Crews work on art in downtown Kitchener on Oct. 1, 2020 (Dan Lauckner / CTV News Kitchener)

Artwork has shut down the intersection at King and Queen Streets in downtown Kitchener.

The piece runs along Queen Street from Charles to Duke Streets. It's part of a plan to make the heart of Kitchener more pedestrian-friendly.

The artwork is colourful and abstract, featuring crowns for King and Queen Streets and a heart to symbolize the heart of downtown.