Minor DDOT service changes start Saturday

Changes are based on transit demand

Published On: Apr 23 2013 09:44:30 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 27 2013 02:30:32 AM EDT
DETROIT -

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) will implement minor weekday and weekend service changes starting Saturday.

DDOT said the service changes are based on transit demands and designed to improve travel-time efficiencies for customer usage.

Weekday changes:

#25 Jefferson/Fort

Because of reconstruction of the Bascule Draw Bridge, eastbound and westbound bus service will take six minutes longer between Fort/Miller and Fort/Schaefer through 2015. The eastbound detour will use northbound Miller Road to westbound Dix to eastbound Oakwood and then back to Fort Street.

#38 Plymouth

Added service: An eastbound trip has been added at 4:10 a.m. from Middlebelt/Schoolcraft to Woodward/Trowbridge.

#48 Van Dyke

Because of reconstruction on I-94, northbound and southbound bus service will take three minutes longer between Van Dyke/Warren and Van Dyke/Harper through November 2013.

#54 Wyoming

Northbound service at 7:30 a.m. from Wyoming/Joy and southbound service at 8:10 a.m. from Wyoming/Eight Mile will be eliminated. 

Saturday changes: 

#25 Jefferson/Fort

Because of reconstruction of the Bascule Draw Bridge, eastbound and westbound bus service will take five minutes longer between Fort/Miller and Fort/Schaefer through 2015. 

#48 Van Dyke

Because of reconstruction on I-94, northbound and southbound bus service will take three minutes longer between Van Dyke/Warren and Van Dyke/Harper through November 2013. 

Sunday changes:

#25 Jefferson/Fort

Because of reconstruction of the Bascule Draw Bridge, eastbound and westbound bus service will take five minutes longer between Fort/Miller and Fort/Schaefer through 2015.

#48 Van Dyke

Northbound and southbound bus service will take five minutes longer between the approximate hours of 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Also, due to reconstruction on I-94, northbound and southbound bus service will take two minutes longer between Van Dyke/Warren and Van Dyke/Harper through November 2013.

Anyone with questions can call DDOT's Customer Service Office at 313-933-1300 to obtain more information or refer to RideDetroitTransit.com.