#RiderAlert – Most Routes Detoured Sat. 9/26 For Homecoming Parade

Mountain Line buses and the Market Trolley will be detoured near Higgins Ave. and the Downtown area on Saturday morning, Sept. 26 from 9am until 12pm due to the University of Montana Homecoming Parade. The parade will begin at Higgins and Broadway and continue south on Higgins across the bridge, before turning left onto University Ave.  Portions of Alder, Spruce, and Pine will also be closed for float lineups. The parade will affect routes 1,4,5,6,8,12 and the Market Trolley.  There will also be delays on Arthur Ave. throughout the parade that will affect routes 1 and 12. Police will be controlling traffic at this location. Normal service will return following the parade. For a full description of the stops and routes altered see the complete list of closures and detours below.

OUTBOUND ROUTES

Rt. 1 – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (R) Orange – (R) N. 2nd – (R) Madison

Rt. 4 – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (R) Orange – (R) N. 2nd – (R) Madison – (L) Broadway

Rt. 5 – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (R) Orange – (R) N. 2nd – (R) Madison – (L) Broadway

Rt. 6 – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (L) Orange – (L) Beckwith – (R) Higgins – Return to normal    routing

Rt. 8 – Start at 5th & Orange and end at 5th & Orange. The route 8 will not go to the University.

Rt. 12 – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (R) Orange – (R) N. 2nd – (R) Madison

INBOUND ROUTES

Rt. 1 – Madison – (L) N. 2nd – (L) Ryman – (R) N. 1st – (R) Grand – (R) N.2nd – (R) Orange – (L) Spruce – (R) Ryman – (R) Pine

Rt. 4 – Broadway – (R) Madison – (L) N. 2nd – (L) Ryman – (R) N. 1st – (R) Grand – (R) N.2nd – (R)         Orange – (L) Pine

Rt. 5 – Broadway – (R) Madison – (L) N. 2nd – (L) Ryman – (R) N. 1st – (R) Grand – (R) N.2nd – (R) Orange – (L) Broadway – (L) Ryman – (L) Pine

Rt. 6 – (L) Beckwith – (R) Stephens/Orange – (R) Pine

Rt. 8 – 6th Street – (L) Orange – (L) 5th

Rt. 12 – Madison – (L) N. 2nd – (L) Ryman – (R) N. 1st – (R) Grand – (R) N.2nd – (R) Orange – (L) Pine

Closures and detours will end immediately following the parade.

The following bus stops will be closed:

  • Front & Pattee
  • Front & Adams
  • Main & Madison
  • Main & Adams
  • Main & Pattee
  • Main & Ryman
  • Broadway & Adams
  • Broadway & Pattee
  • All bus stops on Higgins from Broadway to Beckwith
  • All Route 8 stops East of Orange Street.

MARKET TROLLEY*

OUTBOUND

Transfer Center – (R) Ryman – (R) Broadway – (L) Orange – (L) Beckwith – (R) Higgins – Return to normal routing

INBOUND

(L) Beckwith – (R)Orange – (R) Pine – Transfer Center