Third Crossing

Connecting Kingston over the Cataraqui River

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What's Happening

West side noise fence installation continues the week of October 14

  • The remainder of the west side noise fence will be installed along the back properties of John Counter Boulevard to Montreal Street starting the week of October 14th and will continue until the end of the month.
  • After the installation of the noise fence, further work activity will continue into the fall and winter.
  • We will be sending more fulsome information to all near-neighbours in the next few weeks informing you of upcoming work and what to anticipate. If you have any questions before then, please reach out to us through email at thirdcrossing@cityofkingston.ca. A project team member would be happy to speak with you.

Update on the engagement for environmental considerations - Detailed Impact Assessment

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the conversation around the federal environmental assessment of the project, also known as the Detailed Impact Assessment (DIA).  The team is currently compiling all the questions and comments received into a report, which will be submitted along with the DIA for Parks Canada's review. Residents will be able to see the public consultation review on the project website as well as the City's Get Involved site in the next few months.

Boards from September 25 and September 26 open houses

Installation of Turtle Fence and Turbidity Curtain: Public Notice

The City of Kingston hereby gives notice that a submission has been added to the Common Project Search, Navigation Protection Program, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act described herein and its description. Pursuant to paragraph 4(1) and 9(1) of the said Act, The City of Kingston has deposited with the Minister of Transport, The City of Kingston on the on-line Common Project Search (http://cps.canada.c a/) and under registry number 53, a description of the following work: Installation of a turbidity curtain and turtle fencing in the Great Cataraqui River from west shore (John Counter Blvd) to the east shore (Gore Road) in Kingston, Ontario. The navigation channel will remain open with a clearance of 75 metres on either side of the navigation channel in the Cataraqui River.

Closure of Gore Rd. and Point St. Mark Drive until 2023

Point St. Mark Dr. is anticipated to be closed for vehicle traffic starting August 6 and will remain closed for the duration of construction for the Third Crossing. Traffic signs will be installed at the corner of Gore Rd. and Hwy 15 and another sign will be installed at the corner of Point St. Mark Drive. Pedestrian access to the library and dog park will remain open throughout construction. The sidewalk on the southeast side of Gore Rd. will also remain open and accessible throughout construction.

We appreciate your patience as construction activities continue for the Third Crossing on both the east and west approaches. As work continues we want to ensure we have good communications with near neighbours. If at any time you would like to speak with a member of the project team, please email us at thirdcrossing@cityofkingston.ca and a team member will be in touch.

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