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DRT buses detour during Altona Road construction,
starting September 8



Starting Tuesday, September 8, the Region of Durham is closing Altona Road North (Regional Road 27) from Sheppard Avenue / Twyn Rivers Drive to Kingston Road (Regional Highway 2) for a project to widen the roadway.

Durham Region Transit is detouring buses during the project, which likely continues until Friday, October 30.

The detours affect these routes:

107 Rosebank; 107B Rosebank; 109 Rouge Hill shuttle; 182 Bay Ridges / Westshore / Rosebank; 1078 North Rosebank (Waterford) high school special.


182 Bay Ridges / Westshore / Rosebank

After 7 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and all day Sundays and holidays from Tuesday, September 8 until Friday, October 30, buses operate along their regular route to Rougemount Drive and Kingston Road, then detour:

eastward along Kingston;
northward along Rosebank Road North; and then
westward along Sheppard Avenue to Altona Road North,
resuming their regular route westward along Twyn Rivers Drive.

1078 North Rosebank (Waterford) high school special

From Tuesday, September 8 until Friday, September 30, buses start and end their trips at Sheppard Avenue East and Altona Road.

107 Rosebank

During Monday-to-Friday morning rush hours from Tuesday, September 8 until Friday, October 30, buses operate along their regular route to Rougemount Drive and Kingston Road, then detour:

eastward along Kingston;
northward along Rosebank Road North; and then
westward along Sheppard Avenue to Altona Road North,
resuming their regular route northward along Altona North.

During Monday-to-Friday afternoon rush hours, buses operate along their regular route to Kingston and Rosebank Roads, then detour:

northward along Rosebank Road North;
westward along Sheppard Avenue to Altona Road North,
resuming their regular route northward along Altona North.

The buses then continue along their regular route until Twyn Rivers Drive and Altona Road North, then detour:

eastward along Sheppard Avenue;
southward along Rosebank Road North; and then
westward along Kingston Road to Rougemount Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Rougemount Drive South.

107B Rosebank

Between about 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and all day Saturdays from Tuesday, September 8 until Friday, October 30, buses operate along their regular route to Twyn Rivers Drive and Altona Road North, then detour:

eastward along Sheppard Avenue;
southward along Rosebank Road North; and then
westward along Kingston Road to Rougemount Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Rougemount Drive South.

109 Rouge Hill shuttle

During Monday-to-Friday rush hours from Tuesday, September 8 until Friday, October 30, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Rosebank Road North and Sheppard Avenue, then detour:

southward along Rosebank North; and then
westward along Kingston Road to Altona Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Kingston.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston and Altona Roads, then detour:

eastward along Kingston; and then
northward along Rosebank Road North to Sheppard Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Sheppard.

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