Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Oct 23, 2020

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 October 23, 2020. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here.

The La Salle Causeway will be experiencing alternating lane closures on Oct. 21 for repair work from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. One lane will remain open for alternating traffic. Flag persons will be on site to direct traffic. The bridge will remain open to cyclists and pedestrians.

The Love Kingston Marketplace project continues and some lanes and parking spaces downtown have been repurposed to create additional physical-distancing space for pedestrians and for businesses. On Clarence Street, on-street parking has been repurposed to accommodate a lane shift. On Market Street, the road has been closed to vehicles. On-street parking is unavailable.

Colborne Street will be closed from Chatham to Division through Oct. 30 to accommodate construction staging.

Bagot Street will be closed 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 20 to allow for tree pruning.

John Counter Boulevard will be closed from Sir John A. Macdonald to Princess, and Portsmouth Avenue will be closed from Old Quarry to John Counter, to complete work on the rail overpass and nearby intersections. Local traffic will have access and businesses remain open, including the VIA Rail station.

Expect delays due to construction to improve drainage on Highway 33 (Bath Rd), from about 240m east of Collins Creek Bridge to 185m west of Coronation Boulevard. Construction barrels and flag-people will direct traffic around the work zone.

Expect minor traffic interruptions on Montreal Street from Princess to Brock on Oct. 19 as facility maintenance work takes place at the Grand Theatre. On-street parking in this area will be temporarily unavailable during this time.

The westbound right lane of Princess Street from Midland to just west of McDonald’s will be closed through Oct.16 to allow for a water main connection.

Expect delays on Sir John A. Macdonald from Terry Fox to John Counter until Nov. 6 as crews construct a new entrance to City Place.

Until mid-November, expect local traffic disruptions and minor detours in the Collins Bay and Bayridge areas as a contractor completes neighbourhood restoration on behalf of Utilities Kingston.

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