Kingston Road Closures & Delays: December 7 to 14

Published on: 2018/12/07 - in Releases

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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:

How would you like to be informed about the City’s planned road and sidewalk work projects? Complete the five-minute survey online at by Nov. 30.

See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at

Follow @CityofKingston for weather response updates.

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

Ministry of Transportation

For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit, call 5-1-1 or follow @511Ontario (English) or @Ontario511 (French) on Twitter.

* Highway 401 at Highway 38/Gardiners Road – expect daily lane closures on the 401 until November 2020. The carpool lot in this location was closed on Nov. 28 and a new one is scheduled to open on Nov. 30, 2019.
* Highway 33 from Collins Bay Road to Coronation Boulevard – expect periodic delays and lane closures between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to accommodate construction. Please watch for and follow on-site personnel as they direct traffic.

Event Road Closures

King Street will be closed from Brock to Clarence and Market Street will be closed from Ontario to King from 12 p.m. until midnight on Friday, Dec. 7 for Snow Much Fun.

Road Delays

Expect delays this week on:

* 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.
* John Counter Boulevard from Portsmouth to Indian Road until mid-December while crews upgrade the road surface for the realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.
* Westbrook Road south of Princess (Highway 2) to mid-December as Utilities Kingston makes upgrades to the Westbrook Sewage Pumping Station.
* Princess Street west of Portsmouth as Utilities Kingston replaces an end-of-life gas main.

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
Photo via Flickr (pd)