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Weekend event affects transit services, May 6, 7



Just two events — the Maple Festival and All That Jazz in the Bowmanville area of Clarington and the Lindsay Farmers Market in the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes — affect transit service this weekend.


Bowmanville


Maple Festival and All That Jazz

The Municipality of Clarington and the Region of Durham are closing

  • King Streets East and West Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Division and Scugog Streets and
  • Temperance Street North between Church and King Streets

on Friday evening and all day Saturday to accommodate the Downtown Bowmanville Business Improvement Area’s annual spring street party.

The event may affect Durham Region Transit and GO Transit service during the event.

Durham Region Transit
501 Aspen Springs
502 Liberty

DRT has not announced detours, but, from 8 p.m. on Friday, May 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, passengers should expect delays near King and Scugog Streets in downtown Bowmanville.

GO Transit
90 Newcastle - Oshawa

(GO has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2010 during this event.)

From 8 p.m. on Friday, May 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Liberty Street, then detour:

southward along Liberty Street South;
westward along Baseline Road;
northward along Waverly Road South; and then
east- and northward along Roenigk Drive to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Liberty Street North, George Street and Temperance Street South and
  • on King Street West at Scugog Street North.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Scugog Street South and
  • on King Street East east of Temperance and Division Streets South and at Ontario and Liberty Streets South.

Clarington

See Bowmanville


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Lindsay

Lindsay Farmers Market

The City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

Saturday mornings from May 1 until October 29 to accommodate the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Avenue North and Peel Street, then detour:

eastward along Peel Street;
southward along Cambridge Street North; and then
westward along Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue North,
resuming their regular route westward along Kent West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.