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:
- King Street – Clarence to Brock – 6 p.m. Feb. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 to accommodate Feb Fest’s Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Zone & Synthetic Ice Surface.
- Market Street – Ontario to King – closed 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily from Feb. 7 to 9 and again from Feb. 14 to 17 for Feb Fest events.
- Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
- 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.
- La Salle Causeway – Public Services and Procurement Canada advises motorists to expect lane closures on the Causeway 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb.12 as it works to maintain the bridge. Please follow the direction of flaggers and use caution when crossing. This lane reduction will not impact cyclists or pedestrians. Questions can be directed to this email.
UPDATE: Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has advised motorists of an alternating lane closure on the La Salle Causeway for repair work on Wednesday, February 12, from 9:30 am to 3 pm. One lane will remain open in both directions and two flagpersons will be on site to control traffic flow. There will be no lane closure during rush hour in order to minimize disruption. Cyclists, pedestrians and marine traffic will not be affected.
- Leroy Grant Drive – expect minor delays until end of February as a contractor replaces a gas main on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
Temporary Parking Lot Closure:
- Frontenac Parking Lot – The Tragically Hip Way and King – will be closed from Feb. 3 to March 31 for the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier. Please respect safety signage and fencing while we work to prepare the lot for this event. List of alternative parking and transit options.
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.