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Traffic Report

July 13, 2018 -

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Kingston Transit riders

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Ministry of Transportation

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Expect periodic delays and lane closures along Highway 33 from Collins Bay Road to Coronation Boulevard between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. until Nov. 2018 to accommodate construction. Please watch for and follow on-site personnel as they direct traffic.

Construction road closures

  • Nelson Street will be closed from Princess to the end of the construction site from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 20 to allow for use of a concrete pump truck.*
  • Ruskin Street will be closed from Brant to Kingscourt from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 18 to allow Utilities Kingston to conduct gas service repairs.*
  • Indian Road will be closed from Glengarry to Mohawk from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 17 to allow Utilities Kingston to conduct repairs to gas service.*
  • Division Street will be closed from Brock to Queen until early September. The intersection of Princess and Division will remain open.
  • Expect delays in the area of King St. West in Portsmouth Village until the end of August for Utilities Kingston's annual gas main replacement project. Motorists and pedestrians should expect the following:
    • Eastbound lane reductions on King St. West between McDonald and Mowat
    • Westbound lane closure on King St. West between Church and Mowat. Detour in place on Union Street West.
    • No left turn from King at Mowat onto Union.
    • The north sidewalk on King Street will be closed between Church and Mowat. The south sidewalk will be closed from McDonald to Mowat.

Event road closures

Sydenham Street will be closed from Princess to halfway to Queen from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday until Sept. 1 for Sounds of Sydenham and other DowntownKingston! programming.

Road delays

Expect delays on:

  • Gardiners Road near the Cataraqui Centre from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 16 as two lanes of southbound traffic will be close to facilitate concrete delivery for a new building. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
  • Front Road bridge from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 as one eastbound lane will be closed to allow for further testing of the asphalt.
  • Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension until late July while crews install storm sewers.
  • John Counter Boulevard from Sir John A. Macdonald to Portsmouth until early August while crews finalize the road works.

Sidewalk and pathway disruptions

  • Pedestrians may be required to detour through construction or work zones in these areas:
  • Division Street from Brock to Queen.
  • The north sidewalk on King Street will be closed between Church and Mowat. The south sidewalk will be closed from McDonald to Mowat.
  • Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension.

Motorists and cyclists can keep up with where/when repair work is taking place by:

  • Following @CityofKingston on Twitter for daily updates.
  • Sign up for Breaking News at www.CityofKingston.ca/News to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.

*This information was added after this release was distributed.

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