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Five Bus Routes, including Two Rapid Ride Routes to Detour for over Eight Hours

9/10/13

ABQ RIDE’s service along or crossing part of Central Avenue will be diverted for eight hours to accommodate the annual New Mexico State Fair Parade.

Starting at 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Sept. 14, ABQ RIDE’s Central Avenue service will be on detour between San Mateo and Eubank until approximately 2 p.m.

Three ABQ RIDE bus routes along Central , the 766-Rapid Ride/Red Line, the 777-Rapid Ride/Green Line and  Route 66, as well as Routes #157-Louisiana/Montaño/Uptown and #31-Wyoming that cross Central will be detoured away from Central during this time.

Routes #66 and the #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line going eastbound will be diverted north at San Mateo, then east along Lomas before turning south again on Eubank to resume their regular routes on Central.  Going westbound, these buses will be diverted north at Eubank, then west along Lomas before turning south again on San Mateo to resume their regular routes on Central.   The #766 Rapid Ride/Red Line will use San Mateo and Lomas to get to and from the Uptown Transit Center.

The #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line will have temporary stops at the following locations:

  • Westbound #777:
    • Eubank & Central
    • Lomas & Wyoming
    • Lomas & Louisiana

Resuming regular stops at Central & San Mateo

  • Eastbound #777:
    • San Mateo & Central
    • Lomas & Louisiana
    • Lomas & Wyoming

Resuming regular stops at Central & Eubank

 

The #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line will have temporary stops at the following locations:

  • Westbound #766:
    • Louisiana & Constitution
    • On Lomas at Louisiana

Resuming regular stops at Central & San Mateo

  • Eastbound #766:
    • San Mateo & Central

Resuming regular stops at Louisiana & Lomas

During the parade, the Route #157-Montaño/Uptown will have no service south of Lomas and Route #31-Wyoming will have no service south of Copper.

For a complete list of the affected bus routes, plus maps detailing Sept. 14th’s route detours, click here. For more information on the New Mexico State Fair Parade, click here.

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