Kingston Road Closures & Delays: May 19 to 23

Published on: 2024/05/19 - 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 users that the LaSalle Causeway is fully closed to motorists until further notice.

Pedestrians now have access to the LaSalle Causeway. Cyclists may also access the sidewalk by dismounting and walking their bicycles. Users may experience short delays in crossing the bridge and are requested to follow any signage on site during ongoing construction and repair work.

Road Closures

  • Cataraqui Woods Drive – At Centennial – closed until May 24 at 5 p.m. to facilitate the extension of Cataraqui Woods Drive.
  • Earl Street – Division to Aberdeen – closed until May 22 at 7 p.m. for the disconnect of services and installation of new services on Earl St.
  • Hillcrest Avenue – Kingscourt to Seventh – closed until May 31 for buried infrastructure replacement. Road will be open to local traffic.
  • King Street – Place D’Armes to North End of King – closed until Sept. 30 for the construction of new storm and road bed. Road will be open to local traffic.
  • Sydenham Street – Princess to Queen – closed May 23 to Sept. 27 for Downtown Kingston BIA Activations.
  • University Avenue – Union to Earl – closed until May 29 for the removal of debris from demolition and concrete deliveries at the Queen’s John Deutsch University Centre project.

Parking Disruption

The Hanson Memorial Parking Structure Restoration project is now underway. The work will take place throughout all levels of the building, and will include activities such as routine structural maintenance, repainting, replacement of waterproofing materials, and upgrades to the building mechanical/electrical systems. The work is planned 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. It is anticipated that no more than 50% of the available 271 parking spaces will be closed at any time. There is also parking availability at the Chown Memorial and Robert Bruce Memorial parking garages in the two adjacent blocks to the west.

Other Delays

  • Gardiners Road at Centennial/Creekford – expect delays while a contractor completes intersection widening, traffic signal upgrades and cycling and pedestrian improvements.
  • Hudson Drive at Bayridge Public School – expect delays until Jun. 28 as a contractor will be on site to complete upgrades to the school crossing.
  • Hudson Drive at Hudson Park – expect delays until Jun. 28 as a contractor will be on site to complete upgrades to the bus stop and pedestrian crossing.
  • Orser Road – Hwy 38 to Stagecoach – expect delays May 21–24 as a contractor will be completing the pulverizing of the road, road grading, then surface treating this section.
  • Queen Street – Montreal to Sydenham – expect an east bound lane closure until May 23. Detours will be in place for the duration of the lane closure.
  • Westbrook Road – Burbrooke to Unity – expect delays May 21–24 as a contractor will be completing the pulverizing of the road, road grading, then surface treating this section.

Sidewalk Closures

Venture Drive – Centennial to Resource – expect a sidewalk closure on the south side of Venture Drive to prevent pedestrian hazards arising from heavy trucks entering and exiting the soil storage facility.


Release source: City of Kingston
Photo: Ryan McNight (cc)