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)

 
Charles Street Terminal - Lane #1 Closed
All Routes 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 22, 23, & 200
West bound Ontario St – Charles St to Lane #1
Duration: Monday July 28, 2014 for approx. 2 Days
Reason: Hydro Work
 
InBound Routes via Gaukel/Charles/Ontario: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St, past Charles St, L on Joseph St, R on Ontario St, L into Terminal.
 
InBound Routes via Charles/Ontario: Buses will be travelling on Charles St, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Ontario St, L into Terminal.
 
Outbound Routes 8, 22, 11, 200 via Ontario/Charles: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal, L on Ontario, R on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St, R on Charles St, then resume regular routing.
 
Outbound Routes - Route 7 to FVM - via Ontario/King: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal, L on Ontario, R on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St, R on Charles St, L on Cameron St, R on King St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Locations Charles/Benton (#2712), Charles/Eby (#2923), Charles/Cedar (#2924), Cameron/King (TEMP)
 
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.

Pollock Ave – Lowery Ave to Chalmers St – Closed
Duration: July 25, 2014 – 1 day
Reason: Construction
 
Route 63 OutBound to Champlain: Buses will be travelling on Pollock Ave, R on Lowery St, L on Main St, L on Chalmers St, R on Pollock Ave, then resume regular routing.
 
Route 63 InBound to Ainslie Street Transit Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

University Ave – Weber St to Marsland Dr – CLOSED
Duration: July 25, 2014 – 12AM to 7AM (approximately)
(Overnight Closure Only)
Reason: Watermain Connections

Route 202 OutBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on University Ave, R on Marsland Dr, L on Lexington Rd, L on Weber St, R on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Marsland/University

Route 202 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on University Ave, L on Weber St, R on Lexington Rd, R on Marsland Dr, L on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Marsland/University


University Ave – Weber St to Marsland Dr – CLOSED
Duration: June 25, 2014 – 12AM to 7AM (approximately)
(Overnight Closure Only)
Reason: Watermain Connections

Route 202 OutBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on University Ave, R on Marsland Dr, L on Lextington Rd, L on Weber St, R on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Marsland/University

Route 202 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on University Ave, L on Weber St, R on Lexington Rd, R on Marsland Dr, L on University Ave, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Marsland/University


Halifax Dr – Confederation Dr to Natchez Rd - CLOSED
Duration: 1 Day (Wednesday, July 23)
Reason: Utility Cut Road Repair

Route 17 Outbound to Lackner/Victoria: No Impact.

Route 17 InBound to Stanley Park Mall: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, L on Natchez Rd, R on Carson Dr, L on Confederation Dr, and resume regular routing.
Temp Stop Location Confederation Dr at Halifax Dr  


Bloomingdale Rd - Bridge St to Stanley Ave - CLOSED
Duration: 1 Day (Wednesday, July 24)
7AM to 10AM
Reason: Paving Operations

Route 5 OutBound to Daniel Ave and Bloomingdale Rd: Buses will remain on regular routing.

Route 5 InBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on Bloomingdale Rd to, L on Stanley Ave, R on Schweitzer St, R on Bridge St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Bridge/Bloomingdale (TEMP)


King St - Water St to Queen St - CLOSED
Ontario St - Charles St to Duke St - CLOSED
Gaukel St - Charles St to King St - CLOSED
College St - Duke St to King St - CLOSED
Duration: Saturday, July 26 (1 day)
Reason: SPECIAL EVENT - Rock & Rumble

Route 7 OutBound to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Ontario St to, R on Charles St, L on Cameron St, R on King St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location, Charles/Benton (#2712), Charles/Eby (#2923), Charles/Cedar (#2924), Cameron St/King St (TEMP)

Route 7 InBound to Charles St Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, L on Benton St, R on Charles St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location, King St between Scott St and Frederick St, Charles/Benton (#1089)

Routes 1, 4 & 15 OutBound to Frederick St and Weber St: Buses will remain on regular routing.

Routes 1, 4 & 15 InBound to Charles St Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Frederick St, cross over King St to Benton St, R on Charles St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location Charles/Benton (#1089)

Routes 6 & 7 OutBound to King St and Victoria St: will remain on regular routing.

Routes 6 & 7 InBound to Charles St Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, R on Francis


Princess St -Newman Dr to Westcliff Way - CLOSED

Duration: May 16, 2014 - to be determined
Reason: Water Main Replacement

Route 57 OutBound to Blair/Bismark: Buses will be travelling on Princess St, R on Newman Dr, L on Wetscliff Way then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Locations Westcliff Way at Princess St, Princess St at Newman Dr

Route 57 InBound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.


Long Term Detours (greater than 3 days)

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
 
Main St at Franklin Blvd – Right turn lane CLOSED
Duration: July 21, 2014 for approx. 1 Month
Reason: Construction
 
Route 54 OutBound to Lisbon Pines: Buses will be travelling on Main St, R on Dundas St, R on Franklin Blvd, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Dundas/Main, Dundas/Franklin
 
Route 54 InBound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.  

Temporary Stop Location Charles/Benton (#2712), Charles/Eby (#2923), Charles/Cedar (#2924), Cameron St/King St (TEMP)
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.

King St at Agnes St north bound - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, July 14 to Friday, July 18
(approximately 1 week)
Reason: Building Demolition
 
Due to building demolition at King St W transit stop #1897 has been closed for approximately one (1) week.
Customers please use the next closest transit stop.

Blair Rd – Bismark Dr to Kenmore Ave - CLOSED
Princess St at Rosslin Rd - CLOSED
Duration: July 11, 2014 to August 22, 2014
Reason: Reconstruction

Route 57 OutBound to Blair Rd: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 57 InBound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Sunset Dr, L on 2nd Clearview Dr, R on Sunset Dr, R on George St, R on James St, R on Park St, L on Sherwood Dr, L on Blair Rd, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Clearview past Sunset Dr
Weber St - Breithaupt St to Water St - CLOSED
Victoria St - Duke St to Ahrens - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 1 (approximately 5 weeks)
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 Young St, R on Duke St, R on Wellington St, L on Weber St and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Young/Weber (TEMP)
Duke/Young (TEMP)
Duke/Victoria (TEMP)
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 Young St, R on Weber St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Duke/Victoria (TEMP)
Duke/Francis (TEMP)

NOTE: There will be an alternate detour for Friday, July 11

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.

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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)

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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 October 31, 2014 (approximately 4 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.

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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.


Salisbury Ave Closed - Southgate Rd to Hillcrest Dr

Duration: May 5, 2014 - approximately August 8, 2014

Route 62 InBound to Ainslie Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Woodside Ave, L on Cedar St, R on Kent St, R on Hillsboro Dr, R on Murray St, L on Salisbury Ave, then resume regular routing.

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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.

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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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