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City of Kingston announces shortlist of names for Third Crossing

“To be able to use a Mohawk or an Ojibwe name for the most important, largest infrastructure project in our city’s history is a great tangible action that is fostering understanding and learning of each other’s cultures.” – Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson. The City of Kingston has announced six potential

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Update: Contractor fined – ‘Snow’ in July has some Kingston residents deeply concerned

Update (Friday, Jul. 23, 2021) According to the City of Kingston, the contractor responsible for the small bits of styrofoam littered throughout Kingston’s east end has been fined over the matter. In an email to Kingstonist, the City relayed that they are aware of reports of polystyrene, which is commonly

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City of Kingston releases statement on Sir John A Macdonald and the Indigenous Community

The following is a statement from the City of Kingston, regarding the legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald and engagement with the Indigenous community: The City of Kingston wishes to inform the public of ongoing discussions and engagement with multiple community members and organizations, including members of the Indigenous community,

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City to clean up shoreline styrofoam from Third Crossing construction

Residents along the Cataraqui River in Kingston have noticed an unwanted result to the construction of the Third Crossing. Tiny bits of styrofoam have been washing ashore from the construction of the new bridge. “So, umm, this is nice. Right next to the bridge. It’s Styrofoam,” Twitter user, @Markofantares wrote

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Environmental concerns prompt Council to defer proposal for Kingston Inner Harbour

The most discussed and contentious item on the agenda for Kingston City Council, the federal proposal to “remediate environmental risks to the river environment and human health of Kingston’s Inner Harbour,” has been deferred. Ironically, the deferral was proposed for the exact same reasons the federal government stated were behind

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Indigenous communities to consult on Third Crossing naming campaign

The City of Kingston launched the naming campaign for the Third Crossing at a press conference earlier today, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Through consultation with Indigenous communities and nations, a short list of names are expected to be presented for public feedback by the end of May 2021. “This is

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Feb. 26, 2021

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 February 26, 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

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Third Crossing main span girders begin arriving in Kingston

This week the first shipment of steel girders for the main span of the Third Crossing project will arrive in Kingston. The City says the main span will be a significant feature of the bridge that will have two lookout spots for residents to enjoy the views of the Cataraqui

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Feb. 12, 2021

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 February 12, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Bagot Street between

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Third crossing: City shares Point St. Mark & Gore Road intersection design

The City of Kingston has released the final design for the Point St. Mark Drive and Gore Road intersection, part of the Third Crossing bridge project. The City said the new design offers features for cyclists, pedestrians, and transit users along with roadway improvements. “Providing more sustainable transportation options for

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First concrete girders arrive for Third Crossing project

Today, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, the delivery of the first of 95 150-foot long concrete girders marks another milestone for Kingston’s historic Third Crossing project. Once installed, these girders will support the bridge deck and span pier-to-pier, according to a release from the City of Kingston, issued on the same

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Feb. 5, 2021

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 February 5, 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

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