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Big Dig update for Monday, April 11

Posted: Apr 11th, 2016 - 7:10PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
There are tons of great Big Dig deals from Downtown Kingston businesses! See the complete list here.   Update for Monday, April 11 Excavation of the main sewer and water lines continues in the block of Princess between Montreal and Sydenham, and is nearing completion in that block. Starting next week crews will begin encroaching on the intersection of Princess and Sydenham with excavation work,...

Big Dig update for Thursday, March 17

Posted: Mar 17th, 2016 - 8:11PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
The latest Big Dig update: Excavation of main sewer and water lines has been completed in the intersection of Montreal and Princess Streets. Crews are now beginning excavation on Princess between Montreal and Sydenham. The intersection of Montreal and Princess will remain closed to vehicular traffic until mid-May as electrical and surface work is completed. Work crews will be off on Good Friday...

We want your feedback for Princess St!

Posted: Mar 11th, 2016 - 2:00PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
We want your feedback, Kingston! Business owners, property owners, employees and customers of downtown businesses are encouraged to fill out two surveys related to the placement of benches and the final on-street parking configuration.  The City is seeking input on the proposed locations for accessible parking, commercial loading zones, 5-minute parking zones, and street benches. The placement...

Big Dig update for Thursday, March 3

Posted: Mar 3rd, 2016 - 8:19PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
Update for Thursday, March 3: Crews continue to work on main sewer and water line excavation on Princess Street between Bagot and Montreal Streets, and will be moving into the intersection of Princess and Montreal Streets shortly. Crews will also be working on Montreal Street between Brock Street and Princess Street on Monday Mar. 7 to complete emergency repairs to the sewer service at 13...

Big Dig update for Thursday, February 25

Posted: Feb 25th, 2016 - 8:21PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
Thanks to the Kingston Frontenac Public Library for setting up a pop-up reading station in the Whig Walk at the Grand Theatre! Take a break and open a book. Update as of Thursday, February 25: Excavation of main sewer and water lines continues on Princess between Bagot and Montreal. Crews are progressing closer to the intersection of Princess and Montreal, and as a result, the intersection of...

It's always a great time!

Posted: Feb 1st, 2016 - 8:17PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
How can one downtown have so many fantastic businesses? Downtown Kingston has done a great job with this Big Dig video! Enjoy the February thaw and come visit.

Big Big update for Thursday, January 28

Posted: Jan 28th, 2016 - 7:14PM
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Julie Fossitt
Update for Thursday, January 28: Service excavations continue in the blocks of Princess Street between Montreal Street and Clergy Street, with underground electrical work taking place in these blocks as well. Service excavations between Montreal and Sydenham should be completed in the next two weeks. Excavation of the main sewer and water lines on Princess Street between Bagot Street and Montreal...

Big Dig update for Friday, January 22

Posted: Jan 22nd, 2016 - 5:53PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
Update as of January 22: Service excavations will be completed on Princess Street between Bagot and Montreal by the end of this week. Starting next week crews will then begin setting up infrastructure for temporary water connections in this block. Service excavations and electrical work will continue in the block of Princess between Montreal and Sydenham. Beginning next week crews will begin to...

Big Dig update for Thursday, January 14

Posted: Jan 14th, 2016 - 6:30PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
Big Dig update for Thursday, January 14 Crews have been focusing on service excavations in the first two blocks of Princess Street, between Bagot Street and Sydenham Street. The majority of services have been completed between Bagot and Montreal, with crews focusing next week on services between Montreal and Sydenham. In early February the contractor anticipates moving into the third block of...

#Tranformation Tuesday

Posted: Jan 12th, 2016 - 1:44PM
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Julie Fossitt
/ In: big dig
Thanks to Quinsey for the great photo today. He was smiling and happy to chat despite the snowy day. Get directions, and maps and more to the Grand Theatre here.