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ABQ RIDE Detours on Dec. 7

Created: 12/06/2013 7:43 AM

ABQ RIDE buses serving or crossing Central around the UNM/Nob Hill area will be detouring all day Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.  This, to accommodate the Twinkle Light Parade and Nob Hill Shop and Stroll.

Because of staging for Saturday evening's Parade and Shop and Stroll, ABQ RIDE will be rerouting buses on Central between University and San Mateo. 

Eastbound Routes #66 -Central,  #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line and #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line will all divert north onto University, then east on Lomas and south on San Mateo before heading back to their regular routes on eastbound Central.  Westbound, the three routes will turn north from Central onto San Mateo, west on Lomas, then south on University before resuming their regular routes on westbound Central.  Local stops along this route will serve as temporary stops for the #66-Central.

Temporary stops for the #766/#777 are:

· Eastbound:

o On University (northbound) at Central

o On Lomas at UNMH

o On Lomas at Carlisle

· Westbound:

o On San Mateo at Central

o On Lomas at Carlisle

o On Lomas at UNMH

o On University at Central (in front of UNM Parking Services)

The eastbound Route #790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line will detour from Lomas to south on University.  The temporary route will then turn east on Avenida Cesar Chavez before turning north on Yale, then west on Central and back to its regular route.  Temporary stops for the #790 are: 

· Eastbound:

o On Lomas at University

· Westbound:

o On Lomas at University

Westbound Route #16-18 (The Bug) will detour west from Carlisle onto Lead, then south on Girard back to its regular route.  Eastbound, #16/18 will turn east on Coal from Girard, then south on Carlisle back to its regular route.

The Nob Hill Shop and Stroll begins at noon.  The Twinkle Light Parade begins at 5:15 p.m. and will travel westbound on Central from Washington to Girard, where the floats will disband. 

For more information and detailed maps for each detour, visit www.myabqride.com and click on "Route Detours" on the left side of the page or on the rolling billboard at the top of the page.  For more information about the Nob Hill Shop and Stroll or Twinkle Light Parade, visit www.cabq.gov/events.



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