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Daily route changes resulting from detours and cancelled trips are listed here by OC Transpo staff on weekdays, Saturdays until 9 pm and Sundays until 5 pm.
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Albert St. Lane Reduction, March 30 - April 3 Read More
Starting on Monday March 30 until Friday April 3, the north lane on Albert St. will be closed from Metcalfe to O'Connor from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm daily.
All bus stops will be in use during the work and delays are expected to be minimal -- but please allow yourself a few extra minutes for catching your bus.
Starting Friday March 27th until further notice, the following detour will be in effect for route 9 due to a water main break at the intersection of Crichton/Union.
Route 9 Downtown: From Crichton, left Stanley, right Charles, left John, left Sussex, continue regular route.
Route 9 Hurdman From Sussex, right Alexandre, right Charles, left Stanley, right Crichton, continue regular route.
Bus stops (560#) NOT IN USE during the detour:
#7007 -- Crichton / Keefer
#7006 -- Crichton / Victoria
#7005 -- Crichton /Union
#8766 -- Crichton / Charles
#7003 -- Crichton /Union
#7004 -- Crichton / Victoria
#8763 -- Crichton / Keefer
For the Sugarfest event, Route 5 buses will not travel on des Pères Blancs but will remain on Marier, during these timeframes:
- Friday, March 27 from 9 am - 2:45 pm
- Saturday, March 28 from 9 am - 5 pm
- Sunday, March 29 from 9 am - 5 pm
To Downtown and Billings Bridge service will be available at bus stops:
#7048 on the north-side of Monfort at Marier,
#7029 on the east-side of Marier at Genest.
To St-Laurent, service will be available at bus stops:
#7050 on the west-side of Marier at Montfort
#7264 on the west-side of Marier at Genest.
Starting at 11 pm on Saturday, March 28th until 1 pm on Sunday, March 29th, Greenbank Road will be closed causing route 170 to be detoured.
Route 170 will be detoured between Malvern & Greenbank and Strandherd Station. It will use the Transitway and Fallowfield Rd and make an additional stop at Fallowfield Station.
The following bus stops will be out of service:
# 0964 on the west-side of Greenbank at Malvern
# 4634 on the north-side of Berrigan at Greenbank
# 4635 on the south-side of Berrigan at Greenbank
Please catch your bus at:
Strandherd Station or
Transitway at Berrigan (temp. stops; north and south-sides) or
Bus stop # 0963 on the south-side of Malvern Drive at Greenbank Rd.
Allow some extra time for your travel.
Starting Jan. 31, 2015 until the summer of 2016, construction will be occurring on Greenbank. The temporary By-Pass Roadway on Greenbank Rd. will be opening the weekend of Jan. 31 / Feb.1 to accommodate traffic.
Bus stop NOT in use (560 #) during the construction:
# 2836 -- Greenbank / Roadway
No delays are expected in bus service.
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Starting Monday, January 26th until the end of 2015, there will be lane reductions along Albert St. Albert St. 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
Westbound bus service is available at stops:
# 2392 -- Albert/Empress
# 2396 -- Albert/Preston
Eastbound bus service is available at stops:
# 5783 -- Albert/Booth
# 2394 -- Albert/Empress
Delays are to be expected.
Starting Monday, June 9, 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.
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.
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
Temporary stop is available at:
#1350 -- Coventry/Lola
#1351 -- Coventry/Lola
General Service Change
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Route Service Change
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Afternoon westbound express service at MacKenzie King Station back to regular stop Route 176 & PM peak period express serviceRead More
All westbound express service, in the PM peak period returns to the regular bus stop at Mackenzie King Station on Monday, March 9, 2015. However, the vestibule at the waiting area will not be available until Monday, March 16.
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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The sidewalk of the Eagleson Road overpass above Highway 417 is too narrow for City of Ottawa equipment to clear, which makes it unsafe to cross on foot. For the best way to reach your destination, please use the travel planner or call 613-741-4390.
The next service change is on Sunday, April 19.
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