Government Square to Close for Construction Aug. 31 - Sept. 3

Several Metro bus boarding locations changed.

CINCINNATI – Metro bus boarding areas A, B, C on Government Square will be closed due to streetcar-related construction on Monday, Aug. 31 beginning at 9 a.m. through Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7 a.m.  All routes that normally serve these areas will be detoured to other areas, as shown below.

Areas D, E, F, G and H 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                                       Area H

Rt. 12X            Area A                                       Area H

Rt. 17              Area B                                       Area E

Rt. 19              Area B                                       Area E

Rt. 20              Area B                                       Area D

Rt. 24              Area B                                       Area H

Rt. 33              Area A                                       Area E

Rt. 43              Area C                                       Area F

Rt. 46              Area C                                       Area F

Rt. 71/71X       Area B                                       Area E

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 Click here for a map and information about Government Square.

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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