Kingston Road Closures & Delays: October 20 to 26

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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:

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Ministry of Transportation

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* Highway 33 from Collins Bay Road to Coronation Boulevard expect periodic delays and lane closures between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. until November to accommodate construction. Please watch for and follow on-site personnel as they direct traffic.
* Highway 15 at Highway 401 – expect alternating closures of eastbound and westbound on and off ramps weeknights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Friday, Oct. 26.

Construction road closures

* Division Street will be closed from Brock to Princess until late October. The intersection of Princess and Division will remain open.
* Division Street will be closed from Princess to Queen until late November. The intersection of Division and Queen will also be closed. Follow detour signage.
* The intersection of Division and Colborne streets will be closed until late November.  Follow detour signage.

Other road closures

* King Street will be closed from The Tragically Hip Way to Place d’Armes from 4 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 for the Jeff Dunham Show.
* Union Street will be closed from University to Division from 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 for the University ReUnion street festival.

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Road delays

Expect delays this week on:

* Division Street at Barbara due to lane shifts until Friday, Oct. 26 while crews install a new water service for the new Fleet Maintenance Garage at 701 Division St.
* Princess Street at Alfred from Oct. 22 to mid-November due to lane restrictions as Utilities Kingston crews work to replace a sanitary sewer to increase capacity in the area.
* King St. East from Barrie to West until the end of November as crews for Utilities Kingston replace an end-of-life watermain.
* Princess Street at Hillendale until the end of November due to lane reductions as Utilities Kingston replaces an end-of-life gas main.
* Sydenham Road from Arnold to the new Cataraqui Woods Drive extension until late October while crews install storm sewers.
* Highway 38 at Unity until early November while crews upgrade road and add turning lanes.
* Portsmouth Avenue from Old Quarry to John Counter until the end of the year for the installation of storm sewers and upgrade the road surface for the realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.
* Lincoln Drive from Hudson to Bayridge until late October.
* King Street from Lower University to Albert until late October.
* Montreal Street from Hickson to Raglan until late October.
* Gardiners Road from Bath to Fortune until late October.
* John Counter Boulevard from Portsmouth to Indian Road until mid-November while crews install a watermain.

Sidewalk and pathway disruptions

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

* Division Street from Brock to Colborne.
* 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 to receive Friday Traffic Reports mentioning more major repairs.

Release source: City of Kingston
PhotoLee Cannon (cc)