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:
* Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27, 2020 for construction of an apartment building at 501 Frontenac St.
* King Street – Brock to Clarence – closed 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Dec. 6 for Snow Much Fun.
* Kingscourt – First to Third – closed until mid-December while a contractor installs a new water main and sanitary sewer on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
* Nelson Street – First to Third – closed until 7 p.m. on Dec. 23 for underground site-servicing work. Local traffic will be accommodated.
* University Avenue – Garrett to Princess – closed 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily from Nov. 28 to Dec. 6 to allow for the installation of new services at 495 Princess St. (the street will be open evenings and over the weekend).
* 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 a contractor 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 crews replace 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 – 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 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-December as Utilities Kingston crews replace poles and underground wire.
* Victoria Street – Princess to Concession – expect minor delays, lane restrictions until mid-December while a contractor completes work to replace sewers and water mains on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
Sidewalks and pedestrian pathways:
* Bath Road – 275m east Gardiners to Days – expect sections of the north sidewalk to be closed.
* 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.
* John Counter Boulevard – Montreal to Cataraqui River – a new temporary sidewalk has been installed on the north side of John Counter Boulevard to allow access to/from west-shore neighbourhoods, including Riverpark and the Skyline Living apartments. It will be in place until permanent sidewalks are created as part of the Third Crossing project (anticipated in 2023). Please use the sidewalk and avoid crossing John Counter Boulevard (signage is in place at the intersection).
* Kingscourt Avenue – First to Third – The west sidewalk will be closed until mid-December while a contractor on behalf of Utilities Kingston installs a new water main and sanitary sewer.
** Traffic-related links and messages
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.