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Long Branch bus loop construction:
MiWay, TTC detours start September 18



Update — Thursday, October 21, 6:31 p.m.: Starting Saturday, October 23, construction closes the loop entirely. TTC buses detour on local streets, instead of through the streetcar loop.


Starting Monday, September 18, the TTC is rebuilding the roadway in the Long Branch bus loop.

While the bus loop is closed, MiWay is detouring buses operating along these routes:

  • 5 Dixie; and
  • 23 Lakeshore.

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The TTC is detouring buses operating on these routes:

  • 110A Islington South via Horner and Brown’s Line;
  • 110B Islington South via Horner and Thirtieth;
  • 123B / 123C Shorncliffe; and
  • 301L / 501L Queen / Long Branch shuttle buses.

Construction in Long Branch bus loop and the MiWay and TTC detours continue “for three months” or until December 10.

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^ This map shows TTC detours starting Saturday, October 23. Note that the map misrepresents the path for buses operating along the 110A Islington South via Horner and Brown’s Line route.


MiWay
5 Dixie

From Monday, September 18 until Sunday, December 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road East across from Strathy Avenue,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East across from Haig Boulevard and Orchard, Dixie and Deta Roads and west of Island Road,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West [Toronto] at Forty-First Street and
  • in Long Branch bus loop.

Southbound passengers travelling to Long Branch must transfer to MiWay buses operating along the 23 Lakeshore route on Lakeshore East across from Strathy.

(MiWay has not announced how southbound buses turn around to reach their northbound starting point.)

Northbound buses start their trips on Lakeshore Road East east of Fergus Avenue, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Lakeshore East.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Long Branch bus loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Forty-Third Street,
  • on Lakeshore Road East [Mississauga] across from Island Road and at Deta and Dixie Roads.

Northbound passengers travelling from Long Branch must board MiWay buses operating along the 23 Lakeshore route and then transfer to buses operating along the 5 Dixie route on Lakeshore East west of Fergus.

23 Lakeshore

From Monday, September 18 until Sunday, December 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Long Branch bus loop,

ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch bus loop.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Long Branch Loop.

(MiWay has not announced how eastbound buses turn around to reach their westbound starting point.)

Westbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard West beside Long Branch Loop, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Lake Shore West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch bus loop.

Instead, westbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West beside Long Branch Loop.
Toronto Transit Commission
110A Islington South via Horner and Brown’s Line

From Monday, September 18 until Friday, October 22, buses loop through the streetcar loop, instead of the bus loop.

From Saturday, October 23 until Sunday, December 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Boulevard West,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips on Brown’s Line north of Lake Shore Boulevard West, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Lake Shore West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.
110B Islington South via Horner and Thirtieth

From Monday, September 18 until Friday, October 22, buses loop through the streetcar loop, instead of the bus loop.

From Monday, October 23 until Friday, December 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West at Brown’s Line, ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Brown’s Line, then proceed:

northward along Brown’s; and then
eastward along Horner Avenue to Thirtieth Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Horner.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Long Branch Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Fortieth and Thirty-Seventh Streets, Long Branch Avenue and Thirty-First Street,
  • on Thirtieth Street north of Lake Shore Boulevard West, at Elder Avenue, Akron Road and Alhena and Horner Avenues.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Brown’s Line north of Lake Shore Boulevard West, across from Jellicoe Avenue and Woodbury Road and at Horner Avenue and
  • on Horner Avenue across from Sheldon and Alderbrae Avenues and Beta and Delta Streets and at Thirtieth Street.
301 / 501 Queen / Long Branch shuttle

From Monday, September 18 until Friday, October 22, buses loop through the streetcar loop, instead of the bus loop.

From Monday, October 23 until Friday, December 8, eastbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Long Branch Loop, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Lake Shore West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.

Instead, eastbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Long Branch Loop.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West beside Long Branch Loop, then proceed:

westward along Lake Shore West;
southward along Forty-Second Street;
eastward along James Street;
northward along Forty-First Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore to a stop across from Long Branch Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.

Instead, westbound buses drop passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West beside Long Branch Loop.
123B / 123C Shorncliffe

From Monday, September 18 until Friday, October 22, buses loop through the streetcar loop, instead of the bus loop.

From Saturday, October 23 until Sunday, December 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Boulevard West,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips on Brown’s Line north of Lake Shore Boulevard West, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Lake Shore West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Long Branch Loop.