Artist rendition of the bridge

Past Engagement

March 2019

  • March 5: East side near neighbour meeting discussing findings from early work in the fall, upcoming site work, including tree management plan, site mobilization, site safety, and more. View the presentation
  • March 6: Project team staff spoke at the River Park board meeting and went through the latest information on laydown areas, early work studies and next steps.
  • March 8: An e-newsletter was issued informing residents the latest near-neighbour project team presentations are now available on the website.
  • March 18: An East Shore Work Notice was sent out to the east side listserv explaining work activity that will start the week of March 25 along Gore Road and near the Kingston Frontenanc Public Library (Pittsburg Branch).
  • March 18: A West Shore Work Notice for Skyline Living was hand delivered to the apartment building advising residents of upcoming work in the area.
  • March 22: An e-newsletter was issued asking residents to sign up for an east or west shore targeted email list about upcoming work activity. To join a newsletter email the project team.

     

February 2019

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for February

  • Febreuary 11: West-side near-neighbour meeting to discussing findings from early work in the fall, upcoming site work, including a tree management plan, site mobilization, site safety, and more. View the presentation.
  • February 13: Mark Van Buren, project director, spoke at a construction forecast event providing updates on upcoming planned construction projects, including the Third Crossing
  • February 12: An e-newsletter was sent out about east side near neighbour meeting being postponed due to weather
  • February 22: An e-newsletter was sent out with a rescheduled date of March 5 for an east side near neighbour meeting

January 2019

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for January

  • January 12: Updates on the bridge design were presented to the public .The new rendering represents a draft concept still being refined. More images will be available once the final design has been complete.
  • January 22: Project staff attended the Riverpark Condo Board Annual General meeting
  • January 29: An e-newsletter was sent out about early work continuing and save the date for a near neighbour meeting

December 2018

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for December

  • December 11: An e-newsletter was sent out to Third Crossing subscribers as an update to early work activities.

November 2018

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for November

October 2018

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for October

September 2018

View the Third Crossing Communications and Engagement report for September

  • September 4: Information report to Council about grant funding and procurement. (link to council report)
  • September 19: River Park condo board meeting
  • September 20: Presentation at Queen's University Civil Engineering Forum by Brian Norcliffe, Project Manager at Kiewit
  • September 27: Industry Open House for Civil Engineering Department at Queen's University
  • August 23 - ongoing through September: Q&A on the City of Kingston's Get Involved page

August 2018

  • August 23: Launch of public engagement page on the City's Get Involved page. The project team encourages residents to ask questions and read questions that have already been posted. Find out more and post questions on the Third Crossing Ask A Questions page.
  • August 22:  Public media event for announcing successful team of Peter Kiewit Sons ULC (Kiewit), Hatch Ltd. (Hatch) and SYSTRA International Bridge Technologies (SYSTRA) as the preferred proponent for the detailed design and building of the Third Crossing project.
  • August 8: Community event attending Kingston East Business Association Party in the Park

July 2018

  • July 16: Community information session and question session for east-side residents at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library

June 2018

  • June 22: The Third Crossing microsite went live to the public.

May 2018

February 2018

  • February 21: Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and Islands, announced that Infrastructure Canada will contribute $60 million – its one-third share of the funding – toward building the Third Crossing. This funding, along with that contributed by the province and the City, enables the City to begin work to build this bridge over the Cataraqui River. Construction is expected to begin in 2019. Watch the video from the announcement.

2017

  • June 13: Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced The province would pledge up to $60 million to fund the third crossing.

Engagement from 2009 through to December 31, 2017

Phases one through three of the City's Third Crossing Action Plan have successfully been completed. These include: the provincial Environmental Assessment, Business Case, and Preliminary Design. (link to the Info Centre page here on all those words)

These phases included comprehensive communication and engagement programs from stakeholder meetings to public open houses to social media engagement. View the complete list of previous consultations, including the City's Public Engagement Feedback Report (June 2017). (link to the Info Centre on the microsite page here)

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