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A temporary bus stop cone has been placed at Capitol and Myrtle.
Route 2 Broadway outbound is currently on detour. The detour (from Bergeson Street): left on Apple Street, left on Boise Avenue, left on Linden Street, right on Gekeler Lane and back on route.
The inbound stop at Idaho and 1st is closed due to construction. The next nearest stop is at Idaho and 3rd.
The outbound stop at Emerald and Latah is closed. A temporary stop cone has been placed on Americana just before the construction barrels about 250 feet near side of the actual stop. Also, the inbound stop at Emerald and Garden is closed. Please use Orchard or Americana. The inbound stop at Emerald and Roosevelt is closed. A temporary stop cone has been placed on the far side of the intersection. The inbound stop at Emerald and Liberty is closed. A temporary stop has been placed on the far side of Liberty.
The outbound stop at Veterans Memorial Parkway and State Street has been removed. A temporary bus stop is in place in front of the Big Smoke.
The inbound and outbound stops at 15th and State are closed due to construction work. Also, the outbound stop at 13th and State is closed. There is no temporary stop.
This route is on detour. Outbound detour from Main Street Station: left on 1st Street, left on Jefferson, right on 3rd Street, right on Washington/Robbins and back on route. From the VA Medical Center: left on Fort, right on 3rd, left on Jefferson back on route.
Route 18 is on detour and one stop is impacted. The inbound detour east on Warm Springs, onto ParkCenter/Warm Springs, right at Parkcenter roundabout, u-turn at Wise Way roundabout and back to regular route. The outbound detour is the reverse of the inbound. The inbound stop at Wise Way is closed. A temporary has been placed across from the outbound stop on Wise Way.
Due to construction the stop at Fairview and Curtis Inbound is out of service. A temporary stop has been placed west of the intersection in front of the Les Schwab Tire Center.
This route does not operate during summer months and will be unavailable from May 14th to August 17th. This route will resume normal operation starting August 20th, 2018.
Taft will be closed between 32nd & Treasure through 5/25/2018, due to construction. The detour for outbound is 28th St, Left on Bellomy, Right on 36th, and then the bus returns to the regular route. For inbound 36th, Left on Bellomy, Right on 28th and the back to the Regular Route. Temporary stops have been placed at Bellomy and 28th & 32nd inbound and outbound.
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New Travel Information Volunteer
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