Kingston road closures and traffic delays, week ending Dec 27 2019
The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending December 27, 2019. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here.
Between December 20 and December 26, expect continued delays on Gardiners Rd and Princess St near the RioCan Centre, Cataraqui Mall and Kingston Centre due to holiday shopping.
Frontenac Street from Jenkins to Princess will be closed until June 27 to allow for framing, masonry and interior work for 501 Frontenac St.
Kingscourt and Nelson St will both be closed from First to Third Ave until late December for insfrasture work.
Expect delays on Highway 401 at Highway 38/Gardiners Road due to lane closures until November 2020 and delays of up to 10 minutes nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the westbound 401.
Jackson Mills Road from Bur Brook Road to 400m south (near the K&P Trail) will be reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements. Both directions remain open.
John Counter Boulevard from Princess to Indian will experience increased delays until the summer of 2021 while crews construct a new four-lane road and rail overpass. Using an alternate route is recommended.
Expect continued short delays at the La Salle Causeway due to lane reductions until 2 p.m. on Dec. 20 (weather-dependent). Flag-people will be in place. Cyclists and pedestrians will not be affected.
Expect minor delays on Leroy Grant Drive until mid-January as a contractor replaces a gas main on behalf of Utilities Kingston.
On Montreal Street from Rideau to Joseph, expect minor delays between 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 21 as Utilities Kingston crews install new overhead wires.
Expect delays at Old Mill Road and John Counter until late December to allow crews to build the new south-side lanes on John Counter.
Expect delays on Princess Street eastbound from Portsmouth to east of Hillendale due to restrictions along the curbside lane until late December as Utilities Kingston crews replace poles and underground wire.