Route Detours

Information about ABQ RIDE route detours and route delays.

Detour: Route #50-Airport/Downtown

Effective from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday, January 18 through Friday, January 29, 2021. Detouring northbound due to construction on westbound Lead and Mesa.


  • West-Lead
  • North-Buena Vista
  • East-Central
  • South-Yale (From layover to Airport)

Back to Regular Route


Temporary Stop Closure: ART Station at Coors and Central for Routes # 766-ART Red Line and #777-ART Green Line

Due to construction, the eastbound side of the West Central ART station at Coors will be closed from Wednesday, January 20 through Thursday, January 21, 2021. Please use the eastbound Route #66-Central stop at Central and 65th Street to board all eastbound ART buses.


Detour: Route #16-Broadway/University/Gibson

Effective Monday, January 18 through Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Detouring eastbound only due to road construction on Gibson and University.


  • South-University (continue south on University through Gibson)
  • South-University (using Thomas Bell roundabout to get turned around)
  • North-University
  • East-Gibson

Back to Regular Route



Detour: Route #54-Bridge/Westgate

Effective Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to construction on Bridge Blvd, between Old Coors and Atrisco.                    


  • East-Continue East on Arenal (service temporary stop on east side of Arenal)
  • North-Goff
  • East-Bridge

Back to Regular Route


  • South-Goff
  • West-Arenal

Back to Regular Route

**All stops on Old Coors between Arenal and Bridge will be closed in both directions. There will be a temporary stop on eastbound Arenal and Coors, on the east side of the street. Another temporary stop is on Goff, just south of Bridge. Temporary stops for the #54 will also be added to the existing east and west stops for Route #51 at Rio Grande High School.


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

Effective Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to construction on Menaul and 12th Street (replaces an earlier detour in the same area dated July 6, 2020).


  • West-Frontage Road (normal route)
  • South-12th Street
  • East-Frontage Road (service temporary stop after turn)
  • North-6th Street
  • East-Menaul

Back to Regular Route


Route Unaffected

**Eastbound stops on Menaul between Sixth and 12th Streets will be closed for the duration, as well as a temporary stop on Indian School Road. A new temporary stop will be placed on the eastbound Frontage Road.


Detour: Routes #8-Menaul, #36 & #37-12th St./Rio Grande

Effective Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to construction on Silver Avenue, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.        


  • South-Sixth Street
  • East-Lead Avenue
  • North-Third Street
  • East-Silver Avenue
  • North-Second Street

Back to Regular Route


  • West-Gold Avenue
  • North-Fifth Street

Back to Regular Route


Detour: Route #16-Broadway/University/Gibson

Effective Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 until further notice. Detouring due to emergency construction work on Carlisle at Vail, north and southbound.


  • West-Vail
  • South-Amherst
  • East- Eastern

Back to Regular Route


  • East-Crest
  • North-Hermosa Dr.
  • West-Thaxton

Back to Regular Route


Detour: Route #54-Bridge/Westgate

Effective Friday, July 10, 2020 until further notice. Detouring southbound only due to emergency construction work on 4th St. at Cromwell.

Southbound (outbound from the Alvarado Transportation Center):

  • South-4th St.
  • East-Pacific Ave.
  • South-3rd St.
  • West-Bridge Blvd.



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


 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 #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.