Kingston Road Closures & Delays: March 8 to 13

Published on: 2020/03/08 - 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.
  • King Street – The Tragically Hip Way to Place d’Armes – closed 11 p.m. on March 8 to 11:59 p.m. on March 10 for clean-up of the Tim Horton’s Brier Cup.
  • The Tragically Hip Way – Ontario to King – closed from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily March 6 to March 8 for the safety of pedestrians travelling to/from the Tim Horton’s Brier Patch.


  • 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.
  • Front Road – Sandy Bay to Trail Head – expect delays while crews complete shoreline restoration work. Two eastbound lanes and one westbound lane will be provided 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. during weekday commuting time. Two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane will be provided at all other times.
  • Jackson Mills Road – near the K&P Trail – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements but remains open in both directions.

Sidewalk Closure:

King Street – The Tragically Hip Way to Place d’Armes – the sidewalk will be closed until 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. List of alternative parking and transit options.


Load restrictions in effect: until 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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