Following is a list of road construction projects and events provided by the City of Kingston that are expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week:
Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.
Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week:
* Bagot Street – Princess to Queen – closed from 6 a.m. to noon on Oct. 31 to allow a crane to lift equipment onto 303 Bagot St.
* Chatham Street – Princess to Colborne – closed from 7 a.m. on Oct. 28 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 to allow services to be installed for 495 Princess St.
* Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until Dec. 2 for construction of an apartment building at 501 Frontenac St.
* Kingscourt Avenue – Third to First – closed from Nov. 4 to mid-December while Dig’N Dirt Ltd. installs a new water main and sanitary sewers.
* Nelson Street – First to Third – closed until 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to allow new services to be installed at 495 Princess St.
* Point St. Mark Drive – at Gore – The entrance/exit onto Point St. Mark Drive is closed until the end of the Third Crossing construction. Pedestrian access to the library and dog park remains open as does the sidewalk on the southeast side of Gore Road.
* Victoria Street – Princess to South Bartlett – closed until mid-November. See Victoria Street listing under “Delays section” for more details.
* Bath Road (Westbound lanes) – from 275 metres east of Gardiners to just past Days – expect minor delays and lane restrictions while accessing businesses on the north side of Bath Road while Fer-Pal Construction Ltd. completes work on behalf of Utilities Kingston to reline the local water main. Expect lane restrictions at the Bath Road and Days Road intersection.
* Bath Road Westbound at Days Road – Right lane closed while crews are working in the area.
* Days Road Northbound at Bath Road – Left lane onto Bath Road westbound reduced to one lane while crews are working in the area.
* Gibson and Oakridge avenues – expect delays while Utilities Kingston replaces a water main in the area.
* 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.
* Highway 15 – Highway 401 to 500m north of Burnt Hills – expect lane closures weekdays through November for culvert replacement and rehabilitation.
* Jackson Mills Road – Bur Brook Road to 400m south (near the K&P Trail) – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements. Both directions remain open.
* John Counter Boulevard – Princess to Indian – expect increased delays until the summer of 2021 while crews construct a new four-lane road and rail overpass. Using an alternate route is recommended. MOTORISTS: Don’t get stopped on the tracks! Ensure there is enough space on the opposite side before crossing.
* Johnson Street – Oakridge to Gibson – expect delays due to lane restrictions Oct. 27 to 31 while a water main is reconstructed.
* Johnson Street – Sydenham to Bagot – expect minor delays and lane restrictions while Utilities Kingston crews prepare to reline the local water main. Johnson Street will be reduced to a single lane when crews are working in the area.
* Old Mill Road – at John Counter – expect delays until mid-October to allow crews to build the new south-side lanes on John Counter.
* Princess Street – Portsmouth to east of Hillendale – Expect delays eastbound due to restrictions along the curbside lane until mid-November as Utilities Kingston crews replace poles and underground wire.
* Victoria Street – Princess to Concession – expect minor delays, lane restrictions and road closures (see above) throughout the fall while Len Corcoran Excavating Ltd. completes work on behalf of Utilities Kingston work to replace sewers and water mains in the area. Drivers should also expect lane restrictions at the Princess/Victoria intersection.
Sidewalks and pedestrian pathways:
* Bath Road – 275m east Gardiners to Days – expect sections of the north sidewalk to be closed.
* Albert Street – Bader Lane to 136 m north – crews will be reconstructing the sidewalk until late October.
* Clarence Street – King to halfway to Wellington – the east-side sidewalk is closed to accommodate fencing for work to the roof of the British Whig Building.
* Concession – at Leroy Grant – crews are completing the reconstruction of the sidewalks and curb until Nov. 1.
* Johnson Street – Sydenham to Bagot – the south-side sidewalk will be closed will be closed this week while water services are installed.
* King Street West – at Centre – Corescape will be repairing the sidewalk in front of 322 King St. West the evenings of Oct. 27 and 28. This work is planned after hours to minimize disruption to pedestrians as it will affect the building’s entrance.
* Lochinvar – Inverness East to Inverness West – crews are removing and replacing sidewalks until late October.
* Scott Street – Caruthers to Napier – crews continue to reconstruct the sidewalk until Nov. 1.
* Stephen Street – Cowdy to Patrick – crews continue to reconstruct the sidewalk until late October.
Traffic-related links and messages:
- 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.