Kingston Road Closures & Delays: September 24 to 28

Published on: 2023/09/24 - 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.

LaSalle Causeway

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

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 to Thursday, Sept. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

During these periods, one lane will be closed and one lane will remain open for alternating traffic. Two flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic. Motorists should expect short delays.

Road Closures

  • Lower Brewers Swing Bridge – closed until further notice. Parks Canada is continuing its efforts to replace the bridge over the winter.
  • Queen Mary Road – Bath to Notch Hill – closed until Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m. for the Utilities Kingston NETS project.
  • University Avenue – Union to Earl – closed until Dec. 22 for the removal of debris from demolition and concrete deliveries at the Queen’s John Deutsch University Centre project.
  • Wheathill Street – Demers to Delancey – closed Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Franco-Ontarian Day at École secondaire publique Mille-Îles.
  • Wright Crescent – South Intersection of Palace to 16 Palace – closed until Oct. 31, 2023 for construction staging for 11 Wright Cres. Please note that access to Wright Cres. will be through the North intersection of Wright Cres. at Palace Rd.

Parking Disruption

The Chown Memorial Parking Structure Restoration project is now underway. The work will take place throughout all levels of the building, and will include efforts such as routine structural maintenance, renewal of waterproofing materials and upgrades to the building mechanical/electrical systems. The work is expected to conclude in late December.

The work will be completed in phases to allow the building to remain open to public parking for the duration of the project. Phased work areas will occupy a maximum of 40% of the available parking stalls at a time. Up to 180 spaces will be out of commission.  There is parking availability at the Hanson Memorial and Robert Bruce Memorial parking garages in the two adjacent blocks to the east.

Centre 70 – Public EV charging stations at Centre 70 will be unavailable until late October 2023 due to the seasonal relocation of the sleeping cabins to this site. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience.

Other Delays

  • Bath Road – at Queen Mary – expect delays until Sept. 29 for the Utilities Kingston NETS project.
  • Bayridge Drive – Woodbine to Cataraqui Woods – expect delays until Nov. 30 for Phase 1 of the Bayridge Drive cycling and pedestrian improvements.
  • Duff Street – Patrick to End of Duff – expect a lane closure until Oct. 15 to facilitate the replacement of a watermain on Duff St.
  • Highway 33 – east of Collins Creek Bridge to west of Coronation Blvd. – expect delays due to construction to improve drainage. Construction barrels and flag-people will direct traffic around the work zone.
  • Mona Drive – at Mona and Humberside – expect delays Sept. 25 to 29 for a contractor to complete sidewalk and bus stop upgrades.
  • Princess Street – Collins Bay to Bayridge – expect delays until Oct. 31 for the construction of new sidewalks and traffic signals along Princess Street. Please note that one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times on Princess St.
  • Queen Street – Montreal to Sydenham – expect a west bound lane closure on Sept. 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a large concrete pour at 223 Princess St.
  • Sir John A MacDonald Blvd – at Johnson – expect delays for the installation of a new high pressure gas line for Utilities Kingston.
  • Taylor Kidd Blvd – Collins Bay to 100 metres West of Collins Creek Bridge – expect a lane closure from May 3 to Nov. 15 for the Collins Creek Bridge Rehabilitation project. Please note, Taylor Kidd will require the reduction from a two lane to a single lane roadway and the lane closures will be controlled with Temporary Traffic Signals for the duration of the project.
  • Westbrook Road – Princess to Windemere – expect delays until Oct. 31 for the construction of new sidewalks and road rehabilitation.


  • Rideau Trail – Queen Mary to Parkway – closed for crews to replace sanitary main, install shoring and build a new gravel pathway.

Release source: City of Kingston
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