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Donald Avenue Closure June 17 through End of July

For Routes: 445, 470

Jun 13th, 2019 9:02 am

City of Eagan will be closing Donald Ave. between Yankee Doodle and Letendre for extensive utility work. Buses will detour as follows:

Route 445 Westbound: Regular on Yankee Doodle, continue past Coachman, back to regular. Passengers are directed to board/alight at temporary stops posted at Yankee Doodle/Coachman and Yankee Doodle/Bayberry Place Apartments driveway.

Route 445 Eastbound: Regular on Blue Cross Road, Left on Yankee Doodle, Right on Highway 13, Right on Letendre, back to regular. Donald Avenue passengers are directed to board/alight along Letendre.

Route 470 Northbound: Route will begin on Letendre St. at Donald Ave. Donald Avenue passengers are directed to board/alight along Letendre.

Route 470 Southbound: Regular on Yankee Doodle, continue past Coachman Road on Yankee Doodle, back to regular.

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Donald Avenue Closure June 17 through End of July

Jun 13th, 2019 8:48 am

City of Eagan will be closing Donald Ave. between Yankee Doodle and Letendre for extensive utility work. Buses will detour as follows:

Route 445 Westbound: Regular on Yankee Doodle, continue past Coachman, back to regular. Passengers are directed to board/alight at temporary stops posted at Yankee Doodle/Coachman and Yankee Doodle/Bayberry Place Apartments driveway.

Route 445 Eastbound: Regular on Blue Cross Road,, Left on Yankee Doodle, Right on Highway 13, Right on Letendre, back to regular. Donald Avenue passengers are directed to board/alight along Letendre.

Route 470 Northbound: Route will begin on Letendre St. at Donald Ave. Donald Avenue passengers are directed to board/alight along Letendre.

Route 470 Southbound: Regular on Yankee Doodle, continue past Coachman Road on Yankee Doodle, back to regular.

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Blue Gentian Road Closure Friday, June 14

For Route: 436

Jun 12th, 2019 8:49 am

Blue Gentian road will be closed at 9:00 AM on 6/14/19, for repaving. Blue Gentian road should be reopened Monday 6/17/18. Detours as follows:

 

436 Northbound:

Regular on Vikings Parkway

L onto Dodd Road

R onto Hwy 55

Back to regular

 

436 Southbound:

Regular on HWY 55

Continue to Dodd Road

L on Dodd RD

R on Vikings Parkway

Back to regular

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Routes 475 and 480 will use Old Apple Valley Transit Station beginning Monday, June 17

For Routes: 475, 480

Jun 11th, 2019 2:43 pm

Route 475 and Route 480 change

During construction of the ramp at Apple Valley Transit Station, Route 475 and Route 480 buses will pick up and drop off passengers at Old Apple Valley Transit Station (across Gaslight from Red Robin and the movie theater). All other routes will continue to use current boarding areas.

Ramp to close Saturday June 15; interim parking plan to begin

The Apple Valley Transit Station is set to get a major makeover this year that will add two additional levels of ramp parking.

The construction project will begin this week and the ramp will close Saturday, June 15, and remain closed to parking during the construction period, which is expected to last until mid December. Beginning June 15, transit customers will be directed to interim ground parking locations (identified on the attached picture).   

MVTA advises customers to park in designated parking spaces.

In addition to the parking expansion at AVTS, the construction will provide a variety of other improvements, including:

    • Adding a second elevator at the ramp.
    • Energy-efficient LED lighting.
    • Accessibility improvements on existing levels at the main entrance.
    • A modern façade on the AVTS ramp.

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FREE RIDES on the new MVTA CONNECT! June 10-28

For Routes: 421, 444, 464

Jun 10th, 2019 10:48 am

GREAT NEWS! MVTA is offering FREE RIDES on our new CONNECT service from June 10 through 28!

CONNECT riders will also receive a FREE all-day transfer valid on MVTA's fixed routes!

MVTA CONNECT serves all of Savage, plus Burnsville Center and Burnsville Transit Station. Click here for details!

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Apple Valley Transit Station Ramp Closure Begins Saturday, June 15

For Routes: 420, 440, 442, 477, 480, RED

Jun 10th, 2019 9:07 am

Ramp to close Saturday June 15; interim parking plan to begin

The Apple Valley Transit Station is set to get a major makeover this year that will add two additional levels of ramp parking.

The construction project will begin this week and the ramp will close Saturday, June 15, and remain closed to parking during the construction period, which is expected to last until mid December. Beginning June 15, transit customers will be directed to interim ground parking locations (identified on the attached picture).   

MVTA advises customers to park in designated parking spaces.

In addition to the parking expansion at AVTS, the construction will provide a variety of other improvements, including:

    • Adding a second elevator at the ramp.
    • Energy-efficient LED lighting.
    • Accessibility improvements on existing levels at the main entrance.
    • A modern façade on the AVTS ramp.
    • Additional security cameras to improve public safety.

Route 475 and Route 480 change

During construction, Route 475 and Route 480 buses will pick up and drop off passengers at Old Apple Valley Transit Station. Other routes will continue to use current boarding areas

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Eastbound Cliff Road Closure over Highway 77 Begins June 11

For Routes: 472, 480

Jun 6th, 2019 4:03 pm

MnDOT will be closing Eastbound Cliff Road over Hwy 77 for bridge work beginning Tuesday, June 11.  Detours as follows:

 All 472 SOUTHBOUND:

Regular on Hwy 77 Southbound, right on Diffley Road Exit, left on Diffley Road, right on Nicols Road, left on Cliff Road and back to regular.

480 NORTHBOUND:

Regular on Hwy 13 continue past Cliff Road, right on Diffley Road, right on Nicols Road, left on Cliff Road and back to regular.

The following stops are closed: 

  • Cliff Road at Horizon Dr
  • Cliff Road at River Hills Dr.
  • Cliff Road at Cinnamon Ridge

 Passengers are directed to either the shelter at Hwy 13 at Cliff Road NE corner or Cliff Road at Nicols Road SE corner.

Closure is expected to last through mid-July.

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Glendale Road Construction Begins June 11th through End of August

For Routes: 421, 444, 464

Jun 6th, 2019 11:49 am

City of Savage will begin Phase 2 reconstruction of Glendale Road on Tuesday, June 11 which will close Glendale from County Road 42 to McColl Drive.

Detour as follows:

Routes 421 and 464: Regular on Lynn Avenue, left at roundabout to McColl Drive, right on Judicial Road, right on Burnsville Parkway, right on Burnsville Parkway Southcross Intersection, right on West Preserve Blvd to 141st Street, left on Huntington Avenue and back to regular.

All stops on Glendale will be closed. 

Route 421 riders may board the bus at any safe location along this detour route. 

Route 464 riders are directed to either Savage Park & Ride or Lynn Avenue at 129th Street NW corner.

444 NB, 464 SB: Regular on Huntington, right on 141st Street to West Preserve Blvd, right on Burnsville Parkway, left on County Road 42 and back to regular.

County Road 42/Ewing and County Road 42/Burnsville Pkwy SW corner will be closed.  Passengers are directed to either Savage Park & Ride, or County Road 42 at Judicial Road.

464 SB: Regular at Savage Park & Ride, left on Huntington Avenue, right on County Road 42, right on Vernon Avenue, right on McColl Drive, left at roundabout to Lynn Ave and back to regular.

 

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Marquette Closure Begins June 3; 11th St Stop Closed during Detour

For Routes: 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479

May 28th, 2019 8:13 am

Southbound Marquette, between 10th-11th St, will be closed for approximately four weeks beginning June 3.

The stop at 11th St will not be served during the closure.

Riders may board at the "C" stop at 9th St.

Buses will detour as follows: Regular on Marquette, left on 10th St, right on 2nd Ave, left on 12th, back to regular.

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Route 440 Detour During Cliff Road Closure

For Route: 440

May 8th, 2019 11:56 am

Southbound trips depart Cedar Grove Transit Station, regular route south on Nicols to Diffley, then detour by traveling south on Cedar Ave/77 to Palomino.

Northbound trips will continue to serve Cliff Road and Nicols.

Southbound riders may board at a safe location along Diffley Road, or board a northbound 440 at Cliff/Nicols and then transfer to a southbound 440 at Cedar Grove.

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Routes 480/484/489: St. Paul Detours During Saints Games This Summer

For Routes: 480, 484, 489

May 8th, 2019 9:01 am

Buses operating in downtown St. Paul will detour during Saints games.

The following bus stops will be closed:

Broadway St. at 5th (passengers are directed to Union Depot)

6th St. at Wall St (passengers are directed to 6th St @ Sibley)

6th St. at Wacouta St (passengers are directed to 6th St @ Sibley)

Following are the dates and times these detours will take place:

5/13:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

5/14:   10:00am – 3:30pm

5/16:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

5/17:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

5/21:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

5/22:   11:30am – 5:00pm

5/23:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

5/24:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/7:      5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/11:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/12:   11:30am – 5:00pm

6/13:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/21:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/24:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/25:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

6/26:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/1:      5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/2:      5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/3:      4:30pm – 10:00pm

7/12:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/16:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/17:   11:30am – 5:00pm

7/18:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/23:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/24:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/25:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/26:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

7/29:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/9:      5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/12:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/13:   11:30am – 5:00pm

8/14:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/26:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/27:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/28:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/29:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

8/30:   5:30pm – 11:00pm 

 

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Johnny Cake Ridge Road Construction Begins May 7: Buses to Detour (See Update)

For Route: 476

May 1st, 2019 1:19 am

Construction along Johnny Cake Ridge Road between McAndrews and 140th St. W.  begins May 7 and is expected to last through early November.

Northbound 476 will detour as follows: Regular on Johnny Cake from 142nd to 140th, Left on 140th St., Right on Galaxie, Back to regular

Southbound 476 will detour as follows: Regular on Galaxie Ave, Continue past 132nd St., Left on 140th St., Right on Johnny Cake, Back to regular

Update: Buses will pick up along the detour route. Passengers are directed to a safe location on either 140th St. or Galaxie Ave. 

 

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Route 477 to operate Reduced Service on Fridays, May 24 through August 16

For Route: 477

Apr 29th, 2019 2:01 pm

Route 477 will operate a Reduced Service Schedule on Fridays beginning May 24:

These trips will not operate:

Northbound from Apple Valley at 7:07 am 

Northbound from Lakeville/Cedar at 6:23 (Apple Valley Transit Station at 6:34) 

Southbound from Gateway at 4:20, 4:25 and 5:07 pm 

This trip is added: Southbound from Gateway at 1:23 pm

These trips will be adjusted:

Northbound trip from AVTS at 6:27 am will begin at Lakeville/Cedar at 6:16 am

Northbound trip from Lakeville/Cedar at 6:52 am will begin five minutes later at 6:57

Regular weekday service will continue to operate Monday through Thursday.

Southbound trip from Gateway at 5:01 pm will continue to serve Lakeville/Cedar

Regular weekday service will continue to operate Monday through Thursday.

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Route 465 to operate Reduced Schedule on Fridays, May 24 through August 16

For Route: 465

Apr 29th, 2019 1:37 pm

Route 465 will operate a Reduced Service Schedule on Fridays from May 24 through August 16.

These northbound trips will not operate:  7:45 am, 8:45 am and 9:15 am.

These southbound trips will not operate: Departing Oak & 4th at 4:14 pm, 4:59 pm, and 5:44 pm.

This trip will change: The Southbound trip departing Oak & 4th at 4:29p will begin five minutes earlier at 4:24.

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