Thursday, November 8, 2012

Remembrance Day Detours - Hamilton Downtown

The Hamilton Veterans Committee will be holding Remembrance Day ceremonies in Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Stoney Creek on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

A small procession will depart the James Street Armouries at 10:15 AM and proceed south on James to the south side of King Street. The road closures in the surrounding area of the Cenotaph should begin around 10:30am.

The ceremonies will begin at the Cenotaph at 10:45am and will continue until 11:30am. During this time there will be no vehicle traffic allowed on the following streets:

- King Street (North Side) from Catharine to James
- King Street (South Side) from John to James
- Hughson Street from King to Main
- John Street from King to Main

Also, there will be two minutes of silence observed at 11:00am, at which time all traffic (including buses) in the surrounding area will not be permitted to move.

'1 KING'
INBOUND
Detour from King Street and Catharine Street
- Left (south) on Catharine Street
- Right (west) on Hunter Street
- Left (south) on James Street
- Left (east) into the Hamilton GO Centre.

'2 BARTON'
OUTBOUND
Detour from Hamilton GO Centre
- Left (north) on John Street
- Left (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Right (east) on York Blvd
- Continue (east) on Wilson Street
- Left (north) on John Street and resume regular routing.

While the procession is on James Street, this route may experience minor delays.

'3 CANNON'
OUTBOUND
Detour from Hamilton GO Centre
- Left (north) on John Street
- Left (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Right (east) on York Blvd
- Continue (east) on Wilson Street and resume regular routing east of John Street.

While the procession is on James Street, this route may experience minor delays.

'5B MAIN WEST' & '52 DUNDAS'
WESTBOUND (via King Street)
Detour from King Street at Catharine Street
- Left (south) on Catharine Street
- Right (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Left (west) on King Street and resume regular routing.

'5B MAIN WEST' & '52 DUNDAS'
WESTBOUND (via Delaware Street)
Detour from Hunter Street at John Street
- Continue (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Left (west) on King Street and resume regular routing.

'5C WEST HAMILTON'
WESTBOUND
Detour from Hunter Street at John Street
- Continue (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Left (west) on King Street and resume regular routing.

'6 ABEREEN'
OUTBOUND
Detour from John Street at Hunter Street
- Left (west) on Hunter Street and resume regular routing as an outbound '7 Locke' at Hunter and James.

'7 LOCKE' & '8 YORK'
INBOUND
While the procession is on James Street, this route may experience minor delays.

'9 ROCK GARDENS'
INBOUND
While the procession is on James Street, this route may experience minor delays. This date is the final day of service for this route in 2012. Service will resume in the spring.

'UPPER ROUTES'
'21 UPPER KENILWORTH,' '22 UPPER OTTAWA,' '23 UPPER GAGE,' '24 UPPER SHERMAN,' '25 UPPER WENTWORTH,' '26 UPPER WELLINGTON' and '27 UPPER JAMES'
NORTHBOUND
Detour from John at Hunter
- Left (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Right (east) on Main Street
- Right (south) on James Street and resume regular routing south on James. Buses will service the '5 Delaware' stop at Main & MacNab opposite the MacNab Transit Terminal.

'34 UPPER PARADISE'
INBOUND
Detour from Main Street at John Street
- Continue (east) on Main Street
- Right (south) on Catharine Street
- Right (west) on Hunter Street
- Right (north) on Bay Street
- Left (west) on King Street and resume regular outbound routing.

BURLINGTON TRANSIT
'1 PLAINS'
INBOUND
Detour from York Blvd at Caroline Street
- Right (south) on Caroline Street
- Left (east) on Main Street
- Left (north) on Bay Street and resume regular outbound routing.

* Special thanks to the HSR for providing detour details

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