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Route Detours

Information about ABQ RIDE route detours and route delays.

Detour: Route #36-12th St./Rio Grande

Effective Monday, July 6, 2020 until further notice. Detouring northbound only due to road construction on 12th St. and Menaul.

Northbound only:

  • N-12th (bus stop prior to IndianSchool is closed)
  • West-Indian School (servicing temporary stop after turn)
  • West–Continue west on Indian School
  • North–Rio Grande
  • East- Matthew
  • North–12th

Back to Regular Route


Detour: Route #8-Menaul (Monday through Friday only)

Effective Monday, July 6, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to construction on Menaul and 12th St.

Northbound to Eastbound

  • North-12th Street (bus stop prior to IndianSchool is closed)
  • West-Indian School (servicing temporary stop after turn)
  • East-Menaul

Back to Regular Route

Westbound to Southbound

  • West-Menaul (past 12th)-servicing temporary stop
  • East-Indian School
  • South-12th

Back to Regular Route


Detour: Route #66-Central

Effective, Saturday, June 13, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to the construction of the new Singing Arrow Community Center on Wenonah, west of Tramway. This detour only adds a layover stop to the route. No other stops are affected.

Detour eastbound:

  • East–Central (continue past Tramway)
  • South-Four Hills Rd.
  • West–Wenonah (temporary layover stop prior to Tramway)

Detour westbound:

  • West–Wenonah (service #66 bus stop/not a layover)

Back to Regular Route

*A temporary stop now on westbound Wenonah, just before Tramway


Detour: Route #5-Montgomery/Carlisle/Lomas

Effective Saturday, May 2, 2020 until completion. Detouring in both directions due to Water Authority construction on Mountain Rd. and Edith Blvd.

Westbound (Inbound)

  • West-Lomas
  • North-Broadway
  • West-Mountain Rd

Back to Regular Route

Eastbound (Outbound)

  • East-Mountain Rd
  • South-Broadway
  • East-Lomas

Back to Regular Route

*NOTICERt. #5 is servicing all the Lomas stops between Broadway and I-25 both directions.  All bus stops on Mountain Rd. between Broadway and I-25 will be closed until further notice. Temporary stops are on Broadway southbound at Rt. #16 stops.


Detour: Route #51-Atrisco/Rio Bravo

Effective Tuesday, April 21, 2020 through Sept., 2020 (changed from previous detour dated April 6). Detouring due to sewer work on Prince St. and Grape Ave. SW

Northbound Only:

  • East–Prosperity
  • North-Broadway
  • West–Rio Bravo

Back to Regular Route

Four new bus stop closures:

  • ID 5401 Prince @ Prosperity
  • ID 5403 Prince and Grape
  • ID 5405 Prince and Gore
  • ID 5407 Prince @ Rio Bravo

 Two new, temporary stops added:

  • Prosperity and Prince-far side
  • Rio Bravo and Prince-far side

Bus Stop Closures-The following bus stops are closed for the long term:

  • Bus stop southbound at Coors Blvd. and Western Trails Rd. (Bus stop ID number 3047). Closed for Route #96-Crosstown Commuter during the A.M. and to Route #155-Coors southbound. Closed due to construction of the adjacent Presbyterian facility and associated roadway/sidewalk improvements.
  • Bus stop at Silver and 5th (Bus Stop ID number 6976). Closed due to road closure westbound on Silver, between 4th and 5th St at the former PNM building.
  • Bus stop at 3rd and Silver (Bus stop ID number 6974). No Route #8-Menaul southbound service.


Limited Service: Route #141-San Mateo

Effective Saturday, March 28, 2020 until further notice. Due to gate closures at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

For Route #140/141:

  • Southbound bus will stop at a temporary stop on Gibson and San Mateo, facing east.
  • Northbound bus will stop at the regular bus stop on San Mateo and Gibson (just north of Gibson).

**NOTE- The V. A. Hospital will provide shuttle service from San Mateo Gate to inside the V.A. Hospital property. Passengers will have to walk from the bus stop to the San Mateo Gate.

  • The San Pedro Gate is reserved for all inbound traffic
  • The San Mateo Gate is reserved for outbound only traffic.


Detour: Route #2-Eubank (Weekends)

Effective Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 until July, 2020. Detouring due to construction at Kirtland Air Force Base.

Southbound Detour when servicing Britt and Research

  • South-Eubank
  • East-Gibson
  • South–Britt (Layover at temporary stop)

Northbound Detour from Britt and Research

  • South-Britt (From temporary Layover stop)
  • West–Research
  • North-Eubank

Back to Regular Route


Detour: Route #8-Menaul

Effective Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 until further notice. Detouring outbound only.


  • West–Gold (services temporary stop on Gold at 3rd)
  • North–5th St.

Back to Regular Route.


Detour: Routes #36-12th St./Rio Grande

Effective Saturday, March 28, 2020 until further notice. Detouring outbound only due to the closing of Silver Ave. SW, between 4th and 5th Streets westbound. Replaces previous detours for this area.


  • South-3rd St..
  • West-Lead
  • North-5th St.

Back to Regular Route