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SERVICE ALERT – Harrisburg Holiday Parade (Routes 3, 3/6, 12, D, M and CY / Saturday, November 23, 2019)

Due to the Holiday Parade, numerous streets in the Downtown area of Harrisburg City will be closed to vehicular traffic between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Saturday, November 23, 2019.

Due to these closures, Routes 3, 3/6, 12, D, M and CY will be affected and will use the following routing:

Route D

Outbound: Begin at Transfer Center, turn right onto Market Street, turn right into Train Station, pick-up/drop-off will be on Aberdeen side of Train Station, onto Chestnut Street, turn left onto Front Street, onto I-83 South, continue on I-83 South, use Exit 41B – Lemoyne to leave highway, bear right onto South 3rd Street, bear right onto Market Street, bear left to continue onto South Front Street to resume regular routing

Inbound: Regular routing to Poplar Street, turn right onto South Front Street, at intersection bear right onto Market Street (Lemoyne), turn left on South 3rd Street, turn left on Lowther Street, continue onto I-83 North, use Exit 43 – 2nd Street to leave highway, continue onto 2nd Street, bear right into Transfer Center

 

Route M

Outbound: Begin at Transfer Center, turn right onto Market Street, turn right into Train Station, pick-up/drop-off will be on Aberdeen side of Train Station, onto Chestnut Street, turn left onto Front Street, onto I-83 South, continue on I-83 South, use Exit 41B – Lemoyne to leave highway, bear right onto South 3rd Street, turn left onto Market Street to resume regular routing

Inbound: Regular routing to Market Street (Lemoyne), turn right onto South 3rd Street, turn left on Lowther Street, continue onto I-83 North, use Exit 43 – 2nd Street to leave highway, continue onto 2nd Street, bear right into Transfer Center

 

Route CY

Outbound: Begin at Transfer Center, turn right onto Market Street, turn right into Train Station, pick-up/drop-off will be on Aberdeen side of Train Station, onto Chestnut Street, turn left onto Front Street, onto I-83 South, continue on I-83 South to resume regular routing

 Inbound: Regular routing to I-83 North, use Exit 43 – 2nd Street to leave highway, continue onto 2nd Street, bear right into Transfer Center, turn right onto Market Street, continue to Train Station, pick-up/drop-off will be on Market side of Train Station

 

Routes 3, 3/6 and 12

These routes will all use Commonwealth Avenue (instead of 3rd Street) in both directions between Forster Street and Chestnut Street to avoid the anticipated increase in car traffic on 3rd Street during the event.

 

Harrisburg Holiday Parade Detour 2019

SERVICE ALERT – Third Street Reopening (Routes 3, 3/6, 7, AB and W)

Due to the completion of road paving along 3rd Street, the following route alignment changes will take place, effective Monday, November 11th:

* Route 3 – Detour lifted fully; service returning to normal routing along 3rd Street in both directions.

* Route 3/6 Night Loop – Detour lifted with route alignment modifications. Service returning to normal routing along 3rd Street in inbound direction.  Outbound direction service will also return to 3rd Street between Walnut and Forster Streets; but the detour between Forster & Reily Streets (traveling from 3rd Street, to Forster Street to 6th Street) will become new, permanent routing.

* Route 7 – Route alignment modification.  The current Route 7 outbound detour for Capitol Complex trips using Commonwealth Avenue will remain in effect until further notice.

* Route AB – Due to the streetscaping project along 3rd Street, CAT buses will no longer be able to make turns on/off of 3rd Street at either Reily or Maclay Streets.

As a result, the current detour for the Route AB along 4th Street, Reily Street, 6th Street and Forster Street shall become the permanent routing.  The timepoints listed on the public schedule have been updated to reflect these changes.

Flags stops will remain in effect along 4th Street until permanent stops can be determined and bus stop signage is installed.

* Route W – Due to the streetscaping project along 3rd Street, CAT buses will no longer be able to make turns on/off of 3rd Street at either Reily or Maclay Streets.

As a result, the current detour for the Route W along 4th Street, Reily Street, 6th Street and Forster Street shall become the permanent routing.  The timepoints listed on the public schedule have been updated to reflect these changes.

Flags stops will remain in effect along 4th Street until permanent stops can be determined and bus stop signage is installed.

 

Third Street Reopening (11-11-19)

SERVICE ALERT – Bon-Ton Demolition (Routes D and E / September 19 to Until Further Notice)

A demolition project will start at the Bon-Ton/Borders location either late this week or early next week. Construction fencing will be placed at the site and the Bon-Ton Park & Ride location will be inaccessible. Lower Allen Township and CAT have identified an alternate location for the Bon-Ton Park & Ride until completion of the project.

Starting Thursday September 19, 2019, please use the last row of parking spaces behind the Texas Roadhouse (the row of spaces where the Bus icon is located on the map) as the alternate Bon-Ton Park & Ride location and the Bus icon as the official bus stop until further notice.

Street Closure – Bon-Ton Demolition (Routes D and MX, 9-19-19 to Until Further Notice)

SERVICE ALERT – Erford Road Detour (May 28 to Until Further Notice)

Due to ongoing bridge construction work on Erford Road, effective Tuesday May 28, 2019 until further notice, a detour will be in place to help lessen schedule delays:

Route D buses will detour using following the routing:

Inbound Direction ONLY

Regular route to Yverdon Drive, turn right onto Poplar Church Road, continue to House Avenue, turn left onto House Avenue, turn right onto Senate Avenue, turn left onto House Avenue, turn right onto Senate Avenue, turn right onto Erford Road to resume regular routing.

There will be no service at the shelter stop on Erford Road near Sheetz or the stop across from the Camp Hill Café.

If you need to catch the bus inbound along this stretch of Erford Road, please board at the STOP sign at Senate Avenue & Erford Road (across from the AZ Mart)

Erford Road Bridge Detour (5-28-19 to Until Further Notice)

SERVICE ALERT – West Shore Hospital Detour (Until Further Notice)

Due to construction at the West Shore Pinnacle Hospital, the section of the road that loops around the hospital will be closed. The closure is effective Thursday April 4, 2019 and will last for up to 24 months.  Detour is as follows:

Rt. F – Enola – regular route to Technology Parkway, make left at 1st entrance to Hospital loop, go to 3rd entrance to your right and make a right into parking lot, turn left down 2nd parking lane and continue to stop in front of stairs, turn left to exit parking lot and then left onto main loop road back to Technology Parkway, right onto Technology Parkway to regular route.

Street Closure Notice – West Shore Hospital