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Welland Canal project means St. Catharines bus detours,
starting November 24

The City of St. Catharines is closing

  • Welland Canal Parkway / Government Road between Carlton Street and Bunting Road

for about five months starting tomorrow, Thursday, November 24.

The City is closing the road to allow Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway contractors repair the walls of the Welland Canal near Lock #2.

The St. Catharines Transit Commission is detouring buses operating along the 14 and 114 Scott St routes, while the road is closed.

The work continues a project that started last winter. The City closed the parkway, and the SCTC detoured the buses, from Tuesday, December 28, 2010 until April, 2011.

14 Scott St
114 Scott St

Starting Thurday, November 24, buses operate along their regular route to Scott and Windward Streets, then detour:

southward along Windward;
east- and southward along Leaside Drive; and then
eastward along Nassau Road to Dunkeld Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Dunkeld.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Scott Street east of Windward Street and at Welland Canal Parkway and
  • on Dunkeld Avenue south of Welland Canal Parkway and across from Dunblane Avenue.