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.
- Conacher Drive – at Aquino Way – will be restricted to one lane at times between Monday, March 16 and Thursday, March 19 to facilitate natural gas construction by a contractor on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
- Frontenac Street – York to Princess – expect delays as Utilities Kingston crews install overhead conductors to service 501 Frontenac St. until the end of March.
- Grenadier Drive – at Windfield Crescent – expect delays while construction takes place around the Kingston East Community Centre site. A flagman will be on-site to direct traffic (see “Sidewalk” impact, below).
- 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.
- La Salle Causeway – Public Services and Procurement Canada advises motorist to expect delays due to alternating lane closures from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. Please follow the direction of flag-people. The bridge remains open to cyclists and pedestrians. Questions can be directed to this email.
- Grenadier Drive – at Windfield Crescent – expect delays while construction takes place around the Kingston East Community Centre site. The sidewalk on the south side of Grenadier Drive may be restricted during weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flagman will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.
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:
- 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.