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Route 460 Royal Oak Christmas Spectacular Detour 12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017

Due to the Royal Oak Christmas Spectacular Parade on Saturday, December 16, 2017, Washington Avenue in downtown Royal Oak will be closed from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. or streets are clear.  Buses will detour as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward past Washington, right 11 Mile Road, right Lafayette, left Sherman to Royal Oak Transit Center (passengers will board/deboard northbound buses on Sherman during this detour), left Washington, left 11 Mile Road, right Woodward, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Royal Oak Transit Center, left Washington, left 11 Mile Road, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward past Washington, regular route.

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

Route 620 Revised St. Clair Shores Detour 12/11/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 10 Mile between Jefferson and Harper, northbound Route 620 Charlevoix buses will be on detour beginning Monday, December 11, 2017 until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on Greater Mack to 9 Mile, left 9 Mile, right Harper, left Little Mack, regular route.

Southbound trips will operate regular route.

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

Route 400 End of Civic Center & Berg Detour 12/7/2017 - 12/20/2017

Effective Thursday, December 7, 2017, Route 400 will return to regular route at Civic Center and Berg.

Construction in this area has been completed.

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

Route 780 End of Construction 12/7/2017 - 12/20/2017

Effective Thursday, December 7, 2017, Route 780 will return to regular route at 15 Mile between Utica and Moravian.

Construction in this area has been completed.

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

Route 610 Wayne State Detour 12/4/2017 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns along Cass Ave, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour Monday, December 4, 2017 until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on Woodward to Warren, left onto westbound Warren, last stop will be past Anthony Wayne Dr. in front of General Lectures building.

Northbound:  From stop on westbound Warren in front of General Lectures, left at turnback before Lodge Service Dr to eastbound Warren, right Woodward, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at all DDOT stops along Warren.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

851 REVISED Wayne State detour 12/4/2017 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns along Cass Ave, Route 851 W. Bloomfield Park and Ride trips serving Wayne State will be on detour Monday, December 4, 2017 until further notice as follows:

 

Southbound:  Regular route to E. Grand Blvd past Cass, right onto southbound Woodward, right Warren, regular route.

 

Northbound:  Regular route to eastbound Forest past Cass, left Woodward, left Baltimore, right Cass, regular route.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at all SMART stops along Woodward.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 615, 620 Nine and Greater Mack Detour 10/27/2017 - Until further notice

Effective Friday, October 27, 2017, southbound Routes 615 Kercheval-Harper and 620 Charlevoix will not be able to go south on Greater Mack at 9 Mile Rd and will be on detour until construction is finished as follows:

Route 615 Kercheval-Harper:

Northbound:  Regular route

Southbound regular route to westbound 9 Mile, past Greater Mack, immediate left Cavalier Dr, right Greater Mack, regular route.

Route 620 Charlevoix:

Northbound:  Regular route

Southbound regular route to 9 Mile, right 9 Mile, immediate left Cavalier Dr, right Greater Mack, regular route.

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

Route 752 Construction Detour 10/2/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Oakland County Court House, Route 752 North Hill Farms will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Courthouse, regular route to Hospital Drive, left Old Hospital Drive, Left County Center Drive, continue regular route.

Southbound: From the Courthouse, regular route to Hospital Drive, left Old Hospital Drive, Left County Center Drive, continue regular route.

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

Downtown Bus Stop Closure on Griswold 7/28/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction the SMART bus stop on northbound Griswold just north of Larned is closed until further notice.

Passengers can board and deboard buses at the stop on westbound Jefferson right before Griswold.

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

Route 405 Maple Rd. Construction Detour 7/24/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on eastbound Maple Road between Haggerty and Drake, trips on Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour as follows:

405 Eastbound:  From Henry Ford Hospital, left Maple, left Haggerty, left 14 Mile, left Drake, right Maple, regular route.

405 Westbound:  Regular route to Henry Ford Hospital.

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

Route 465 REVISED Construction Detour 7/13/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on I-75 in Auburn Hills, Route 465 Woodward Limited to Auburn Hills will be on detour beginning Thursday, July 13, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route northbound Crooks Road, keep straight past Corporate Drive, left first turnback past Square Lake Road, right Square Lake Road, right N. Adams Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Adams Road, left W.Square Lake Road (first left after I-75 overpass), right Crooks, regular route.

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

Route 730 Revision 2 Construction Detour 6/26/2017 - Until further notice

Due to 10 Mile being closed between Greenfield Rd and Southfield Rd, Route 730 10 Mile trips will be detoured beginning Monday, June 12, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route to Southfield Rd, right Southfield, left Mt. Vernon, left Greenfield, right 10 Mile, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route to Greenfield Rd, left Greenfield, right Mt. Vernon, right Southfield, left 10 Mile, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers when flagged at posted SMART signs along the detour routing, please be aware that Routes 415/420 also use stops along Greenfield and Southfield, respectively.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information 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.

Route 430 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall Routes 430 Main Street trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound (to Royal Oak Meijer): Regular route to Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

Southbound (to Royal Oak Transit Center): Regular route to northbound Coolidge, past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515. 

Route 460 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 460 Woodward-Somerset trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge, past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, end of line.

Southbound: From Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 465 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 465 Auburn Hills trips will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Somerset bus stop, straight past stop sign, through lot to Coolidge, right Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 780 Somerset Detour 5/31/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Somerset Mall, Route 780 Fifteen Mile will be detoured beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and until further notice as follows:

780 Eastbound & Westbound: Regular route to northbound Coolidge past Golfview, right Big Beaver, right Lakeview, right at second driveway into Somerset to bus stop, straight past stop sign, continue through lot to Coolidge, right northbound Coolidge, left first turnback to southbound Coolidge, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 Construction Detour 5/22/2017 - Until further notice

Due to lane closures on Evergreen Road between 9 and 10 Mile, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Monday, May 22, 2017  and until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route past Evergreen, right Lahser, Left Civic Center Dr, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Civic Center Dr to Lahser, right Lahser, left 9 Mile, regular route.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any safe location along the detour routing and there will also be temporary stops installed in both directions to serve 9/Mile and Lahser.

 

Passengers traveling to and from the Southfield Civic Center should utilize Route 405 Northwestern for the duration of this project.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.

Route 330 Ongoing Construction Notice 4/26/2017 - Until further notice

Grand River will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Middlebelt and Halstead. 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 430 Detour Reminder 4/10/2017 - Until further notice

Continuing on Monday, April 10, 2017, Route 430 Main street will continue to be on the same detour as previously posted on 12/13/2016 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound (from Somerset):  Regular route to southbound Coolidge past Doyle Drive (do not turn into Midtown Square), left Meijer Drive, follow Meijer Drive around to the left and turn left at first driveway into Royal Oak Meijer parking lot area, left at driveway along shelter to end of route.

Southbound (From Royal Oak Meijer bus stop shelter):  Continue out to right Meijer Drive, right Coolidge past Maple, regular route to Somerset.

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

Route 400 Eleven Mile Construction Detour 3/15/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Eleven Mile Rd between Middlebelt and Orchard Lake, Route 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge will be on detour Wednesday, March 15, 2017 until futher notice.  The detour is as follows:

 

Eastbound:   Regular route on southbound Orchard Lake out of OCC past 11 Mile, left 10 Mile, left Middlebelt, right 11 Mile, regular route.

 

Westbound:   Regular route on westbound 11 Mile to Middlebelt, left Middlebelt, right 10 Mile, right Orchard Lake, regular route.

 

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

Route 510/515 Hall Road Construction and Route Delays 3/9/2017 - Until further notice

Route 510/515 Van Dyke on Hall Road will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Hall road between M-53 and Schoenherr until further notice.

 

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

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted bus stop or any safe location along the route. If you have any questions please call Customer Service 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 Route 610 M-1 Construction Detour 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

The detour due to the M-1 rail project for Route 610 Kercheval has been revised beginning Monday, June 6th, 2016 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass past W. Montcalm, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward past M.L. King Blvd, right Fisher Service Drive, 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.

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.