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Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Service Updates on September 8

Riders—the following information will be updated as service is affected by flooded streets/freeways. Please see below for bus route impacts in the East Valley due to flooding on local streets:

Route 40 Westbound Westbound lane closed between Stapley and Mesa Dr.
Westbound buses will travel on Main St. west to Stapley; north on Stapley to University; west on University to Mesa Dr.; south on Mesa Dr. to Main St.; the regular route resumes at Main and Mesa Dr.

Route 45 Eastbound and Westbound
48th St. south to Roeser between 16th St. and 24th St.

Route 48 Southbound and Northbound 52nd St. closed between University and Broadway
Southbound buses travel on 52nd St. to University; west on University to SR-143; south on SR-143 and resume regular route at 48th St. and Broadway
Eastbound buses travel on 48th St. at Broadway—continue north on to SR-143; east on University to 52nd St.; north on 52nd St. to resume regular route

Route 77 Eastbound and Westbound The south side of Baseline Rd. is closed due to flooding between 35th Ave. and 48th St. All eastbound Route 77 buses will travel on Southern between 35th Ave. and 48th St.
Westbound buses will be re-routed to avoid the intersection at 35th Ave. and Baseline Rd. Buses re-routed at 27th Ave. to Southern; west on Southern to 35th Ave.; south on 35th Ave. to Baseline to resume the regular route.

Route 81 North and Southbound Hayden is closed between Indian School Road and Camelback
Northbound buses take regular route to Indian School Road; west on Indian School Rd. to Scottsdale; north on Scottsdale Rd. to McDonald; east on McDonald to Hayden to resume regular route
Southbound buses take regular route to McDonald; west on McDonald to Scottsdale Rd.; south on Scottsdale Rd. to Indian School Rd.; east on Indian School Rd. to Hayden to resume regular route

Route 108 Eastbound and Westbound Street closed due to flooding between Elliot and Warner and downed power poles on 48th St. south of Warner
Westbound buses go westbound on 54th St, right on 54th St., to Ray Rd., left on Ray Rd. to 48th St., right on 48th St to resume regular route.
Eastbound buses will originate at the IKEA parking lot and travel east on Ruby Dr. to Priest; south on Priest to Warner; west on Warner to the Warner/Elliot loop; continue on the loop until it turns into Elliot and resume regular route at 48th St. and Elliot

Route 112 Northbound and Southbound Closed between Southern and Main due to flooding
Northbound buses travel north on Arizona Avenue to Southern; west on Southern to Alma School; north on Alma School to Main Street; east on Main to Arizona Avenue then resume regular route
Southbound buses go south on Arizona Avenue to Main Street; west on Main to Alma School; south on Alma School to Southern; east on Southern to Arizona Avenue and then resume regular route.

Route 136 Northbound
Northbound lanes closed between Juniper St. and Guadalupe Rd. Bus will go right on Elliot to Lindsay, left to Guadalupe Rd. to Gilbert Rd. and right on Gilbert to resume regular service.

Route 156 Westbound Detoured due to flooding. Regular route to 54th St., right on Southgate Dr. to 54th St., left on Chandler Blvd to resume regular route

Arizona Avenue LINK Northbound and Southbound Country Club closed between Southern and Main due to flooding
Northbound buses go north on Arizona Ave. to Southern; west on Southern to Alma School; north on Alma School to Main St.; east on Main to Arizona Ave. then resume regular route
Southbound buses go south on Arizona Ave. to Main St.; west on Main to Alma School; south on Alma School to Southern; east on Southern to Arizona Ave. then resume regular route.


Other Valley Metro bus routes may be experiencing delays or detours as a result of locally flooded streets.

Light rail service is operating as scheduled.

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