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Parkdale Avenue North Hamilton construction:
HSR detours start May 2



Update — Monday, December 19, 9:01 a.m.: Construction has ended and buses have resumed regular service.


Update — Wednesday, July 13, 2:20 p.m.: The HSR has revised the detour routing.


Today, Monday, April 25, City of Hamilton contractors start a project to replace the water-mains, build storm sewers, remove and replace concrete curbs and rebuild the roadway on

  • Parkdale Avenue North between Burlington and Barton Streets East.

During construction, expect delays for Hamilton Street Railway buses operating along these routes:

  • 2 Barton; and
  • 11 Parkdale.

Starting Monday, May 2, the HSR is detouring buses operating along this route:

  • 11 Parkdale.

Crews are working daily from about 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and reopening the road evenings. However, the HSR will continue to detour buses at all times until the contractors finish the project to avoid confusing passengers.

Construction on Parkdale Avenue North delays and detours HSR buses until December.

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HSR detour for the 11 Parkdale route until Tuesday, July 12.

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HSR detour for the 11 Parkdale route after Wednesday, July 13.


2 Barton

From Monday, April 25 until December, expect delays for inbound buses at Parkdale Avenue North and Barton Street East.

Construction should not affect outbound buses.

11 Parkdale

From Monday, April 25 until December, expect delays for buses operating along Parkdale Avenue North in both directions between Glow Avenue and Barton Street East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

From Monday, May 2 until December Tuesday, July 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodward and Glow Avenues, then detour:

southward along Woodward; and then
westward along Barton Street East to Parkdale Avenue North,
resuming their regular route southward along Parkdale North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Glow Avenue at Dunn, Knox and Brighton Avenues and Parkdale Avenue North and
  • on Parkdale Avenue North across from Mead Avenue, at Brampton Street and Burland Crescent [south], beside #423 Parkdale North and at Mahoney Avenue and Barton Street East.

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

  • on Woodward Avenue south of Brampton and Rennie Streets, across from Walmer Road and at Barton Street East and
  • on Parkdale Avenue North south of Barton Street East.

From Wednesday, July 13 until December, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodward and Glow Avenues, then detour:

southward along Woodward; and then
westward along Melvin Avenue to Parkdale Avenue North,
resuming their regular route southward along Parkdale North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Glow Avenue at Dunn, Knox and Brighton Avenues and Parkdale Avenue North and
  • on Parkdale Avenue North across from Mead Avenue, at Brampton Street and Burland Crescent [south], beside #423 Parkdale North and at Mahoney Avenue and Barton Street East.

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

  • on Woodward Avenue south of Brampton and Rennie Streets, across from Walmer Road, at Barton Street East and Melvin Avenue and
  • on Melvin Avenue across from Maclaren and Blair Avenues and Adair Avenue North.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.