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September Service Changes for Routes 330,560,710,730 and 740

9/1/2014 - 9/15/2014

Beginning Monday, September 1, 2014, weekday, Saturday and Sunday trips times on Routes 330,560 and 710 will be adjusted.

 

In addition, weekday and Saturday trip times will be adjusted on Route 730.

 

Route 740 run times will change for weekday, Saturday and Sunday and routing will revert back to pre construction routing thru OCC Orchard Ridge.  

 

Please refer to the September 2014 schedule information on www.smartbus.org for details.



 



Park & Ride Routes 805, 851 Detroit Jazz Festival detour

8/28/2014 - 8/30/2014

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Park & Ride Routes 805 and 851 will be on detour Thursday and Friday mornings, August 28th and 29th as follows:

Morning Eastbound/Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

Afternoon Westbound/Northbound trips will operate regular route.

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

Routes 510/515, 530, 560/565, 580,610, 620, 635 Detroit Jazz Festival detour

8/28/2014 - 8/30/2014

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 510/515, 530, 560/565, 580, 610, 620 and 635 will be on detour Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th as follows:

510/515, 530, 560/565, 580 Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Randolph past Congress, right Jefferson (passengers may deboard at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

610, 620, 635 Southbound:  Regular route to westbound Congress, left Randolph, right Jefferson (passengers may deboard at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

510/515, 530, 560/565, 580 Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph past Larned, regular route.

610, 620, 635 Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

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

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 Detroit Jazz Festival detour

8/28/2014 - 8/30/2014

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 445, 450, 460, 465 and 475 will be on detour Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th as follows:

450, 460, 465 Southbound:  Regular detour route to southbound Griswold,  stay on Griswold past Michigan to stop on Griswold and Congress (end of route, layover on westbound Jefferson at Speedway station).

445, 475 Southbound:  Regular detour route to southbound Griswold,  stay on Griswold past Michigan, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route to Jefferson /Beaubien.

450, 460, 465 Northbound:  (Trips begin on westbound Jefferson nearside Woodward, passengers may board at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building):  West on Jefferson, right Griswold, past Congress, regular detour route.

445, 475 Northbound:  From Jefferson/Beaubien, regular route past Woodward, right Griswold past Congress, , regular detour route..

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

Routes 125, 200, 255, 830 Detroit Jazz Festival Detour

8/28/2014 - 8/30/2014

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 125, 200, 255 and 830 will be on detour Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th as follows:

Northbound/Eastbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

Southbound/Westbound: 
Regular route on westbound Congress to Randolph, left Randolph, right Jefferson (passengers may board at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

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

Kercheval Route 610 Grosse Pointe Farms Racing for Kids Detour

8/27/2014 - 8/28/2014

Due to the Racing for Kids event in Grosse Pointe Farms, Kercheval Route 610 will be on detour all day on Wednesday, August 27th as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on Kercheval to Fisher, left Fisher, right Ridge Road, right Muir, left Kercheval, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on Kercheval to Muir, right Muir, left Ridge Road, left Lincoln, right Kercheval, regular route.

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

Route 430 Arts, Beats and Eats Detour

8/27/2014 - 9/3/2014

Due to the Arts, Beats and Eats festival in downtown Royal Oak, Route 430 Main Street/Big Beaver will be on detour Wednesday, August 27th at 6:00 pm until Tuesday, September 2nd at 7:00 am as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to westbound 11 Mile Road, left Lafayette, stay to right on Lafayette, board/deboard passengers on Lafayette across from Transit Center (end of route).

Northbound:  From temporary southbound Lafayette stop, continue south on Lafayette, right 4th, right West, right 11 Mile Road,
regular route.

Route 430 passengers wishing to connect with Route 450/460 buses at 11 Mile Road and Woodward can transfer to Route 730 and 740 buses along 11 Mile Road.

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

Woodward Routes 450, 460 Birmingham Bike Festival detour

8/24/2014 - 8/24/2014

Due to the Birmingham Bike Festival, Woodward Routes 450 and 460 will be on detour on Sunday, August 24, 2014 until 6:30 pm or streets are clear as follows:

450 Outbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward, right Elm, left Bowers, right Old Woodward, right Brown, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to northbound Woodward past Oak, regular route.

450 Inbound:  Regular route to southbound Woodward past Quarton, stay to left, continue on Woodward past Maple, right Brown, left Old Woodward, regular route.

460 Outbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward, right Elm, left Bowers, right Old Woodward, right Brown, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to northbound Woodward, right Maple, regular route.

460 Inbound:  Regular route to westbound Maple to Woodward, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward, right Brown, left Old Woodward, regular route.

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

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.

Route 255 Knights of Columbus Park and Ride Closure

8/15/2014 - 8/31/2014

Due to construction, the park and ride lot on Route 255 Ford Road Express at the Knights of Columbus will be closed. 

Passengers can still use the park and ride lots at the Target at Beech-Daly in Dearborn Heights or Westland City Hall.

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 753 construction detour near Great Lakes Crossing

7/17/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Baldwin Road north of Walton, northbound trips on Route 753 Baldwin will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Baldwin to Walton, right Walton, left Joslyn, left Great Lakes Crossing Drive, right 1st entrance into Mall complex, left Ring Road, right driveway to Entrance 4 stop (Marshalls/Jeepers), regular route.

Southbound trips will operate regular route at this time.

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 200 Michigan Fairlane construction detour

7/15/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Wildbranch at Fairlane Town Center, Route 200 Michigan will be on detour as follows:

Eastbound/Westbound:  Regular route to Fairlane bus stop, right Town Center Drive past Wildbranch, left Burlwood, right Southfield service drive, regular route.

Buses will return to regular route upon completion of construction on Wildbranch.

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.

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.