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#3 Blue Route Detour

S. 5th St. & S. Walnut Avenue

Post Date:07/31/2020 3:25 PM
UPDATE: Beginning Thursday, August 6th, CyRide will detour its #3 Blue Route near S. 5th St. & S. Walnut Ave. due to street improvement construction. During this construction period, CyRide will not be traveling near Riverbirch or South Meadows apartments on S. 5th Street and will utilize SE 5th St. – S. Duff Avenue – S 3rd St. to travel back westbound towards campus after leaving Target.  Please see the map for a visual of this detour. 

Specifically, the construction will involve reconstruction of the intersection of South Walnut and South 5th Street with an anticipated duration of 2-3 weeks depending on weather.  Please visit the City of Ames News for more information about this phased street construction project.

Closed bus stops include:

  • #6571 at Riverbirch Apartments

  • #6567 S. 5th St. @ South Meadows Apartments

  • #6540 Walnut Ave. at South 5th St.

  • #6530 Walnut Avenue at South 3rd St. (Northbound)

The SE 5th Street at Pet Co. bus stop (#6591) will serve as the timepoint replacing Riverbirch in the schedule.  Passengers typically catching the bus on S. 5th Street or S. Walnut Street will need to walk to bus stops on S. 3rd Street or these temporary bus stops listed below:

  • Northeast corner of SE 5th St/S. Duff Ave on SE 5th St.

  • Mid-block on S. 3rd St. between S. Walnut & Washington Ave. (buses travel westbound)

  • Mid-block on S. 3rd St. between Kellogg Ave. & Sherman Ave.(buses travel westbound)

The detour will travel as follows:

#3 Blue: Normal route until SE 5th St./S. Duff Ave., north on S. Duff Ave. to S. 3rd Street, west on S. 3rd Street and resume normal route.

If passengers have questions regarding this detour, please call CyRide at 515-292-1100.