Artist rendition of the bridge

Current Engagement

East side near neighbour meeting POSTPONED tonight

The Third Crossing east side near neighbour meeting is postponed tonight due to the anticipated snow storm. Please watch for a rescheduled meeting in the near future. Thanks for your understanding. If you have any questions or comments please email us at thirdcrossing@cityofkingston.ca"

Join a near neighbour meeting on February 11 or 12 - POSTPONED

Early work and site preparation activity continues into 2019 in advance of the start of construction anticipated this summer. Leading up to construction more visible activity will be happening on the west and east shores. All work is conducted in accordance with City regulations and the regulatory requirements as part of the Parks Canada Detailed Impact Analysis (DIA).

As we get closer to the start of construction the project team is holding two near neighbour meetings to update you on the latest information. At the meetings the project team will be talking about:

  • Laydown areas – what construction will look like in your neighbourhoods
  • Early work continuing into 2019 – what site work will be happening and when
  • Noise mitigation – early and long term options
  • Site safety – fencing the work area, on-site staff
  • Demolition of abandoned houses (west approach only)
  • Tree removal

Access to your neighbourhoods for vehicles and pedestrians

Community meetings dates and times:

  • West side: February 11: Kingston Community Health Centre, Homestead Room, 263 Weller Ave, presentation from city staff at 5:45p.m. followed by an informal Q&A until 7:00p.m.
  • East side: February 12: LaSalle Secondary School, Cafeteria 101, 773 Highway #15, presentation from city staff at 5:45p.m. followed by an informal Q&A until 7:00 p.m.

 

The City is currently informing and engaging stakeholders and the public for the Third Crossing project. This includes providing social media updates, attending speaking engagements, providing project updates on the City's project webpage and more.

Through 2018 and into 2019 the City is planning meaningful communication and engagement programs that will touch on items such as minimizing construction-related impacts, re-naming the bridge, protecting the environment, detailed design and aesthetics, an integrating public art.

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