Long-term RTA reroutes and detours
Last updated on 4/9/19
This story will be continually updated by RTA staff to keep customers up to date with long-term bus reroutes and detours caused by construction or other reasons.
Current long-term reroutes and detours:
1. Springfield Street Construction - Route 11
Ongoing construction on Springfield Street is causing a reroute of the Route 11 with stops closed on Springfield Street and Woodley Road.
RTA buses will detour around the road construction. The northbound detour will be as follows: turning off of First Street, right onto Findlay, left on East Second Street, left on North Jersey Street, Right on Gaddis and right on Woodley to regular routing. Reverse on the southbound detour.
In this detour all stops in both directions are closed on Springfield Street between Woodley and Findlay. Stops on Woodley between Springfield and Gaddis are also closed.
Temporary RTA stops have been placed on Jersey at Gaddis, Gaddis at Irwin, and Gaddis at Woodley. A temporary stop has also been added on Springfield Street just past Findlay Street.
This road construction is expected to last through the spring.
2. South Dixie Dr./Schantz Bridge - Route 11 detour and Route 18 stops closed
Starting April 1, 2019, the City of Kettering will begin a street and bridge construction project on S. Dixie Avenue between Springhill Avenue and Carillon Boulevard.
During this project, RTA Route 11 will reroute, but no Route 11 stops will be missed.
The SOUTHBOUND reroute will be: From Schantz, left onto Patterson, right onto Crauder, right onto Sacramento, left onto Dixie to regular routing.
The NORTHBOUND reroute will be: From DIxie, right onto Sacramento, left onto Crauder, left onto Patterson, right onto Schantz to normal routing.
Route 18 will run as normal during the construction on South Patterson/Dixie between Carillon Boulevard and Springhill Avenue and no stops will be closed at this time.
This construction is expected to last through the Fall of 2019.
3. Work at RTA Eastown
The Greater Dayton RTA will be working on site improvements to our Eastown Hub facility located at 1218 Falke Drive in the Eastown Shopping Center, over the next several months.
Work on the pavement around the hub, including near the bays and lanes for the bus stops is underway. Signs will be up to direct customers to the change of locations.
RTA will have a staff on site to help answer any questions and direct passengers to where they need to go. If anyone has any special needs or requirements in order to board or exit the bus at this facility please inform your driver or one of our staff on site and they will ensure the bus is in an appropriate lane for your needs.
RTA apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and will provide updates as necessary as we progress through this project.
This work is expected to last approximately six weeks.
4. Construction on Washington Street (downtown Dayton)- Route 9
The Greater Dayton RTA will be closing stops on Washington Street while the City of Dayton works on a construction project on Washington Street between Longworth and Main Street.
During construction Route 9 will reroute and some stops will be missed. All of the bus stops on Washington St. between Longworth and Main Streets will be closed while this construction is ongoing. Please use closest stops at Washington at Longworth or Main at Franklin.
5. Construction on 4th and 5th Streets - Routes 8 and 19
Construction work on 4th and 5th streets near Sinclair College will temporary close some RTA stops. The stops 4th @ 340 4th (ID:1322) and 5th @ Perry (ID:1398) are temporary closed at this time. Please use closest stops at 4th at Perry (ID:1320) or 5th at St. Mary's (1397). We will update riders as these stop closures progress.