2019 Gas Main Replacement Project
Utilities Kingston will commence its annual gas main replacement work beginning this summer and continuing into the fall. This year, work will take place in two separate areas:
Daly St from Weller to Drennan.
Norman Rogers Drive from Roden to Bath Rd via Lafleur Park.
The purpose of this project is to replace aging infrastructure to ensure safe and reliable distribution of natural gas to our customers. Each year, Utilities Kingston replaces infrastructure based on pipe condition assessment and maintenance requirements, in coordination with city-wide road reconstruction priorities to determine which areas will be replaced.
In order to minimize traffic impacts at this key location, trenchless (no-dig) technologies will be used to the greatest extent possible. Traffic updates will be communicated through Twitter @UtilitesKngstn closer to the time of construction.
A Public Information Session (Open House) will be scheduled prior to construction. Please feel free to pop in to recieve information about the project and how it may a impact your residence or business. Any questions can also be directed to the contact information below.
Design and Construction
Work will involve open cut trenching to install replacement pipe along the required routes. Generally, the trench will be located at or near the edge of the asphalt or sidewalk. As we work along the street, several driveway crossings will be required, but businesses will have access to their parking lots at all times. All roads and driveways impacted due to construction will be repaired in accordance with City of Kingston roadway standards.
Emergency services, and garbage/recycling pickup schedules will not be impacted by this work and will operate normally during construction.
If you live within the construction area, your building may require a new service line. Service replacement will only be done where required and all work including restoration of the landscaping will be done at no cost to you. Service interruptions will also be required for these replacements and Utilities Kingston will be in touch with you if such an interruption is required. All interruptions will be extremely brief, typically less than thirty-minutes, and will be coordinated with you by Utilities Kingston staff.
Schedule and Project Downloads
The approximate schedule for this project is as follows.
|Approximate Schedule for this Project:|
|Detailed design phase||Q1/Q2 2019|
|Public Information Center (Open House)||TBA|
Start: Summer 2019
End: Fall 2019
For further information or to provide comments on the 2019 Gas Main Replacement Program, or if you wish to be added to the stakeholder contact list, please contact Utilities Kingston as follows:
David Fegan, P.Eng
85 Lappan’s Lane
Kingston, ON K7L 4X7
Office: 613-546-1181, extension 2302