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Hintonburg 5K Run/Walk (Sunday July 12) Route 16, 86, 176 Read More

The Hintonburg 5K Run/Walk will be taking place on Sunday July 12th between approx. 9:00 and 10:00.

There are no planned detours but delays might occur on Holland Avenue near Spencer Avenue for routes 16, 86 and 176.

Bring on the Bay Swim for Easter Seals Kids (Saturday July 11) Route 16 Read More

The annual Bring on the Bay Swim for Easter Seals Kids is scheduled to take place on Saturday July 11th from 7:00 am to 11:00 am.

The swim will start at 3259 Carling Ave and Finish at the Britannia Yacht Club at 2777 Cessels St.

There are no detours planned for this event but delays can be expected on route 16.

Bluesfest (Wednesday, July 8) Read More

The Ottawa Bluesfest is taking place from July 8th until July 19th, with the exception of July 13th, at Lebreton Flats.

There are no set detours during the race, however, rolling detours and delays are possible. Allow extra time for your travel.

HOPE Volleyball Festival (Saturday July 11) Route 87 Read More

The annual HOPE Volleyball Festival will be taking place on July 11th from 7:00 to 19:00 at Mooney’s Bay on Riverside Dr.

Delays can be expected on route 87.

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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Bayshore Mall Roadway Detour - July 4 &5 Route 85,2,97,152,172Read More

Please be advised that due to the required demolition of the Bay Parking Garage at Bayshore Station buses will be unable to travel along the Mall Roadway North to Woodridge Avenue. Buses will be required to utilize the construction roadway that is located off of the Transitway.
No Stops will be affected by this detour, some delays may occur so provide a few extra minutes for travel along these routes.

Rte. 232, Tremblay Rd (as of June 29, 2015) Route 232Read More

Starting Monday June 29th, 2015 route 232 in the afternoon will be permanently detoured onto Tremblay Road.

On Route 232 Vars, 2 new bus stops will be served:
    # 1369 -- Tremblay at Train Station
    # 1091 -- St-Laurent at Tremblay

St-Joseph Blvd. Closure (July 2 - September) Route 122Read More

Starting on Thursday July 2 until mid-September, 2015, route 122 will be on detour due to road rehabilitation. Bus stops along St-Joseph Blvd. between Trim and Taylor Creek will NOT be served as well as on Taylor Creek between St. Joseph and Lacolle. Route 122 will travel on Lacolle, Taylor Creek and Trim.

Map for Route 221, St-Joseph Blvd Detour

The following bus stops will not be in use for Route 122 Trim during the detour (560#):
     # 0748 – St-Joseph/Trim
     # 0750 – Taylor Creek/Lacolle
Please catch your bus at the following stops:
     Temporary stop located on Lacolle at Taylor Creek
     # 0699 -- Trim/Old Montreal
     # 1405 -- Trim/Dairy

The following bus stops will not be in use for Route 122 Millenium during the detour (560#):
     # 1688 – St-Joseph/Taylor Creek
     # 2745 – St-joseph/Trim
Please catch your bus at the following stops:
     # 1406 -- Trim/Dairy
     # 1403 -- Trim/St-Joseph

Allow extra time for your travel.

Queen/Lyon Construction (June 29 - end of 2015.) Route 4,27,40Read More

Starting June 29th - end of 2015, Route 4 will be detoured due to construction in and around the intersection of Queen and Lyon Streets. The westbound bus will serve Queen, O'Connor and Albert; the eastbound route 4 will serve Slater, Kent and Queen.

Routes 27 and 40 will have delays in the PM peak periods, but no detour will be in place.

Detour Map: Queen Street, Route 4


Route 4 Hurdman:
The following bus stops will NOT be in use:
         # 7684 -- Queen (north-side) at Kent
         # 1149 -- Lyon (west-side) at Queen
For service, please use these stops:
        # 3002 --  Albert at Bank
        # 3003 --  Albert at Kent

Route 4 Downtown:
The following bus stops will NOT be in use:
       # 7689 -- Bay (east-side) at Albert
       # 1148 -- Bay (east-side) at Queen
       # 7685 -- Queen (south-side) at Lyon
       # 7686 -- Queen (south-side) at Kent
For service, please use these stops:
        # 3006 --  Slater at Kent
        Queen at the east side of Kent

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Sunday Bike Days: Closure of Western Pkwy & Colonel By   (May 17 - Sep. 6) Route 5, 16, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97Read More

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 am - 1 pm.

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 on routes 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, please catch your bus at the temporary stop on Richmond Rd. westbound, at Golden Avenue

NOTE: Main St. Detour - Route 5 St. Laurent & 5 St. Laurent & 16 Britannia.
Colonel By Drive will also be closed on Sundays between Clegg and Hawthorne from 9 am - 1 pm. This closure will affect the Main Street detours for routes 5 St. Laurent and 16 Britannia.

Bus stops (560#) NOT IN USE during the detour:
    # 7638 -- Main/Hazel (for route 5 only - Main Detour)
    # 7636 -- Main/Oblate (for route 5 and 16 - Main Detour)
    # 0503 -- Main/Lees (for routes 5 and 16 - Main Detour)
    # 7634 -- Hawthorne/Main (for route 5 only - Main Detour)
    # 7633 -- Hawthorne/Colonel By (for route 5 only - Main Detour)

Route 5 St. Laurent:
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
  # 6798 -- Main/Clegg
  # 7642 -- Main/Beckwith
  # 2034 -- Elgin/Queen Elizabeth
(Sunday Only) Clegg at McGillivray
(Sunday Only) Echo at Immaculata High School
(Sunday Only) Echo at Graham

Route 16 Britannia:
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
  # 1141 -- St. Paul University
  # 7625 -- Lees/Main
(Sunday Only) Echo at Immaculata High School
(Sunday Only) Echo at Graham

Main St. (May 24 - end of Nov.)                    See: Sun Bike Days affecting Rte 16 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 serve all stops.

* NOTE: Sunday Bike Days
Colonel By Drive will be also closed between Clegg and Hawthorne from 9 am - 1 pm on Sundays, affecting Route 16 Britannia.
(Please refer to the 'Sunday Bike Days' Detour listed above)

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 Rideau St:
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the construction: 
           # 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
           # 6798 -- Main & Clegg
           # 2447 -- Hawthorne/Colonel By

Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Main St. (May 24 - end of Nov.)                      See: Sunday Bike Days affecting Rte 5 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. Buses will travel along Colonel By between Clegg and Hawthorne. This closure will affect the Main Street detours for routes 5 St. Laurent. Route 5 Billings Bridge travels its regular route and all stops are served.

* NOTE: Sunday Bike Days
Colonel By Drive will be also closed between Clegg and Hawthorne from 9 am - 1 pm on Sundays, affecting Route 5 St-Laurent.
  (Please refer to the 'Sunday Bike Days' Detour listed above)

Route 5 St-Laurent:
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the construction:  
           # 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
          # 6798 -- Main (east-side) & Clegg
          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

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 - July 10)Read More

From Monday, April 20 until approximately July 10, 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

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.
Download the map

Map of Bayshore station featuring the closure of the pedestrian bridge

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