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Township of Woolwich
24 Church Street West
P.O. Box 158,
Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6

Phone: 519-669-1647
Fax: 519-669-1820

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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.

 

Detours for ION Construction

Route 7 and 200 iXpress detour map  

GRT will have detour stops nearby Grand River Hospital. Visit the Grand River Hospital website for information about how ION construction will affect access to the hospital.

Charles St at Gaukel St - CLOSED
Duration: April 6, 2015 (approximately 5 weeks)
Reason: ION Construction
Route 1 Outbound to Stanley Park: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 1 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Weber St to, L on Frederick St, cross King St to Benton St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #1089 - Benton/Charles Stop #2713 - Queen/Courtland Stop #2714 - Benton/Church Stop #2707 - Queen/Courtland
Closed Stops: 1889 1890

Route 4 Outbound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 4 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Weber St to, R on Frederick St, cross King St to Benton St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #1089 - Benton/Charles Stop #2713 - Benton/Church Stop #2714 - Benton/Courtland Stop #2707 - Queen/Courtland
Closed Stops: 1889 1890

Route 7ABF Outbound to Fairview Park Mall Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 7ABF Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, L on Benton St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #5016 - King St/Frederick Stop #1089 - Benton/Charles Stop #2713 - Benton/Church Stop #2714 - Benton/Courtland Stop #2707 - Queen/Courtland
Closed Stops: 1888 1889 1890

Route 15 Outbound to Frederick St: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 15 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Weber St to, R on Frederick St, cross King St to Benton St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal.
Temporary Stop Location Stop #1089 - Benton/Charles Stop #2713 - Benton/Church Stop #2714 - Benton/Courtland Stop #2707 - Queen/Courtland
Closed Stops: 1889 1890

Charles St - Victoria St to Borden Ave- CLOSED
Duration: March 23, 2015 - TBD
Reason: ION Construction

Route 1 Outbound to Stanley Park: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 1 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St, straight past Charles St, use L on Joseph, L on Ontario or use alternate lane to turn around.

Route 3 Outbound to Ottawa South: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland

Closed Stops:  2712, 2713, 2714

Route 3 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 4 Outbound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 4 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St, straight past Charles St, use L on Joseph, L on Ontario or use alternate lane to turn around.

Route 7ABF Outbound to Fairview Park Mall Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 7ABF Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 8 Courtland Outbound to Fairview Park Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, then resume regular routing.
 
Temporary Stop Location:  Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland
 
Closed Stops: 2712, 2713, 2714
 
Route 8 Courtland Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Benton St to, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal or use alternate lane to turn around.
 
Temporary Stop Location Stop #2713 Benton/Church, Stop #2714 Benton/Courtland, Stop #2707 Queen/Courtland.
Route 8 Weber Outbound to King and University: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing. 
 
Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 Benton/Church
 

Route 8 Weber Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Benton St to, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, to Terminal or use alternate lane to turn around.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #2713 Benton/Church, Stop #2714 Benton/Courtland, Stop #2707 Queen/Courtland

Route 8 Franklin/ East Outbound to Fairview Park Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 Benton/Church

Route 11 Outbound to Country Hills: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, R on Stirling Ave, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland Stop# 2715 Courtland/Peter Stop #2716 Courtland/Madison Stop #3618 Courtland/Stirling 

Closed Stops: 2923, 2924, 2925, 2927, 2928

Route 11 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Stirling Ave, L on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St, or R on Ontario to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #2750 Courtland/Stirling Stop #2751 Courtland/Madison Stop #2752 Courtland/Peter Stop #2753 Courtland/Benton Stop #2707 Queen/Courtland 

Closed Stops: 2915, 2916, 2919, 2920, 2921, 2922

Route 15 Outbound to Frederick St: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 - Queen/Courtland Stop #5020 - Benton/Church

Route 15 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St, straight past Charles St, use L on Joseph, L on Ontario or use alternate lane to turn around.

Route 19/20 Outbound to Highland Hills Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, L on Victoria St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5010 - Joseph at Water Stop #5012 - Joseph at Francis 

Closed Stops: 1891, 1892, 3109

Route 19/20 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St, R on Joseph St, L on Gaukel St or L on Ontario St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5013 - Joseph at Francis Stop #5011 - Joseph at Water 

Closed Stops: 3226, 2457, 2458

Route 22 Outbound to Laurentian West: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, R on Stirling Ave, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen/Courtland Stop# 2715 Courtland/Peter Stop #2716 Courtland/Madison Stop 3618 Courtland/Stirling 

Closed Stops: 2923, 2924, 2925, 2927, 2928

Route 22 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Stirling Ave, L on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St, or R on Ontario St to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #2750 Courtland/Stirling Stop #2751 Courtland/Madison Stop #2752 Courtland/Peter Stop #2753 Courtland/Benton Stop #2707 Queen/Courtland 

Closed Stops: 2915, 2916, 2919, 2920, 2921, 2922

Route 23 Outbound to Idelwood: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3068 Queen at Courtland Stop #5020 Benton at Church

Route 23 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Benton St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St or R on Ontario St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #2713 - Benton at Church Stop #2714 - Benton at Courtland Stop #2707 - Queen at St. George

Route 200 Outbound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Kingsway Dr to, R on Franklin St, L on Weber St, L on Frederick St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, R on Ontario St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal. From Charles Street Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, R on Water St, L on Weber St, L on Union St, R on King St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5008 - Weber at Ottawa Stop #5005 - Water at King Stop #3239 - Union at King 

Closed Stops: 1893, 1900, 3617

Route 200 Inbound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St, L on Union St, R on Weber St, R on Water St, L on Joseph St, L on Gaukel St to Charles Street Transit Terminal. From Charles Street Transit Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, R on Weber St, R on Montgomery Rd, L on Eckert St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3283 - Union at Mary Stop #5006 - Water at King Stop #5009 - Weber at Ottawa 

Closed Stops: 3616, 2540, 3944


 

King St - Victoria St to Union St - CLOSED
Duration: March 23, 2015 - TBD
Reason: ION Construction

Route 6 Outbound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, R on Water St, L on Weber St, R on Wellington St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5005 - Water St at King St, Stop #3580 - Weber St at Victoria St

Closed stops: 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 2409 2411 2412

Route 6 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Wellington St, L on Weber St, R on Water St, L on Joseph St, L on Gaukel St, or L on Ontario St to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5006 - Water St at King St, Stop #2500 - Weber St at Victoria St

Close stops: 3744 2451 2453 2454 2455 2456 2457 2458

Route 7CDE Outbound to King and University: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, L on Victoria St, R on Park St, R on Union St E, L on King St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5010 - Joseph at Water, Stop #5012 - Joseph at Francis, Stop #3110 - Victoria at Joseph, Stop #3111 - Victoria at Bramm, Stop #5003 - Park at Dominion, Stop #3279 - Park at Green, Stop #3720 - Park at Mt Hope, Stop #3281 - Union at Park

Closed stops: 1891 1892 1893 1894 1896 1897 1898 1900 1902

Route 7CDE Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St, R on Union St E, L on Park St, L on Victoria St, R on Joseph St, L on Ontario St, or L on Gaukel St to Charles Street Transit Terminal

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3240 - Union at Park, Stop #3241 - Park at Union, Stop #3242 - Park at Wood, Stop #3243 - Park at Green, Stop #5004 - Park at Dominion, Stop #3225 - Victoria at Michael, Stop #3227 - Victoria at Joseph, Stop #5013 - Joseph at Francis, Stop #5011 - Joseph at Water

Closed stops: 2538 2540 2542 2543 2544 2455 2456 2457 2458

Route 200 Outbound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Kingsway Dr to, R on Franklin St, L on Weber St, L on Frederick St, R on Courtland Ave, R on Queen St, L on Joseph St, R on Ontario St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal. From Charles Street Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, R on Water St, L on Weber St, L on Union St, R on King St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5008 - Weber at Ottawa Stop #5005 - Water at King Stop #3239 - Union at King
Closed Stops: 1893 1900 3617

 

Route 200 Inbound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St, L on Union St, R on Weber St, R on Water St, L on Joseph St, L on Gaukel St to Charles Street Transit Terminal. From Charles Street Transit Terminal, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, R on Queen St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, R on Weber St, R on Montgomery Rd, L on Eckert St, then resume regular routing.

Temporary Stop Location: Stop #3283 - Union at Mary, Stop #5006 - Water at King, Stop #5009 - Weber at Ottawa

Closed stops: 3616 2540 3944

Huron Industrial Special Outbound to Forest Glen Terminal: Buses will be leaving Charles Street Terminal to, R on Ontario St, L on Joseph St, L on Courtland Ave, L on Benton St, cross King St to Frederick St, R on Weber St, R on Montgomery Rd, cross King St to Dixon St, and resume regular routing

Route Late Night Loop Outbound to King and University: Buses will be travelling from Charles Street Transit Terminal, L on Gaukel St, R on Joseph St, L on Victoria St, R on Park St, R on Union St E, L on King St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Stop #5010 - Joseph at Water Stop #5012 - Joseph at Francis Stop #3110 - Victoria at Joseph Stop #3111 - Victoria at Bramm Stop #5003 - Park at Dominion Stop #3279 - Park at Green Stop #3720 - Park at Mt Hope Stop #3281 - Union at Park

Closed Stops: 1891 1892 1893 1894 1896 1897 1898 1900 1902

 


Short Term Detours (less than 3 days) 

Connaught St @ Eight Ave CLOSED

Duration: Approximately Monday March 30
Reason: Emergency Watermain Break

Route 7A Outbound to Fairview Park Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Connaught St to, R on Franklin St, L on Greenfield Ave, L on Ninth Ave, R on Connaught St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location(s) Franklin/Connaught
Closed Stops 2578
Route 7 Inbound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Connaught St to, L on Ninth Ave, R on Greenfield Ave, R on Franklin St, L on Connaught St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location(s) Franklin/Connaught (TEMP)
Closed Stops 2578

Long Term Detours (greater than 3 days) 

Homer Watson Blvd at Hwy 7/8 Westbound Entrance Ramp - CLOSED March 30 to June 30
Westbound Hwy 7/8 Ramp to Homer Watson Blvd - CLOSED March 30 to June 30
Homer Watson Blvd at Hwy 7/8 East Entrance Ramp - CLOSED March 23 to November 2015
Duration: Various Durations see above
Reason: MTO Bridge Deck Work
Buses Outbound from Strasburg Rd Operations Centre to Hwy 7/8 eastbound via Ottawa St on ramp: Buses will remain on regular routing.
Buses Inbound to Strasburg Rd Operations Centre via Hwy 7/8 Westbound
(Homer Watson Blvd exit): Buses will exit from Hwy 7/8 westbound at Courtland Ave, L on Courtland Ave, R on Hayward Ave, R on Hanson Ave, R on Homer Watson Blvd, L on Ottawa St, and resume regular routing.

Weber St near Raiter Ave - Stop #2495 CLOSED

Duration: Wednesday, February 18 to July 3
Reason: Construction

The stop will be reinstalled once all construction on site has been completed.

Customers can board at the following stop locations:

SB Weber St past Roger St - easyGO #2494

SB Weber St near Guelph St - easyGO #2496


Belmont Ave between Glasgow St and Gage Ave - STOP #2692 CLOSED
Duration: Monday, January 19 to June 30 (approximately 6 months)
Reason: Watermain Break (stop area under construction)

Due to an emergency watermain break under stop #2692 on Belmont Ave between Glasgow St and Gage Ave it has been temporarily relocated to the hydro pole just up from its current stop location. The shelter will not be installed until the landing/shelter pad is reconstructed.

Customers also board at: Stop #3897 (Belmont/Glasgow); or Stop #2693 (Belmont/593 Belmont)


Ira Needles at Erb St Southbound - stop #3906 CLOSED
Route 13, 29, 202 to The Boardwalk:

 

Stop #3906 Ira Needles Blvd at Erb St Southbound is closed.
Please board at temporary stop farside Winner's Driveway approximately 60m south of current stop. 

Caroline St at William St - CLOSED
Caroline St - William St to Erb St - CLOSED
Caroline St - Allen St to William St - CLOSED
Duration: September 15, 2014 to March 2015
Reason: LRT Construction

Route 5 OutBound to Daniel/Bloomingdale: 
Buses will be travelling on Erb St, past Caroline St, R on Regina St, R on Willis Way, R on King St, layover at stop #1907, R on Erb St, then resume regular routing.
Stop #2004 is closed for construction, customers should board at stop #2003 on Erb/Euclid

Route 5 InBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling on Bridgeport Rd, L on King St, layover at stop #4015, L on Willis Way, L on Regina St, L on Bridgeport Rd, to Caroline St, R on Erb St, then resume regular routing.

 

SUNDAY Route 5 OutBound to Uptown Waterloo: Buses will be travelling on Erb St, past Caroline St, R on Regina St, R on Willis Way, R on King St, layover at stop #1907.

Stop #2004 is closed for construction, customers should board at stop #2003 on Erb/Euclid

 

SUNDAY Route 5 InBound to The Boardwalk: Buses will be travelling King St, R on Erb St, L on Regina St, L on Bridgeport Rd, L on King St, layover at stop #4015, L on Willis Way, L on Regina St, L on Bridgeport Rd, to Caroline St, R on Erb St, then resume regular routing.


Temporary platform layout at Ainslie Street Terminal - Platform construction

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


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

To accommodate Ion construction activities the following GRT stops have been adjusted:

Route 51 Outbound - Fisher-Mills and Melran

Stop #1474 (Water/Augusta) - stop has been adjusted one hydro pole back (approximately 40 meters)

Stop #3537 (Hespeler/Can-Amera)- stop has been adjusted approximately 80 meters North (Routes 51 & 60)

Stop #1481 (Hespeler/Pinebush) - Please board at temporary stops at 611 Hespeler Rd or temporary stop on Pinebush Rd past Hespeler Rd

Route 51 Inbound to Ainslie Street

Stop #1463 (Water/Augusta) - stop has been adjusted approximately 90 meters South to Todd St

Stop  #3538 (Hespeler/Can-Amera) - stop has been adjusted approximately 80 meters North (Routes 51 & 60)

 

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