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Major Bus and Light Rail Disruptions

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Planned Service Detours and Disruptions
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017, Detour on Routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86, 88 due to the Women's March
    On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Women's March will cause road closures downtown. The following bus detours will be in place. Light rail service will not be affected.

    Route 11 (inbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from 9th Street, right turn on L Street.

    Route 15 (inbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from J Street, right on 15th Street, right on P Street, right on 8th Street.

    Route 15 (outbound) and Route 51 (inbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from 8th Street, right on N Street, left on 16th Street, left on L Street, right on 8th Street.

    Route 30 (inbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from L Street, right on 5th Street.

    Route 38 (to River Oaks) 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., and noon to 5:00 p.m., from 10th Street, right on N Street, right on 11th Street, right on P Street, left on 7th Street

    Route 38 (to River Oaks), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from 10th Street, right on N Street, left on 16th Street, left on L Street, left on 3rd Street.

    Route 51 (outbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from 7th Street, right on L Street, right on 8th Street, right on J Street, right on 15th, right on P Street, left on 7th Street.

    Route 62 (inbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from L Street, no turn on 9th Street.

    Route 86 (outbound) and Route 88 (outbound), 10:00 a.m. to noon, from 9th Street, right on L Street.

  • December 16, 2016 Update on Folsom light rail service
    On December 12, a trucker transporting an over-sized load ran into one of RT's crossing gate mechanisms at the Natoma intersection at Folsom Boulevard in the City of Folsom. The gate mechanism came in contact with the overhead wire that the trains operate on, which in turn sent high voltage into RT's signal and grade crossing protection systems causing extensive damage. Some of the repair work will be done off site, but it may take up to two months to complete. We are exploring ways to get the work done as fast as possible.

    We are operating a shuttle bus from the Historic Folsom Station to the Iron Point Station until repairs are completed, and updates about service changes will be posted as they occur. Because shuttle buses operate on surface streets, they are subject to traffic delays and the timing may be off when connecting passengers to light rail at Iron Point Station. Passengers may find it more convenient to park and ride from the Iron Point Station; or, Sunrise Station for more frequent light rail service.

    As of Tuesday, December 20, 2016, in order for riders to better connect with light rail trains at the Iron Point Station, RT shuttle buses will depart the Historic Folsom Station at the following temporary times:

    Monday - Friday: Every :15 and :45 of the hour, with the first trip at 4:45 a.m. and the last trip at 7:15 p.m.

    Saturday: Every :15 and :45 of the hour, with the first trip at 7:15 a.m. and the last trip at 7:15 p.m.

    Sunday: Every :15 and :45 of the hour, with the first trip at 9:45 a.m. and the last trip at 7:15 p.m.

    Please note that the shuttle buses will arrive at the Glenn Station approximately five minutes later to pick up and drop off passengers.

    We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • A non-RT incident at Glenn Drive and Folsom Boulevard on Monday, December 12 caused major damage to the power structures at Natoma Crossing. RT will operate a bus bridge on the Gold Line from Historic Folsom to Iron Point stations until further notice.
    Commuters traveling to downtown, and Golden 1 Center riders should park at Iron Point, Hazel or Sunrise Station for regular light rail service.
  • During major Golden 1 Center events, RT Routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86 and 88 may have to detour based on traffic conditions and road closures with little or no notice.
  • Bus Stop 3179 on Howe Ave southbound at Marconi Ave on Route 87 will be closed until further notice due to construction
  • Rider Alert: 7th & K Station will permanently close effective (end of service day) on Friday, September 30, 2016.
  • RT Bus Service Disruptions
    RT's bus service from time to time can be delayed by traffic congestion and other non-related RT events, with little or no notice, that may affect service. As part of a disruption, RT bus stops may be affected as well.

    In order to help our customers get the most up-to-date information, we suggest checking real-time bus information through RT's mobile website at m.sacrt.com. Customers can also create an account for RT Tracker, to have personalized bus arrival times emailed directly at www.sacrt.com/tracker1.stm.

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RT will make every effort to provide timely information on bus and light rail service disruptions that may affect your trip. However, due to unforseen circumstances, information may change quickly without advance notice. Service disruption information will also be posted on Twitter (@RideSacRT) and Facebook (facebook/SacramentoRT), or you can access information via RT's mobile web app at http://m.sacrt.com/, which can be accessed on your smart phone, tablet or desktop computer.

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