gua: RTS routes affected by road construction


Published: Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 7:42 p.m.

Gainesville Regional Transit System bus routes along Main Street will have five- to 10-minute delays due to detours for construction at the intersection of Main and Depot Avenue. The road closing is expected to last a month.

Following is information RTS provided on specific routes affected by the construction:

Stops closed on Route 2: All stops on SE 4th Street between Depot Avenue and Williston Road; all stops on SE 7th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue; stops on SE 15th Street between 8th Avenue and SE 12th Avenue.

Routes 6, 401, 402, 403: All stops on S. Main Street between University Avenue and SE 5th Avenue are closed. Instead of the courthouse stop, use the stop at SW 2nd Avenue and SW 2nd Street. Instead of the St. Francis House stop, use the Rosa Parks Downtown Station.

Route 406: All stops on SE 4th Street between Depot Avenue and Williston Road are closed. Use the Rosa Parks Downtown Station to catch all city and campus routes.

Routes 15, 407: All stops on northbound Main Street between University Avenue and N. 8th Avenue are closed.

The Gainesville Clock Tower stop is closed. Instead use the stop at SE 2nd Avenue and SE 1st Street; stops on University Avenue or the stop at the Gainesville Shopping Center at Publix.

Route 17: All stops on S. Main Street and on SW 16th Avenue between S. Main Street and SW 6th Street are closed.

Route 43: All stops on S. Main Street; SW 16th Avenue between Main Street and SW 6th Street and SW 6th Street between SW 16th Avenue and Depot Avenue are closed.

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