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1 KING and 10 B-LINE EXPESS detoured Sept 19-Oct 10 due to University Plaza construction

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Effective Monday, September 19th, 2016 from the beginning of service and for approximately 3 weeks weather permitting, the University Plaza Terminal will be closed due to construction.

As a result, Routes 1A KING and 10 B-LINE EXPRESS buses will be on detour during this time. Only westbound buses will be affected by this detour. No eastbound stops will be missed.

Routes 1/1A, 5A/5C and 51 Detoured on McMaster Campus April 28-29 (Phase 2)

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Effective Thursday, April 28th from 7:00am until Friday, April 29th at 7:00pm, Sterling Street at Forsyth Avenue (McMaster University) will be fully closed due to crane dismantling.

Routes 1 KING (eastbound), 1A KING (westbound), 5A DELAWARE (eastbound), 5C DELAWARE (eastbound) and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time as follows

Eastbound routes 1/5A/51 Detoured on McMaster Campus April 25-28, May 2-4 (Phase 1)

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Effective Monday, April 25th from 7:00am until Thursday, April 28th at 7:00am, eastbound Sterling Street at Forsyth Avenue (exiting McMaster University) will be closed due to crane dismantling. This detour will change effective April 28th.

This closure and detour will be reinstated on May 2nd at 7:00 AM – May 4th at 7:00 PM.

Routes 1 KING, 5A DELAWARE and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time as follows:

James Street closure detours Multiple Routes on April 17th

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There will be sewer construction in front of 36 James Street South on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 that will result in the closure of James Street from King Street to Main Street between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. All HSR routes that use this section of roadway will be on detour.

This includes 1 KING, 2 BARTON, 3 CANNON, 4 BAYFRONT, 6 ABERDEEN, 7 LOCKE, and 8 YORK.

1 KING detoured April 9th – 10th Downtown

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There will be a crane lift for the CIBC Tower on Saturday evening April 9th from approximately 8:00pm and early Sunday morning April 10th until approximately 4:00am that will result in the closure of one southbound lane of James Street South, south of the north branch of King Street. As a result, route 1 KING will be detoured.

Additionally bus stop JAMES at KING (serviced by 2 BARTON and 3 CANNON) will be temporarily relocated due to the lane restriction. All routes on James Street South (routes 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8) should expect delays during the times of the crane lift.

Routes 1 KING will be detoured as follows:

Main Street Closure Detours Multiple Routes Dec 27th – 30th

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Effective Sunday, December 27, 2015 until Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from approximately 6 am to 6 pm daily, Main Street from Caroline Street to Bay Street will be closed due to a crane dismantling at Main and Caroline. Due to this closure, several HSR routes above will be detoured during this time.

Routes affected by the closure include 1 KING, 5 DELAWARE (all branches), 7 LOCKE, 10 B-LINE EXPRESS, 34 UPPER PARADISE, and 51 UNIVERSITY.

Remembrance Day Detours November 8th, 2015

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There will be a procession for Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The procession this year will return to the Cenotaph in Gore Park after last year being temporarily relocated to Liuna Station during Gore Park construction. A small procession will depart the James Street Armouries at 10:15 am and proceed south on James to the south side of King Street. The road closures in the surrounding area of the Cenotaph should begin around 10:30 am.

The ceremonies will begin at the Cenotaph at 10:45 am and will continue until 11:30 am. During this time, there will be no vehicle traffic allowed on the following streets:

  • King Street (North Side) – Catharine to James
  • Hughson Street – King to Main
  • John Street – King to Main

There will be two minutes of silence observed at 11:00 am, at which time all traffic (including buses) in the surrounding area will not be permitted to move.

All of the MacNab Terminal routes will service the Route 5 bus stop on Main at MacNab.

1 KING and 44 RYMAL Detoured at Eastgate Transit Terminal October 25-26

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Effective Sunday, October 25, 2015, from approximately 8 pm until Monday, October 26, 2015 at the beginning of HSR service, Route 1/1A KING and Route 44 RYMAL buses will not be allowed to access the Eastgate Transit Terminal due to final paving works along Queenston Road and Centennial Parkway.

During the closure period, 1 KING and 44 RYMAL buses routes will be detoured as follows:

Routes 1A/5/51 Detoured on McMaster Campus Oct 20-26

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Effective Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 thru Monday, October 26th, 2015, the Sterling Street entrance of McMaster University campus will be closed due to construction work. Routes 1A KING, 5 DELAWARE, and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time.

2015 Supercrawl Detours Sept 11th – 13th

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Supercrawl is taking place on the weekend of September 11, 12 & 13, 2015. The event for this year has been extended to include James Street between King and Main. A summary of the associated road closures is below:

  • James Street, between Main and King Street (north leg) >> Thursday, September 10th at 6 PM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 14th
  • James Street, between King (north leg) and Murray >> Friday, September 11th at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 14th
  • York Blvd.,/Wilson Street between Bay Street and Hughson Street >> Friday, September 11th at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 14th
  • A bus only lane, complete with barricade fencing, will be enforced on King Street, between John and MacNab >> Friday, September 11th at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 14th

The below detours are for Friday morning. Click here for the detours effective Thursday evening and overnight.

Additionally the HSR will be providing a free shuttle between the Locke Street Festival and Supercrawl during the festival. Click here for shuttle information.