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Routes 450 460 Woodward Bus Stop Temporary Relocation 2/14/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, February 14, 2019, due to road construction, the SMART stop on northbound Woodward, just south of 14 Mile Rd. has been temporarily relocated to just south of Samoset.

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

Route 415 Greenfield Construction Detour 2/13/2019 - Until further notice

 Due to construction on 14 Mile Rd at Greenfield, trips on Route 415 will be on detour effective Wednesday, February 13, 2019 as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to left Greenfield, left 13 Mile Rd, right Southfield Rd, right 14 Mile Rd past Greenfield, regular route.

Southbound: Will operate on regular route.

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

Route 125 REVISED Sky Chef Stop Addition 2/4/2019 - 4/1/2019

Beginning Monday, February 4, 2019 a stop will be added at the Sky Chef entrance on the off ramp going from Goddard Rd to W.G. Rogell Dr that will be served by the southbound 125 Fort St-Eureka to North Terminal.

Due to the lack of an accessible location to install a northbound stop, passengers at Sky Chef wishing to travel northbound will be allowed to board the southbound bus at this stop free of charge to ride to the North Terminal only.  Passengers will pay full fare to board a SMART bus at that point.

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

Route 261 FAST Michigan Bus Stop Temporary Relocation 1/3/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, January 3, 2019, due to the building construction in progress at the corner of westbound Michigan Ave, just west of Trumbull, the FAST stop on westbound Michigan Ave just west of Trumbull has been temporarily relocated just west of Cochrane.  The FAST stop on eastbound Michigan Ave, just east of Trumbull has been temporarily relocated just west of 10TH St.

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

Routes 275 450 462 752 753 756 Pontiac Construction Detour 11/5/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Water St at Perry St, Routes 275, 450, 462, 752, 753 & 756 will be on detour beginning Monday, November 5, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Buses leaving Phoenix Center:  Past  Perry, left Woodward, left Pike right Perry, regular route. (Route 462 FAST continues past Perry on westbound Pike)

Buses arriving to the Phoenix Center will operate regular route.

 

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

Routes 849 851 Park & Ride Construction Detour 11/1/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the southbound John C. Lodge Service Drive Routes 849 and 851 Park & Ride serving the New Center area will be on detour effective immediately and until further notice as follows:

Northbound trips will operate regular route.

Southtbound:  Regular route on Warren, past John C. Lodge Fwy, left Trumbull, left Forest, right John C. Lodge Service Drive, left onto southbound John C. Lodge Fwy, regular route.

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

Routes 450 462 FAST Woodward Pontiac REVISED Construction Detour 10/18/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Woodward between South Blvd and Rapid St, Routes 450 Woodward, and 462 FAST  Woodward will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route, right MLK Blvd, left Auburn, right Woodward, regular route.

Southbound
Regular route, left Orchard Lake Rd, continue onto Auburn, right MLK Blvd, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward, service stop in front of St Joseph Hospital, regular route.

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

Route 710 Nine Mile Bus Stop Closures 9/12/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Nine Mile at Gratiot, SMART will be temporarily closing stops on Nine Mile beginning Wednesday, September 12, 2018, as listed below. Temporary stops will be installed. If your stop has been closed, please proceed to the closest temporary stop.

·     Eastbound: Nine Mile east of Gratiot, Stop id: 1098 closed. Use temporary stop further east.

·     Westbound: Nine Mile west of Gratiot, Stop id: 1107 closed. Use temporary stop further west.

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

Route 756 Perry St. Construction Detour 8/27/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on N. Perry St, between Woodward Ave and Seneca, Route 756 buses will be on detour beginning Monday, August 27, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on N. Perry St, right E. Howard, left N. Saginaw past Huron, regular route.

Eastbound: Regular route on N. Perry St, left Huron, right N. Saginaw, right E. Howard, left N. Perry St, regular route., regular route.

 

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

Route 460 Downtown Birmingham Detour 8/15/2018 - Until further notice

Due to road modifications on Old Woodward Ave. and Maple Rd in downtown Birmingham, Woodward Local Route 460, will be detoured effective immediately and until further notice as follows:

Southbound: Regular route to Hamilton, continue past Hamilton, left Oakland, left Old Woodward, regular route.

Northbound: Regular route to Maple, continue past Maple Rd, right Oakland, right (New) Woodward, left first turnback past Maple to northbound Woodward, right Maple, regular route.

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

Route 756 N Perry Ongoing Construction Delays 7/11/2018 - Until further notice

N. Perry St will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Woodward Ave and E. Walton Blvd. 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 710 Lahser-Tele Bridge Detour 6/20/2018 - Until further notice

Due to the bridge construction on Nine Mile between Lahser and Telegraph, Route 710 will be on detour beginning Wednesday, June 20, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Lahser, left Lahser, right 8 Mile, right before bridge over Telegraph onto off-ramp to northbound Telegraph, take Telegraph past 9 Mile left first turnback past 9 Mile, right 9 Mile Road, last stop is on 9 Mile, west of Telegraph, in front of Taco Bell.

Eastbound:  Regular route to first stop on Nine Mile west of Telegraph, right Telegraph, right after passing under 8 Mile bridge onto off-ramp to eastbound 8 Mile, take eastbound 8 Mile past Lahser, left first turn around past Lahser, right Lahser, right Nine Mile, regular route.

Please note that all stops east of Telegraph and west of Lahser will not be serviced for the duration of this project.

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

Routes 510 515 Van Dyke Construction Delays 5/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to road construction on Van Dyke, trips on Routes 510/515 may run behind at times until further notice.

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

Routes 250, 255, & 330 Ford Rd Stop Closures 4/9/2018 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday, April 9, 2018, eastbound Ford Rd will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Telegraph and Inkster Rd, with westbound stop and lane closures to be added shortly after on Monday April 16, 2018. Check the chart below listing which stops will be closed and which will be open along Ford Rd.  Please be aware that your normal stop may not be able to be used during this time.

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


Route 530 Ongoing Construction 3/26/2018 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday March 26, 2018, Schoenherr Rd. will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between 15 Mile Rd. and 1,900’ north of 16 Mile Rd., including the intersection of Schoenherr and 16 Mile Rd. 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 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 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.

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.