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Innes Rd. Lane Reductions (Apr 27 - Sep.) Read More

Starting Monday, April 27 until September 2015, there will be lane reductions on Innes Rd. between Hwy 417 and Blair Rd. due to construction of an additional eastbound lane to accommodate Confederation Line LRT construction. Innes Rd. will be reduced to two lanes in the eastbound direction most of the day. Three lanes of traffic will be open during the afternoon to accommodate peak period traffic. Allow extra time for your travel as delays are expected.

For current information about roadwork, street closures and construction around the city, visit ottawa.ca.

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Rte 16 & 16x detour - Main St. (May 24 - end of November) Route 16, 16xRead More

Starting on Sunday, May 24th until the end of the construction season 2015, Route 16 Britannia and Route 16x Rideau will be detoured due to construction on Main St. between Hawthorne and Clegg -- buses will travel along Colonel By between Clegg and Hawthorne. Route 16 to St.Paul's University and Route 16x to the General Hospital will not miss any stops along the way.

Route 16 Britannia:
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the construction:  
           # 7636 -- Main & Oblate
           # 6799 -- Main & Lees
           # 7635 -- Main & Graham
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
          # 6811 -- Main & Herridge
          # 7640 -- Main & Clegg
          Temporary stop on the north-side of Clegg at Colonel By
          # 2447 -- Hawthorne/Colonel By

Route 16x Rideeau Street:
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the construction: 
           # 6798 -- Main & Clegg
           # 7638 -- Main & Hazel
           # 7636 -- Main & Oblate
           # 6799 -- Main & Lees
           # 7635 -- Main & Graham
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
          Temporary stop on the north-side of Clegg at Colonel By
           # 2447 -- Hawthorne/Colonel By

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Rte 5 detour - Main St. (May 24 - end of November) Route 5Read More

Starting on Sunday, May 24th until the end of the construction season 2015, Route 5 St-Laurent will be detoured due to construction on Main St. between Hawthorne and Clegg -- the buses will travel along Colonel By between Clegg and Hawthorne. Route 5 Billings Bridge travels its regular route and all stops are served.

Route 22 Downtown - Detour Map, Dairy Rd Closure

Route 5 St-Laurent:
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use for Route 5 during the construction:  
           # 6798 -- Main (east-side) & Clegg
           # 7638 -- Main (east-side) & Hazel
           # 7636 -- Main (east-side) & Oblate
           # 6799 -- Main (east-side) & Lees
           # 7634 -- Hawthorne (north-side) & Main
           # 7633 -- Hawthorne (north-side) & Colonel By
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
          # 7642 --- Main (east-side) at Beckwith
          Temporary stop on the north-side of Clegg at Colonel By
          Temporary stop on the north-side of Elgin at Queen Elizabeth Driveway

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Marier/Montfort Closure (May 11 - Nov. 4) Route 5Read More

Starting on May 11th until November 4th 2015, Route 5 will be detoured between Montfort and Marier due to roadwork. ALL of the bus stops on Marier and Montfort between Des Pères Blancs and St.Anne will NOT be in use -- as well as stop # 1544, located on the south-side of Montfort at Granville.

For service to St-Laurent, please catch your bus at the temporary stop on Granville at St Denis. For service to Billings Bridge, please catch your bus at the temporary stop on Ste Anne at St. Jacques.

Detour Map - Montfort and Marier, Route 5

Kilbirnie Drive Closure (May 11 - 29) Route 177Read More

Starting at 9 am on Monday, May 11th until the end of day Friday, May 29, 2015, Route 177 will be detoured due to Kilbirnie Drive being closed for sewer work. Route 177 Cambrian will serve Dundonald and Greenbank, while route 177 Barrhaven Centre will serve Dundonald and Kilbirnie.

Detour Map:  Kilbirnie Drive closure, Route 177

The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the construction:
     Route 177 Cambrian:
          # 3383 -- Kilbirnie (west-side) at Rameltoh
          # 3384 -- Kilbirnie (north-side) at Chenoa
          # 1040 -- Kilbirnie (north-side) at Kilmarnock
     Route 177 Barrhaven Centre:
         # 1629 -- Greenbank (west-side) at Dundonald
         # 3385 -- Kilbirnie (south-side) at Kilmarnock
         # 1276 -- Kilbirnie (east-side) at Cedardown Pathway
         # 3387 -- Kilbirnie (east-side) at Cedardown Pathway     

For service on Route 177 Cambrian, please catch your bus at:
         # 3382 -- west-side of Kilbirnie at Dundonald
         Temporay stop -- north-side of Dundonald at Pinawa
         # 1628 -- east-side of Greenbank at Dundonald

For service on Route 177 Barrhaven Centre, please catch your bus at:
        # 1816 -- west-side of Greenbank at Egret Lane
        Temporay stop -- south-side of Dundonald at Pinawa      
        # 3388 -- east-side of Kilbirnie at Shadehill

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Sunday Bike Days, Sir John A Macdonald Parkway Westbound Closure (May 17 - Aug. 30) Route 87, 94, 95, 96, 97Read More

Sunday Bike Days, Sir John A Macdonald Parkway Westbound Closure (May 17 - Aug. 30) Route 87, 94, 95, 96, 97.

On Sunday mornings, the westbound Sir John A Macdonald Parkway will be closed from 9 am - 1 pm. Routes 87, 94, 95, 96 and 97 travelling westbound, will travel between Westboro and Lincoln Fields Stations via Scott St, Churchill Ave, Richmond Rd, Woodroffe Ave and Carling Ave. Routes 94, 95, 96 at Lincoln Fields Station, service stop 4B and route 97 westbound services stop 3A from 9:00 to 13:00

Bus stops (560#) NOT IN USE during the detour:
    # 3013 -- Dominion Station (Westbound only)
    # 4944 -- Woodroffe/Saunders (for route 87 only)
    # 1832 -- Woodroffe/Richmond (for route 87 only)

For service, please catch your bus at the temporary stop on Richmond Rd. westbound, at Golden Avenue.

Albert at the Transitway (May 4 - end of Oct.) Route 16,85Read More

On Monday, May 4th, bus stop  #2392, located on Albert at the Transitway, will be taken permanently out of service. Routes 16 and 85 will be added to stop # 6875, which is located on the Transitway at Albert.

Routes 16 and 85 (westbound direction only) will be on detour, but all stops will be served. Route 16 Rideau Centre/Brittania will travel westbound on the transitway, Empress, Preston and Albert, while Route 85 Bayshore will serve the transitway, Empress and Preston.

Detour Map: Albert & the Transitway, Routes 16, 85

First Ave. Roadwork (May 11- Aug.17) Route 6Read More

Starting at 7 am on Monday, May 11 until the end of day, August 17, 2015, Route 6 westbound will be detoured onto Third Ave. due to roadwork on First Ave. between Bronson and O'Connor. All bus stops along First Ave. will be out of service. Temporary bus stops will be located along Third Ave. Please expect an extra 5 minutes for travel time.

Map for Route 6, First Avenue Detour


The following bus stops will NOT be in use during the detour (560#):
   # 7630 --- First at O'Connor
   # 2448 --- First at Bank
   # 6857 --- First at Lyon
   # 6674 --- First at Percy
   # 6858 --- First at Chrysler
   # 6675 --- First at Bronson

For service, please catch your bus at these temporary bus stops:
   -- O’Connor at Third
   -- Third at Bank
   -- Third at Lyon
   -- Third at Chrysler
   -- Third at Bronson

Piperville Rd. Closure (May 1 - end of Oct.) Route 232Read More

Starting on May 1st until approximately the end of October 2015,  Piperville Rd. will be closed for construction between Hall Rd. and the Hall Rd./Hwy 417 Overpass. Route 232 will be detoured and will travel on Leitrim, Russell, Piperville -- looping through the Community Centre parking lot and then back on Piperville to Boundary Road.

Map of Piperville Road Detour

The following bus stops for Route 232 will NOT be in use:
     -- All stops on Anderson, south of Leitrim.
     -- All stops on Piperville, west of Hwy 417
     # 1848 -- Piperville (south-side) at Hall (north of Hwy 417)
    # 1844 -- Piperville (north-side) at Hall (north of Hwy 417)

For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
     Eastbound:
          Temporary stop -- located on the east-side of Anderson at Leitrim
          # 1079 -- located on the south-side of Pipervile at Boundary.         
     Westbound:
         # 1532 -- located on the west-side of Anderson at Leitrim
         # 1078 -- located on the north-side of Pipervile at Boundary

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Billings Bridge - Pedestrian Bridge Closure     (April 20 - June 22)Read More

From Monday, April 20 until approximately June 22, the pedestrian bridge between the Billings Bridge mall and the transit station will be closed for repairs. During this period a FREE SHUTTLE will be available approximately every 15 minutes, 7 days a week during Mall hours (see diagram below for mall hours).

Pick-up and drop-off locations for the shuttle will be at:
     1.  Main Entrance of Billings Bridge Mall
     2.  Transitway - local platform near the pedestrian  bridge entrance

Alternatives to the shuttle:
     1.  Stairs adjacent to pedestrian bridge and crosswalk
     2.  Sidewalk shown on diagram below

Billings Bridge Shuttle Map

Nortel Carling Campus - Permanent Detour     (as of March 30) Route 152,182Read More

Due to construction at the Nortel Carling Campus, the following routes are permanently detoured, starting on Monday, March 30th:

  • Route 182 - all trips 
  • Route 152 - only trips to Moodie

Buses will not travel on South Ring Road, but will travel on Network Access Rd. All bus stops on Route 182 will be served and delays are not expected.

Permanent Detour Map - Nortel Campus Map, Routes 182 & 152

Greenbank Temporary By-Pass Roadway   (January 2015 - summer 2016)Read More

Starting Jan. 31, 2015 until the summer of 2016, construction will be occurring on Greenbank. To accommodate traffic, the temporary By-Pass Roadway on Greenbank Rd. will be in use. No delays are expected in bus service.

Bus stop NOT in use (560 #) during the construction:
     # 2836 -- Greenbank / Roadway

Greenbank Temporary By-Pass Roadway Map

Albert/Scott Lane Reductions (January - end of 2015) Route 16, 85Read More

Starting January 26th until the end of 2015, there will be lane reductions along Albert St. Albert between west of Rochester and Empress will be reduced to one lane in each direction, affecting routes 16 and 85.

Bus stops NOT in use (560 #) during the lane reductions:
    # 6647 -- Albert/Booth
    # 0938 -- Albert/Perkins

For Westbound service, please catch your bus at stop:
    #  2392 -- Albert/Empress
    #  2396 -- Albert/Preston

For Eastbound service, please catch your bus at stop:
   #  5783 -- Albert/Booth
   #  2394 -- Albert/Empress

Delays are to be expected, so allow a few extra minutes for your trip.

Albert St. Construction (June 2014 until further notice) Route 16Read More

Starting Monday, June 9, 2014 until further notice, route 16 will not service stop #7329 located at Albert/City Centre. This is to bypass construction along Albert Street. Please catch route 16 at Albert/Preston or at Albert/Bayview Station.

Belfast Rd. (Jun 2014 - late 2015) Route 18Read More

Starting on June 2, 2014 until late 2015, route 18 will be on detour due to road rehabilitation. Bus stops on Belfast between Coventry and Tremblay will not be in use. Temporary bus stops are located on Coventry between Vanier and Lola. 

Map for Route 18, Belfast Road Detour


Bus stops NOT in use (560 #) during the detour:
   18 St. Laurent:
        # 8586 -- Belfast/Coventry
        # 7117 -- Coventry/Belfast 

  18 Rideau Centre:
       # 7118 -- Coventry/Belfast
       # 5867 -- Belfast/Coventry

You can catch your bus at the temporary stops located at:
      # 1350 -- Coventry/Lola
      # 1351 -- Coventry/Lola

Belfast Rd. (May 2014 - late 2015) Route 94, 95Read More

Starting May 19, 2014 until late 2015, there will be a detour for the early morning trips (before 6 AM) on routes 94 and 95 along Belfast Road. Although all regular bus stops will be served, the detour may cause some short delays, so allowa few extra minutes for yout trip. No bus stops will be missed during this detour.

Map for Route 94 & 95, Belfast Road Detour

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Bayshore Pedestrian Overpass Closed     (January - mid-October 2015)Read More

The overpass that links Bayshore station with the shopping centre will be closed from Monday, January 19 until approximately mid-October for parking garage construction. You will be able to access the mall by crossing at ground level.
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Map of Bayshore station featuring the closure of the pedestrian bridge

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