UPDATE: Government Square shelters to close for construction starting March 30

Metro buses will be detoured, boarding locations changed

 

Metro buses will be detoured, boarding locations changed

CINCINNATI – Metro bus boarding areas A, B, C on Government Square will be closed for sewer-related construction on Monday March 30 at 9 a.m. through Friday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m.

Government Square’s peripheral boarding areas D, E, F, G and H on Walnut, Fifth and Main will remain open. Riders will still be able to access Metro’s ticket vending machine and information booth. 

New boarding areas by route:

Route    Current boarding area     NEW boarding area

Rt. 11              Area A             Temporary Stop: 5th between Main & Sycamore St.

Rt. 12X            Area A             Area E

Rt. 17              Area B             Area E

Rt. 19              Area B             Area E

Rt. 20              Area B             Temporary Stop: 5th between Main & Sycamore St.

Rt. 24              Area B             Temporary Stop: 5th between Main & Sycamore St.

Rt. 33              Area A             Area E

Rt. 43              Area C             Temporary Stop: 5th between Main & Sycamore St.

Rt. 46              Area C             Temporary Stop: 5th between Main & Sycamore St.

Rt. 71              Area B             Area E

The following routes will be unaffected: Rts. 1, 2X, 3, 3X, 4, 6, 10, 14X, 15X, 16, 21, 23X, 25X, 27, 28, 29X, 30X, 31, 32, 38X, 39, 40X, 41, 42X, 50, 51, 52X, 64, 67, 68, 74X, 78, 81X, 82X and 85.

Located on Fifth Street between Walnut and Main, Government Square is Metro's downtown transit hub that serves more than 15,000 people each workday. For complete bus detour information, call Metro at 621-4455, weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. or visit www.go-metro.com.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year. 

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