Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Jan. 15, 2021
The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston over the holiday season, ending January 15, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here.
Garrett Street near Division will be closed until June 30 for construction staging. Local traffic may access Garrett Street from University Avenue.
Minor delays and a possible lane closure are expected on Glengarry from Portsmouth to Indian as a contractor, on behalf of Utilities Kingston, installs a new sanitary sewer and upgrades water mains.
Delays on Grenadier Drive at Windfield Crescent will occur while construction takes place around the Kingston East Community Centre site. Flag-people will be on-site to direct traffic.
Expect delays on Highway 33 from east of Collins Creek Bridge to west of Coronation Boulevard due to construction to improve drainage. Construction barrels and flag-people will direct traffic around the work zone.
Drivers can expect delays along John Counter Boulevard from Princess to Indian until the summer of 2021 while crews complete turtle-fencing and water main work.
Princess Street from Victoria to Nelson will experience delays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13 to allow a crane to lift building materials onto a development at 652 Princess St. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained.
The sidewalk on the south side of Grenadier Drive at Windfield Crescent may be restricted weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flagman will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.
Lower Brewers Swing Bridge users:
Vehicles such as larger emergency vehicles and school buses are no longer permitted to cross this bridge. Parks Canada advises it has decreased the load capacity of this bridge from 10 tons to 3 tons. Built in 1984 to meet code for 10 ton capacity, it does not meet today’s guidelines and structural deterioration due to its age of has further decreased its load capacity. Design work for the Lower Brewers Swing Bridge is underway and it has been designated for replacement in 2021.