Detours

The following is a list of short term and long term detours.

Bus stop information can also be found on this page.

Additional short-term detours (less than five days) may be caused by other road closures. You can view these closures on the City of Cambridge, City of Kitchener, City of Waterloo and Region of Waterloo websites.

 

Short Term Detours (less than 3 days)

NB Union Blvd - Dunbar Rd to Avondale Rd - Closed
Route 8
Duration: 1 Day (Tuesday, September 2)
Reason: Sewer Repair

Route 8 OutBound to University Ave and King St: Buses will remain on regular routing.

Route 8 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Union Blvd to, L on Dunbar Rd, R on John St, R on Avondale Rd, L on Union Blvd, and resume regular routing.


Lang's Dr at Walter Ave - Closed
Route 64
Duration: Friday, August 29 (approximately 1 day)
Reason: Construction

Route 64 OutBound to Rose/Lowther: Buses will be travelling on Langs Dr to, R on Trico Dr, L on Newport Dr, L on Mortimer Dr, L on Trico Dr, R on Concession Rd, and resume regular routing routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Mortimer/Walter; Trico/Concession.

Route 64 InBound to Cambridge Centre Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.


Conestoga College Residence - Stop #1729 - Closed
Route 10
Duration: 1 Day (Sunday, August 31)
Reason: Student Move In Day

Due to students moving in on Sunday, August 31 transit stop #1729 located at Conestoga College Student Residence will be closed and temporarily relocated to stop #3801.


Please use the Petro Pass parking lot (for trucks) to turn around.


Directions
Conestoga College Blvd, cross over Homer Watson Blvd, R at 1st driveway access to Petro Pass parking lot, loop around, L on Conestoga College Blvd, stop at #3801, and resume regular routing.


Closed stops: 1729


Chopin Dr - Westmount Rd to Hazelglen Dr - Closed
Routes 19 and 20
Duration: 1 Day (Thursday, August 28)
Reason: Road Repair

Route 19 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St, cross over Fischer-Hallman Rd, L on Westforest Trail, and resume regular routing.
NOTE: No Route 19 service along Westmount Rd, and Chopin Dr.
Temporary Stop Location: Victoria St/Hazelglen

Route 19 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to Terminal.
NOTE: No Route 19 service along Westmount Rd, and Chopin Dr.
Temporary Stop Location: Victoria St/Hazelglen

Route 20 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, R on Hazelglen Dr, L on Ingleside Dr, R on Dalegrove Dr, R on Hazelglen Dr, R on Victoria St, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, L on Hazelglen Dr, L on Ingleside Dr, R on Dalegrove Dr, R on Hazelglen Dr, L on Victoria St, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 Rush Hour OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, R on Hazelglen Dr, L on Ingleside Dr, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 Rush Hour InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Ingleside Dr, R on Dalegrove Dr, R on Hazelglen Dr, L on Victoria St, and resume regular routing.


Bishop St at Collier MacMillian Dr - Closed
Route 61 & 67
Duration: Tuesday August 19, 2014 - 1 Day
Reason: Hydro Works

Route 67 OutBound to Lovell Industrial (Limited Service loop only): Buses will travelling from Cambridge Centre Terminal, R on Dunbar Rd, R on Hespeler Rd, L on Bishop St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Customers can board at the next stop Bishop/Hespeler or at Cambridge Centre Terminal

Route 67 InBound to Cambridge Centre Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.


Long Term Detours (greater than 3 days)

Pinebush Rd at Franklin Blvd - Stop #3970 Closed
Route 67
Duration: Thursday, August 28 to Friday, September 12 (approximately 2 weeks)
Reason: Construction

Due to construction stop #3970 (Pinebush/Franklin) on Route 67 has been closed. A temporary stop has been placed on Pinebush Rd past Franklin Blvd in front of #210 Pinebush Rd.

Temporary Stop Location: Pinebush Rd past Franklin Blvd (#210 Pinebush Rd)

Closed stops: 3970


Hespeler Rd past Can-Amera Parkway - Stop #3537 Closed
Routes 51 & 60
Duration: Tuesday, August 26 to Friday, September 12 (approximately 2 weeks)
Reason: aBRT Station Construction

Due to construction of the new aBRT station stop #3537 has been closed and a temporary stop has been installed on a light standard on Hespeler Rd in front of 261 Hespeler Rd.

Temporary Stop Location: Hespeler Rd in front of 261 Hespeler Rd (light standard)


Queens Blvd - Westmount Rd to Belmont Ave - Closed
Belmont Ave - Spadina Rd to South Dr - Closed
Route 25
Duration: Monday, August 25 to Tuesday, September 2 (approximately 9 days)Reason: Queens Blvd Road Reconstruction

Route 25 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Queen St to, R on Spadina Rd, R on Belmont Ave, L on Highland Rd, L on Westmount Rd, R on Queens Blvd, and resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Spadina/Garden (#5005); Spadina/Patricia (#5006); Spadina/Belmont (TEMP)


Route 25 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Queens Blvd to, L on Westmount Rd, R on Highland Rd, R on Belmont Ave, L on Spadina Rd, L on Queen St, and resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Spadina/North (#5008); Spadina/Patricia (#5009); Spadina/Garden (#5010)


University Ave - Weber St to Bridge St - Stops Close
Routes: 8, 12, 202 & 92
Duration: August 18, 2014 to Mid-November, 2014 (Westbound lanes)
Reason: Road Reconstruction

Route 8, 12, 202
Stop #2787 (University Ave at Weber St - EB) - Stop closed. Temporary stop is approximately 60 meters West of permanent stop location.

Route 202
Stop #2832 (University Ave at Marsland Dr - WB) - Temporary Stop pole at this location, may be shifted slightly during construction activities.

Route 202
Stop #4049 (University Ave at Lincoln Rd - WB) - Stop is on temporary portable at the intersection of University Ave and Lincoln Rd.


Columbia St - Spruce St to King St - Lane Closure
Routes 7 & 31
Duration: Tuesday August 19, 2014 to Friday August 29, 2014
Reason: Construction

Route 7E InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Stop #2526 closed, customers to board at temp stop Columbia St nearside Regina Street

Route 31 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Stop #2526 closed, customers to board at temp stop Columbia St nearside Regina St, or stop #3773 Columbia St nearside Weber St


Route 202 Stop Closure at The Boardwalk
Duration: Monday, August 18 to Friday, September 5 (approximately 3 weeks)
Reason: Construction

Due to construction at stop #4001 (Route 202) it has been temporarily closed and relocated to the next bus bay.

Closed Stops 4001


Charles Street Terminal - Lane #3 - Closed
All Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 & 25
Ontario St - Charles St to Joseph St - Closed
Duration: Tuesday, August 5 to Friday, August 29
Reason: Construction

Routes 4, 7C, 7D, 7E, and 200 Conestoga Mall OutBound from Charles Street Terminal (Lane #1): Buses will remain on regular routing.

Routes 4, 7C, 7D, 7E, and 200 Conestoga Mall InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St and enter Charles St Terminal via Lane #4, L at the top of the platform area to Lane #1.

Routes 7A, 7B, 7F, 8 Courtland, 8 Franklin, 8 Weber, 8 Westmount OutBound from Charles Street Terminal (Lane #2): Buses will leave Lane #2, R at the top of the platform area to Lane #5, exit to Gaukel St, and regular routing.

Routes 7A, 7B, 7F, 8 Courtland, 8 Franklin, 8 Weber, 8 Westmount InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will remain on regular routing.

Outbound Route 7 to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal, R on Gaukel St, R on Charles St, L on Cameron St, R on King St, then resume regular routing.


Routes 7C, 7D, 7E, 8 Courtland, 8 Weber, 200 Conestoga Mall OutBound from Charles Street Terminal (Lane #3): Bus Bay locations have changed for these routes, please see platform layout for additional information.

Routes 7C, 7D, 7E, 8 Courtland, 8 Weber, 200 Conestoga Mall InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Bus Bay locations have changed for these routes, please see platform layout for additional information.

Routes 2, 3, 11, 22, 24 and 25 OutBound from Charles Street Terminal (Lane #4): Buses will leave Lane #4, L at the top of the platform area to Lane #1, exit to Gaukel St, and resume regular routing.

Routes 2, 3, 11, 22, 24 and 25 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will remain on regular routing.

Routes 1, 6, 15, 19, 20 and 23 OutBound from Charles Street Terminal (Lane #5): Buses will remain on regular routing.

Routes 1, 6, 15, 19, 20 and 23 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St and enter Charles St Terminal via Lane #2, R at the top of the platform area to Lane #5.

CoachCanada and Greyhound Lines: All buses will be parking on Charles Street between Ontario Street and Gaukel Street (on Charles Street Terminal side).
Please park in your designated areas.


Charles Street Terminal - Ontario Street Side - Closed
No Pedestrian Access
Duration: Monday August 18, 2014 to Tuesday September 2, 2014 (Approximately)
Reason: Construction
 
Effective August 18 until approximately September 2, pedestrian access to Charles Street Terminal via Ontario Street will be closed. Please refer to the map below for alternate pathway to access the Charles Street Terminal.
 

Hazel St - University Ave to Columbia St - Closed
Duration: July 23, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Reason: Construction
 
Route 9 OutBound to University of Waterloo: Buses will be travelling on Hazel St, L on Columbia St, R on King St, R on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #2524 Columbia FS Hazel, University/Hazel
 
Route 9 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on University Ave, L on King St N, L on Columbia St, R on Hazel St, then resume regular routing
Temporary Stop Location University/Hazel, Stop #2512 Columbia NS Hazel
 
Route 12 OutBound to King/University (short turn ONLY): Buses will be travelling on University Ave, L on Regina St, R on Hickory St, L on King St, R on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
 
Route 12 InBound to Fairview Park Mall: Buses will not be impacted.

Columbia St - Spruce St to King St - Lane Closure (1 lane maintained in each direction)
Duration: July 30, 2014 for approx. 3 Days
Reason: Crane Dismantling
 
Route 7E InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Stop #2526 closed, customers to board at temp stop Columbia St nearside Regina St
 
Route 31 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Stop #2526 closed, customers to board at stop #3773 Columbia St nearside Weber St. 
Hazel St - Hickory St to Columbia St - Closed
Duration: July 23, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Reason: Construction
 
Route 9 OutBound to University of Waterloo: Buses will be travelling on Hazel St, L on Columbia St, R on King St, R on Hickory St, L on Hazel St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Hickory NS Hazel, Stop #2524 Columbia FS Hazel
 
Route 9 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Hazel St, R on Hickory St, L on King St, L on Columbia St, R on Hazel St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Hickory FS Hazel, Stop #2512 Columbia NS Hazel

Lancaster St at Hamel St south bound - Stop #2440 Closed
Duration: July 16 to November 28
(approximately 4 months)
Reason: Construction
 
A temporary stop has been installed on Lancaster St before Hamel St.

Weber St - Victoria St to Breithaupt St - Closed
Route 4
Duration: Friday, August 15 to Friday, September 12 (approximately 2 months)
Reason: Construction
 
Route 4 OutBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on Charles St to, L on Frederick St, L on Weber St, L on Victoria St, R on Duke St, R on Wellington St, L on Weber St and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Wellington/Weber (#2412)

Route 4 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Weber St to, R on Wellington St, L on Duke St, L on Victoria St, R on Weber St, and resume regular routing.

Langs Dr - Concession Rd to Walter St - Westbound Lanes Closed

Duration: July 7, 2014 for approximately 6 weeks
Reason: Road Reconstruction

Route 64 OutBound to Rose/Lowther: Buses will be travelling on Langs Dr, R on Walter St, L on Mortimer Dr, L on Trico Dr, R on Concession Rd, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Mortimer/Walter, Trico/Concession

Route 64 InBound to Cambridge Centre Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

Closed stops: 1432 1433 3519

Map


Queens Blvd - Belmont Ave to Rex Dr - Closed
Duration: Friday, July 11 to November 28 (approximately 4 months)
Reason: Construction

Route 25 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Queen St to, R on Spadina Rd, L on Belmont Ave, R on Queens Blvd, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Spadina/Garden (#5005)
Spadina/Patricia (#5006)
Belmont/Queens (#5007)

Route 25 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Queens Blvd to, L on Belmont Ave, R on Spadina Rd, L on Queen St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Spadina/North (#5008)
Spadina/Patricia (#5009)
Spadina/Garden (#5010)

Map 


Temporary platform layout at Ainslie Street Terminal - Summer platform construction

Duration: June 23, 2014 to September 2, 2014

Route 200 iXpress will be moved to the Route 53 bay

Route 53 will be moved to the Route 62 bay

Route 57 will be moved to the Route 54 bay

Terminal construction layout Map


Glasgow St - Westmount Rd to Inwood Dr (Stages 2 & 3) - Closed
Duration: June 13 to November 30, 2014 (approximately 5 Months)
Reason: Construction

Route 4 OutBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on Glasgow St to, L on Westmount Rd, R on Westwood Dr, and resume regular routing.

Route 4 InBound to Charles St Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Westwood Dr to, R on Westmount Rd, L on Gage Ave, L on Belmont Ave, R on Glasgow St, and resume regular routing.

map



Bridge St Closed (westbound)- Bloomingdale Rd to City Limits

Duration: April 30 (approximately 6 months)


Route 5 OutBound to Daniel/Bloomingdale: Buses will remain on regular routing, however there may be minor detours and stops adjusted during construction to allow for connections.

Route 5 InBound to Uptown Waterloo: Buses will remain on regular routing, however there may be minor detours and stops adjusted during construction to allow for connections.


Margaret Ave Closed - Victoria St to Breithaupt St

Duration: Tentatively closed until December 31, 2015

Route 8 OutBound University Ave at King St: Buses will be travelling on Margaret Ave, Right on Victoria St, Left on St. Leger St, Left on Wellington St, Right on Margaret Ave, and resume regular routing.

Route 8 InBound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Margaret Ave, Left on Wellington St, Right on St. Leger St, Right on Victoria St,  Left on Margaret Ave, and resume regular routing.

Map


Stop Information

University Ave Reduced Lanes - Weber St to Bridge St

Duration: April 14, 2014 to July 23, 2014 (Eastbound lanes)
                 July 23, 2014 to Mid-November, 2014 (Westbound lanes)

Route 8, 12 & 202
Stop #2787 (University Ave at Weber St ) - Closed. Temporary stop is approximately 60 meters West of permanent stop location.

Route 202
Stop #2788 (University Ave at Marsland Dr ) - Closed. Temporary stop is approximately 60 meters West of permanent stop location.

Route 202
Stop #4052 (University Ave at Lincoln Rd - EB) - Stop is on temporary portable in the same location.

Contact(s)

Grand River Transit
250 Strasburg Rd
Kitchener, ON N2E 3M6

Phone: 519-585-7555
TTY: 519-575-4608

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