Kingston Road Closures & Delays: June 1 to 7

Published on: 2019/06/01 - in Releases

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:

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* Abbey Dawn Road – from Highway 2 to 300m north of Highway 2 – closed due to flooding.
* Alfred Street – from Elm to Princess – closed until Thursday, June 20 while Utilities Kingston works to replace a sanitary sewer to increase capacity in the area.

* Beat Beethoven Run – these streets will be closed on Sunday, June 2 for this event:

  • Closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

Ontario Street – from Brock to Market and between Market and King/West streets

Market, Clarence, Johnson and William streets – from King to Ontario

  • Closed 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

Earl Street – from King to Ontario

* Cataraqui Woods Drive – from Anderson to Centennial – closed until June 28 to accommodate watermain construction by Utilities Kingston.
* Clergy Street – from Barrie to Earl – closed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 1 for the Sydenham Public School Fun Fair.

* John Counter Boulevard – east of Ascot Lane to Cataraqui River – closed until the Third Crossing Bridge is complete. The area is fenced off and there is no water access.
* Woodbine Road – from 1575 to 1750 Woodbine Rd. – closed from 7 a.m. June 3 to 7 p.m. on June 4 to accommodate installation of water services.


* 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 38 – at Unity – expect delays starting May 27 until June 28 while crews complete remaining work to this redesigned intersection.
* 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.

* Place d’Armes – from Ontario to King – expect lane shifts daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until June 1 to allow for lifts of roofing materials onto 1 Place d’Armes.
* Portsmouth Avenue – from Old Quarry to John Counter – expect delays until mid-June as crews complete remaining works for the realignment of Portsmouth Avenue.

* Strathcona Park watermain relining – expect minor traffic delays on the following streets while Utilities Kingston crews prepare to reline watermains through the summer:

  • Elizabeth Avenue – from Jane to Avenue Road
  • Jane Avenue – from Kings Gate /Nottingham to Avenue Road
  • McMahon Avenue – from McMichael to Avenue Road

* Sydenham Road – north of 401 – expect minor traffic delays for watermain relining, through the summer.

  • Mildred Street – from Sunnyside to Sydenham Road
  • Audrey Street – from Floyd to Jesse
  • Jesse Crescent – from Mildred to the end
  • Floyd Avenue – from Mildred to Sunnyside

Sidewalks and pedestrian pathways

* Strathconna Park watermain project – Utilities Kingston crews are relining watermains and installing new watermains to improve the water distribution system in this area through the summer:

* Expect localized sidewalk closures on these streets:

  • Elizabeth Avenue – from Jane to Avenue Road
  • Jane Avenue – from Kings Gate/Nottingham to Avenue Road
  • McMahon Avenue – from McMichael to Avenue Road

* Expect the pedestrian access pathways to be closed in these locations:

  • Gretna Green to Indian Road
  • Stormont Avenue to Westmoreland Road, through O’Connor Park

Traffic-related links and messages:

Traffic-related links and messages:

Release source: City of Kingston
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