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 Nov. 17, 2023. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here.
Drivers should expect delays at Bath Road and Queen Mary for the Utilities Kingston NETS project.
Bayridge Drive from Woodbine to Cataraqui Woods will see delays until November 30 for Phase 1 of the Bayridge Drive cycling and pedestrian improvements.
Dunham Street will experience delays at Dunham Park Entrance while contractors are completing intersection upgrades.
Intersection upgrades are also taking place at Lancaster Drive and Bentley Terrace. Drivers should expect delays while contractors are completing the work.
Delays can be expected along Mona Drive at the intersections with Humberside and Lynwood while contractors are completing intersection upgrades.
Traffic delays are expected along Princess Street from Collins Bay to Bayridge 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.
Drivers can expect a closure along Queen Mary Road from Notch Hill to Greenview for the Utilities Kingston NETS project.
The intersection of Sir John A. MacDonald Blvd and Johnson Street will experience delays for the installation of a new high-pressure gas line for Utilities Kingston.
Taylor Kidd Boulevard from Collins Bay Road to 100 metres West of Collins Creek Bridge will experience a lane closure until 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.
University Avenue will be closed from Union to Earl until Dec. 22, 2023, at 7 p.m. for the removal of debris from demolition and concrete deliveries at the Queen’s John Deutsch University Centre project.
Delays are also expected along Westbrook Road from Princess to Windemere for the construction of new sidewalks and road rehabilitation.
Nighttime Santa Parade
The following road closures will be taking place Nov. 18 for the annual Nighttime Santa Parade:
- Princess Street – Sir John A. MacDonald to Ontario – closed from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Ontario Street – Princess to Johnson – closed from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is advising motorists of an alternating lane closure on LaSalle Causeway for major rehabilitation during the following period:
- Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023 to Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2024
During this period, one lane will be closed and one lane will remain open for alternating traffic. Two flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic, and motorists should expect short delays. Access will be maintained for pedestrians and cyclists.
PSPC encourages users to exercise caution when travelling on the bridge and thanks them for their patience.
The Chown Memorial Parking Structure Restoration project is 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’s 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 per cent 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.