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Service Changes & Detours:

Route 9A - Temporary Bus Stop Closures due to sidewalk Construction:

METRO Bus Stop: Washington/Allen
    Please use the following stops: Washington/Brewer or Washington/Bernard or Abbott/Allen


METRO Bus Stop: Washington/Canco
    Please use the following stops: Washington/Harvard or Washington/Fall B.

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Congress Street Bus Priority Corridor Construction
New - in line stops and pedestrian improvements.

IMPORTANT - METRO bus stops in work zones will be closed during construction.
Transit users are encouraged to look for temporary bus stops nearby.

Construction Date: August 28, 2017 - November 15, 2017 

Phase 1B construction begins on Priority Corridor Project between Park and Federal Streets.
This phase will improve bus operations, including in-line stops as well as overall pedestrian access along Congress St.

Five new bus shelters will be added as part of this project. 
Sidewalks and existing curb ramps will be reconstructed to improve accessibility and compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).

Construction begins at the corner of Park and Congress Streets and moves east, by intersection, to Federal Street.
Work will be done Monday - Friday, between 3 am - 6 p.m. -- now through November 15, 2017.

Sidewalk detours will be set up as needed.
It is recommended that pedestrians seen an alternate route around work zones when detours are in place.

Access to businesses and work places will be maintained during construction.

The following Congress St. intersections will be improved by this project:
- Park Street
- Free Street to Forest Ave.
- Oak Street
- Casco Street
- Brown Street
- Federal/Elm Street

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Winter Weather Updates

Stormy Weather - METRO provides safe service during typical Maine weather conditions, but if the weather is severe, routes by be detoured or delayed. Please check this website for updates.

We Need Your Help!
Can you help us improve the accessibility of METRO bus stops?
We have more than 500 stops throughout our system, and it can be very challenging to keep them clear of snow after storms.
If you are available to help us dig out this winter, please visit Adopt-A-Stop for volunteer guidelines and information.

Thank you!!

 


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