City of Kitchener

Road Closures

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To keep the motoring public, as well as our emergency services, informed of any Kitchener road closures that may affect routing, we maintain the following list of road closures, as well as helpful detour maps to help in the planning of a route around our work.
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ROAD CLOSURES

STREET NAME

FROM/TO

REASON/DURATION

ROAD OPENING
BIEHN DR BLACK WALNUT DR TO CARLYLE DR Sewer Work
 
MAYWOOD RD GERARD AVE TO BYRON AVE Sewer Work
 
NYBERG ST BORDEN AVE S TO OTTAWA ST S Special Event
 
NEW ROAD CLOSURE
EXISTING ROAD CLOSURE
BORDEN AVE S CHARLES ST E (Intersection) ION Construction Work
Tentative: Jul 29, 2016
 
Charles Street - Partially Closed Victoria Street TO Ottawa Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 1, 2016
 
Duke Street Victoria Street TO Queen Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Dec 16, 2016
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Glasgow Street TO Bankside Drive Engineering Study (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 7, 2016
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Ottawa Street TO Bleams Road Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Tentative: Sep 30, 2016
 
Francis Street King Street TO Duke Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Aug 22, 2016
 
HAYWARD AVE HANSON AVE TO COURTLAND AVE E ION Construction Work
Tentative: Nov 7, 2016
LENNOX LEWIS WAY TO BLOCK LINE RD
Hayward Avenue Hanson Avenue TO Courtland Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Nov 30, 2016
Detour via: Lennox Lewis Way/Block Line Road
Highland Road - Partially Closed Patricia Avenue TO Westmount Road Road Resurfacing (REGION)
Tentative: Jul 21, 2016
Westbound traffic detour via: Highland Road/Patricia Avenue/Westmount Road/Victoria Street. Eastbound traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
KING ST E FREDERICK ST (Intersection) ION Construction Work
Tentative: Oct 7, 2016
QUEEN ST OR SCOTT ST ALTERNATE ROUTES
King Street Union Street TO Victoria Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Dec 8, 2016
Detour via: Union Street, Weber Street, Victoria Street
Manitou Drive - Lane Reduced Homer Watson Boulevard TO Bleams Road Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Tentative: Nov 17, 2016
 
ONTARIO ST N DUKE ST W (Intersection) ION Construction Work
Tentative: Sep 30, 2016
QUEEN ST
Ottawa Street Charles Street TO Courtland Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Dec 31, 2016
Detour via: King Street/Borden Avenue/Courtland Avenue
Ottawa Street Courtland Avenue TO Mill Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Dec 31, 2016
Detour via: Homer Watson Boulevard/Hoffman Street/Highland Road/Stirling Avenue/King Street
Ottawa Street - Lane Reduced River Road TO Lackner Boulevard Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 20, 2016
 
Victoria Street Charles Street TO Duke Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 1, 2016
Detour via: Joseph Street/Water Street/Weber Street
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Lawrenece Avenue TO Stoke Drive./Oprington Drive Engineering Study (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 7, 2016
 
WATERLOO ST BREITHAUPT ST TO VICTORIA ST N Other
Tentative: Dec 31, 2017
 
Westmount Road - Lane Reduced Claremont Avenue TO Overlea Drive Engineering Study (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 7, 2016
 
YOUNG ST DUKE ST W (Intersection) ION Construction Work
Tentative: Aug 4, 2016
access to City Hall via King St
UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE
AVONDALE AVE CLAREMONT AVE (Intersection) Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 3, 2016
Duration: 1 DAY CLOSURE
 
BRECKENRIDGE DR OTTAWA ST N TO GIBSON DR Road Reconstruction
Start:  Aug 2, 2016
Duration: 1 day closure
no access to Ottawa St
Benton Street - Lane Reduced St George Street TO Courtland Avenue Other (REGION)
Start:  Jul 21, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
FRANKLIN ST S CONNAUGHT ST (Intersection) Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 2, 2016
Duration: 1 DAY CLOSURE
 
Frederick Street King Street TO Duke Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Start:  Jul 27, 2016
Duration: On or about July 27 until approx. early October. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained.
Detour via: Courtland Avenue/Queen Street/Weber Street
Homer Watson Boulevard - Lane Reduced Ottawa Street TO Hanson Avenue Sewer Work (REGION)
Start:  Jul 26, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Lancaster Street - Lane Reduced Bridge Street TO Jones Place Other (REGION)
Start:  Jul 20, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
MORGAN AVE FAIRWAY RD N TO SOUTHILL DR Road Repair
Start:  Aug 3, 2016
Duration: 1 DAY CLOSURE
 
OLD CHICOPEE DR OTTAWA ST N TO HOLBORN DR Road Reconstruction
Start:  Aug 4, 2016
Duration: 1 day closure at Ottawa St
no access to Ottawa St
QUEENS BLVD CECILE DR TO WESTMOUNT RD E Road Repair
Start:  Aug 3, 2016
Duration: 1 day northbound closure only
 
RITTENHOUSE RD GOUNDRY CRES TO TUERR DR Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 4, 2016
Duration: 1 DAY CLOSURE
 
ROSEDALE AVE SYDNEY ST N TO SHELDON AVE N Special Event
Start:  Aug 6, 2016
Duration: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Michael Street TO Joseph Street Other (REGION)
Start:  Jul 20, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
WELLINGTON ST S KING ST W (Intersection) ION Construction Work
Start:  Aug 16, 2016
Duration: 6 week closure
 
Weber Street - Lane Reduced Frederick Street TO Cedar Street Other (REGION)
Start:  Jul 20, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Weber Street - Lane Reduced Pandora Avenue TO Fairview Avenue Other (REGION)
Start:  Jul 20, 2016
Duration: Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Wilson Avenue Kingsway Drive TO Fairway Road ION Construction Work (REGION)
Start:  Jul 24, 2016
Duration: On or about July 24 for approx. 6 weeks. Access to Fairview Park Mall and Shoppers Drug Mart will remain available from Fairway to Wilson. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
Detour via: Weber Street/Franklin Street/Kingsway Drive
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For inquiries regarding road closures, please contact Stephanie Brasseur at 519-741-2200 x 7373 (Transportation Planning).

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