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DRT detours buses during Altona Road construction



Updated — January 13, 12:31 p.m.


Starting tomorrow, Monday, January 11, the Region of Durham is closing Altona Road North (Regional Road 27) in Pickering between Brookridge Gate / Valley Gate and Rougemount Drive / Littleford Street for a project to install underground storm and sanitary sewers.

Durham Region Transit is detouring buses operating along the 107 Rosebank, 107B Rosebank, 109 Rouge Hill shuttle and 182 Bay Ridges / West Shore / Rosebank / Finch / Highway 2 routes during the project, which likely continues until Friday, February 5.

182 Bay Ridges / West Shore / Rosebank / Finch / Highway 2

(DRT has not confirmed this detour).

Mondays to Saturdays after 7 p.m. and all day Sundays and holidays from Monday, January 11 until Friday, February 5, buses operate along their regular route to Rougemount Drive and Kingston Road, then detour:

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

107 Rosebank

Mondays to Fridays only during morning rush hours, from Monday, January 11 until Friday, February 5, buses operate along their regular route to Rougemount Drive and Kingston Road, then detour:

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

Mondays to Fridays only during afternoon rush hours, from Monday, January 11 until Friday, February 5, 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.

The buses then resume their regular route until they arrive at Twyn Rivers Drive and Altona Road North, then detour:

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

107B Rosebank

Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Saturdays before 7 p.m., buses operate along their regular route to Altona Road North and Twyn Rivers Drive / Sheppard Avenue, then detour:

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

109 Rouge Hill shuttle

Mondays to Fridays during rush hours, westbound 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.

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

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


DRT recently detoured buses around another Region of Durham construction project on Altona Road North, just north of Sheppard Avenue / Twyn Rivers Drive from Tuesday, September 8 until early November.

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