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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.

Route 753 Baldwin Road construction detour -Revision

9/10/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Baldwin Road Route 753 will detour effective immediately as follows:

Northbound: Leaving Great Lakes Crossing northbound Baldwin, right I-75 south, exit right onto Joslyn North, left Brown Road, left into Meijer’s parking lot, resume regular route.

 

Southbound: 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 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.

Route 450/460 art fair detour in downtown Birmingham

9/9/2014 - 9/22/2014

Due the annual Common Ground Art Fair in downtown Birmingham, Woodward Routes 450 and 460 will be on detour beginning Friday, September 19th at 2:00pm through Sunday, September 21st as follows:

450 Northbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward past Elm, stay on Woodward past Oak, regular route.

450 Southbound:  Regular route on Woodward past Old Woodward, stay on Woodward past Bowers, regular route.

460 Northbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward past Elm, right Maple, regular route.

460 Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Maple to Woodward, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward past Bowers, regular route.

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

140 Construction Detour

9/4/2014 - Until further notice

Effective Immediately, Route 140 Southshore will be on detour as follows:

Route 140 Southshore Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Ave. Left Oakwood Boulevard, Right Park Street, Left Monroe, continue regular route.


Route 140 Southshore Northbound:  Regular route to Monroe, Right Park, Left Oakwood Boulevard, Right Michigan Ave, continue regular route.
 

Detour for Route 730 westbound trips at Kelly and Toepfer

9/3/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on northbound Kelly at Toepfer, westbound Route 730 Ten Mile trips will be on detour as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on northbound Kelly to Toepfer, right Toepfer, right Beaconsfield, left Old 8 Mile Road, left Harper, left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound trips will remain regular route at this time.

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

Route 740 Construction Update at Farmington Road

9/2/2014 - Until further notice

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Route 740 Twelve Mile has been scheduled to return to regular routing on Farmington Road near OCC Orchard Ridge.  However completion of construction has been delayed by about two weeks.  Therefore buses on weekday and Saturday Route 740 may be operating a few minutes later than shown on the 710/730/740 timetable dated September 1, 2014.

Buses will return to regular route as soon as Farmington Road is reopened.


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

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 475 detour at Big Beaver and Coolidge

8/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Big Beaver and Coolidge, morning southbound trips on Route 475 Woodward Limited-Troy will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Big Beaver past Crooks, right Lakeview into Cunningham, left Coolidge past Big Beaver, regular route.

Northbound trips will remain regular route at this time.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515
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Route 730 10 mile road construction detour revision

8/22/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 10 Mile Road between Hoover and Schoenherr  Route 730 Ten Mile  detour will be revised beginning Friday, August 22, 2014 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route to eastbound 10 Mile Road past Van Dyke, right Hoover, left Stephens, left Schoenherr, right 10 Mile Road, continue regular route.

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

Revised Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 M-1 Detour in downtown Detroit

8/18/2014 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, August 18, 2014, southbound trips serving downtown Detroit on Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465 and 475 will be revised as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to Adams, right Adams, left Park, right Washington, left Grand River, right Griswold, left Michigan, right Woodward, regular route.

Northbound trips will remain on current detour at this time.

Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460,465, 475 M-1 Rail construction detour

7/28/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction for the M-1 Rail project, Woodward Avenue will be closed between Campus Martius and Grand Circus Park beginning Monday, July 28, 2014.  Buses will detour as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to Adams, right Adams, left Park, right Washington, left Grand River, right Griswold, left Larned, regular route from Larned and Woodward.

Northbound:  From Woodward and Congress, left Congress, right Griswold, left Fort, right Washington, right Park, 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 buses will also board passengers on northbound Washington just past State.

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 400, 415, 710 REVISED Northland detours

7/17/2014 - Until further notice

400 Southbound:  Regular route to Providence Dr, left J L Hudson Dr, right 1st entrance into Northland parking area, immediate left onto circle drive, continue around and right into temporary bus stop area (end of route).

400 Northbound:  Regular route from temporary bus stop area.

415 Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Greenfield to 9 Mile Rd, right 9 Mile Rd, left Providence Dr, left J L Hudson Dr, right 1st entrance into Northland parking area, immediate left onto circle drive, continue around and right into temporary bus stop area, regular route.

415 Northbound:  Regular route to Northland Drive into temporary Northland bus stop area, continue regular route to J L Hudson Dr, left Providence Dr across 9 Mile Road, left Greenfield, regular route.

710 Westbound:  Regular route to Providence Dr, left J L Hudson Dr, right 1st entrance into Northland parking area, immediate left onto circle drive, continue around and right into temporary bus stop area (end of route).

710 Eastbound:  Regular route from temporary bus stop area.

Route 730 construction detour at 9 mile and Kelly

7/15/2014 - Until further notice

?Due to construction at 9 Mile Road and Kelly, eastbound trips on Route 730 Ten Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on southbound Kelly to 9 Mile Road, right 9 Mile Road, left Almond Ave, left Oak, right Kelly, regular route.

Westbound trips will remain regular route at this time.

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 740 12 mile construction detour REVISION

7/9/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 12 Mile Road between Hayes and Hoover, all eastbound Route 740 12 Mile buses will be on detour beginning Wednesday, July 9, 2014 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route to Schoenherr, Right Schoenherr, Left Martin, Left Bunert, Right 12 mile road, continue regular route.

Westbound trips will remain regular route at this time.

Route 752 construction detour at Oakland County Service Center

6/16/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Court Tower Drive west of the Oakland County Courthouse, Route 752 trips serving the Oakland County Service Center will be on detour until further notice beginning Monday, June 16, 2014 as follows:

Northbound/Southbound:  Regular route on County Center Drive East to right Court Tower Drive, left 3rd turnback at far edge of parking lot and circle back on Court Tower Drive to County Center Drive, left County Center Drive past Hospital Drive, regular route.

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 756 Perry-Opdyke construction detour at Featherstone

6/2/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Featherstone Road in Auburn Hills, Route 756 Perry-Opdyke will be on detour beginning Monday, June 2, 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 trips will remain regular route and will serve OCC Auburn Hills and Cooley Law School from westbound Featherstone.  Eastbound passengers will be allowed to ride through on westbound trips for service to OCC Auburn Hills and Cooley Law School.

Routes 400, 405, 415, 420, 710, and 851 temporary Northland bus stop

5/31/2014 - Until further notice

Beginning Saturday, May 31, 2014, the bus stop area at Northland Mall will be closed for renovation.  During this time the bus stop will be moved to the parking lot just east of the current area and customers can board buses at the SMART temporary bus stop sign.

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.

Route 805 long term construction detour at I-96

1/6/2014 - Until further notice

Due to long term construction on I-96, Route 805 Grand River Park & Ride will be detoured beginning Monday, January 6, 2014 for about one year.  During this time both the Fenton and Western Graham Park & Ride lots will be unavailable.  Buses will operate between Beech Daly and I-96 via 5 Mile Road and Telegraph.  Customers may use the Redford municipal parking lots just off 5 Mile Road on the north and south side and board and deboard buses at 5 Mile Road and Aubrey.  See map below.