Weekly Traffic Report - June 24 to 30

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.

LaSalle Causeway

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction on LaSalle Causeway for maintenance work during the following period:  

  • Monday, April 4 from to June 24  

During this period, there will be a lane closure will be taking place. Motorists should expect delays. 
From Monday, April 18, 2022, until June 24, 2022, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) will have flaggers to direct traffic during rush hour as per public comments to PSPC. 
 The days and hours that the flaggers will be there are Monday to Friday, excluding holidays as follows: 

  • 7 to 9:30 a.m. 
  • 3 to 6 p.m.

Road Closures

  • Alfred Street – Concession to York – closed June 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Kids K-Town Triathlon.
  • Concession Street – Alfred to Nelson - closed June 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Kids K-Town Triathlon.
  • King Street – Place D’Armes to The Tragically Hip Way – closed June 20 to 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and June 24 from 7:30 a.m. to June 25 at 2 a.m. for Queen’s University Convocation.
  • King Street – Place D’Armes to The Tragically Hip Way – closed June 28 for Dallas Smith bus and trailer parking at the Leon’s Centre.
  • King St. West – Front to Auld – closed until June 29 for the construction of Utilities Kingston’s Portsmouth Pumping Station flow direction project and Front Road trunk watermain Phase 2 project.
  • Lower Brewers Swing Bridge – closed until further notice. Parks Canada is continuing its efforts to replace the bridge over the winter.
  • Nelson Street – York to Concession - closed June 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Kids K-Town Triathlon.
  • Wright Crescent – South Intersection of Palace to 16 Palace – closed until Jan. 31, 2023 for construction staging for 11 Wight Cres. Please note that access to Wright Cres will be through the North intersection of Wright Cres at Palace Rd. 
  • York Street – Alfred to Nelson - closed June 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Kids K-Town Triathlon.

Play Street/School Streets Initiative Closures  

Please direct questions to Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) at  [email protected] or [email protected]

  • Play Street – Cheryl Place is closed using barricades staffed by KCAT to manage vehicle access/access to driveways. Closure repeats Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m. until June 27, 2022 
  • School Streets  
    • MacDonnell Street – Earl to Hill ​​​​​​​- is closed from 8:40 to 9:10 a.m. and 3:20 to 3:50 p.m. weekdays until June 29. 

Third Crossing roadwork on Highway 15 at Gore   

John Counter Blvd from Montreal Street to Ascot 

  • Two lanes will be maintained on John Counter (JCB), when reduced to one lane, flagging and additional traffic control will be provided for north property owner (River Park) and south property owners 919 Montreal Street and 646 John Counter Blvd. 
  • The gravel driving surface on John Counter is a temporary but necessary measure as a holdover until paving can occur.  The gravel surface is being groomed on a frequent basis to reduce potholing and maintain drivability. 
  • Access from John Counter to Village on the River Apartments is currently shut down until approximately end of June. These residents were notified to use their Montreal St access during this temporary closure to John Counter. 
  • Pedestrians will be able to use the temporary access path north of JCB which will be maintained at all times. 
  • Cyclists will be single file on JCB. Proper construction signage for cyclists will be provided. 

Highway 15 and Gore Road 

  • Construction work will continue in this intersection, weather dependent. Two lanes will be maintained at all times but delays can be expected. 
  • Access to the library parking lot has been moved to the new entrance at Point Saint Mark. 
  • Access to the Pittsburgh Library parking lot will be maintained at all times. 
  • Line painting will occur in off hours in the intersection of Highway 15 and Gore Road. Delays can be expected. 

General Notes: 

  • The permanent traffic signals at the Highway 15 and Gore Road intersection have been officially activated. The cycling signals and road markings are anticipated to be completed in June to help cyclists and pedestrians cross the road. 
  • The sidewalk on the north-east corner of Highway 15 – Gore intersection will be closed until late May/June. Please see sidewalk detour through Maclean Park in place to guide pedestrians  
  • The dates above will be subject to change depending on weather. 

Other Delays 

  • Brewers Mills Road – Highway 15 to Pine Grove – Expect delays from June 27 to July 1 as crews will be pulverizing, re-grading and surface treating the road. 
  • Glenmore Avenue/Lashford Street – Centre to Collins Bay - Expect delays as crews will be working June 27 to July 1 removing and replacing driveway culverts in preparation for road resurfacing. 
  • Front Road and King Street West – Sand Bay Lane to Country Club Drive – expect a lane shift until Nov. 22, 2022 for the Portsmouth Pumping Station flow direction and Front Rd trunk Watermain interconnection. Please note lanes will be shifted but a lane in each direction will be maintained at all times. 
  • Glen Cove Street – Lashford to Prince Charles – Expect delays as crews will be working June 27 to July 1 removing and replacing driveway culverts in preparation for road resurfacing. 
  • Glenmore Avenue/Lashford Street – Centre to Collins Bay - Expect delays as crews will be working June 27 to July 1 removing and replacing driveway culverts in preparation for road resurfacing. 
  • Highway 15 – Main to Wellington – expect a lane closure June 27 to July 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for construction of a water main by Utilities Kingston.
  • Highway 33 – east of Collins Creek Bridge to west of Coronation Boulevard – expect delays due to construction to improve drainage. Construction barrels and flag-people will direct traffic around the work zone.
  • Isle of Mann – Highway 15 to Gibraltar – Expect delays from June 27 to July1 as crews will be pulverizing, re-grading and surface treating the road.
  • Jackson Mills Road – near the K&P Trail – reduced to one lane for roadside safety improvements but remains open in both directions.
  • Johnson Street – Palace to Toronto – expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day until June 30 for the removal and repair of deficient sidewalk. 
  • Johnson Street – Victoria to Palace - expect minor traffic disruptions until July 8. This is for restoration work related to renewing aging water and wastewater infrastructure.
  • Palace Road – Johnson to Brock - expect minor traffic disruptions until July 8. This is for restoration work related to renewing aging water and wastewater infrastructure.
  • O’Connor Drive – expect minor traffic disruptions due to lane closures, June 27 to July 8. A contractor is reinstalling asphalt after the completion of a dig behalf of Utilities Kingston.
  • Woodbine Road – Woodbine & Collins Bay – Expect delays at the Woodbine Road and Collins Bay Road intersection, for sewer force main construction. Lane closures and reductions/shifting will be in place until early July to help facilitate construction by a contractor, on our behalf.

Sidewalks/Pathways    

  • Brock Street – Brock and Ontario – expect sidewalk restrictions near the northeast corner until July 8 as Utilities Kingston crews rebuild an underground electrical vault. 
  • Grenadier Drive – at Windfield Crescent – The sidewalk on the south side of Grenadier Drive may be restricted weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flagger will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.  
  • Henderson Boulevard – Chelsea to Glen Castle – expect a sidewalk closure June 27 to July 1 while crews work on adding additional transit stops on both sides of Henderson Blvd. 
  • Portsmouth Waterfront Pathway – to accommodate pathway and shoreline improvements, the City has closed access to the pathway at the foot of Mowat Avenue and Yonge Street and east of Lakewatch Lane.  
  • Queen Street – Montreal to Wellington – expect a sidewalk closure from June 27 to July 1 as various sections of sidewalk within these blocks will be reconstructed.

Ministry of Transportation 

Please be advised that Highway 401 Eastbound and Westbound near Napanee Ontario, will be impacted due to construction activities including culvert replacement/rehabilitation, structural rehabilitation and paving operations, beginning on Monday, May 16 to Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.

Fidelity Engineering & Construction Inc. is the General Contractor performing the construction activities for the Ministry of Transportation under Contract 2021-4081. Highway 401 will be impacted by these construction activities from 1.4 km East of Palace Road to 1 km East of County Road 6 near Napanee.
 

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