James and John Streets South will be returning to one-way traffic flow —- but it’s only temporary.

Due to road resurfacing, each street will be down to two lanes starting November 7. The City expects the road work to be complete by December 2nd.

From the City of Hamilton news release:

James Street South (Jackson Street to St. Joseph’s Drive)

·      Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in the southbound direction only
·      Northbound traffic movements from all side streets within the construction limits will not be permitted

John Street South (St. Joseph’s Drive to Augusta Street)

·      Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in the northbound direction only
·      Southbound traffic movements from all side streets within the construction limits will not be permitted

There will be no detours of HSR buses and passengers can expect delays due to the construction.