Kingston Road Closures & Delays: Feb. 29 to March 6

Published on: 2020/02/29 - 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 this 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:


* Albert Street – Bader to Stuart – closed 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 3 to allow for a crane to lift a rooftop chiller onto Watts Hall.
* Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
* King Street – The Tragically Hip Way to Place d’Armes – closed 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 22 to 11:59 p.m. on March 10 for the Tim Horton’s Brier Cup.
* Market Street – Ontario to King – closed 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily from Feb. 28 to March 1 for Feb Fest events.
* Montreal Street – Ordnance to Queen – closed 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 2 to allow for installation of 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. Ontario highway updates are offered by the Ministry of Transportation.
* Jackson Mills Road – near the K&P Trail – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements but remains open in both directions.
* Leroy Grant Drive – expect minor delays until end of February as a contractor replaces a gas main on behalf of Utilities Kingston.

Sidewalk Closure:

* King Street – The Tragically Hip Way to Place d’Armes – the sidewalk will be closed from 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 22 to 11:59 p.m. on March 10 for the Tim Horton’s Brier Cup.

Temporary Parking Lot Closure:

* Frontenac Parking Lot – The Tragically Hip Way and King – will be closed until March 31 for the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier. Please respect safety signage and fencing while we work to prepare the lot for this event. For a list of alternative parking and transit options, visit the City of Kingston’s Brier event page.

Load restrictions in effect:

* Starting March 1 to April 30, heavy trucks and loads are restricted on City roads, where posted. These restrictions help reduce damage to roads in the spring.

Traffic-related links and messages:

Release source: City of Kingston
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