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#3 Blue Detour (S. 4th)
S. 4th (Grand) to Beach (LincolnWay)
Posted Date: 4/7/2017 4:30 PM

Beginning Sunday, April 9th (beginning at noon), #3 Blue will detour from operating on Beach Ave. and S. 4th Street by Iowa State Center, due to construction on S. 4th between University and Hazel. As a result, all #3 Blue bus stops are closed along Beach Avenue and S. 4th from Beach/Lincoln Way to S. 4th/Grand.  Temporary stops for #3 Blue route have been added along Lincoln Way between Beach and Grand.  The City of Ames expects their contractor to complete the work between Squaw Creek and S. Grand Avenue by May 31st, weather dependent.  See City of Ames' construction page for updates.

 A detour map of the route can be viewed here.   Specifically, the routes will detour as follows:

  • #3 Blue South:  Normal route to Lincoln Way/Beach, continue east on Lincoln Way to Grand Ave., south on Grand Ave. to S. 3rd, east on S. 3rd and resume normal route.
     Southbound closed bus stops include:
    • Beach at Lincoln Way #1054
    • Beach Ave. at Sunset Dr. #1055
    • Jacobsen Bldg #1056
    • Jack Trice Stadium #1057
    • S. 4th at University Blvd #1058
    • S. 4th at S. Maple #1059
     Temporary southbound bus stops include:
    • Hilton Coliseum #1126
    • Lincoln Way at S. Russell Ave #1217
    • Lincoln Way at Hazel #1218
    • Lincoln Way at Elm Ave. #1219
  • #3 Blue North: Normal route to S. 3rd/Grand Ave., north on Grand Ave. to Lincoln Way, west on Lincoln Way to Beach and resume normal route.
    Northbound closed bus stops include:
    • S. 4th at Grand Ave. #1006
    • S. 4th at Maple Ave. #1007
    • S. 4th at Hazel Ave. #1008
    • S. 4th at University Blvd. #1009
    • S. 4th at Victory Lane #1010
    • S. 4th at Beach Ave #1011
    • Beach Ave at Sunset Dr. #1012
     Temporary Northbound bus stops include:
    • Lincoln Way/Elm #1168
    • Lincoln Way/Maple #1169
    • Lincoln Way Hazel #1419
    • Lincoln Way Russell #1170