Kingston Road Closures & Delays: January 9 to 13

Published on: 2022/01/09 - 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.

* Between Traffic Reports, check for updates.
* Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will also be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston.

LaSalle Causeway

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of an alternating lane reduction on LaSalle Causeway for repair work during the following period:

  • Monday, Jan. 10 to Thursday, Jan. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day

During this period, one lane will be reduced, and one lane will remain open for alternating traffic. Two flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic. Motorists should expect short delays. There will be a temporary sidewalk diversion to ensure access to pedestrians. PSPC encourages users to exercise caution when travelling on the bridge and thanks them for their patience.

Road Closures:

  • King St. West – Front to Auld – closed until June 29, 2022 for the construction of Utilities Kingston’s Portsmouth Pumping Station flow direction project and Front Road trunk watermain Phase 2 project.
  • Lower Brewers Swing Bridge – closed until further notice. Parks Canada is continuing its efforts to replace the bridge over the winter.

Play Street/School Streets Initiative Closures 

Please direct questions to Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) at or

Please note the Play Street/School Street Initiative is expected to resume on Jan. 18, 2022.

* Play Street – Cheryl Place is closed using barricades staffed by KCAT to manage vehicle access/access to driveways. Closure repeats Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 1 to 3 p.m. until Aug. 26, 2022.

* School Streets – These streets are closed 8:40 to 9:10 a.m. and 3:20 to 3:50 p.m. weekdays until June 29, 2022.

  • MacDonnell Street – Earl to Hill

Expect delays on Highway 15:

Expect delays on Highway 15 as the City and Utilities Kingston improve active transportation and upgrade infrastructure.

Follow @CityofKingston  and @Utilitieskngstn  for updates between Traffic Reports. The City and Utilities Kingston thank residents for their patience. Direct questions to ‘contact us’ at City of Kingston  or Utilities Kingston.

Third Crossing roadwork on Highway 15  at Gore :

Highway 15 and Gore Road intersection will see slight delays and increased congestion to enable electrical cable installation and de-mobilization of construction equipment/machinery. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times.

The Pittsburgh Library sidewalk will be open to the public for use north of Gore Road. Signage will be set up to guide pedestrian/vehicular access to and from the library.

Review designs of the east shore roadwork on the Third Crossing website

Other Delays: 

  • Front Road and King Street West – Sand Bay Lane to Country Club Drive – Expect significant delays due to east- and west-bound lane restrictions through 2022. A contractor is installing water and wastewater infrastructure on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
  • Grenadier Drive – at Windfield Crescent – expect delays to allow construction of the Kingston East Community Centre site. Flaggers will direct traffic.
  • Highway 33 – east of Collins Creek Bridge to west of Coronation Boulevard – expect delays due to construction to improve drainage. Construction barrels and flag-people will direct traffic around the work zone.
  • Jackson Mills Road – near the K&P Trail – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements but remains open in both directions.
  • Princess Street – 2666 Princess – expect a lane closure Nov. 12 to Jan. 7 for the repair and reinstatement of a sidewalk.
  • Princess Street – Albert to 620 Princess – expect a lane closure Jan. 3 to 7 as crews disconnect utilities.

Sidewalks/Pathways :

  • Grenadier Drive – at Windfield Crescent – The sidewalk on the south side of Grenadier Drive may be restricted weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flagger will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.
  • Portsmouth Waterfront Pathway – to accommodate pathway and shoreline improvements, the City has closed access to the pathway at the foot of Mowat Avenue and Yonge Street and east of Lakewatch Lane.

Traffic-related links and messages:

Release source: City of Kingston
PhotoLee Cannon (cc)