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**Bus Stop Closures**

Routes #66-Central and #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line

Effective  on Friday, July 22,  2016, four stops on westbound Central between San Pasquale and Clayton are being temporarily closed, due to power pole replacement by Public Service Co. of New Mexico.

The following westbound Central stops are temporarily closed this day:

  • #66 westbound stop on Central at San Pasquale (in front of Wendy's)
  • #66 westbound stop on Central, just east of Rio Grande
  • #66 & #766 westbound stop on Central, just west of Rio Grande
  • #66 westbound stop on Central at Clayton (in front of McDonald's)

Routes #66-Central, #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line, #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line and #790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line-westbound only

Week of July 18-22, 2016

Due to Water Utility Authority work on underground utilities on Central between Girard and University, ONLY one lane of traffic will be open in each direction (westbound and eastbound). Initially, the outside two lanes will be closed on each side of Central from Yale to University, then later in the week the inside two lanes will be closed on each side of Central from Yale to University.

 

Week of July 25-29, 2016

The Water Utility Authority will begin removing roadway and installing the new 6” and 12” water lines. During initial construction, the two outside lanes will be closed on Central from Yale to University, with one lane open in each direction (eastbound and westbound). Right-hand turns will be permitted for eastbound traffic at Mesa, Terrace, and Buena Vista as well as University and Yale.

Eastbound:

#66-Central only: The last stop before construction zone at Central and Maple will be service. Temporarily, there will be   no service at Central and University. Service will resume at Central and Harvard.

Westbound:

Routes #66, #766, #777 and #790:

All routes will service the last stop at Central and Cornell 66, as this will also be a temporary stop for 766, 777 and 790. Stops at Central and Yale and Central and University near side will temporarily not be serviced.

Route #10-North 4th Street on Temporary Detour Due to Construction at 4th and Aspen

Due to road construction at 4th Street and Aspen (at the railroad tracks), Route #10-North 4th -is on temporary detour, and has two bus stop closures/temporary bus stops.

Northbound:
West - Aspen
North - 5th Street
East - Haines
North - 4th Street

Southbound:
East - Haines
South - 3rd Street
West - Hannett
South - 4th

Please note: two bus stops will temporarily close and two temporary stops will go up during this construction:

Southbound stop south of Haines - Closed
Northbound stop south of Haines - Closed

Temporary southbound stop - Just south of Aspen
Temporary northbound stop - Just north of Haines

 

Detours on Routes #66-Central, #766-Red Line and #777-Green Line Starting Monday, July 18, 2016

These three Central Avenue routes will be on westbound detour starting Monday, July 18, 2016 through Thursday, September 15, 2016, due to construction on 1st Street between Central and Copper.

Westbound

West - Central
North - 2nd Street
West - copper

Return to regular route

NOTE: Temporary bus stops for these three routes will be located on westbound Central between 1st and 2nd.

Route #66-Central

The eastbound Route #66-Central stop on Central at 64th Street (between the Sonic Drive In and Sunridge Dental Care) is temporarily closed until further notice. This is due to Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) work on the roadway. For the time being, please use either the eastbound #66 stop at Central and Coors SW or the eastbound #66 stop at Central and 61st St. SW.

Northwest Transit Center Repairs: July, 2016

Effective Saturday, July 9 to Sunday, July 24, 2016, the Northwest Transit Center (NWTC) will be partially closed for repairs. The Lower Parking Lot and Passenger Platform will be closed. The Upper Parking Lot will be open on weekdays only.

Routes #96, #155, #157, and #790 will operate normally, except for stopping on Cibola Loop.

Routes #251 and #551 will also stop on Cibola Loop, but in addition will detour to Seven Bar Loop & Cottonwood Drive (behind Cottonwood Mall) to facilitate transfers at that location.

Routes #92, #94, & #98 will not serve the Northwest Transit Center and will instead end at Seven Bar Loop and Cottonwood Dr. to allow transfers to other routes.

 

Routes #96-Crosstown Commuter, #155-Coors, #157-Uptown/Montaño/Kirtland and #790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line

Effective Saturday, July 9, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016. Detouring due to the driveway construction project at the Northwest Transit Center, these routes will not enter the NWTC, but will instead serve bus stops on Cibola Loop near the entrance to the NWTC.  The #155 and #157 will stop by the fire station just south of the NWTC entrance, and the #96 and #790 will stop by the apartments just to the north.               

Routes #251-ABQ-Rio Rancho/Rail Runner Connection and #551-Jefferson/Paseo del Norte Express  

Effective Saturday, July 9, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016, due to driveway construction project at the Northwest Transit Center, these routes will not enter the NWTC, but will instead stop on Cibola Loop just north of the entrance to the NWTC.  They will also detour to serve an additional pair of stops north of Cottonwood Mall as follows:                     

Northbound

  • North-Coors (Not Coors Bypass)
  • West-Seven Bar Loop

Service #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line bus stop north of Cottonwood Mall (red shelter)

  • North-Cottonwood Drive
  • West-Ellison
  • North-Cibola Loop, serving bus stop on Cibola Loop just north of NWTC entrance
  • Curve West & South Cibola Loop
  • East-Ellison

Resume Regular Route

Southbound

  • North-Cibola Loop, serving bus stop on Cibola Loop just north of NWTC entrance
  • Curve West & South Cibola Loop
  • East-Ellison
  • South-Cottonwood Drive
  • East-Seven Bar Loop

Service #790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line bus stop north of Cottonwood Mall (turquoise shelters)

  • South-Coors

Resume Regular Route

 

ROUTE #92 – Taylor Ranch Express

Effective Saturday, July 9, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016. Due to driveway construction project at the Northwest Transit Center (NWTC), this route will start and end at near Cottonwood Mall instead of at the NWTC.                     

Northbound/PM

  • East-Ellison
  • South–Cottonwood Dr.
  • East–Seven Bar Loop; route ends at #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (turquoise shelters).

Southbound/AM

From north/westbound #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (red shelter):

  • West–Seven Bar Loop
  • North–Cottonwood Dr.
  • West–Ellison and resume regular route

 

 

ROUTE #94 - UNSER COMMUTER

Effective Saturday, July 9, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016. Due to driveway construction project at the Northwest Transit Center (NWTC), this route will start and end near Cottonwood Mall instead of at the NWTC.                     

Northbound

  • North–Coors Bypass
  • East-Ellison
  • South–Cottonwood Dr.
  • East–Seven Bar Loop; route ends at #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (turquoise shelters).

Southbound

From north/westbound #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (red shelter):

  • West–Seven Bar Loop
  • North–Cottonwood Dr.
  • West-Ellison
  • South–Coors Bypass and resume regular route

 

ROUTE #98 - WYOMING COMMUTER

Effective Saturday, July 9, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016. Detouring due to driveway construction project at the Northwest Transit Center.                

Northbound

  • West–Ellison
  • South–Cottonwood Dr.
  • East–Seven Bar Loop; route ends at #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (turquoise shelters).

 

Southbound

From north/westbound #790 Rapid Ride/Blue Line stop north of Cottonwood Mall (red shelter):

  • West–Seven Bar Loop
  • North–Cottonwood Dr.
  • East–Ellison and resume regular route

 

 

This is the A.M. bus stop – start of Routes #92, #94 & #98 during NWTC detour

 

This is the P.M. bus stop – end of Routes #92, #94 & #98 during NWTC detour

 

Route #66-Central (and #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line)

Due to construction on eastbound Central between 56th St. SW and 62nd St. SW, the #66 eastbound stops 57th and Central, 59th and Central and 61st and Central are temporarily closed. Passengers will neither be picked up nor dropped off at closed stops for safety concerns.

*Also, expect Routes #66-Central and #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line to encounter delays during this construction.

 

 

 Routes #10-North 4th Street and #157-Montaño/Uptown/Kirtland

Road construction on 4th St NW and Montaño could delay both Route #10-North 4th St and #157-Montaño/Uptown/Kirtland for the next few weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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