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Main North Brampton bridge construction:
Brampton Transit detours, October 16 to 18



The City of Brampton is closing:

  • Main Street North between Church Street and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane

overnight late Friday and early Saturday and late Saturday and early Sunday, while Canadian National Railway crews repair the bridge over Main North.

Brampton Transit is detouring buses operating along these routes, while the street is closed.

  • 2 Main;
  • 24 Van Kirk;
  • 56 Springbrook; and
  • 502 Züm Main.

Although GO Transit has not announced detours, the construction likely also affects service along this route:

  • 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto.

The City is closing Main North to all vehicles between Nelson Street East and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane. It’s closing the street to all vehicles except buses between Church Street and Nelson Street East.

You can view maps of the Brampton Transit detour routing here. (.pdf)


Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 until 5 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and from 11 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street; and then
westward along Theatre Lane to Main North,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Nelson Street West.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Church Street East east of Main Street North.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North north of Theatre Lane.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street North north of Nelson Street East.
56 Springbrook

From 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 until 5 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and from 11 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses start their trips on Nelson Street East east of Main Street North, then proceed:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street;
westward along Theatre Lane / Nelson Street West; and then
southward along George Street North to across from Diplock Lane,
resuming their regular route southward along George North.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North north of Theatre Lane.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street North north of Nelson Street East.
24 Van Kirk

From 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 until 5 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and from 11 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East to just east of Main North,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Church and Nelson Streets West and
  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses start their trips on Main Street North north of Nelson Street East, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Main North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane,
  • on Main Street South at John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and Theatre Lane.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street North north of Nelson Street East.
502 Züm Main

From 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 until 5 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and from 11 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street; and then
westward along Theatre Lane to Main North,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Nelson.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Theatre Lane.
GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

GO has not announced detour-routing information.

Buses likely proceed along the Brampton Transit detour routing, with southbound buses operating along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then deoturing:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street; and then
westward along Theatre Lane to Main North,
resuming their regular route westward along Nelson West.

Northbound buses likely reverse the southbound detour routing.

GO buses drop off or pick up passengers at all regular stops.

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