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)

Hazelglen Dr – Mooregate Cres to Mooregate Cres – Closed
All Routes 19 & 20
Duration: Tuesday, August 5
Reason: Utility Cut Repair

Route 19 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Hazelglen Dr to, L on Mooregate Cres, L on Hazelglen Dr, R on Victoria St, and resume regular routing.

Route 19 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, L on Hazelglen Dr, R on Mooregate Dr, R on Hazelglen Dr, R on Chopin Dr, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Hazelglen Dr to, L on Mooregate Cres, L 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, R on Mooregate Cres, R on Hazelglen Dr, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 (Rush Hour) OutBound to Hazelglen Dr/Dalegrove Dr: Buses will be travelling on Victoria St to, R on Hazelglen Dr, R on Mooregate Cres, R on Hazelglen Dr, and resume regular routing.

Route 20 (Rush Hour) InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will remain on regular routing.


King St – William St to Bridgeport Rd - Closed
ALL Route 5, 7, & 200
Duration: Sunday August 3, 2014 - 12PM to 6PM
Reason: Special Event – Open Streets
 
Route 5 OutBound to Keatsway/Erbsville: Buses will be travelling from stop #1960, L on Erb St then resume regular routing.

Route 5 InBound to King/Willis Way: Buses will be travelling on Erb St, R on Father David Bauer Dr, L on Caroline St, then layover at stop #1960.

Route 7 OutBound to UW/Conestoga Mall: Buses will be travelling on King St, R on William St, L on Regina St, L on Bridgeport Rd, R on King, then resume regular routing.
Temp Stop Location Regina/Willis Way, Regina/Dupont

Route 7 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on
King St, R on Bridgeport Rd, straight onto Caroline St, L on William St, R on King St then resume regular routing.
Temp Stop Location King/Bridgeport King/Bridgeport, Caroline/FDBD #2005, William/Kuntz #3743

Route 200 OutBound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St, R on William St, L on Regina St, L on Bridgeport Rd, R on King, then resume regular routing.
Temp Stop Locations Caroline/FDBD #2005

Route 200 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St, R on Bridgeport Rd, straight onto Caroline St, L on William St, R on King St then resume regular routing.
Temp Stop Location Regina/Willis Way

Main St – Water St to Ainslie St – Closed
Routes 55 & 57
Duration: Saturday August 2 & Sunday August 3, 2014 – 2 Days
Reason: Special Event – Mill Race Festival

Route 55 OutBound to St. Andrews (Sunday Only): Buses will be travelling from Ainslie Street Terminal, R on Ainslie St, L on Park Hill Rd, L on George St, L on South Square, R on Grand Ave, then resume regular routing.

Route 55 InBound to Ainslie St Terminal (Sunday Only): Buses will be travelling on Grand Ave, R on Park Hill Rd, R on Ainslie St, to Ainslie Street Terminal.

Route 57 OutBound Blair Road: Buses will be travelling from Ainslie Street Terminal, R on Ainslie St, L on Park Hill Rd, R on George St, then resume regular routing.

Route 57 InBound to Ainslie St Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Grand Ave, R on Park Hill Rd, R on Ainslie St, to Ainslie St Terminal.

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. 4 Days
Starting at 7am Monday for out of town
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, R 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, R 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.

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)

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: Thursday, July 31 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.

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.


Biehn Dr – Marl Meadow Dr to Maxwell Dr – Closed
Black Walnut Dr – Carlyle Dr to Biehn Dr – Closed
Route 16
Duration: Tuesday, August 5 to Friday, August 11 (approximately 7 days)
Reason: Watermain Works
 
Route 16 OutBound to Conestoga College: Buses will be travelling on Biehn Dr to, L on Carlyle Dr, L on Black Walnut Dr, and resume regular routing.
Customers can board at the following locations: #1811 (Biehn/Carlyle),  #1821 (Black Walnut/Black Walnut Pl)
 
Route 16 InBound to Forest Glen Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Black Walnut Dr to, R on Carlyle Dr, R on Biehn Dr, and resume regular routing.
Customers can board at the following locations: #1833 (Black Walnut/Carlyle);
#1835 (Biehn Dr/Carlyle)

Main St at Franklin Blvd – Right turn lane Closed
Duration: Wednesday July 30, 2014 to Friday August 8, 2014
Reason: Gas Works
 
Route 53 OutBound to Cambridge Centre Terminal: Buses will not be impacted.
 
Route 53 InBound to Ainslie Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Franklin Blvd, past Main St, R on Dundas St, L on Main St, then resume regular routing.
 
Temporary Stop Location Customers should board at the next stop easyGO #1506 on Main St at Alexander Ave.

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.

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 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.

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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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