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Affects all Downtown Routes

Sunday, September 7

Due to the annual Ironman event, all downtown routes will be significantly detouring all day Sunday, September 7. Please see chart below for specific detour information and maps.


Please note: Due to the large number of stops involved, not all locations will have detour signage posted. Please check maps online or contact Metro’s customer service center at (608) 266-4466 for more information.

Also, plan ahead for delays throughout our entire service area during the event. Buses will operate as fast as conditions allow.

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IRONMAN DETOURS AND DELAYS

     
    Routes Affected  Date & Time  Area Affected  Impact on Service 

    1, 3, 4, 11, 12,

    19, 56, 57

    9/3 - 9/8  Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. closed Westbound Routes: 3, 4, 56 and 57 detour to S. Hamilton St.; Routes 1, 11, 12 and 19 detour to Pinckney St. 
    2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Saturday (9/6)
    6 AM - End of service 
    Capitol Loop Detour  All buses will follow the Capitol Loop Detour. Route 4 detours from the 200 block of MLK Jr. Blvd. No stops are missed.
    2, 8  Sunday
    Noon - Midnight 
    “Old” University Ave. between
    Highland & Breese Terrace closed
    No service on University Ave. between
    Highland & Breese Terrace.
    2 Sunday
    Noon - Midnight 
    UW Hospital loop (Highland,
    Walnut & University Bay)
    Buses go through the hospital loop in a
    counterclockwise direction (Highland Ave.
    to University Bay Dr.), both inbound and outbound.
    4 Sunday
    Noon - Midnight 
    Mills St. between Erin St. &
    University Ave.
    Detours to Park Street between Erin St. and
    University Ave. in both directions.
    5 Sunday 
    6 AM - End of service
    W. Washington Ave. between
    Broom St. & Fairchild St.
    Detours via Broom & Bassett between W. Washington Ave. and John Nolen Dr.
    7 Sunday
    Noon - Midnight 
    Randall Ave. and Monroe St. north
    of Regent St.
    “Via Monroe/Odana” trips follow Park St.
    and Regent St. (routing same as “Via Toepfer/Tokay” trips between Regent St. and University Ave).
    2, 4, 6, 7, 8 Sunday
    6 AM - End of service
    State Street closed Buses use Johnson & Gorham streets, Wisconsin Ave. to detour from State St.
    (similar detour as Maxwell Street Days).
    2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Sunday
    Start of service - 5:30 PM
    Bus stop on Dayton at Carroll
    closed.
    All westbound routes will stop at bus stop on
    Dayton St. at Wisconsin Ave.
    13 Sunday
    6 AM - End of service
    Rimrock Rd., Rusk Ave., N. Rusk Ave., Ardmore St., Koster St., & W. Badger Rd. No service on these streets.
    16 Sunday
    Start of service - 5:30 PM
    Beltline-Rimrock Rd. interchange
    closed, E. Badger closed westbound between Rimrock & Pheasant Ridge
    Buses go through the Southdale loop in the opposite direction from the South Transfer Pt.
    80 Sunday
    11:30 AM - 12 AM
    Park St., Observatory Dr., Linden Dr. and Walnut St. closed

    Will serve Eagle Heights and University Ave. only. No service to Memorial Union after

    11:30 AM

    81, 82 Sunday
    6 PM - 12 AM
    Langdon St. closed between Lake St. and Park St. No service to Memorial Union. Board buses on University Ave. or Johnson St.



 
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