Tag Archives: Detours

Limeridge Mall Transit Terminal closure Feb 19-21

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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.

Emerson closure detours 5 DELAWARE and 51 UNIVERSITY on January 24th from 8am-3pm

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On Tuesday January 24, 2017 from 8 am to 3 pm a road closure of Emerson St., between Holmes Ave. and Whitney Ave, will be in effect due to construction. This closure will result in the requirement for buses in the affected area to be diverted.

During this time routes 5 DELAWARE and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured as follows:

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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

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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.

Lift Bridge Closure Detours 11 PARKDALE nights of November 28th – December 2nd

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The Burlington Canal Lift Bridge will be closed to all traffic effective Monday, November 28th, 2016, until Friday, December 2nd, 2016 inclusive from approximately 8:00 PM until 5:00 AM each night for ongoing bridge repairs.

DUE TO THE LENGTHY DETOUR VIA THE QEW, DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE.

Therefore, route 11 PARKDALE buses will be on detour as follows below during these times:

5 DELAWARE detoured at St Joseph’s Ambulatory Care on King Street East on November 26th

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Effective Saturday, November 26th, 2016 from approximately 7:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the entrance to St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s King Campus will be closed to bus traffic due to construction.

Route 5 DELAWARE will not directly service the building during this time and will remain on King Street.

CP Holiday Train Detours 5 DELAWARE on November 28th

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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be stopping for a very brief visit to the Hamilton area on Monday, November 28th, 2016. The CP Holiday Train is decorated with thousands of Christmas Lights and supports local food banks. As a result of the train visit, the following roads will be closed to all traffic for several hours, from approximately 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM:

  • Gage Avenue between Cumberland Avenue and Lawrence Road
  • Lawrence Road between Gage Avenue and Ottawa Street

The train is scheduled to arrive at 7:45 PM with the event taking place between 8:00 PM and 8:40 PM.