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More Welland Avenue construction means more detours
for St. Catharines buses, starting July 12



Update — Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 9:39 a.m.: Construction recently ended and buses operating along the 1 Martindale and 101 Martindale - Lakeshore routes have resumed regular service.


Update — Wednesday, October 26, 6:48 p.m.: Construction recently ended on on part of Welland Avenue and buses operating along the 8 Grantham - Lakeshore and 108 Grantham - Port Weller routes have resumed regular service. Buses operating along the 1 Martindale and 101 Martindale - Lakeshore routes continue to detour.


The Region of Niagara is continuing its extensive project to rebuild

  • Welland Avenue (Regional Road 77).

The St. Catharines Transit Commission is detouring buses operating along the 8 Grantham - Lakeshore and 108 Grantham - Port Weller routes, starting today, Tuesday, July 12, while the work proceeds.


8 Grantham - Lakeshore
108 Grantham - Port Weller

Starting Wednesday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Welland Avenue and Dieppe Road (North Service Road), then detour:

northwestward along Dieppe; and then
southward along Niagara Street to Welland,
resuming their regular route westward along Welland.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue across from Berryman Avenue and at Vine, Page and Niagara Streets.

Instead, inbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Niagara Street south of Dunkirk Road, at Gibson Place and Ottawa Street, south of Dacotah Street and at Welland Avenue.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Welland Avenue and Niagara Street, then detour:

northward along Niagara; and then
southeastward along Dunkirk Road (South Service Road) to Welland,
resuming their regular route eastward along Welland.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue at Page and Tasker Streets, east of Haynes Avenue and Vine Street and at Berryman Avenue.

Instead, outbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Niagara Street across from Dacotah and Ottawa Streets and at Manning and Bertram Streets.

The SCTC has also been detouring buses operating along the 1 Martindale and 101 Martindale - Lakeshore routes for the same project since Tuesday, May 2.


Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.