Kingston Road Closures & Delays: Dec. 22 to 27

Published on: 2019/12/22 - 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:


* Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
* Kingscourt – First to Third – closed until late 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.


* 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. Ontario highway updates are offered by the Ministry of Transportation.
* 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.

* La Salle Causeway – expect short delays due to lane reductions until 2 p.m. on Dec. 20 (weather-dependent). Flag-people will be in place. Cyclists and pedestrians will not be affected.
* Leroy Grant Drive – expect minor delays until mid-January as a contractor replaces a gas main on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
* Montreal Street – Rideau to Joseph – expect minor delays 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 21 as Utilities Kingston crews install new overhead wires.

* Old Mill Road – at John Counter – expect delays until late December 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 late December as Utilities Kingston crews replace poles and underground wire.

Sidewalks and pedestrian pathways:

* Kingscourt Avenue – First to Third – The west sidewalk will be closed until late December while a contractor on behalf of Utilities Kingston installs a new water main and sanitary sewer.

Traffic-related links and messages:

Release source: City of Kingston
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