Following is a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week in Kingston:
Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.
- John Counter Boulevard – east of Ascot Lane to Cataraqui River – from March 25 until the Third Crossing Bridge is complete. The area will be fenced off and there will be no access to the water at the end of John Counter.
- Gore Road – at Point St. Mark Drive – expect periodic lane closures from March 25 to March 29 to accommodate tree removals. Watch for workers safely directing traffic.
- Highway 401 – at Highway 38/Gardiners Road – expect lane closures on the 401 until November 2020 and delays of up to 10 minutes nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the westbound 401. A new carpool lot will open here Nov. 30, 2019. Ontario highway updates are offered by the Ministry of Transportation.
- Jackson Mills Road – from Bur Brook Road to 400m south (near the K&P Trail) – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements but both directions remain open.
- John Counter Boulevard – from Portsmouth to Princess – expect road delays until mid-April while Bell Canada and Utilities Kingston crews relocate the overhead wires in preparation for the next phase of the John Counter improvements.
- Perth Road – near Bur Brook Road – expect lane closures and shifts until 4 p.m. on March 22 to accommodate gas main maintenance by Utilities Kingston.
- Gore Road community garden and dog park pathway – expect short (five-minute) closures of the pathway from March 25 to 29 to allow for equipment to be unloaded. Watch for safe direction from workers.
Traffic-related links and messages:
- Load restrictions in effect: Until the end of April, heavy trucks/loads are restricted on City roads, where posted, each spring to reduce damage.
- Kingston Transit detours: CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours.
- Daily updates: Follow @CityofKingston on Twitter.
- Ministry of Transportation updates – For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit Ontario.ca/511, call 5-1-1 or follow @511Ontario (English) or @Ontario511 (French) on Twitter.
- City’s infrastructure program: CityofKingston.ca/construction.