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Route 330 Art on the Grand detour in downtown Farmington 6/5/2015 - 6/8/2015

Due to the annual Farmington Art on the Grand art fair, Route 330 Grand River-Beech Daly will be on detour beginning Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 7:00 pm through Sunday, June 7th, 2015 as follows:

330 Northbound:  Regular route to westbound Grand River, left Grove, right Orchard, right Farmington, left Grand River, regular route.

330 Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Grand River, right Farmington, left Orchard, left Grove, right Grand River, regular route.

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

Route 710 festival detour in Ferndale 5/30/2015 - 5/31/2015

Due to activities in downtown Ferndale, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour on Saturday, May 30th from 5:00 am until midnight or streets are clear as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Woodward, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward, 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 9 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Routes 730, 740 Oak Apple Run detour in Royal Oak 5/30/2015 - 5/31/2015

Due to the annual Oak Apple Run, Routes 730 Ten Mile and 740 Twelve Mile will be on detour Saturday, May 30st, 2015 until 12 noon or streets are clear in Royal Oak as follows:

*730 Westbound:  Regular route to 11 Mile, left Campbell, right Lincoln, right Lafayette to Royal Oak Transit Center (board and deboard at Transit Center on northbound Lafayette), left 11 Mile, regular route.

730 Eastbound:  Regular route on 11 Mile to Royal Oak Transit Center, right Washington, left Lincoln, left Campbell, right 11 Mile, regular route.

*740 Westbound:  Regular route to southbound Campbell past 11 Mile, right Lincoln, right Lafayette to Royal Oak Transit Center (board and deboard at Transit Center on northbound Lafayette), left 11 Mile, regular route.

740 Eastbound:  Regular route on 11 Mile to Royal Oak Transit Center, right Washington, left Lincoln, left Campbell past 11 Mile, regular route.

*During this detour board westbound 730 and 740 buses at the Royal Oak Transit Center on the Lafayette side.

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

Route 400 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, left 1st turnback to westbound J.L. Hudson Drive, right Providence Drive, left 9 Mile Road, left Rutland Drive, left 2nd turnback to northbound Rutland Drive (pick up/drop off at temporary SMART stop on northbound Rutland Drive), left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile Road to right Rutland Drive, left 2nd turnback to northbound Rutland Drive (pick up/drop off at temporary SMART stop on northbound Rutland Drive), right 9 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 405 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area (end of route).

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

Route 415 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 415 Greenfield will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound 8 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Northland, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, left 1st turnback to eastbound 8 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 420 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 420 Southfield will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound 8 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, take exit 14C (Southfield Road) into northbound Southfield Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive,left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, left 1st turnback to eastbound 8 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 710 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, left 1st turnback to westbound J.L. Hudson Drive, right Providence Drive, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route.

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

Route 851 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 851 Farmington Hills-West Bloomfield Park & Ride will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route onto 8 Mile-Greenfield exit ramp, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield across 8 Mile, left southbound M-10 service drive into southbound M-10, regular route.

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

Route 400 construction detour at First Center Drive 5/18/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on First Center Drive in Southfield, Route 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Civic Center Drive to Lahser, right Lahser, left M-10 service drive (Westbound Service Road Only), continue past First Center Drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Berg into Northwestern service drive, continue past First Center Drive, right Lahser, left Civic Center Drive, regular route.

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

Routes 510/515, 560 VA Hospital detour at Mack 5/18/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Mack at Woodward, Routes 510/515 Van Dyke and 560 Gratiot trips serving the VA Hospital will be detoured until further notice as follows:

Southbound (trips traveling to VA Hospital):  Regular route on eastbound M L King Blvd to Woodward, left Woodward, right Alexandrine, left John R to Canfield (end of route).

 



Northbound (trips leaving VA Hospital):  Regular route on southbound John R to Alexandrine, right Alexandrine, left Woodward, right M L King Blvd, regular route.

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

Route 510 ongoing construction 5/13/2015 - Until further notice

Van Dyke will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Van Dyke between 15 mile and 18 mile until mid-October. 

 

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

 

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 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.

Route 830 Change of Park & Ride Location 5/13/2015 - Until further notice

Effective April 6, 2015 Route 830 Downriver trips will now be serving the Park & Ride lot located on Meijer property.  

Passengers may park on the northeast side of the building and board the bus accordingly.


 If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.

Route 160 construction detour at Northline and Allen 5/12/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the railroad tracks at Northline and Allen Road, Route 160 buses will be on detour until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Northline to I-75, left I-75 South service drive, left Allen Road, right Eureka, right Racho, right Northline into WCCC, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route to WCCC, right Northline, left Racho, left Eureka, left Allen Road, right Prechter, right Northline, regular route.

 

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

Route 160 new stop at Southgate Meijer 5/11/2015 - 6/14/2015

Beginning Monday, May 11, 2015, Route 160 buses will serve the new stop at Southgate Meijer on the southwest corner of the building.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 756 detour at Featherstone in Auburn Hills 4/13/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on westbound Featherstone between Opdyke and Squirrel in Auburn Hills, Route 756 Perry-Opdyke will be on detour beginning Monday, April 13, 2015 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route from Oakland University past Featherstone, right OCC entrance about 300 yards past Featherstone, left 1st stop sign, circle clockwise around main drive to regular OCC bus stop, right 1st main drive, right at stop sign and continue to left at next stop sign to drive back out to Squirrel Road, right Squirrel, right exit to westbound M-59, exit to Opdyke Road (Exit 39), left Opdyke past Featherstone, regular route.

Eastbound passengers will be allowed to ride through on westbound trips for service to and from Cooley Law School during this detourWe apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

Route 465 REVISED detour at Featherstone in Auburn Hills 4/13/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Featherstone Road in Auburn Hills, Route 465 Woodward Limited to Auburn Hills will be on detour beginning Monday, April 13, 2015 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Chrysler Tech Center Main Building stop, right Chrysler Drive, follow signage to southbound I-75, take Exit 75 to Square Lake Road, right exit to Opdyke (end of route at Opdyke and Centerpoint Parkway).

Southbound:  From Centerpoint Parkway facing Opdyke, right Opdyke underneath I-75 business loop to left Square Lake Road (first left past overpass), left onto I-75 business loop, keep left onto northbound I-75, right at Exit 78 (Chrysler Drive), right Chrysler Drive, left to regular stop at main building, continue regular route.

Northbound and southbound Route 465 trips will not serve Cooley Law School during the construction.

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

Routes 405, 851 detour at 14 Mile/Orchard Lake/Northwestern 4/8/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Orchard Lake Road between 14 Mile Road and Northwestern Highway, Routes 405 Northwestern and 851 West Bloomfield-Farmington Hills Park & Ride will be on detour until further notice as follows:

405 Westbound:  Regular route on northbound Northwestern Hwy past 14 Mile Road, right Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

405 Eastbound:  Regular route.

851 Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Orchard Lake Rd to 14 Mile Rd, right 14 Mile Rd, left Northwestern Hwy, right Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

851 Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Orchard Lake Rd to Northwestern Hwy, left Northwestern Hwy, right 14 Mile Rd, left Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

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

Route 160 Trip Changes 3/31/2015 - 6/17/2015

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2015, trips on weekday and Saturday Route 160 Downriver will be adjusted to accommodate changing running times.

Please refer to the new 125/160/830 timetable dated April 6, 2015 for details.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 bus stop closure at Alexandrine 2/19/2015 - Until further notice

Due to the ongoing M-1 construction the bus stop on northbound Woodward and Alexandrine is closed.  Passengers can board/deboard local and limited buses at the bus stop about 300 yards south on northbound Woodward between Parsons and Selden.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 REVISION 3 Woodward M-1 Rail detour 10/27/2014 - 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 beginning Monday, October 27, 2014 as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to M.L. King Blvd, right M.L. King Blvd, left Cass, left Grand River, right Griswold, left Michigan, right Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  From Woodward and Congress, left Congress, right Griswold, left Fort, right Washington, left Michigan right Cass, right M.L. King Blvd, 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.

Route 610 M-1 detour 10/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to the M-1 rail project, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour beginning Monday, October 27, 2014 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass past Bagley, right M.L. King Blvd, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to M.L. King Blvd, right M.L. King Blvd, 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
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Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 bus stops at Mack/Mlk Blvd moved 8/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Woodward Avenue at Mack/MLK Blvd, SMART signage at that intersection has been moved north.  Southbound buses will use the DDOT stop on the southwest corner of Woodward and Parsons.  Northbound buses will use the DDOT shelter stop on northbound Woodward about 120 yards north of Mack.



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

Route 125 Fort Street construction detour 7/12/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the Rouge River bridges over Jefferson and Fort Street, Route 125 Fort Street will be on detour beginning Friday, July 12, 2013 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on eastbound Jefferson to Coolidge, left Coolidge, right Fort, right ramp to northbound I- 75, right Exit 45 ramp to Springwells, right Springwells, left Fort, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Fort to West End/Springwells, right Springwells, left Fisher Fwy service drive to southbound I-75, take Exit 43A to right on Schaefer past Fort, regular route.  Drivers will board/deboard passengers on northbound Springwells nearside northbound I-75.