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2016 Concession Streetfest Detours – August 13th

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The Concession Streetfest will take place once again this year on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM. This will result in the total closure of Concession Street between the east leg of Upper Wentworth Street and Poplar Avenue.

Due to the road closures routes 23 UPPER GAGE and 24 UPPER SHERMAN will be on detour.

Concession Construction Detours Routes 23/24 August 24th – December

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The portion of Concession Street between the Upper Wellington Street and Upper Wentworth Street intersections will reopen to local traffic on August 24th. The reopening of this portion of Concession Street will allow for the return to regular routing, buses operating on the 25 UPPER WENTWORTH route. Buses operating on the 23 UPPER GAGE and 24 UPPER SHERMAN routes will continue to divert, with the routings to be as follows:

Concession Construction Detours Routes 23/24/25 May 25th – September

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Effective Monday, March 2nd, 2015 and until December 2015, Concession Street from Upper Wellington Street to Upper Sherman Avenue will be under construction. This will result in closures of Concession Street during certain stages of the project. At various times, HSR routes will have to detour.

The initial works to be done beginning on March 2, 2015 will only have traffic impacts along Concession Street which will cause delays. Beginning April 7th, 2015 sections of Concession Street will begin to close. Below are the approximate dates and detours of the affected routes.

Concession Construction Detours Routes 23/24 April 7 – May 24th

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Effective Monday, March 2nd, 2015 and until December 2015, Concession Street from Upper Wellington Street to Upper Sherman Avenue will be under construction. This will result in closures of Concession Street during certain stages of the project. At various times, HSR routes will have to detour.

The initial works to be done beginning on March 2, 2015 will only have traffic impacts along Concession Street which will cause delays. Beginning April 7th, 2015 sections of Concession Street will begin to close. Below are the approximate dates and detours of the affected routes.

Construction to begin on Concession Street on March 2nd

On Monday, March 2nd Hamilton’s Public Works Department will begin work on Concession Street between Upper Wellington Street and Upper Sherman Avenue. The project involves water main upgrades and full road reconstruction including new curbs and sidewalks with Urban Braille. As part of the City’s improved pedestrian mobility plan, two new pedestrian-activated crossing signals and new ladder-style crosswalks will also be installed.

There could be delays to HSR routes 23 UPPER GAGE, 24 UPPER SHERMAN and 25 UPPER WENTWORTH during the inital phases of the construction, with detours to the routes during the road closures listed below.

HSR Planning is preparing a notice regarding the closures and subsequent detours for this project, which will be released sometime next week. The detours are planned to begin on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015.

Concession Streetfest Detours – June 7th

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The Concession Streetfest will take place on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM. This will result in the total closure of Concession Street between the east leg of Upper Wentworth Street and Poplar Avenue.

Due to the road closures routes 23 UPPER GAGE and 24 UPPER SHERMAN will be on detour. The westbound detour has been revised for this year. Also, the eastbound detour has been revised due to the current Queensdale Avenue closure.

Spring 2014 Schedule Changes

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The Hamilton Street Railway has issued the Spring 2014 edition of their quarterly Bus News (their website has yet to be updated). Several routes have minor modifications while one route (35 COLLEGE) has reverted to previous routing.

Below are the changes that will take effect Sunday March 23rd, 2014.

23 UPPER GAGE Detour at Concession – July 29 – Aug 2

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As a result of road construction Concession Street at Mountain Park Avenue will be closed from start of service on Monday, July 29, 2013 until approximately Friday, August 2, 2013. Therefore, route 23 UPPER GAGE will be on detour.

Due to the road closure buses on this route will follow the below follows.

Concession Streetfest Detours – June 1st

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On Saturday, June 1st the Concession Street BIA will be hosting their Concession StreetFest. The event will result in the complete closure of Concession Street between the east leg of Upper Wentworth and Poplar Avenue with the stretch between Poplar and Upper Sherman open to local access only. The road closures will take place from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM.

Due to the road closures routes 23 UPPER GAGE and 24 UPPER SHERMAN will be on detour.