Category Archives: Previous Detours

41 MOHAWK detoured March 11-12th due to Kenilworth Access closure


Effective Saturday, March 11th from approximately 7:00 AM until Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at approximately 5:00 PM the Kenilworth Access will be closed due to urgent rock scaling and cleanup.

During this time 41 MOHAWK buses will be on detour as follows.

Bell Manor Closure detours routes 2/55A on March 6th


Effective Monday, March 6, 2017 from approximately 7:30 AM until approximately 4:00 PM The Bell Manor Loop will be closed due to a water valve repair.

During this time routes 2 BARTON and 55A STONEY CREEK CENTRAL buses will be on detour.

Please note that the TransCab point will also be temporarily relocated to BROCKELY at BARTON.

11 PARKDALE Detoured in Burlington Due to Half-Marathon and 5K on March 5th


From approximately 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM Lakeshore Road in Burlington will be closed from the CCIW to Brant Street due to the “Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5 Km Road Race”.

There are two separate detours for the two races.

The detour for the 5k race is:

Chatham closure detours 7 LOCKE on February 23rd from 9am-2pm


Effective Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM There will be water sewer line work on Chatham Street, between Locke Street and Dundurn Street.

Route 7 LOCKE buses will be on detour during as follows:

Limeridge Mall Transit Terminal closure Feb 19-21


As a result of a power interruption at Lime Ridge Mall effective Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 7:00 PM to Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 5:30 AM, HSR will be allowed to enter and exit the mall if need be but will not service any stops due to safety reasons.

Therefore, Routes 25 UPPER WENTWORTH, 26 UPPER WELLINGTON, 41 MOHAWK, 42 MOHAWK EAST, and 43 STONE CHURCH will be on detour during these times.

Hunter Street closure detours 7 LOCKE on January 20th from 9am-3pm


Effective Friday, January 20th, 2017 from approximately 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM weather permitting, Hunter Street from Queen Street to Locke Street will be closed due to a water pipe replacement.

During this time route 7 LOCKE will be detoured as follows:

Bold Street closure December 29th detours 6 ABERDEEN 7am-5pm


The City of Hamilton sent out a tweet late on Wednesday night alerting to a road closure for emergency sewer work. The late closure will affect Eastbound 6 ABERDEEN buses.

Bold Street between James Street South and Park Street South will be CLOSED to traffic on Thursday, December 29th from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Due to this closure HSR route 6 ABERDEEN will be detoured.

Boxing Day Race Detours routes 4 BAYFRONT and 6 ABERDEEN


The Boxing Day Race will be held on Monday, December 26th and will involve approximately 1,000 runners.

Additionally, be advised that HSR buses will be operating on a SATURDAY schedule for Boxing Day.

The following road closures will occur as a result of the race. Please note that times shown are approximate:

  • Hughson Street – Hunter Street to Murray Street (11:30 AM to 2:30 PM)
  • Murray Street – Hughson Street to Bay Street (11:30 AM to 2:30 PM)
  • Longwood Road – Dufferin Street to Macklin Street (12:00 noon to 2:00 PM)
  • Macklin Street – Longwood Road to King Street (12:00 noon to 2:00 PM)

During the race it will be necessary to detour routes 4 BAYFRONT and 6 ABERDEEN. While there are no other detours necessary, there may be delays to other routes which operate adjacent the race. The route detour are as follows below:

Lift bridge closure detours 11 PARKDALE nights of December 5th – 9th and 12th – 16th


The Burlington Canal Lift Bridge will be closed to all traffic effective Monday, December 5th, 2016, until Friday, December 9th, 2016 inclusive from approximately 8:00 PM until 5:00 AM each night for ongoing bridge repairs.

The bridge will also be closed to all traffic the following week from December 12th, 2016, until Friday, December 16th, 2016 inclusive between approximately 8:00 PM until 5:00 AM each night.

Therefore, route 11 PARKDALE buses will be on detour as follows. DUE TO THE LENGTHY DETOUR VIA THE QEW, DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE.

Construction closure at Parkdale and Glow detours 4 BAYFRONT and 11 PARKDALE extended [UPDATED 12/15]


Effective immediately and until Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at the beginning of service, the intersection of Parkdale Avenue and Glow Avenue will be closed due to construction. Therefore, Route 4 BAYFRONT and 11 PARKDALE buses (Northbound Only) will be on detour during this time.

The original notice issued by the city had the end date listed as Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. This was quietly extended on December 7th. The detour ended at 9:45 PM on December 14th, but was put back in place the morning of December 15th.

As of 11:30 AM the road has again reopened and the detour has been cancelled.

Buses will be on detour as follows below.