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)

Caroline St at William St - CLOSED
Caroline St - William St to Erb St - CLOSED
Caroline St - Allen St to William St - CLOSED
Duration: September 18, 2014 for approximately 2 Days (then back to LT detour routing)
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.

Closed Stop: 2005 3743

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, R on Erb St, L on Peppler St, L on Bridgeport Rd, to Caroline St, R on Erb St, then resume regular routing.

Closed Stops: 1959 1960 


King St - Queen St to Water St - CLOSED
Gaukel St - Charles St to King St - CLOSED
College St - Duke St to King St - CLOSED
Young St - Duke St to King St - CLOSED
Duration: Friday, September 19 to Saturday, September 20 (2 Days)
Reason: SPECIAL EVENT - Word on the Street

Route 6 & 7 OutBound to King St and Victoria St: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St to, L on Charles St, R on Francis St, L on King St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stops
Charles/Water (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 1891 1892

Route 6 & 7 InBound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, R on Francis St, L on Charles St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal.
Temporary Stops
Charles/Water (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 2457 2458

Route 19 & 20 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Gaukel St to, L on Charles St, R on Francis St, L on King St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stops
Charles/Water (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 1891 1892

Routes 19 & 20 InBound to Charles Street Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, R on Francis St, L on Charles St, to Charles Street Transit Terminal.

Charles/Water (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 2457 2458


King St - Frederick St to Ontario St - CLOSED
Ontario St - Duke St to Charles St - CLOSED
Duration: Friday, September 19 to
Sunday, September 21 (3 Days)
Reason: SPECIAL EVENT - KOI Music Festival

Route 7 OutBound to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Ontario St to, R on Joseph St, R on Gaukel St, R on Charles St, L on Cameron Ave, R on King St, and resume regular routing.
NOTE: Once Ontario St is open, detour will shift back to Ontario St, R on Charles St, L on Cameron St, R on King St, resume regular routing.
Temporary Stops
Charles/Benton (#2712)
Charles/Eby (#2923)
Charles/Cedar (#2924)
Cameron/King (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 2561 2562 3730 1887 2565

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

Closed Stops: 1888 1889 1890

Routes 1, 4 & 15 OutBound to Frederick St and Weber St: No Impact

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

Closed Stops: 1889 1890


North Square and South Square - Grand Ave to George St - CLOSED
Duration: Saturday September 20, 2014
Reason: Special Event - Royal Highland Fusiliers Command Change Parade

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

Closed Stops: 2186 2187 2188

Route 57 Inbound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on St. Andrews St, R on Grand Ave, L on Concession St, L on Ainslie St, to terminal.

Closed Stops: 2212 2268


Queen St - Tannery St to Guelph St - CLOSED
Duration: Saturday September 20, 2014 - 1 Day
Reason: Special Event

Route 51C OutBound to Fisher Mills: Buses will be travelling on Franklin Blvd, L on Winston Blvd, R on Queen St, L on Guelph St, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Stop #3540 Queen/Guelph
Stop #2107 Franklin/Winston

Closed Stops: 1257 1258 1259 1281 1299

Route 51C InBound to Ainslie Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Guelph St, R on Queen St, L on Winston Blvd, R on Franklin Blvd, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Stop #1250 Queen/Guelph
Stop #2106 Franklin/Winston

Closed Stops: 1309 1310 3857 1312 1313


Bridge St - Bloomingdale Rd  - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, September 22 (approximately 1 day)
Reason: Water Main Installation

Route 5 OutBound to Daniel Ave and Bloomingdale Rd: Buses will be travelling on Bridge St to, L on Bloomingdale Rd, R on Stanley Ave, R on Schweitzer St, L on Bridge St, and resume regular routing.
NOTE: Customers boarding at stop #2426 are being directed back to stop #2425 (Bridge/Tyson)

Closed Stops: 2426

Route 5 InBound to Uptown Waterloo (King St/Willis Way): Buses will remain on regular routing.


Old Carriage Dr - Pioneer Dr to Homer Watson Blvd - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 24
(approximately 3 days)
Reason: New Service Installation for New Development

Route 16 OutBound to Conestoga College: Buses will be travelling on Pioneer Dr to, R on Homer Watson Blvd, and resume regular routing.
Note: Customers will be directed back to stop #1824 on Pioneer Dr/Old Carriage Dr.

Closed Stops: 1825 1826 1827

Route 16 InBound to Forest Glen Transit Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Homer Watson Blvd to, L on Pioneer Dr, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Pioneer/Old Carriage (#1744)

Closed Stops: 1828 1829 1830

Route 110 OutBound to Conestoga College: Buses will be travelling on Manitou Dr, cross over Homer Watson Blvd to Doon Village Rd, L on Pioneer Dr, R on Homer Watson Blvd, and resume regular routing.
NOTE: Customers travelling to Conestoga College will need to board at Pioneer/Old Carriage (#1717).
Temporary Stop Location
Pioneer/Old Carriage (#1717)

Closed Stop: 3791

Route 110 InBound to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Homer Watson Blvd to, L on Pioneer Dr, R on Doon Village Rd, cross over Homer Watson Blvd
NOTE: Customer travelling to Fairview Park Terminal will need to board at Pioneer/Old Carriage (#3791)
Temporary Stop Location
Pioneer/Old Carriage (#3791)

Closed Stop: 1717


Wellington St - St Leger St to Lancaster St - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, September 22
(approximately 1 day)
Reason: Sewer Repair

Route 6 OutBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Wellington St to, L on St Leger St, R on Louisa St, L on Lancaster St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Louisa/Lancaster (TEMP))

Closed Stops: 2416 2417

Route 6 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Lancaster St to, R on Louisa St, L on St Leger St, R on Wellington St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Wellington/St Leger (TEMP)

Closed Stops: 2416 2417


Long Term Detours (greater than 3 days)

Lexington Rd - Davenport Rd to Bridge St - CLOSED
Duration: Thursday, September 11 to Tuesday, September 18
(approximately 7 days)
Reason: Construction

Route 12 OutBound to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Davenport Rd to, L on Lexington Rd, L on Anndale Dr, R on Whitmore Dr, R on Lee Ave, L on Dansbury Dr, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Dansbury/Concordia

Closed Stops: 3677 3678 2800 2801

Route 12 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Dansbury Dr, R on Lee Ave, L on Whitmore Dr, L on Anndale Dr, R on Lexington Rd, R on Davenport Rd, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Lexington/245 Lexington, Whitmore/Lee

Closed Stops: 2821 3676 2803

Route 31 OutBound to Columbia: Buses will be travelling on Bridge St to, R on Whitmore Dr, L on Anndale Dr, R on Lexington Rd, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Lexington/245 Lexington, Whitmore/Lee

Closed Stops: 3768 3677

Route 31 InBound to Conestoga Mall Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Lexington Rd to, L on Anndale Rd, R on Whitmore Dr, L on Bridge St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Whitmore/Lee

Closed Stops: 2803 2819 3749


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 for approximately 4 months
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.

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.


Kinzie Ave - Weber St to Huber St - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, September 15 to Friday, September 22
(approximately 8 days)
Reason: New Service Connections

Route 7 OutBound to Fairview Park Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Weber St to, L on Fergus Ave, R on Obermeyer Dr, L on Kinzie Ave, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Fergus/Weber (light standard), Obermeyer/Kinzie (stop sign)

Route 7 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Kinzie Ave to, R on Obermeyer Dr, L on Fergus Ave, R on Weber St, and resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location: Kinzie/Obermeyer (No Stopping Sign)


Ontario St - Charles St to Joseph St - CLOSED
Duration: Monday, September 15 to Friday, September 23
(approximately 9 days)
Reason: Hydro Duct Installations

All Routes OutBound from Charles Street Terminal via Charles St to Benton St: Buses will be travelling from Charles St Terminal to, R on Ontario St, R on Charles St, and resume regular routing.

All Routes InBound to Charles Street Terminal via Charles St from Stirling Ave: Buses will be travelling on Charles St to, L on Gaukel St, L on Joseph St, L on Ontario St, to Terminal.
Alternate: use internal laneways at Charles St Terminal to assist access to correct parking bay.

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

Route 7 InBound to Charles Street Terminal: Buses will be travelling on King St to, L on Gaukel St crossover Charles St to Terminal.
Alternate: use internal laneways at Charles St Terminal to assist access to correct parking bay.

All Routes OutBound from Charles Street Terminal via Charles St to Francis St: Buses will remain on regular routing.

All Routes InBound to Charles Street Terminal via Charles St from Victoria St: Buses will be travelling on Charles St to, R on Gaukel St, to Terminal.

All Routes OutBound from Charles Street Terminal to King St/Victoria St: Buses will remain on regular routing.

All Routes InBound to Charles Street Terminal from King St and Victoria St: Buses will be travelling on King St to, R on Gaukel St, crossover Charles St, L on Joseph St, L on Ontario St, to Terminal.
Alternate: use internal laneways at Charles St Terminal to assist access to correct parking bay.

All Routes OutBound from Charles Street Terminal to Frederick St and Weber St: Buses will remain on regular routing.

All Routes InBound to Charles Street Terminal from King St and Frederick St: Buses will be travelling on King St to, crossover Charles St, L on Joseph St, L on Ontario St, to Terminal.
Alternate: use internal laneways at Charles St Terminal to assist access to correct parking bay.


Langs Dr - Trico Dr to Concession Rd - CLOSED
Duration: September 17, 2014 to September 21, 2014 (5 Days)
Reason: Construction

Route 56 OutBound to Dunbar: Buses will not be impacted.

Route 56 InBound to Cambridge Centre Terminal: Buses will be travelling on Langs Dr, L on Walter St, R on Mortimer Dr, R on Newport Dr, R on Trico Dr, L on Langs Dr, then resume regular routing.
Temporary Stop Location
Trico/Langs

Closed Stop: 1422

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

Closed Stop: 3519 1433 1432 1431

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


Langs Dr - Concession Rd to Walter St - Westbound Lanes CLOSED
Duration: July 21, 2014 for approx. 8 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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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 - Belmont Ave to Rex Dr - CLOSED
NOTE: InBound Detour Only
Duration: Saturday, September 6 to Friday, November 28
(approximately 3 months)
Reason: Construction

Route 25 OutBound to Highland Hills Terminal: Buses will remain on regular routing.

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)


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 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.


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, October 8 (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)
 
Closed Stops: 3580 2642

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.
 
Closed Stop: 2500


Temporary platform layout at Ainslie Street Terminal - Summer 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


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.


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:   July 23, 2014 to Mid-November, 2014 (Westbound lanes)

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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