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Routes 445, 450, 460, 465 and 475 M-1 rail construction/parade float staging detour

11/26/2014 - 11/27/2014

Due to the M-1 construction project and the staging of floats for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, afternoon trips on Woodward Routes, 445, 460, 460, 465, and 475 will be detoured on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to Grand Blvd, right Grand Blvd, left Cass past M.L. King Blvd into current detour routing.

Northbound:  Current detour route to northbound Cass past M.L. King Blvd, right Grand Blvd, left 1st turnback past Woodward to westbound Grand Blvd, right Woodward, 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
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Route 610 REVISED M-1 rail construction/parade float staging detour

11/26/2014 - 11/27/2014

Due to the M-1 construction project and the staging of floats for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, afternoon trips on Route 610 Kercheval will be detoured on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 as follows:



Southbound:  Current detour route to northbound Cass past M.L. King Blvd, continue past Palmer, left Antoinette, left 3rd, left 1st turnback just before Kirby to northbound 3rd into Palmer, right Cass to end of route at State Hall.



Northbound:
  Regular route on southbound Cass past Forest, continue on Cass past M.L. King Blvd into current detour routing.



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
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Route 460 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade detour

11/23/2014 - 11/24/2014

Due to the Holiday Magic Parade on Sunday, November 23, 2014, Washington Avenue in downtown Royal Oak will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. or streets are clear.  During this time Woodward Route 460 trips will not travel on Washington Avenue south of Sherman and will instead serve the Royal Oak Transit Center via 11 Mile.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515
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Routes 400, 405, 415, 420, 710, 851 reopening of Northland Transit Center

11/22/2014 - 1/4/2015

Effective Saturday, November 22, 2014, the regular Northland transit center area will reopen.  Board buses at the shelter with SMART signage.

 

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

Route 730 Ten mile road End of Detour at Kelly and Toepfer

11/17/2014 - 11/24/2014

Effective immediately, Route 730 Ten Mile road will return to regular route via Kelly road. The construction on northbound Kelly and Toepfer is complete.


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

Routes 400, 415, 710 end of Greenfield detour at Northland

11/6/2014 - 12/7/2014

Effective Thursday, November 6, 2014, Routes 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge, 415 Greenfield and 710 Nine Mile will return to regular routing on Greenfield.  Construction in the Greenfield/9 Mile Road area has been completed.


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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Routes 510, 530, 550 temporary Lakeside bus stop closure

10/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction in the area the regular SMART Lakeside Mall bus stop has been closed.  During this time passengers can board and deboard buses at the temporary bus stop located about 250 feet west in front of the Sears entrance.

Construction is expected to last about a week.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 756 REVISED construction detour at Featherstone beginning Thursday, 10/23/14

10/23/2014 - Until further notice

The detour for Route 756 Perry-Opdyke due to construction will be revised beginning Thursday, October 23, 2014 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on southbound Opdyke to University Drive, left University Drive across Squirrel to end of 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, right 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 OCC Auburn Hills.  There will be no service to Cooley Law School during this detour
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 420 service in Lathrup Village

10/14/2014 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday, October 13, 2014, SMART will begin fixed route service in Lathrup Village.  Passengers may board and deboard at any SMART bus stop on Southfield Road between Lincoln and 12 Mile Road.
 
If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 475 Troy P&R Lot relocation

10/6/2014 - 1/4/2015

Effective Monday, October 6, 2014, the Park and Ride lot at the Troy Civic Center will be relocated to the parking lot in the Troy Civic Center on Town Center Drive west of Civic Center Drive.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

 

Route 400 REVISED detour between Inkster and Franklin

9/29/2014 - Until further notice

The Route 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge detour between Inkster and Franklin has been revised until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Civic Center Drive across Telegraph into Franklin, continue to left American Drive, left 11 Mile Road, left Franklin, left 12 Mile Road, left Inkster, right 11 Mile Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound 11 Mile Road to Inkster, left Inkster, right 12 Mile Road. Right Franklin, right 11 Mile Road, right American Drive, right Franklin past Telegraph, regular route.

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

Route 730 construction detour for westbound trips

9/26/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Schoenherr, westbound trips on Route 730 Ten Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 10 Mile Road to Groesbeck, left Groesbeck, right Stephens, right Hoover, left 10 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound 730 trips will remain on regular route at this time.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515
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Route 125 Fort street Detroit Metro Airport McNamara bus stop relocation

9/15/2014 - Until further notice

Effective September 22, 2014 the Detroit Metro airport McNamara terminal bus stop currently located curbside outside international arrivals will be relocated to the southern most part of the ground transportation center area.  Passengers may board the bus at this location.

 

Trips serving the North terminal airport will not be affected and will still continue serve the stop at the ground transportation center.

 

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

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.

Routes 400, 405 REVISION 3 construction detour at M-10

7/23/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Evergreen north of the M-10 service drive, Route 400 and Route 405 trips will be on detour until further notice as follows:

400 Northbound:  Regular route to northbound Evergreen, left NB M-10 service drive to Civic Ctr Dr, right Civic Ctr Dr, left Central Park Blvd, left 1st turnback to SB Central Park Blvd, right Civic Ctr Dr, regular route.

400 Southbound:  Regular route to eastbound Civic Ctr Dr, left Central Park Blvd, left 1st turnback to SB Central Park Blvd, right Civic Ctr Dr, left SB M-10 service drive, right Evergreen, regular route.

405 Westbound:  Regular route on NB M-10 to regular Evergreen exit, continue on service drive past 10 Mile Road to Civic Ctr Dr, right Civic Ctr Dr, left Central Park Blvd, regular route.

405 Eastbound:  Regular route to southbound Central Park Blvd, right Civic Ctr Dr, left SB M-10 service drive past Evergreen, regular route.

Northbound 400 and westbound 405 trips will board/deboard on northbound Central Park Blvd just past Civic Ctr Dr.  Southbound 400 and eastbound 405 trips will board/deboard at the SMART stop on westbound Civic Ctr Dr just past Central Park Blvd.

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.

Route 465 Woodward Limited construction detour at Featherstone

6/2/2014 - 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, June 2, 2014 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, keep left onto northbound I-75, right at Exit 78 (Chrysler Drive), right Chrysler Drive, left between Parking Decks 20 and 21 to regular stop at main building, continue regular route.

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

Route 510/515 Van Dyke construction

4/4/2014 - Until further notice

Effective Monday April 19, 2014 Van Dyke will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Van Dyke between I-696 and Chicago Road.

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