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:
- Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
- 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.
- Highway 33 – 240m east of Collins Creek Bridge to 185m west of Coronation Boulevard – Construction to improve drainage is set to start the week of April 13. Construction barrels and flag-personnel will direct traffic around the work zone. 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.
- John Counter Boulevard – Princess to Indian – expect increased delays until the summer of 2021, while crews construct new four-lane road and rail overpass. Use of alternate routes is recommended. Motorists: Before you cross the rail tracks, please ensure there is sufficient space on the opposite side to allow you to cross and be fully clear of the tracks. This will prevent you from being stopped on the tracks.
- St. Lawrence Avenue – expect delays through the end of April while crews construct the new elevated road surface.
- 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 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flagman will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.
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.