2015 Labour Day Parade Downtown Detours

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The 2015 Hamilton Labour Day parade will be held on Monday, September 7, 2015 from 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM. The parade will assemble on York Blvd. between Dundurn and Queen starting at 9:00 AM.

At 10:30 AM, the parade will travel south on Queen, east on Main, north on Bay, and west on York Blvd. to Dundurn Park. The parade will arrive at Dundurn Park at approximately 12:00 PM. The parade will result in the closure of the following streets between 9:30 AM and 12:00 PM. Please note that HSR buses will be allowed to proceed on Main eastbound as far as the intersection at Queen Street.

  • York Blvd. between Dundurn and Bay
  • Bay Street between Main and Cannon
  • Main Street between Queen and Bay
  • King Street between Queen and MacNab

Due to the road closures routes 4 BAYFRONT, 5 DELAWARE (all branches), 7 LOCKE, 8 YORK, 9 ROCK GARDENS, 34 UPPER PARADISE and 99 WATERFRONT SHUTTLE will be detoured between approximately 9:30am until 12:00pm.

The detours are as follows:


EASTBOUND to MOUNT ALBION LOOP

From Bay at Main

  • Right (east) on Main Street
  • Left (north) on John Street
  • Left (west) on Wilson Street
  • Continue west on York Blvd.
  • Right (north) on MacNab Street and resume regular routing.

WESTBOUND

From KING at JAMES

  • Continue west on King Street
  • Left (south) on MacNab Street (east terminal roadway)
  • Left (east) on Main Street
  • Right (south) on James Street
  • Right (west) on Hunter Street
  • Right (north) on Locke Street
  • Left (west) on King Street and resume regular routing west of Locke.

EASTBOUND

From MAIN at QUEEN

  • Right (south) on Queen Street
  • Left (east) on Jackson Street
  • Left (north) on Bay Street
  • Right (east) on Main Street and resume regular routing east of Bay Street.

EASTBOUND to James at King

From Main at Queen

  • Right (south) on Queen Street
  • Left (east) on Jackson Street
  • Left (north) on Bay Street
  • Right (east) on Main Street
  • Left (north) on John Street
  • Left (west) on Rebecca Street
  • Left (south) on James Street and resume regular inbound York routing to James and King.

EASTBOUND to James at King

From Strathcona Loop

  • Continue north on Strathcona Street
  • Left (west) on Florence Street
  • Left (south) on Dundurn Street
  • Left (east) on Main Street
  • Right (south) on Queen Street
  • Left (east) on Jackson Street
  • Right (south) on James Street
  • Left (east) on Augusta Street
  • Left (north) on John Street
  • Left (west) on Rebecca Street
  • Left (south) on James Street and resume regular routing to James at King.

WESTBOUND to Strathcona Loop

From Hunter at Bay

  • Continue west on Hunter Street
  • Left (south) on Queen Street
  • Right (west) on Hunter Street
  • Right (north) on Locke Street
  • Left (west) on King Street
  • Right (north) on Strathcona Avenue to the Strathcona Loop.

EASTBOUND to Cemetaries

From Hunter at Bay

  • Continue west on Hunter Street
  • Left (south) on Queen Street
  • Right (west) on Hunter Street
  • Right (north) on Locke Street
  • Left (west) on King Street
  • Right (north) on Dundurn Street
  • Left (west) on York Blvd. and resume regular routing on York, west of Dundurn.

WESTBOUND to James at King

From York at Dundurn

  • Right (south) on Dundurn Street
  • Left (east) on Main Street
  • Right (south) on Queen Street
  • Left (east) on Jackson Street
  • Left (north) on Bay Street
  • Right (east) on Main Street
  • Left (north) on John Street
  • Left (west) on Wilson Street
  • Left (south) on James Street and resume regular outbound routing on James, south of King.

NORTHBOUND to King at James

From Hess at Bold

  • Right (east) on Jackson Street
  • Left (north) on Bay Street
  • Right (east) on Main Street and resume regular routing.

SOUTHBOUND to Glancaster Loop

From King at James

  • Continue west on King Street
  • Left (south) on MacNab Street (east terminal roadway)
  • Left (east) on Main Street
  • Right (south) on James Street
  • Right (west) on Hunter Street
  • Left (south) on Queen Street and resume regular routing.

NORTHBOUND to Pier 8

From James at King

  • Continue south on James Street
  • Left (east) on Main Street
  • Left (north) on John Street
  • Left (west) on Wilson Street
  • Right (north) on James Street and resume regular routing on James, north of Wilson.

Source: Transit Staff