Kingston Road Closures & Delays: July 9 to 13

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Below is a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week in Kingston:

See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at CityofKingston.ca/construction.

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Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at CityofKingston.ca/busdetours.

LA SALLE CAUSEWAY – NIGHTLY CLOSURES

The La Salle Causeway will close nightly from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on July 6 to 8 to allow Public Services and Procurement Canada to make repairs to the bridge. Note that the closure could be extended until July 9. depending on progress of the work. Depending on results of testing, closure may be cancelled on short notice. Pedestrians and cyclists will have access to the sidewalk, however, a waiting period of up to 30 minutes could be put in place.

Questions regarding this bridge closure? Email Here.

Parks Canada closure – Washburn Road

Washburn Road remains closed at Lower Brewers Mills swing bridge to allow Parks Canada to make urgent repairs. For more information about the Rideau Canal, visit parkscanada.gc.ca/rideau.

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.
  • Highway 15 at Highway 401 –  7 p.m. to 5 a.m. July 9-13 expect alternating nightly closures of eastbound off-ramp and the westbound on-ramp, east bound on-ramp and the westbound-off ramp
  • Sydenham Road at Highway 401 – 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. July 9-13 the eastbound off-ramp will be closed.

Construction road closures


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  • Division Street will be closed from Brock to Queen until early September. The intersection of Princess and Division will remain open.
  • Utilities Kingston’s annual gas main replacement project on King Street has an expected duration of five weeks and will significantly impact traffic in the area of King St. West in Portsmouth Village.

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.

Construction road delays
Expect delays on:

  • 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.
  • Eastbound on Front Road Bridge as a lane will be closed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow for further testing of the asphalt.
  • Gardiners Road between Princess St and Taylor Kidd Blvd southbound lanes on July 11-12 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the building construction at 845 Gardiners Road.

Sidewalk and pathway disruptions

Pedestrians may be required to detour through construction or work zones in these areas:

  • Princess Street from Barrie to Division.
  • 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.
–       Signing up for Breaking News at CityofKingston.ca/news to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.


Release source: City of Kingston
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