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Route 710 Funky Ferndale Art Show/ DIY Festival Detour 9/22/2017 - 9/25/2017

Due to festivals in downtown Ferndale, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour beginning Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th, 2017 as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Hilton, left Hilton, right 8 Mile Road, right Pinecrest, left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile Road to Pinecrest, right Pinecrest, left 8 Mile Road, left Woodward, right Lindsay Lane, left Hilton, right 9 Mile Road regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 405 Constrution Detour Evergreen road 9/19/2017 - 11/4/2017

Due to construction on southbound Evergreen, trips on Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour as follows:

 

405 Eastbound:  From Central Park Boulevard,  right Civic Center Drive, left Northwestern, continue regular route.

 

405 Westbound:  Regular route.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 805 Park and Ride Closure at Bonaventure Center 9/8/2017 - 9/29/2017

Due to construction, Route 805 Bonaventure Park and Ride will be temporarily closed.

 

Passengers wishing to board the bus at the Bonaventure Center can board the bus anywhere there is a SMART stop along Eastbound Grand River Ave. or at Western Graham Fields Park and Ride Lot on Beech Daly.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 851 September Service Changes 9/4/2017 - 10/2/2017

Beginning Monday, September 4, 2017 there will be changes made to the routing for Route 851.

Due to the closure of Northland Mall the 851 Park & Ride lot will now be on the northbound M-10 Service Dr at the stop north of Northland Dr.

Northbound and southbound trips will travel along the northbound M-10 Service Dr serving the new Park & Ride stop as well as the near side and far side stops at JL Hudson Dr before merging back onto M-10 to continue their regular route.

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 4, 2017 for routing details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 710 September Service Changes 9/4/2017 - 10/2/2017

Beginning Monday, September 4, 2017 there will be changes made to the routing and trip times for Route 710 weekday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Due to the closure of Northland Mall the 710 will now stay on W.9 Mile Rd, with select trips during peak times circling down Providence Dr to JL Hudson Dr in order to serve stops on the M-10 Service Dr before continuing along 9 Mile.

SMART has also extended the 710 to Telegraph Rd on weekdays and Saturdays and to 10 Mile and Evergreen on Sundays in order to better serve our customers.

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 4, 2017 for trip time and routing details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 415/420 September Service Changes 9/4/2017 - 10/2/2017

Beginning Monday, September 4, 2017 there will be changes made to the routing and trip times for Route 415 weekday, Saturday, Sunday and Route 420 during the weekday and Saturday.

Due to the closure of Northland Mall both the 415 and 420 will now keep straight on Northland Dr rather than pulling into the parking lot.

Passengers wishing to travel northbound may use the stop on westbound Northland Dr on the north side between Greenfield and the Lodge Service Dr, and passengers wishing to go south may use the adjacent stop on eastbound Northland Dr.

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 4, 2017 for trip time and routing details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 400 & 405 September Service Changes 9/4/2017 - 10/2/2017

Beginning Monday, September 4, 2017 there will be changes made to the routing and trip times for Route 400 weekday, and Route 405 during the weekday and Saturday.

The beginning of line and end of line is being moved to JL Hudson, west of Greenfield in front of the Wendy’s for both routes due to the closure of Northland.  Also, the 400 will now be serving OCC Southfield on W.9 Mile Rd (rather than Rutland Dr), while the 405 will now serve OCC Southfield on Rutland Dr.

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 4, 2017 for trip time and routing details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 200 September Service Changes 9/4/2017 - 10/2/2017

Beginning Monday, September 4, 2017 there will be changes made to the trip times for Route 200.

In order to better serve our customers the trip that previously left Fairlane at 12:00 Midnight will now leave at 12:10 AM.

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 4, 2017 for trip time details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Downtown Bus Stop Closure on Griswold 7/28/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction the SMART bus stop on northbound Griswold just north of Larned is closed until further notice.

Passengers can board and deboard buses at the stop on westbound Jefferson right before Griswold.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 851 REVISED Bagley Exit Detour 7/27/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the Bagley ramp on M-10, drivers will not be able to enter or exit while deadheading to and from the garage or while driving the 851 W. Bloomfield Park & Ride.  The detour routing is as follows:

Inbound: Regular route on SB M-10 to Exit 2C Grand River Avenue, turn left off onramp onto Grand River, right 3rd Avenue, left Bagley, regular route.

Outbound: Regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 753 Auburn Hills Meijer Detour 7/24/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction beginning Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Auburn Hills Meijer, the last/first Route 753 Baldwin stop has been moved to the driveway behind the Meijer gas station. 

Northbound coaches will enter the parking lot at the driveway just west of the gas station, service the stop and then continue out of the parking lot on their southbound trip through the driveway just east of the gas station.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 405 Maple Rd. Construction Detour 7/24/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on eastbound Maple Road between Haggerty and Drake, trips on Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour as follows:

405 Eastbound:  From Henry Ford Hospital, left Maple, left Haggerty, left 14 Mile, left Drake, right Maple, regular route.

405 Westbound:  Regular route to Henry Ford Hospital.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 465 REVISED Construction Detour 7/13/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on I-75 in Auburn Hills, Route 465 Woodward Limited to Auburn Hills will be on detour beginning Thursday, July 13, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route northbound Crooks Road, keep straight past Corporate Drive, left first turnback past Square Lake Road, right Square Lake Road, right N. Adams Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Adams Road, left W.Square Lake Road (first left after I-75 overpass), right Crooks, regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 730 Revision 2 Construction Detour 6/26/2017 - Until further notice

Due to 10 Mile being closed between Greenfield Rd and Southfield Rd, Route 730 10 Mile trips will be detoured beginning Monday, June 12, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route to Southfield Rd, right Southfield, left Mt. Vernon, left Greenfield, right 10 Mile, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route to Greenfield Rd, left Greenfield, right Mt. Vernon, right Southfield, left 10 Mile, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers when flagged at posted SMART signs along the detour routing, please be aware that Routes 415/420 also use stops along Greenfield and Southfield, respectively.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 140 Construction Detour 6/26/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Monroe Avenue, Route 140 Southshore will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to westbound Oakwood, left Beech, right Monroe, right Park, left Oakwood, right Michigan, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to westbound Michigan, left Oakwood, right Park, left Monroe, left Beech, continue regular route. 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 405 & 851 Orchard Lake Construction Delays 6/12/2017 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday, June 12, 2017 Orchard Lake Road will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between 14 Mile and Maple. Traffic will be slow at times which may cause Routes 405 Northwestern and 851 West Bloomfield Park and Ride to experience delays.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at the safest possible location closest to the posted SMART bus stops impacted by construction.  Please be sure to flag the driver if you are not able to stand directly in front of a posted stop.

 

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 Construction Detour on Franklin-Revised 6/12/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Civic Center/Franklin between Swanson and Berg, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Berg past Civic Center Dr., right 10 Mile, right Telegraph, take second turnback across Telegraph to Swanson, right Franklin, left 11 Mile, right Centre Drive, left Franklin, left American Drive, continue regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route from American Dr. to Franklin Rd., right Centre Drive, left 11 Mile, left Swanson, right Telegraph, left first turnback past 10 Mile, right 10 Mile, left Berg, regular route.

 

All stops will be closed on Civic Center between Berg and Telegraph, passengers who normally board the bus at those stops should wait on the corner of Berg south of Civic Center to head northbound or on the corner of Berg north of Civic Center to head southbound.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 430 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall Routes 430 Main Street trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound (to Royal Oak Meijer): Regular route to Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

Southbound (to Royal Oak Transit Center): Regular route to northbound Coolidge, past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515. 

Route 460 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 460 Woodward-Somerset trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge, past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, end of line.

Southbound: From Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 465 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 465 Auburn Hills trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 780 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 780 Fifteen Mile will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

780 Eastbound & Westbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right northbound Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 Construction Detour 5/22/2017 - Until further notice

Due to lane closures on Evergreen Road between 9 and 10 Mile, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Monday, May 22, 2017  and until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route past Evergreen, right Lahser, Left Civic Center Dr, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Civic Center Dr to Lahser, right Lahser, left 9 Mile, regular route.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any safe location along the detour routing and there will also be temporary stops installed in both directions to serve 9/Mile and Lahser.

 

Passengers traveling to and from the Southfield Civic Center should utilize Route 405 Northwestern for the duration of this project.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 465 I-75/Adams Rd Construction Detour 5/18/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on I-75 as well as Adams Rd in Auburn Hills, Route 465 Woodward Limited to Auburn Hills will be on detour beginning Thursday, May 18, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route to northbound Crooks Road, keep straight past Corporate Drive, left first turnback past Square Lake Road, right Square Lake Road, keep straight past N. Adams to Squirrel Rd, right Squirrel Road, straight past Auburn into Squirrel Ct, take third right in traffic circle onto N. Squirrel, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Squirrel Road, take first right in traffic circle into Squirrel Ct, straight past Auburn into Squirrel Rd, left Square Lake, right Crooks, regular route.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 752 construction detour in downtown Pontiac 5/12/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction in downtown Pontiac, Route 752 North Hill Farms will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Phoenix Center, regular route to left Perry past Huron, left Woodward, right Huron, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 330 Ongoing Construction Notice 4/26/2017 - Until further notice

Grand River will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Middlebelt and Halstead. Traffic will be slow at times which may cause delays with our buses.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at the safest possible location closest to the posted SMART bus stops impacted by construction.  Please be sure to flag the driver if you are not able to stand directly in front of a posted stop.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 620 St. Clair Shores Construction Detour 4/25/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 10 Mile between Jefferson and Harper, northbound Route 620 Charlevoix buses will be on detour beginning Tuesday, April 25, 2017 until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route on Greater Mack to 9 Mile, left 9 Mile, right Harper, left 10 Mile, right Little Mack, regular route.

 

Southbound trips will operate regular route.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 REVISED Civic Center/Franklin Construction Detour 4/19/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Civic Center/Franklin between Swanson and Berg, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, April 19, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Berg past Civic Center Dr., right 10 Mile, right Telegraph, take second turnback across Telegraph to Swanson, right Franklin, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route from American Dr. to Franklin Rd., left Swanson, right Telegraph, left first turnback past 10 Mile, right 10 Mile, left Berg, regular route.

 

All stops will be closed on Civic Center between Berg and Telegraph, passengers who normally board the bus at those stops should wait on the corner of Berg south of Civic Center to head northbound or on the corner of Berg north of Civic Center to head southbound.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 430 Detour Reminder 4/10/2017 - Until further notice

Continuing on Monday, April 10, 2017, Route 430 Main street will continue to be on the same detour as previously posted on 12/13/2016 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound (from Somerset):  Regular route to southbound Coolidge past Doyle Drive (do not turn into Midtown Square), left Meijer Drive, follow Meijer Drive around to the left and turn left at first driveway into Royal Oak Meijer parking lot area, left at driveway along shelter to end of route.

Southbound (From Royal Oak Meijer bus stop shelter):  Continue out to right Meijer Drive, right Coolidge past Maple, regular route to Somerset.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 760 ITC corridor construction detour 3/16/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction along 13 Mile road between Hoover and Schoenherr Route 760 13 Mile-14 Mile will be detoured as follows:

   

Eastbound: Hoover to left Masonic, right Schoenherr, left 13 Mile, continue regular route.

 

Westbound: 13 Mile to right Schoenherr, left Masonic, right Hoover, continue regular route.

 

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 Eleven Mile Construction Detour 3/15/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Eleven Mile Rd between Middlebelt and Orchard Lake, Route 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge will be on detour Wednesday, March 15, 2017 until futher notice.  The detour is as follows:

 

Eastbound:   Regular route on southbound Orchard Lake out of OCC past 11 Mile, left 10 Mile, left Middlebelt, right 11 Mile, regular route.

 

Westbound:   Regular route on westbound 11 Mile to Middlebelt, left Middlebelt, right 10 Mile, right Orchard Lake, regular route.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 510/515 Hall Road Construction and Route Delays 3/9/2017 - Until further notice

Route 510/515 Van Dyke on Hall Road will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Hall road between M-53 and Schoenherr until further notice.

 

Traffic will be slow at times which may cause delays with our buses.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted bus stop or any safe location along the route. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 830 Downriver Park and Ride Temporary stop at Southgate Meijer 3/6/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Southgate Meijer, passengers boarding and deboarding Route 830 buses at that location will do so at the temporary bus stop in the Meijer parking lot just south of the current location. Designated parking spots will be provided just west of the stop. Please refer to the map for exact locationIf you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.







Route 830 Downriver P&R I-75 Construction Detour 2/6/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on SB I-75 between Springwells St and Northline Rd, Route 830 Downriver Park and Ride will be detoured beginning Monday, February 6th  and until further notice as follows:

 

Inbound :  Regular route.

 

Outbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Avenue to Michigan & 3rd, keep straight on WB Michigan past Wyoming, right WB I-94 on ramp, WB I-94 to Exit 204 ‘South M-39 Southfield Freeway/Pelham Road’, keep left on off-ramp towards SB Southfield Freeway, right Dix Highway, Regular route.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 780 REVISED Detour between Utica and Hayes 1/4/2017 - Until further notice

Beginning Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Route 780 Fifteen Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

 

Westbound:  Regular route on 15 Mile Road to Utica Road, right Utica Road, left Moravian, right 15 Mile Road, regular route.

 

Eastbound:  Regular route on 15 Mile Road to Moravian, left Moravian, right Utica Road, left 15 Mile Road, regular route.

 

In addition to the stops that will not be serviced due to detour routing, there will also be stops that will be closed due to construction in the eastbound direction between Utica and Mercer.  A temporary stop has been installed on southbound Utica just north of 15 Mile Road in front of the self-serve car wash to better serve passengers needing to travel east.

 

Please refer to the map below for details.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

















Route 400 Construction Detour 10/28/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Franklin Road between Swanson and Telegraph, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Friday, October 28, 2016  and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Civic Center Dr., right Telegraph, take second turnback across Telegraph to Swanson, right Franklin, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route from American Dr. to Franklin Rd., left Swanson, right Telegraph, left first turnback past Franklin/Civic Center Dr., right Civic Center, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 Park and Ride Lot Closure 10/11/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction of the new Beaumont facility, the SMART Park and Ride lot on southbound Woodward just south of 13 Mile Road will be closed for Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, and 475 until further notice.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 760 Construction Detour at Royal Oak Meijer 10/11/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Royal Oak Meijer, trips on Route 760 13/14 Mile will be on detour beginning Friday October 14, 2016  as follows:

 

760 Eastbound:  Regular route to Meijer Royal Oak, left onto Meijer Drive, right Delemere, left 14 mile past Crooks, continue regular route.

 

760 Westbound:  Regular route to Crooks, continue past Crooks on 14 Mile Road, right on Delemere, left Meijer drive to serve Meijer Royal Oak, continue regular route.


 If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

REVISED Route 610 M-1 Construction Detour 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

The detour due to the M-1 rail project for Route 610 Kercheval has been revised beginning Monday, June 6th, 2016 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass past W. Montcalm, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward past M.L. King Blvd, right Fisher Service Drive, left Cass, past Bagley, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted SMART bus stop or any safe location along the detour route.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

REVISED Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, & 475 Downtown Detroit Construction Detour 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

The detour for Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, and 475 due to construction for the M-1 Rail project has been revised as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward past M.L. King Blvd, right Fisher Service Dr, left Cass, left Grand River, right Griswold, left Larned, regular route.

Northbound:  From Woodward and Congress, left Congress, right Griswold, left Fort, right Washington, left Michigan right Cass, past W. Montcalm, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, regular route.

SMART buses will serve all regular SMART bus stops along the detour route.  Southbound buses will also deboard passengers on southbound Griswold just before State.  Northbound limited buses will also board passengers on westbound Michigan just past Washington.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.