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Permanent Service Change for Express Routes on 83 Street

Starting October 7, Routes 60, 61, 66, 68, 69, 71 and 97 will no longer travel on 83 Street between Argyll Road and 90 Avenue. Instead, these routes will travel on 99 Street. This will include stops at #2840 (81 Avenue and 99 Street SB) and #2697 (82 Avenue and 99 Street NB)

Closed bus stops include:

Route 60 only:

  • #2525 (76 Avenue and 83 Street NB)
  • #2351 (78 Avenue and 83 Street NB)
  • #2190 (80 Avenue and 83 Street NB)

Route 61 only:

  • #2196 (90 Avenue and 83 Street SB)
  • #2952 (84 Avenue and 83 Street SB)
  • #2572 (80 Avenue and 83 Street SB)
  • #2498 (78 Avenue and 83 Street SB)

Routes 61, 68, and 71 only:

  • #2393 (86 Avenue and 83 Street SB) 
  • #2549 (82 Avenue and 83 Street SB)

All Routes:

  • #2329 (86 Avenue and 83 Street NB)
  • #2521 (82 Avenue and 83 Street NB)

Please note: This service change does not impact Routes 60S and 61S. 

For service between 83 Street and downtown, please use Route 8.

Routes 1 and 88 Westbound Detour on Rowland Road

From September 19 until October 24, bus routes 1 (West Edmonton Mall) and 88 (Downtown) will detour Rowland Road from 84 Street to 87 Street due to Epcor water main repair renewal work. During the detour, Bus Stops #1356 (90 Street and Rowland Road westbound) and #2276 (Dawson Bridge and Rowland Road westbound) will be temporarily closed.

For Bus Stop #2276, please use the temporary bus stop on 105 Avenue and 84 Street southbound. For Bus Stop #1356, please use Bus Stop #1385 (101A Avenue and 95 Street northbound).

During the detour, EPCOR is running a one-way taxi shuttle from Bus Stop #1356 (90 Street and Rowland Road westbound) to Bus Stop #1385 (101A Avenue and 95 Street northbound).  The taxi will be on-site between at Bus Stop #1356 from 5:30am to midnight. After midnight, please call the taxi at 780-777-7706.

Hewes Way Road Closure

Due to EPCOR work, Hewes Way is scheduled to be closed between 23 - 28 Avenue from:

  • Friday October 25 until Sunday October 27
  • Friday November 1 until Sunday November 3
  • Friday November 8 until Sunday November 10

Bus Routes 6, 8, 15, 59, 60, 61, 64, 65, 66, 69, 70, 74, 81, 340, 361, 362 and 363 will detour from Hewes Way to access Mill Woods Transit Centre from 9pm on Fridays until the start of service on Mondays. Route-specific detour details will be available soon.

Routes 1 and 310 Detour from Bus Stop #5578

From September 16 until December 2019, bus routes 1 and 310 will temporarily detour from Bus Stop #5578 (161 Street and 87 Avenue EB) due to Valley Line West work. Please use bus stop #5405 (87 Avenue and Meadowlark Road NB).

Note: Other routes that stop at Bus Stop #5578 (Routes 2, 4, 23, 33 and 106) are not impacted. These routes will continue to stop at Bus Stop #5578.

Night Time Service Disruptions

Upcoming Night Service Changes

Due to track maintenance, there will be some upcoming night service changes from:

  • Monday October 7 until Wednesday October 10
  • Monday October 14 until Thursday October 17
  • Sunday October 20 until Thursday October 24
  • Sunday October 27 until Wednesday October 30

After 8pm on these dates, Capital/Metro trains run every 20 minutes, with Metro trains only running between Churchill and NAIT stations.

Please plan ahead using the Trip Planner or use real-time tools.

Service Alerts

  • Groat Road Detour
    Starting December 2, 2018, Routes 128 and 130, as well as School Specials 725 and 757 will detour away from Groat Road until the completion of the Bridge and Road Renewal project in summer 2020. If you use these routes, please plan ahead. 

    During this time, these routes will suspend service to University Transit Centre and will be redirected to serve Government Centre Transit Centre. This route will include stops near Corona and Grandin/Government Centre LRT stations. 

    Updated schedule information will be available through the Transit Trip Planner.

  • Improvement Projects
    Numerous transit projects have taken place around the city. Learn more and double check transit schedules for temporary changes during current projects

  • LRT Arrival Signs
    The City of Edmonton continues to work with the contractor to fix the arrival signs and announcements

Current elevator and escalator outages and scheduled maintenance in Edmonton Transit LRT Stations.
When the LRT is experiencing difficulties due to unforseen circumstances and may be unable to provide service to every stop, ETS provides replacement service with buses to ensure that customers are still able to reach their destination.

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