Kingston Road Closures & Delays: June 30 to July 4

Published on: 2024/06/30 - 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.

Ministry of Transportation 

Pavement rehabilitations will take place along Hwy 401 between Westbrook Road to beyond the Hwy 15 Overpass, and on the Sir John A Macdonald Overpass. This work will consist of various lane and ramp closures over the next several months.

  • Sydenham Rd – at Westbound 401 Ramp & Overpass – expect a lane and ramp closure beginning Jul. 7 to Sept. 11 for structural rehabilitations.

LaSalle Causeway  

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the LaSalle Causeway will be fully closed to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians until further notice.

Road Closures   

  • Albert Street – Princess to 486 Albert – closed until Dec. 31 to accommodate construction activity and staging at 484 Albert St.
  • Baiden Street – Mowat to McDonald – closed until July 1 to accommodate construction activity on Baiden Street.
  • Hillcrest Ave – Kingscourt to Seventh – closed until Sept. 1 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.
  • Market Street – Ontario to King – closed Jul. 1 at 5 a.m. to Jul. 2 at 8 a.m. for the City of Kingston Canada Day event.
  • Ontario Street – Brock to Clarence – closed Jul. 1 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. for the City of Kingston Canada Day event.
  • Sydenham Street – Princess to Queen – closed until Sept. 27 for Downtown Kingston BIA Activations.
  • University Avenue – Union to Earl – closed until July 31 for the removal of debris from demolition and concrete deliveries at the Queen’s John Deutsch University Centre project.

Buskers Rendezvous 

Please be advised of the following road closures for Buskers Rendezvous:

  • King Street from Brock to Clarence – July 4 to 5 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. each day
  • Ontario Street from Clarence to Brock – July 4 to 5 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. each day
  • Market Street from King to Ontario – July 4 at 7 a.m. to July 7 at 11 p.m.
  • Ontario Street from Johnson to Brock – July 6 to July from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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 efforts such as routine structural maintenance, repainting, replacement of waterproofing materials, and upgrades to the building mechanical/electrical systems. The work is planned to begin the first week of February 2024 and conclude in late December 2024.   

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.

Please be advised that the upper level of the Robert Bruce Memorial Garage will be closed on Tuesday July 9 and Wednesday July 10 for maintenance. The Chown Memorial garage located at 197 Brock St. and Hanson Memorial garage located at 105 Brock St. are good alternative parking locations. The lower section of the Robert Bruce garage will remain open.

Other Delays  

  • Gardiners Road – at Centennial/Creekford – expect delays while a contractor completes intersection widening, traffic signal upgrades and cycling and pedestrian improvements. For project details please visit Get Involved Kingston.
  • Hudson Drive – at Bayridge Public School – expect delays until Jul. 4 as a contractor will be on site to complete upgrades to the school crossing.
  • Hudson Drive – at Hudson Park – expect delays until Jul. 4 as a contractor will be on site to complete upgrades to the bus stop and pedestrian crossing.
  • Highway 2 – Abbey Dawn to St. Lawrence – expect a lane closure to complete enhanced flood protection of Abbey Dawn Road, Highway 2, and St. Lawrence Avenue. The lane closure will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal. For project details please visit Get Involved Kingston.

Release source: City of Kingston
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