Williamsville.

Other Road Closures:

  • Albert St. will be closed next week from Stuart St. to 100 meters short of King St. while contractors complete underground work for residence.
  • Palace Rd. is closed from Brock St. to Carruthers Ave until early July.
  • Gardiner St. north of Union St. will be closed until mid-July.
  • Brant St. will be closed from Kirkpatrick St. to Oak St. beginning Monday, June 9 until the end of July.

Other Traffic Delays:

  • Bayridge Dr. will experience delays from Taylor Kidd Blvd. to Princess St. beginning June 3 until the end of June for road improvements.
  • The intersection of Bayridge Dr. and Taylor Kidd Blvd. will also experience significant delays on Saturday, June 14 until 2 p.m. while crews pave the intersection.
  • Union St. will experience delays at Gardiner St. while crews replace underground infrastructure until mid-July.
  • Bagot St. will experience delays from Queen St. to Brock St. beginning Tuesday, June 17 until late June while crews replace the asphalt surface.
  • Wellington St. will experience delays from Queen St. and Brock St. beginning Tuesday, June 17 until late June while crews prepare the street for final layer of asphalt.
  • Princess will experience delays at the intersections of Wellington St. and Bagot St. beginning Tuesday, June 17 until late June while crews replace the asphalt.
  • Brock St. will experience delays at the intersection of Wellington St. and Bagot St. beginning Tuesday, June 17 until late June while crews replace the asphalt.
  • Rideau St. may experience intermittent delays east of Montreal St. to the Megaffin Park next week while Utilities Kingston crews replace poles for Kingston Hydro.
  • Portsmouth Ave. may experience intermittent delays between Fairview Rd. and Elmwood St. next week while Utilities Kingston crews replace poles for Kingston Hydro.
  • Queen St. will experience intermittent delays near Bagot St. next week while Utilities Kingston crews install an electric vault for Kingston Hydro.
  • Bagot St. will experience intermittent delays between Princess St. and Queen St. next week while Utilities Kingston crews install cable for Kingston Hydro.
  • Union St. will experience delays between Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd and Mowat Ave. next week while Utilities Kingston crews replace poles for Kingston Hydro.

Event Closures:

  • Market St. will be closed from Ontario St. to King St. tonight until 1 a.m. and King St. also will be closed from Clarence St. to Brock St. on beginning at 7 p.m. tonight to Rock the Square with Sarah Harmer. 
  • Ontario St. will be closed from Brock St. to Market St. on Wednesday, June 18 from 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for the Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment, Freedom of the City Parade.
  • Princess St. will be closed from Wellington St. to King St. on Saturday, June 21 from 7 to 11 p.m. for the Kingston Arts Council, Skeleton Park Festival.

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

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