Parks Canada to close Kingston Mills Locks due to gate malfunction

Kingston Mills Locks
Kingston Mills Locks
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Parks Canada to Close Kingston Mills Locks Due to Gate Malfunction

Kingston, ON – Monday, July 18, 2016 – Parks Canada advises that due to a malfunctioning lock
gate, Kingston Mills Lockstation will be closed tomorrow, July 19, after 3 p.m. The last lockage
through the lock will be at 2 p.m.

The problem with the gate was discovered earlier today and crews will be affecting repairs after
the lock closes. As soon as the problem is fixed, the locks will reopen to boat traffic.

The closure does not affect the bridge or automobile traffic near the lockstation.

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John LeVatte
Communications Officer
Parks Canada, Ontario Waterways Unit
613-283- 7199 ext. 202