EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 18-20: Due to construction, buses traveling along Routes 5 and 46 will be detoured off of MLK Avenue downtown all day. Route 5 outbound buses will travel south on Front, turn left on Vance, left on Danny Thomas, and right on MLK to continue their regular route. Route 5 inbound buses will travel west on MLK, turn left on Danny Thomas, right on Vance, and right on Front to continue onto the regular route. Route 46 outbound buses will travel south on Front and turn left on Vance to continue their regular route. Route 46 inbound trips will travel west on Vance and turn right on Front to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 16-20: Due to construction related to the realignment of Patterson Street located near the University of Memphis campus, buses traveling outbound on Route 5 will conclude by traveling west on Walker, taking the left side of the fork to continue onto Southern, turning right on Highland, and left on Central to begin inbound trips. Inbound trips will continue on the regular bus route west of Central and Highland. The following stops will not be served all week:

Stop ID

Name

Location

3511

Patterson @ Mynders

Midblock

3512

Patterson @ Norriswood

Near side

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 7: Due to the Ariana Grande concert at FedEx Forum, buses traveling on Routes 4, 12, and 39 will be on detour after 6 p.m. Buses traveling on Route 4 headed outbound will leave the William Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, left on Second, right on A.W. Willis, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Manassas, continue on Walnut, right on Crump, and left on Mississippi to continue onto their regular route. Buses traveling Route 4 headed inbound will travel north on Mississippi, turn right on Crump, left on Walnut, continue on Manassas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, continue on A.W. Willis to head into the William Hudson Transit Center. The last Route 12 inbound trip will travel north on Florida, turn right on Crump, left on Walnut, continue on Manassas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, continue on A.W. Willis to head into the William Hudson Transit Center. (Note: There is no Route 12 outbound trip after 6 p.m.) Route 39 outbound trips will leave the William Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, left on Second, right on A.W. Willis, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Manassas, continue on Walnut, right on Crump, and left on Third to continue onto their regular route. Route 39 inbound trips will travel north on Third, turn right on Crump, left on Walnut, continue on Manassas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, and continue on A.W. Willis to head into the William Hudson Transit Center.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 7: Due to the Stumbling Santa Pub Crawl, Riverfront Trolley buses will not serve the Beale Street Station for the rest of the day once Trolley service resumes after 2 p.m. when the St. Jude Marathon is complete. Buses traveling on the Riverfront Trolley line will travel north on Main, turn left on MLK, and right on Front to continue onto the regular route. Click here to view the detour map.

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 7: Due to the Frayser Christmas Parade, Routes 11, 18, and 42 will be on detour from 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Buses traveling on Route 11 outbound will travel north on Steele, turn right on Corning, left on Watkins, right on Burnham, left on Overton Crossing, right on St. Elmo, right on Schoolfield, and left on Frayser to continue the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 11 inbound will travel west on Frayser, turn right on Schoolfield, left on St. Elmo, left on Overton Crossing, right on Burnham, left on Watkins, right on Corning, left on Steele to continue the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 18 will travel in a loop south on Range Line, turn right on St. Elmo, right on Overton Crossing, right on Hawkins Mill, left on Suncrest, and right on Smithridge. Buses traveling on Route 42 northbound will turn right on Whitney, left on Overton Crossing, right on Driftwood, and left on Watkins to begin Route 42 southbound trips. An additional shuttle that will connect customers between Routes 11 and 18 and Frayser Plaza will leave Frayser Plaza and head west on Frayser, turn right on Overton Crossing, right on St. Elmo, right on Schoolfield, left on Frayser, right on Redcoat, and left on Frayser towards Frayser Plaza.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 7: Due to the University of Memphis Tigers football game taking place at the Liberty Bowl Stadium, buses traveling on Routes 2 and 32 will be on detour from 1-6 p.m. Buses traveling on Route 2 headed inbound will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Parkway S (which becomes Cooper) to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 2 headed outbound will travel south on Cooper, turn left on Lamar, right on Airways, and continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 32 headed northbound will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Pkwy S (which becomes Cooper), right on Poplar, and left on Hollywood to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 32 headed southbound will travel south on Hollywood, right on Poplar, left on Cooper, left on Lamar, and right on Airways to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 6-7: Due to the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, several bus routes will be impacted. To learn more, please click here to learn about bus shuttles, detours and route maps. Click here for the list of stops not in service.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 29: Due to the University of Memphis Tigers football game taking place at the Liberty Bowl Stadium, buses traveling on Routes 2 and 32 will be on detour from noon-5 p.m. Buses traveling on Route 2 headed inbound will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Parkway S (which becomes Cooper) to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 2 headed outbound will travel south on Cooper, turn left on Lamar, right on Airways, and continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 32 headed northbound will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Pkwy S (which becomes Cooper), right on Poplar, and left on Hollywood to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 32 headed southbound will travel south on Hollywood, right on Poplar, left on Cooper, left on Lamar, and right on Airways to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 23: Due to the Memphis Christmas Parade in Whitehaven, buses traveling on Routes 42 and 69 will be on detour from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Buses traveling on Route 42 headed southbound will travel south on Elvis Presley, turn left on Winchester, right on Millbranch, left on Shelby, and then continue onto their regular route. Buses traveling northbound on Route 42 will travel west on Holmes, turn right on Millbranch, left on Winchester, right on Elvis Presley, and then continue onto their regular route. Buses traveling on Route 69 headed westbound will travel south on Millbranch, turn right on Holmes, right on Tulane, left on Shelby, and then continue onto their regular route. Buses traveling Route 69 headed eastbound will travel east on Shelby, turn right on Tulane, left on Holmes, left on Millbranch, and then continue onto their regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 21: Due to the Christmas Lighting Ceremony at Graceland, Routes 42 and 46 will be on detour from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Buses traveling southbound on Elvis Presley will turn right on Winchester, left on Lakeview, left on Craft, and right on Elvis Presley to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling northbound on Elvis Presley will turn right on Timothy, left on Hermitage, left on Old Hickory, and right on Elvis Presley to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 11: Due to the Veterans Day Parade, outbound only trips on Routes 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 34, 39, 50, and 56 will be on detour from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. off of Second Street downtown. Route 2 outbound trips will travel east on Shadyac, turn right on Third, left on Jackson, continue on Lauderdale, left on Alabama, and right on Danny Thomas to continue the regular route. Routes 4, 5, 12, 13, and 39 outbound trips will travel east on Shadyac, turn right on Third, left on Jackson, continue on Lauderdale, left on Alabama, right on Danny Thomas, and right on Adams, and left on Front to continue the regular route. Route 50 outbound trips will travel east on Shadyac, turn right on Third, left on Jackson, continue on Lauderdale, left on Alabama, right on Danny Thomas, and left on Poplar to continue the regular route. Routes 34 and 56 outbound trips will travel east on Shadyac, turn right on Third, left on Jackson, continue on Lauderdale, left on Alabama, right on Danny Thomas, and left on Union to continue the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 10: Due to the Memphis Grilled Cheese Festival, Routes 42 and 53 will be on detour from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Buses traveling northbound on Route 42 will head north on Cleveland, turn right on Overton Park, left on Watkins, and then merge into traffic on Watkins to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling southbound on Route 42 will head south on Cleveland, turn right on Autumn, left on Bellevue, left on Overton Park, and left on Cleveland to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling outbound on Route 53 will head south on Bellevue, left on Autumn, and left on Cleveland to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling inbound on Route 53 will head south on Cleveland, turn right on Autumn, and right on Bellevue to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 14-MARCH 2:Due to construction on the Memphis Convention Center, service will be impacted on the Main Street Trolley rail line from November 14, 2019-March 2, 2020. Click here to learn more.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 2: Due to the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals Health Food Festival, buses traveling on Routes 42 and 53 will be detoured from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Buses traveling northbound on Route 42 will head north on Cleveland, turn right on Overton Park, left on Watkins, and then merge into traffic on Watkins to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling southbound on Route 42 will head south on Cleveland, turn right on Autumn, left on Bellevue, left on Overton Park, and left on Cleveland to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling outbound on Route 53 will head south on Bellevue, left on Autumn, and left on Cleveland to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling inbound on Route 53 will head south on Cleveland, turn right on Autumn, and right on Bellevue to continue onto the regular route.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 2: Buses traveling on Route 2 during the University of Memphis Tigers football game taking place at Liberty Bowl Stadium will be on detour from 6-10:30 p.m. Buses traveling outbound will travel east on Madison, right on McLean, left on Union, right on Cooper, and right on Central. Buses traveling inbound will turn right on McLean, left on Madison and continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map 

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 2: Due to the ESPN College Gameday taping, Main Street Trolley service will begin at 7 a.m. instead of 8 a.m.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1-3: Due to the ESPN College Gameday taping, buses traveling on Routes 34 and 56 will be on detour. Buses traveling outbound will travel south on Second, turn left on Poplar, right on Manassas, and left on Union to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling inbound will travel west on Union, right on Manassas, left on Poplar, and right on B.B. King to continue onto the regular route.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1-3: Buses traveling on Route 2 will be on detour due to the closure of a portion of Cooper Street for the Indie Memphis Film Festival. Buses traveling outbound will head west on Madison, right on McLean, left on Union, and right on Cooper to continue their regular route. Buses traveling inbound will head north on Cooper, turn left on Union, right on McLean, and left on Madison to continue onto the regular route.

List of Stops Not In Service

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 30: Due to the Freedom Awards, Main Street will be closed between Beale Street and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. The Main Street Trolley will operate between the William Hudson Transit Center and Peabody Place all day. Riverfront Trolley buses traveling northbound will head north on Main, turn left on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and right on to Front to continue onto the regular route.

UPDATE: FROM 6-11 p.m, buses traveling onRoutes 4,12, and 39 will be on detour off of Front Street due to the Freedom Awards. Buses traveling outbound on Route 4 will leave Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second and left on Vance to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling on Route 4 inbound trips will head west on Vance, turn right on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into the William Hudson Transit Center (WHTC). Buses traveling on Route 12 outbound will leave the WHTC, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, right on G.E. Patterson, and left on Front to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling inbound on Route 12 will head north on Front, turn right on G.E. Patterson, left on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into the WHTC. Buses traveling outbound on Route 39 will leave WHTC, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, left on G.E. Patterson, and right on Third to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling inbound on Route 39 will head north on Third, turn left on A.W. Willis, and turn into WHTC.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 25-27: Due to the River Arts Fest, Riverfront Trolley buses will not serve Riverside Drive. Riverfront Trolley trips will travel south on Front, turn left on Jackson, right on Second, right on Poplar, left on Front, left on Peabody Place, right on Main, left on Talbot, right on Second, and right on GE Patterson. Southbound trips will conclude at GE Patterson and Main where northbound trips will begin their regular route by traveling north on Main Street. 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 26: Due to the Komen Memphis Race for the Cure and the ongoing detour from the Convention Center construction, there will be no bus service on Front Street from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Due to street closures related to the event, Routes 4, 12, 13, 34, 39, and 56 will be on detour in Downtown Memphis. Route 4 outbound trips will leave Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, left on Adams, right on Danny Thomas, and left on Vance to continue their regular route. Route 4 inbound trips will head west on Vance, turn right on Danny Thomas, left on Adams, right on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into Hudson Transit Center. Route 12 outbound trips will leave Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, left on Adams, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, and left on Florida to continue their regular route. Route 12 inbound trips will head north on Florida, turn right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Adams, right on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into Hudson Transit Center. Route 13 outbound trips will leave Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, left on Adams, right on Danny Thomas, right on Georgia, left on Fourth to continue their regular route. Route 13 inbound trips will travel north on Fourth, turn right on Georgia, left on Danny Thomas, left on Adams, right on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into Hudson Transit Center. Routes 34 and 56 outbound trips will start their regular route, head south on Second, turn left on Madison, right on Fourth, and left on Union to continue their regular route. Routes 34 and 56 inbound trips will head west on Union, turn right on Fourth, left on Madison, and right on B.B. King to continue their regular route. Route 13 outbound trips will leave Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, left on Adams, right on Danny Thomas, right on Georgia, left on Third to continue their regular route. Route 13 inbound trips will travel north on Third, turn right on Georgia, left on Danny Thomas, left on Adams, right on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis, and turn into Hudson Transit Center.

Due to the event, all three trolley lines will not start service on Saturday until the race starts to clear out around 10:30 a.m.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 25: Due to the Mid-South Firefighter 5K, Route 2 will be on detour from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Route 2 outbound trips will travel east on Poplar, turn right on Dunlap, and left on Adams to continue the regular route. Route 2 inbound trips will travel west on Adams, turn right on Dunlap, left on Poplar, and right on B.B. King to continue the regular route.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 20: Due to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, Route 2 Madison outbound trips from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. will head east on Madison, right on East Parkway, right on Union, and right on Cooper to turn inbound to the regular route.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 19: Due to the SoulsvilleUSA Festival, College Street will be blocked from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 19. This will impact Castalia trips on Route 4 Walker. Buses traveling outbound will continue south on Mississippi, turn left on McLemore, and then continue onto the regular route. Inbound trips will continue west on McLemore and turn right on Mississippi to continue onto the regular route. Click here to view a list of affected bus stops. See map below:

Soulsville USA Fest Detour

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 14: Route 12 Inbound trips will not travel on Levi and will not serve the Indian Hills neighborhood until further notice due to MLGW blocking the intersection of Horn Lake and Levi. A MATA van will pick up and drop off passengers on bus stops on Levi and in Indian Hills and take them to where they can catch Route 12 Inbound.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 12: Route 39 will be detoured off of Western Park due to the Westwood Neighborhood Association Community Festival from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Buses traveling west on Western Park will make a right on Deerland, left on Raines, left on Westmont, right on Ledbetter, left on Glenbrook, left on Western Park, and right on Bluebell to continue onto its regular route. These stops will not be in service from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.:

Stop ID Name Direction Location
5639 Western Park @ Hawkeye West Mid-Block
5640 Western Park @ Tomahawk West Farside

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 7-MAY 1: All lanes of Front Street will be closed to thru traffic except for a limited access entrance to patrons entering the garage for events in both the Cannon Center and the Memphis Convention Center. The decision to close Front Street is a necessary, but a temporary measure to ensure the safety of everyone using the road during the renovation of the Memphis Convention Center. The Front Street closure will impact fixed bus routes 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 39 and 46 (both inbound and outbound). Outbound detour: buses will leave William Hudson Transit Center, turn left on Shadyac, right on Second, right on Adams, left on Front and continue on its regular route. Inbound detour: buses will travel north on Front, right on Adams, left on B.B. King, left on A.W. Willis and then turn into the William Hudson Transit Center. The following fixed route bus stops will also be affected:

The Riverfront Trolley Line will also be impacted.Trolley shuttles traveling south on Front will turn left on Jackson, right on Second, right on Poplar, and left on Front to continue the regular route. None of the Trolley stops will be affected.

Routes 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 39, and 46 Outbound

Stop ID

Name

Direction

Location

6103

Front @ Winchester

South

Far Side

603

Front @ Poplar

South

Near Side

Routes 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 39, and 46 Inbound

Stop ID

Name

Direction

Location

601

Front @ Poplar

North

Near Side

6104

Front @ Winchester

North

Mid Block

For more information about the Front Street closure, click here. 

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 27, 4 P.M. - SEPTEMBER 28, 12 P.M.: Due to preparation for the St. Jude Walk/Run, Routes 40, 52, and 53 will be on detour on Friday, September 27 beginning at 4 p.m. The specific detours are listed below: 

Route 40 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, left on Danny Thomas to continue the regular route.

Route 40 buses traveling inbound: south on Danny Thomas, right on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to continue to Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 52 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, and then continue on Jackson to the regular route. 

Route 52 buses traveling inbound: west on Jackson, continue Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Routes 53 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, to continue regular route. 

Routes 53 buses traveling inbound: west on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Due to the St. Jude Walk/Run taking place on Saturday, September 28, the following routes will be on detour from 8 a.m.-noon: Routes 2, 4, 8, 11, 12, 13, 19, 34, 36, 39, 50, 56, 57, and all Trolley lines. The specific detours are listed below:

Route 2 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Danny Thomas, and right on Adams to continue the regular route. 

Route 2 buses traveling inbound: west on Adams,left on Danny Thomas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Route 4 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas. left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Danny Thomas, left on Vance and continue to the regular route. 

Route 4 buses traveling inbound: west on Vance, right on Danny Thomas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap,left on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Routes 8 and 11 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Mill, and left on North Third to continue the regular route

Routes 8 and 11 buses traveling inbound: south on North Third, right on Mill, left on Main, left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Routes 12, 13, & 39 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas. left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Danny Thomas, right on MLK Blvd., and left on Front to continue their regular route. 

Routes 12, 13, and 39 buses traveling inbound: north on Front, right on MLK, left on Danny Thomas, right on Poplar, left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to continue to Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 19 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, and left on Lane to continue their regular route. 

Route 19 buses traveling inbound: west on Lane, right on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to travel to Hudson Transit Center.

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, left on Danny Thomas, and left on Union to continue their regular route. 

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling inbound: west on Union, right on Danny Thomas, right on Poplar left on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, right on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, left on A.W. Willis, to continue to Hudson Transit Center.

Routes 36 and 57 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar, and left on Danny Thomas to continue their regular route. 

Routes 36 and 57 buses traveling inbound: north on Danny Thomas, right on Poplar, left on Manassas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to continue to Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 50 buses traveling outbound: left on A.W. Willis, right on Main, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Manassas, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, right on Poplar to continue the regular route. 

Route 50 buses traveling inbound: west on Poplar, right on Dunlap, left on North Parkway, right on Dunlap, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on Main, and left on A.W. Willis to continue to Hudson Transit Center.

Main Street Trolley: Service will operate all day as planned, but the Memphis Police Department will "flag" the Trolley cars on Main Street.

Madison and Riverfront Trolley Buses: Service will begin after the walk/run is completed which is estimated to be around 11:00 a.m. 

List of Bus Stops Not in Service During Detour

Detour Map

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 21-23: Due to the I-240 MemFix4 road construction project, I-240 westbound from east and westbound Poplar Avenue will be temporarily closed for ramp repairs effective 6 a.m. Saturday, September 21 through 6 a.m. Monday, September 23.

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 14: Due to the Southern Heritage Classic Cultural Celebration and the Cooper Young Festival, buses traveling on Routes 2 and 32 will be on detour all day and Route 57 will be on detour until 12 pm.

Route 2 inbound trips leaving Airways Transit Center will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on McLean, right on Peabody, and turn left on Cooper to continue their regular route. Route 2 outbound trips traveling to Airways Transit Center will travel south on Cooper, turn right on Peabody, left on McLean, left on Lamar, and turn on right on Airways to continue their regular route. Route 2 outbound trips that usually travel to Tiger Lane (nighttime trips) will travel south on Cooper and turn on Central and end at the intersection of Central and East Parkway and not serve Tiger Lane. Route 2 inbound trips that usually travel from Tiger Lane (nighttime trips) will instead begin at the intersection of Central and East Parkway, turn left on East Parkway, left on Union, and turn right on Cooper to continue their regular route.

Route 32 northbound trips will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on McLean, right on Union, and turn left on Alicia to continue their regular route. Route 32 southbound trips will travel south on Hollywood, turn right on Poplar, left on McLean, left on Lamar, and turn right on Airways to continue their regular route.

Route 57 westbound trips will travel west on Park, turn left on Semmes, right on Barron, and turn right on Lamar to continue their regular route. Route 57 eastbound trips will travel south on Lamar, left on Barron, left on Semmes, and turn right on Park to continue their regular route.

Click here for a list of stops that will not be in service during the detour.

Click here for the detour map.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 31: Due to the University of Memphis vs. University of Mississippi football game taking place at the Liberty Bowl Stadium, buses traveling on Routes 2 and 32 will be on detour from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Route 2 inbound trips will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Pkwy S (which becomes Cooper) to continue on the regular route. Route 2 outbound trips will travel south on Cooper, turn left on Lamar, right on Airways, and continue on the regular route. Route 32 northbound trips will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Pkwy S (which becomes Cooper), right on Poplar, and left on Hollywood to continue on the regular route. Route 32 southbound trips will travel south on Hollywood, right on Poplar, left on Cooper, left on Lamar, and right on Airways to continue on the regular route.

Click here for a full list of stops that will not be in service during the detour.

Click here for the detour map.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 6: Due to the Delta Fair and Music Festival taking place, Route 340 will detour at Germantown Parkway and Moore Road and will not serve the Agricenter. See the detour information below: 

Outbound: Continue on Walnut Grove to Timber Creek Drive, take a right on Timber Creek Drive, right on Germantown Parkway, left (ramp) onto Walnut Grove to start the inbound portion of the route.

Passengers who normally board at the Agricenter should board at stop #933, Germantown at Timber Creek. It is a shelter stop on the northbound side of Germantown and the far side of the intersection.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 29: Routes 13 and 39 will be detoured downtown. Routes 13 and 39 outbound trips will travel south on Front, turn left on MLK, right on Second, and left on G.E. Patterson to continue their regular routes. Route 13 and 39 inbound trips will travel north on BB King, turn left on MLK, and right on Front to continue their regular routes. 

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 26: The Groove Shuttle will permanently add two new stops: Harbortown Circle and Dunlap at Adams (Le Bonheur Hospital). There will be a stop in both directions on Dunlap at Adams. The shuttle's current stop to serve St. Jude Hospital on A.W. Willis at Third will be moved to Third at Overton. See the map below. Customers can also view this information by navigating to the Maps and Schedules tab and then clicking on the Groove Shuttle map. 

Groove Shuttle Map

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15 AFTER 12 PM: Due to Elvis Week remembrances, buses traveling on Routes 42 and 46 on Elvis Presley Boulevard will be on detour between Winchester and Craft. Buses traveling southbound on Elvis Presley Boulevard will turn right on Winchester, left on Lakeview, left on Craft, and right on Elvis Presley Boulevard to continue onto the regular route. Buses traveling northbound on Elvis Presley Boulevard will turn right on Timothy, left on Hermitage, left on Old Hickory, and right on Elvis Presley Boulevard in order to continue onto the regular route. A list of stops that will not be served is posted below:

Southbound

Stop ID

Name

Location

5136

Elvis Presley @ Winchester

Far Side

5137

Elvis Presley @ Bluebird

Near Side

5138

Elvis Presley @ Colonial Oak

Near Side

5139

Elvis Presley @ Colonial Oak

Far Side

5140

Elvis Presley @ Craft

Near Side

Northbound

Stop ID

Name

Location

5188

Elvis Presley @ Craft 

Near Side

5189

Elvis Presley @ Old Hickory

Mid Block

5190

Elvis Presley @ Bluebird

Mid Block

5191

Elvis Presley @ Bluebird

Near Side

5192

Elvis Presley @ Bluebird

Far Side

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 13 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Due to construction, the bus shelter located on the southwest corner of Front and Beale will be removed and buses will not stop there. Please board southbound buses at Front and Peabody Place instead.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 9: Routes 13 and 39 are on detour. Outbound trips traveling on Front will turn left on Vance, right on Second, and left on G.E. Patterson to continue its regular route. Inbound trips will turn right on B.B. King, left on Vance, and right on Front to continue its regular route.

EFFECTIVE JULY 31: Due to construction, all outbound routes traveling on Route 50 are on detour at Poplar and Highland: right on Deloach and then a left on Central over the regular route. 

EFFECTIVE JULY 23, 24 AND 27: Due to a street closure on Front Street between MLK and Beale Street, MATA will implement the following detours between 10 a.m.-9 p.m. with supervisors assisting:

Route 4 Walker:

Outbound at Front Street and Union Avenue, left on Union, right on Second, and left on Vance over the regular route. 

Inbound at Vance and B.B. King Boulevard, left on Union, and right on Front over the regular route.

Route 5 Central:

Outbound at Front Street and Union Avenue, left on Union, right on Second, and left on MLK Boulevard over the regular route.

Inbound at MLK and B.B. King Boulevards, right on B.B. King Blvd, left on Union and right on Front Street over the regular route. 

Route 12 Florida:

Outbound at Front and Union Avenue, left on Union, right on Second, right on G.E. Patterson Ave, and left on Front Street over the regular route.

Inbound at Front Street and G.E. Patterson, right on G.E. Patterson, left on B.B. King Boulevard, right on Union Avenue, and left on Front Street over the regular route.

Route 13 Lauderdale:

Outbound at Front Street and Union Avenue, left on Union, right on Second, and left on G.E. Patterson over the regular route. 

Inbound at G.E. Patterson Avenue and B.B. King Boulevard, right on BB. King, right on Union, and left on Front Street over the regular route. 

Route 39 S. Third:

Outbound at Front Street and Union Avenue, left on Union Avenue, right on Second, left on G.E. Patterson Avenue, and right on B.B. King Blvd. over the regular route. 

Inbound at G.E. Patterson Avenue and B.B. King Boulevard, continue ton B.B. King Boulevard, right on Union Avenue, and left on Front Street over the regular route. 

Route 46 Whitehaven:

Outbound at Front Street and Union Avenue, left on Union Avenue, right on Second and left on MLK Boulevard over the regular route.

Inbound at MLK and B.B. King Boulevards, right on B.B. King Boulevard, left on Union Avenue and right on Front Street over the regular route. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

Friday, July 19, 9 p.m. through Monday, July 22, 6 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave. east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave. will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 3-JULY 14: Due to construction on the Memphis Convention Center, service will be impacted on the Main Street Trolley rail line from June 3-July 14. The Main Street Trolley rail cars will only pick up passengers on the east side of the tracks at the Trolley stations located between Madison and Exchange Avenues. In addition, some southbound Trolley stations will be temporarily closed. Click here to learn more.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, July 12, 9:00 p.m. through Monday, July 15, 6:00 a.m.: There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave. east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave. will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Monday, July 8 through Thursday, July 11, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, June 28, 9 p.m. until Monday, July 1 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, June 21, 9 p.m. until Monday, June 24 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, June 24 through Thursday, June 27, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 20: Please expect delays on bus service today since traffic lights are not working in many areas.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 20: Due to debris, downed power lines, etc. from last night's thunderstorms, buses traveling on Routes 6, 11, 18, 32 and 40 are currently on detour. Specific information is being shared through Omnilert messages. To sign up for Omnilert, visit matatransit.com and click on the circular icon at the top of the home page to learn more about delays, detours and other pertinent information.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, June 14, 9 p.m. until Monday, June 17 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, June 17 through Thursday, June 20, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, June 7, 9 p.m. until Monday, June 10 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, June 10 through Thursday, June 13, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, May 31, 9 p.m. until Monday, June 3 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, June 3 through Thursday, June 6, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

EFFECTIVE Tuesday, May 28: MLGW is performing some work that will cause a temporary interruption to service on the Main Street Trolley line.The following Trolley stations will be temporarily closed for Main Street Trolley Service only: 

- Butler: Northbound & Southbound

- Huling: Northbound & Southbound

- MLK: Northbound

NO change to Riverfront Trolley Bus Service. Normal Main Street Trolley Service will resume on WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, May 17, 9 p.m. until Monday, May 20 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, May 20 through Thursday, May 23, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, MAY 25: Due to the Great American River Run,service will not begin on theRiverfront and Madison Trolley lines until 11 a.m. on that day. Detours will also take place on Routes 11, 13, and 39 due to this race. Route 11 outbound trips will start as regularly scheduled, but buses will turn right on Chelsea from Third and then turn left on Thomas to continue its regular route. Route 11 inbound trips will head south on Thomas down to Chelsea, turn right on Chelsea, and then turn left on Third to continue its regular route. Route 13 outbound trips will start as regularly scheduled, but will turn left on Vance from Front and then right on Fourth to continue its regular route. Route 13 inbound trips will head north on Fourth up to Vance, turn left on Vance, and then turn right on Front to continue their regular route. Route 39 outbound trips will start as regularly schedule but turn left on Vance from Front, turn right on Second, turn left on Carolina, and then turn right on Third to continue their regular route. Route 39 inbound trips will head north on Third up to Vance, turn left on Vance, and then turn right on Front to continue its regular route. Expect delays on all bus and trolley routes serving Downtown all morning. Bus stops affected by these detours are listed here. The map of the Route 11 detour can be found here. The map of the Routes 13 and 39 detour can be found here.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Friday, May 10, 9 p.m. until Monday, May 13 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MAY 13: In partnership with the City of Memphis Traffic Engineering Department, the Memphis Area Transit Authority is working to improve safety and travel times by removing and relocating several stops on Vollintine Avenue effective MAY 13. These adjustments will ensure that stop spacing and placement on Vollintine reflects the Bus Stop Design & Accessibility Guidelines adopted by the MATA Board of Commissioners in 2017. MATA will continue to service these stops through May 13. For more information, call MATA Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282). 

The stops affected are:

Stops Being Removed
Routes 19 and 31 Outbound
ID Name Location Direction Suggested Alternative
3857 Vollintine @ Bellevue Near Side East 3858 Vollintine @ Annie
3860 Vollintine @ Alaska Mid Block East 3859 Vollintine @ Alma
3861 Vollintine @ Speed Far Side East 179 Vollintine @ Watkins
Route 19 Outbound
4554 Vollintine @ Willett Near Side East 4553 Vollintine @ McNeil
4556 Vollintine @ Dickinson Near Side East 4555 Vollintine @ Avalon
4559 Vollintine @ Hawthorne Near Side East 4557 Voliintine @ Evergreen
4562 Vollintine @ Barksdale Near Side East 4561 Vollintine @ McLean
4563 Vollintine @ Sheridan Near Side East 4561 Vollintine @ McLean
4565 Vollintine @ Oakmont Near Side East 4564 Vollintine @ University
Route 19 Inbound
ID Name Location Direction Suggested Alternative
4540 Vollintine @ Hallwood Far Side West 4539 Vollintine @ Hallwood
4541 Vollintine @ Oakmont Mid Block West 4542 Vollintine @ University
4543 Vollintine @ Sheridan Far Side West 4542 Vollintine @ Sheridan
4544 Vollintine @ Kensington Near Side West 4545 Vollintine @ McLean
4549 Vollintine @ Dickinson Near Side West 4550 Vollinine @ Avalon
4551 Vollintine @ Willett Near Side West 4550 Vollinine @ Avalon
3850 Volllintine @ Speed Near Side West 3849 Vollintine @ Watkins
3853 Vollintine @ Bellevue Near Side West 3852 Vollintine @ Montgomery
Stops Being Moved
Route 19 Outbound
ID Name Location Direction New Location
4557 Vollintine @ Evergreen Near Side East Move to Vollintine @ Evergreen far side and consolidate with 4558 Vollintine @ Aurburndale 
4561 Vollintine @ McLean Near Side East Move to Vollintine @ McLean far side
4564 Vollintine @ University Near Side East Move to Vollintine @ University far side and consolidate with 4565 Vollintine @ Oakmont
4566 Vollintine @ Hallwood Near Side East Move to Vollintine @ Springdale midblock
Route 19 Inbound
4542 Vollintine @ University Near Side West Move to Vollintine @ University far side
4545 Vollintine @ McLean Near Side West Move to Vollintine @ McLean far side
4548 Vollintine @ Auburndale Near Side West Move to Vollintine @ Evergreen far side

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through May 5.

Friday, May 3, 9 p.m. until Monday, May 6 at 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided as needed.

Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 9, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound.

Monday, April 29 through Thursday, May 2, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

The FULL CLOSURES are as follows:

Friday, April 26, 9 p.m. until Monday, April 29, 6 a.m. -- FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound.

*Poplar Avenue east and westbound will remain OPEN. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 30.

Wednesday, April 17 and Monday, April 22 through Wednesday, April 25, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 30.

Wednesday, April 10 through Thursday, April 11, and Monday, April 15 through Wednesday, April 17, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, April 12, 9 p.m. until Monday, April 15, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, APRIL 13: Route 2 will be detoured all day due to the Overton Square Crawfish Festival. Outbound trips will turn off of Madison and right on Belvedere, left on Union, and right on Cooper to continue the regular route. Inbound trips will turn off of Cooper and left on Union, right on Belvedere, and left on Madison to continue the regular route. Stops affected are listed here and the map of the detoured route can be found here.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 30.

Wednesday, April 3 through Thursday, April 4, and Monday, April 8 through Thursday, April 11, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, April 5, 9 p.m. until Monday, April 8, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 10.

Wednesday, March 27 through Thursday, March 28, and Monday, April 1 through Thursday, April 4, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 29, 9 p.m. until Monday, April 1, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 10.

Wednesday, March 27 through Thursday, March 28, and Monday, April 1 through Thursday, April 4, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 29, 9 p.m. until Monday, April 1, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through April 3.

Wednesday, March 20 through Thursday, March 21, and Monday, March 25 through Thursday, March 28, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 22, 9 p.m. until Monday, March 25, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 17: Due to the Cooper-Young St. Patrick's Day Parade, buses traveling on Route 2 trips will detour off Cooper between Central and Young between 1-4 p.m. Buses will head south on Cooper, turn left on Central, left on East Parkway, left on Union, and right on Cooper to continue on the regular route.The stops affected are listed here. Click here to view the detour map.

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 - THURSDAY, MARCH 21: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 25.

Wednesday, March 13 through Thursday, March 14, and Monday, March 18 through Thursday, March 21, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 15, 9 p.m. until Monday, March 18, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 - THURSDAY, MARCH 14: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Wednesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 7, and Monday, March 11 through Thursday, March 14, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 8, 9 p.m. until Monday, March 11, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 - MONDAY, MARCH 4: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Wednesday, February 27 through Thursday, February 28, and Monday, March 4 through Thursday, March 7, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, March 1, 9 p.m. until Monday, March 4, 6 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 - MONDAY, MARCH 4: Due to the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show closing traffic on Poplar Avenue between Front and Main Streets, northbound Riverfront Line trolley buses will detour by turning right on Jefferson from Front, left on B.B. King, left on Exchange, and right on Main to continue its regular route. Main Street Trolley service will not be impacted.

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Today, February 20 through Thursday, February 21, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. On Friday, February 22, 9 p.m. until Monday, February 25, 6 a.m., There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be closed. Detours will be provided when needed. 

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Today, February 14 and Monday, February 18 through Thursday, February 21, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. FULL CLOSURES – On Friday, February 15, 9 p.m. until Monday, February 18, 6 a.m., TDOT will close I-240 east and westbound and Park Avenue. Poplar Avenue east and westbound will be open to through traffic.

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 and FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15: Due to the Shrine Circus, buses traveling on Route 340 Walnut Grove Limited Stop will not serve the Agricenter and instead outbound trips will end by continuing east on Walnut Grove, turning right on Timber Creek (in front of the BP gas station), continuing on Timber Creek, turning right on Germantown, and then continuing on the regular inbound route. Click here for a map.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 - MONDAY, JANUARY 28: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #MemFIX4: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Today, January 25 and Monday, January 28 through Thursday, January 31, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

Friday, January 25, 9 p.m. until Monday, January 28, 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Outbound trips on Routes 2, 50, and 56 will be moved off of Second Street due to the Teamsters Local 667 MLK Holiday Parade. Detoured trips will leave Hudson Transit Center, make a right on A.W. Willis, and a right on Danny Thomas before making a left onto the street each of these routes regularly travel when crossing Danny Thomas (Adams on Route 2, Poplar on Route 50, and Union on Route 56) in order to continue its regular route. The Main Street Trolley line may also experience service disruptions from 10-11 a.m. as the parade passes Main Street. These stops will be affected.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15.

Wednesday, January 16 through Thursday, January 17 and Monday, January 21 through Thursday, January 24, 9 p.m. - 6 a.m.  – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. 

Friday, January 18, 9 p.m. until Monday, January 21, 6 a.m.  – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15: The Riverfront Trolley outbound line is currently on detour due to an event on Front Street. Here's the detour: The Riverfront Trolley buses will travel outbound from Hudson Transit Center, make a left on AW Willis, left on Front Street, right into Bass Pro, exit Bass Pro, continue on Shadyac to Second Street, take a right on Second Street, left on Jefferson to Riverside, and then return to the regular route.The Riverfront Trolley buses traveling inbound are not affected.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #Mem4FIX: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through December 20.

Friday, December 14, 9 p.m. until Monday, December 17, 6 a.m.  – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

Monday, December 17 through Tuesday, December 18, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #Mem4FIX: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through December 22.

Friday, December 7, 9 p.m. until Monday, December 10, 6 a.m.  – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

Monday, December 10 through Thursday, December 13, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: All bus routes serving Downtown will be on detour due to the 2018 St. Jude Memphis Marathon from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday and several routes will be on detour beginning Friday at 9 p.m. until Saturday at 2 p.m. Three shuttles will be available from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday to connect customers from Downtown to transfer points. All trolley service will be suspended on Saturday until 2 p.m.

Please click here to find out information about each shuttle and detoured route. For questions, call MATA Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282). 

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6: The following is an update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #Mem4FIX: 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

Park Avenue: The right lane heading west will be closed through November 30.

Friday, November 30, 9 p.m. until Monday, December 3, 6 a.m.  – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

Monday, December 3 through Thursday, December 6, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17: Due to the Memphis Christmas Parade taking place in Whitehaven, Routes 42 and 69 will be on detour from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.:

Route 42 Southbound: Buses will travel south on Elvis Presley Blvd., left on Winchester, right on Millbranch, left on Shelby and then continue on the regular route.

Route 42 Northbound:  Buses will travel west on Airways, right on Winchester, right on Elvis Presley Blvd. and then continue on the regular route. 

Route 69 Westbound: Buses will travel south on Millbranch, right on Holmes, right on Tulane, left on Shelby and then continue on the regular route. 

Route 69 Eastbound: Buses will travel east on Shelby, right on Tulane, left on Holmes, left on Millbranch and then continue on the regular route. 

For a list of affected bus stops, click here. 

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19: Here's the latest from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the #Mem4Fix project: 

• Thursday, November 15 and Monday, November 19, through Tuesday, November 20, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

• Friday, November 16, 9 p.m. until Monday, November 19, 6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

The right lane on Park Avenue heading west will be closed through Friday, November 30.

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12: Due to the Veterans Day parade taking place on Second Street between Exchange and Monroe from 9 a.m.-noon (estimated time), several buses traveling on the following MATA bus routes heading outbound will be detoured: 

Veterans Day Parade Detour Map

Route 2 Outbound: Start at Hudson Transit Center, left on A.W. Willis, right on Danny Thomas, left on Adams and continue to regular route. 

Route 19 Outbound: Start at Hudson Transit Center, left on A.W. Willis, right on Danny Thomas, left on Alabama and continue to regular route. 

Routes 34 and 56 Outbound: Start at Hudson Transit Center, left on A.W. Willis, right on Second, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on Union and continue to regular route

Route 50 Outbound: Start at Hudson Transit Center, left on A.W. Willis, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and continue to regular route. 

Click here for a list of the affected bus stops. 

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13: Here's the latest local road construction update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation: 

Thursday, November 8, and Monday, November 12, through Tuesday, November 13, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m.:There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

Friday, November 9, 9 p.m. until Monday, November 12, 6 a.m.: There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. Detours will be provided when needed.

For more information, visit www.tn.gov/tdot

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3: Due to the Big River Crossing Marathon + 5K event, the following service is impacted:

Main Street Trolley:

The Half Marathon and 5K will cross the tracks on Main Street at Jefferson and Beale. This will take place between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. At this time, the Main Street Trolley is expected to only experience minor delays. 

Riverfront Trolley:

Riverside Drive will be closed from 5 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Since service on the Riverfront Trolley line begins at 8:30 a.m., delays or detours are not expected. 

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2-MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5: Due to the Indie Film Festival, Cooper Street is expected to be closed between Monroe and Union. Given this, the Route 2 Madison will have to travel on McLean (instead of Cooper) between Madison and Union until it returns to its regular route at Union and Cooper. Buses traveling outbound on Madison will turn right on McLean, left on Union, and right on Cooper. Buses traveling inbound on Cooper will turn left on Union, right on McLean and left on Madison. 

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 15: The following is the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding the MEM4Fix project: 

The NIGHTLY closures are scheduled as follows:

Monday, October 29,through Thursday, November 1

Friday, November 2, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

Monday, November 5 through Tuesday, November 6, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. –There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

Wednesday, November 7 through Thursday, November 8

Monday, November 12 through Tuesday, November 13, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. –There will be lane closureson I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

Wednesday, November 14 through Thursday, November 15, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m.– There will be lane closureson I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

The WEEKEND closures are as follows:

Friday, November 9, 9 p.m. until Monday, November 12, 6 a.m. – There will be lane closureson I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1: The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced the following closures: 

Friday, October 26, 9 p.m. until Monday, October 29, 6 a.m. - FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

Monday, October 29 through Thursday, November 1, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. - There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Avenue will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound. 

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28: This weekend's activities will also impact Trolley service. Here's a snapshot of what you can expect: 

SATURDAY, October 27

Main Street Trolley: Minor Delays Anticipated: (The Memphis Police Department indicates that officers will "flag" the trolley through when it is safe to do so)

Riverfront Trolley: No service until after Race for the Cure ends which is anticipated to take place at noon. After that time, buses traveling on the Riverfront Trolley line will operate outbound from the William Hudson Transit Center to Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and then from the Pyramid to Front Street and will remain on Front Street to GE Patterson Avenue. From there, the route will operate (as normal) to the William Hudson Transit Center. These route changes are due to the River Arts Festival.

Madison: No service until after Race for the Cure ends which is anticipated to take place at noon.

SUNDAY, October 28:

Buses traveling on the Riverfront Trolley line will operate outbound from the William Hudson Transit Center to Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and then from the Pyramid to Front Street and will remain on Front Street to GE Patterson Avenue. From there, the route will operate (as normal) to the William Hudson Transit Center. These route changes are due to the River Arts Festival.

Madison: No service on Sunday.

For more information, call MATA Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282).

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27: Due to the Komen Memphis Race for the Cure, service will be impacted on the following routes from 9-11 a.m.:

Route 4 buses traveling outbound will travel south on Front, turn left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, and left on Vance to continue its regular route.

Route 4 buses traveling inbound will travel west on Vance, turn right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to continue its regular route.

Route 12 buses traveling outbound will travel south on Front, turn left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, and left on Florida to continue its regular route.

Route 12 buses traveling inbound will travel north on Florida, turn right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front ton continue its regular route.

Route 13 buses traveling outbound will travel south on Front, turn left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, and left on Fourth to continue its regular route.

Route 13 buses traveling inbound will travel north on Fourth, turn right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to continue its regular route.

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling outbound will travel south on Second, turn left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas. and left on Union to continue its regular route.

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling inbound will travel west on Union, turn right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on B.B. King to continue its regular route.

Route 39 buses traveling outbound will travel south on Front, turn left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, and left on Third to continue its regular route.

Route 39 buses traveling inbound will travel north on Third, turn right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to continue its regular route.

Stops that will be impacted are listed here. For more information, call 274.MATA (6282). 

2018 Race for the Cure Detour Map

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20: The Soulsville USA Festival will close College Street from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. which will impact the Castalia trips on Route 4 Walker. Outbound trips will continue south on Mississippi, turn left on McLemore and then continue its regular route on McLemore. Inbound trips will continue west on McLemore and turn right on Mississippi and then continue its regular route on Mississippi. Stops that will be impacted are listed here.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 THROUGH MONDAY, OCTOBER 22: The full weekend TDOT Mem4Fix closures are scheduled as follows: 

• Friday, October 19 from 9 p.m. until Monday, October 22 at 6 a.m. – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 THROUGH THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18: The nightly TDOT Mem4FIX closures are scheduled as follows:

• Wednesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 18, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m.: There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound. The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17: The Riverfront Trolley bus route traveling inbound will be on detour today from 9 a.m. until the end of service at the intersection of Main and MLK Jr. Avenue. Buses will take a right on MLK, left on King, left on Union, right on Front, right on Poplar, left on King, left on Exchange, right on Main, and travel to the William Hudson Transit Center. At this time, the MATA team has been informed that the MATA Riverfront Trolley buses traveling outbound will not be affected. For more information, call MATA Customer Service at 901.274.MATA (6282).

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17: Due to the National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award event taking place on Wednesday, October 17 that will cause Main Street to be closed from Peabody Place to MLK Jr. Avenue, the Main Street Trolley will operate on an abbreviated route. Trolley cars traveling both northbound and southbound will operate from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. from the William Hudson Transit Center to Peabody Place only. For more information, call MATA Customer Service at 901.274.MATA (6282).

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13: Due to the Legends Are Born In October benefit fundraiser for Melrose High School, buses traveling on Route 57 on Park between Airways and Lamar will be on detour beginning at 5 p.m. until the route ends service. Buses traveling eastbound will continue on Lamar, make a left on Airways, a right turn on Park, and then continue on the regular route. Buses traveling westbound will follow the same detour but in reverse. Below are the stops that will be affected. For more information, call 274.MATA (6282). 

Legends Are Born In October Benefit Detour 101318 Affected Bus Stops

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6: Route 47 will not run due to the Mempho Festival. However, Route 53 will operate that day as normally scheduled. For more information on Route 53, visit matatransit.com and click on Maps & Schedules. 

EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: The Memphis Pride parade, which will travel across Beale on Front and Main beginning at 1 p.m. this Saturday, will impact bus service on Routes 4, 12, 13, and 39. Although the Memphis Police Department indicates there will be minimal disruption to the Main Street and Riverside Trolley lines, please be aware some same-day interruptions could occur that MATA is unaware of:

Buses traveling outbound on Route 4: South on Front, left on Union, right on Danny Thomas, left on Vance, and continue on regular route. 

Buses traveling inbound on Route 4: West on Vance, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, right on Front and continue on regular route. 

Buses traveling outbound on Route 12: South on Front, right on Union, left on Riverside, left on Georgia, right on Florida and continue on regular route. 

Buses traveling inbound on Route 12: North on Florida, left on Georgia, right on Riverside, right on Union, left on Front, and continue on regular route. 

Buses traveling outbound on Route 13 and 39: South on Front, right on Union, left on Riverside, left on Georgia, left on Tennessee, right on G.E. Patterson, and continue on regular route. 

Buses traveling inbound on Route 13 and 39: West on G.E. Patterson, left on Tennessee, right on Georgia, right on Riverside, right on Union, left on Front, and continue on regular route. 

Main Street Trolley: Although the Memphis Police Department indicates that the Trolleys will be "flagged through," please expect that there could be a delay in service depending on same-day interruptions that could occur that MATA is unaware of at the time of this posting. 

Riverside Trolley line: Although the Memphis Police Department indicates that the Riverside Trolley bus service will not be affected, there could be same-day interruptions that could occur that MATA is unaware of at the time of this posting. 

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 THROUGH MONDAY, OCTOBER 1: The Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a stretch of Poplar Avenue east and westbound this weekend.

The closures are as follows: 

· Friday, September 28, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, October 1, 6:00 a.m. Closure of Poplar Avenue east and westbound. * I-240 east and westbound will be OPEN. See attached map.

In addition to this weekend’s closure, contract crews will be working during the overnight hours in preparation for bridge work.

The NIGHTLY closures are scheduled as follows:

· Wednesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 27, 9:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.  – Each night there will be lane closureson Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

*The ramp from I-240 east and westbound to Poplar Avenue east and westbound will be CLOSED.

· Monday, October 1 through Wednesday, October 3, 9:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. – Each night there will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound. The ramps from I-240 eastbound to Poplar Avenue and from Poplar Avenue to I-240 westbound will also be CLOSED.

***ALL WORK IS WEATHER DEPENDENT***

Full closures of I-240 and Poplar Avenue are also planned for several weekends in October. Announcements regarding those closures will be made prior to those weekends.

For more information on the MemFix 4 project including a video explaining the ABC process, visit the project information page at: www.tn.gov/tdot/memfix4. You can also sign up for email updates.

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22: Due to the St. Jude Walk/Run, the following service will be impacted:

From Friday at 5 p.m. until Saturday at 12 p.m.: 

Routes 47 & 53 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, continue on Jackson, right on Danny Thomas, left on North Parkway, and continue on regular route. 

Routes 47, 53 buses traveling inbound: west on North Parkway, right on Danny Thomas, left on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on North Second, and continue on regular route. 

Route 52 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, and then continue on Jackson and regular route. 

Route 52 buses traveling inbound: west on Jackson, continue on Mill, left on North Second, and then continue on regular route. 

Saturday until 12 p.m.:

Route 2 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, left on Adams, and continue on regular route. 

Route 2 buses traveling inbound: west on Adams, right on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, and right into the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 4 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, left on Vance and continue on regular route. 

Route 4 buses traveling inbound: west on Vance, right on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, and right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 8 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Chelsea, and continue on regular route. 

Route 8 buses traveling inbound: west on Chelsea, left on North Second, left on Shadyac, and continue on regular route. 

Route 11 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, and continue on regular route. 

Route 11 buses traveling inbound: south on North Second, right on A.W. Willis, and continue on regular route. 

Routes 12, 13, & 39 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, right on MLK Blvd., left on Front and continue on regular route. 

Routes 12, 13, and 39 buses traveling inbound: north on Front, right on MLK, left on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North 2nd, right on Shadyac, and right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling inbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, and continue on regular route. 

Routes 34 and 56 buses traveling outbound: west on Union, left on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Routes 36 and 57 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, and continue on regular route. 

Routes 36 and 57 buses traveling inbound: north on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, and right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 40 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, left on Danny Thomas, and continue on regular route. 

Route 40 buses traveling inbound: south on Danny Thomas, right on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, and right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Route 50 buses traveling outbound: right on A.W. Willis, left on North Second, right on Mill, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and continue on regular route. 

Route Route 50 inbound: west on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Mill, left on North Second, right on Shadyac, and right to the William Hudson Transit Center. 

Main Street Trolley:

Service will operate all day as planned, but the Memphis Police Department will "flag" the Trolley cars on Main Street.

Riverfront Trolley Buses:

Service will begin after the walk/run is completed which is estimated to be around 11 a.m. 

Madison Trolley Buses:

Service will begin after the walk/run is completed which is estimated to be around 11 a.m. 

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FROM 9 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 UNTIL 6 A.M. ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24: TheTennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a stretch of I-240 from the I-40/I-240 split to the I-240/SR 385 split this weekend.

The closures are as follows:

• Friday, September 21, 9 p.m. until Monday, September 24, 6 a.m. FULL Closure of I-240 east and westbound. *Poplar Avenue east and westbound will be OPEN. There will be no access to I-240 from Poplar Avenue.

In addition to this weekend’s full interstate closure, contract crews will be working during the overnight hours this week in preparation for the bridge work.

The NIGHTLY closures are scheduled as follows:

• Wednesday, September 19 and Thursday, September 20, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. – Each night there will be lane closures on Poplar Avenue westbound.

*The ramp from I-240 eastbound to Poplar Avenue westbound will be CLOSED.

*The ramp from Poplar Avenue westbound to I-240 westbound will be CLOSED.

***ALL WORK IS WEATHER DEPENDENT***

During the closures, all interstate traffic will be detoured around the north I-40 loop and the south I-240 loop. Both Poplar Avenue eastbound and westbound will also be closed. Additional closures will include the I-40 eastbound exits to White Station/Summer Avenue and Sam Cooper. Walnut Grove and Park Avenue will be open, but access to I-240 will be prohibited. Message boards will alert motorists to the closures and alternate routes. Drivers are advised to plan ahead.

Full closures of I-240 and Poplar Avenue are also planned for several weekends in October. Announcements regarding those closures will be made prior to those weekends. For more information on the MemFix 4 project including a video explaining the ABC process, visit the project information page at: www.tn.gov/tdot/memfix4.

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FROM 6 P.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15: Due to the Cooper-Young Festival, Route 2 will be on detour beginning at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. the next day. Outbound trips to Airways Transit Center: south on Cooper, left on Central, right on East Parkway and Inbound trips from Airways Transit Center: north on East Parkway, left on Central, right on Cooper. Outbound trips scheduled to Tiger Lane will end at Central and East Parkway. Outbound trips to East Parkway and Central: south on Cooper, left on Central to East Parkway and Inbound trips from East Parkway and Central: north on East Parkway, left on Union, right on Cooper.

For bus stops affected by the Cooper-Young Festival, click here. For the map of detours, click here.

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FROM 6 P.M. UNTIL THE END OF SCHEDULED SERVICE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: Due to the Cooper-Young Festival Friday 4 Miler, Route 32 will be on detour beginning at 6 p.m. and is expected to last for the rest of the evening. Northbound: north on Airways, left on Lamar, right on Cooper, right on Southern, left on Hollywood and Southbound: south on Hollywood, right on Southern, left on Cooper, left on Lamar, and left on Airways.

For bus stops affected by the Cooper-Young Festival, click here. For the map of detours, click here.

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FROM 9-11 A.M. ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8:Due to the Orange Mound Parade which is a part of the Southern Heritage Classic weekend, Route 57 will be on detour beginning at 9 a.m. and is expected to last two hours: Outbound: left on Barron, left on Semmes, right on Park and Inbound: left on Semmes, right on Barron, and right on Lamar.

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING AT NOON UNTIL THE END OF SCHEDULED SERVICE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: Due to the Southern Heritage Classic event taking place at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, the following routes will detour:

Buses traveling on Route 32 heading southbound will take a right on Poplar, left on Cooper, cross tracks to S. Parkway to Lamar, left on Lamar and right on Airways/ Buses traveling on Route 32 heading northbound will travel on Airways, take a left on Lamar, right on S. Parkway and cross tracks to Cooper, take a right on Union, and then a left on Alicia. Buses traveling on Route 2 heading outbound will be blocked at Young and E. Parkway so buses will travel South on Cooper, cross tracks to S. Parkway to Lamar, left on Lamar, take a right on Airways and return to normal route. Route 2 inbound buses headed toward downtown will travel on Airways, left on Lamar, right on S. Parkway, cross tracks to Cooper and return to normal route. 

For bus stops affected by the Southern Heritage Classic event, click here. 

EFFECTIVE FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 31-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9:Due to the Delta Fair, the 34L will detour at Germantown Parkway and Moore Road. OUTBOUND: Continue on Walnut Grove to Timber Creek Drive, take a right on Timber Creek Drive, right on South Germantown Parkway, left (ramp) onto Walnut Grove. INBOUND: Reverse the route. For more information, call Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282). 

EFFECTIVE FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 24-MONDAY, AUGUST 27:The Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a stretch of I-240 from the I-40/I-240 split to the I-240/SR 385 split, as well as Poplar Avenue east and westbound during the following time period: Friday, August 24, 9 p.m. until Monday, August 27, 6 a.m. – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound. MATA will detour Route 50 Poplar as follows:

OUTBOUND: Poplar, right on Estate, left on Park Avenue, left on Ridgeway, and right on Poplar over regular route. INBOUND: Reverse the route.

EFFECTIVE FROM 9 P.M. ON AUGUST 17-6 A.M. ON AUGUST 20: Due to the Tennessee Department of Transportation closure of the Poplar Avenue bridge over I-240 from 9 p.m. Friday, August 17 – 6 a.m. Monday, August 20, MATA will detour Route 50 Poplar as follows:

OUTBOUND: Poplar, right on Estate, left on Park Avenue, left on Ridgeway, and right on Poplar over regular route.

INBOUND: Reverse the route.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 13: MLGW will repair a water leak from 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. at 505 South Main. Due to this repair, service on the Main Street Trolley will be closed from Butler to GE Patterson. The Main Street Trolley will turn at the crossover in front of the MLGW Corporate Offices located at 220 South Main from 6:45 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, August 13. Trolley stations not served during the closure are MLK (northbound), Huling Station (northbound and southbound) and Butler Station (northbound and southbound).Customers can use the Riverfront Trolley buses(traveling northbound) from Butler to Beale and transfer to the Main Street Trolley line.

EFFECTIVE IN JULY: The Tennessee Department of Transportation recently announced road closures along a stretch of I-240 from the I-40/I-240 split through to the I-40/SR 385 split for a major bridge project for several weekends in July:

From the Tennessee Department of Transportation News Release:

 The NIGHTLY closures are scheduled as follows:

· Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12 each night from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. - Poplar Avenue westbound at I-240 will have intermittent lane closures with one lane remaining open. The I-240 eastbound ramp to Poplar Avenue westbound will be closed. I-240 will remain open.

· Monday, July 16 through Thursday, July 19, each night from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. – I-240 westbound will have a lane closed and the Poplar Avenue ramps to I-240 westbound will be CLOSED.

 The FULL CLOSURES are as follows:

· Friday, July 13, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, July 16, 6:00 a.m. – Poplar Avenue eastbound will be closed at the I-240 interchange. I-240 will remain open.

· Friday, July 13, 12:00 a.m. (midnight) until Monday, July 16, 6:00 a.m. – Poplar Avenue westbound will be closed at the I-240 interchange. The I-240 eastbound ramp to Poplar Avenue westbound will be closed. I-240 will remain open.

· Friday, July 20, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, July 23, 6:00 a.m. – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

· Friday, July 27, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, July 30, 6:00 a.m. – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

***ALL WORK IS WEATHER DEPENDENT***

A final decision for each closure will be made the Wednesday before the scheduled work.

During the closures, all interstate traffic will be detoured around the north I-40 loop and the south I-240 loop. Both Poplar Avenue eastbound and westbound will also be closed during these weekends. Walnut Grove and Park Avenue will be open, but access to I-240 will be prohibited. 

Here's the detour for MATA Route 50: Inbound: left on Massey, right on Park Street, left on Poplar and reverse on the outbound. Any bus stops that are affected by the detour will be identified and information will be placed on the stops to direct customers to nearby stops where the buses will pick up passengers. For more information, call MATA Customer Service at 901.274.MATA (6282). 

EFFECTIVE JUNE 6: Due to traffic blocked, Route 52 buses traveling inbound and outbound at Jackson and Mamie are detoured and will take the following route: right on Mamie, left on Tant, left on Ronnie, right on Jackson and then return to regular route. Supervisors assisting. 

EFFECTIVE JUNE 6: Due to traffic blocked, Route 69 buses traveling north and southbound at Goodlett and Cottonwood are detoured and will take the following route: right on Getwell, right on Winchester and then return to regular route.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 6: Attention Customers: Due to a non-MATA involved vehicular accident, Route 37 buses traveling north and southbound at Perkins and Quince are detoured and will take the following route: right on Quince, left on Sea Isle, right on Willow and then return to regular route. Northbound buses will take the same detour in reverse. 

EFFECTIVE MAY 18: Attention Customers: The Memphis Police Department is holding a Law Enforcement Memorial Day beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 18. This will impact Main Street Trolley rail service. MATA will operate rubber-wheeled trolley buses in the morning on Main Street (not the Mall) to provide service until the rail trolleys can begin operating again at 2 p.m. MATA apologizes for any inconvenience. For more information, call Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282).

EFFECTIVE IN MAY: Due to several Memphis In May events planned, please expect delays due to crowds and traffic in Downtown Memphis. The Riverfront Trolley (Bus) line is also on detour:

Monday-Thursday: Leaving Bass Pro, take right on Front Street, left on G.E. Patterson, and return to regular route.

Friday-Sunday (outbound): Leaving Bass Pro, take right on Front Street, left on Union, right on Second Street to G.E. Patterson, and return to regular route.

Friday-Sunday (inbound): Main to Right on Martin Luther King, Jr., left on B.B. King, left on Exchange, and right on Main. 

EFFECTIVE APRIL 4:

Due to events taking place through parts of downtown Memphis next week related to the MLK50 commemoration events, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will detour the following bus routes all day on Wednesday, April 4:

Route 4 Walker: Inbound to Mississippi, right on Crump, left on Walnut, left on Union, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, right on B.B. King, left on Shadyac, and left to return to route. Outbound will travel on Second, take left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, follow the ramp to make left on Union, right on Manassas, right on Crump, left on Mississippi, and return to route.

Route 5 Central: Inbound to MLK, right on Manassas, left on Union, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, right on B.B. King to Hudson Transit Center. Outbound trips will take a right on Second, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, right on Walnut, right on Crump, left on Mississippi and return to route.

Route 7 Air Park: Outbound trips will travel on Second, take a left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, right on East, left on Lamar, and return to route. 

Route 13 Lauderdale: Inbound to Lathan, left on McLemore, right on Third, left on MLK, right on Front and return to regular route. Outbound trips will travel on Front, left on MLK, right on Second, left on G.E. Patterson, right on BB King, left on McLemore, right on Latham and return to regular route.

Route 57 Park: Inbound to McLemore, right on Third, left on MLK, right on Front and return to regular route. Outbound trips will travel on Front, take a left on MLK, right on Second, left on G.E. Patterson, right on Third, left on McLemore, and return to regular route. 

The Madison Trolley Bus will be on regular route traveling outbound but when buses on this route travel inbound on Madison Avenue, it will take a right onto to B.B. King, right on Court, a right on Fourth, left on Madison and return to regular route. 

The Main Street Trolley Bus will be on regular route traveling outbound on Second, take a right on MLK, right on Front and return to regular route toward the Hudson Transit Center.

The Riverfront Trolley Bus will be on regular route to G.E. Patterson and Front, make a left on Front and return to regular route toward the Hudson Transit Center. 

In addition, rail trolley testing will not occur April 1-April 5. Rail trolleys will also not be in operation for any of the MLK50 events. 

EFFECTIVE MARCH 15 THROUGH JANUARY 12, 2019:

The City of Memphis Division of Engineering Office has announced that South Main Street between G.E. Patterson Avenue and St Paul Avenue will be closed to through traffic for the construction of the Central Station Renovation Project. This will affect the normal route of the trolley buses. The signed detour route will make use of G.E. Patterson Avenue, South Second Street and St Paul Avenue. All traffic control is the responsibility of Henry Turley Company. For additional information, please contact McLean Wilson at 901-346-8800.

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 24:

Since the City of Memphis-sponsored I AM A MAN MARCH is taking place in downtown Memphis, none of the MATA trolley bus lines -- Main, Riverfront, and Madison -- will operate on this day until the march concludes. At this time, none of the fixed bus routes that run through parts of downtown Memphis are expected to be affected. Stay tuned to this page for additional updates as more information becomes available closer to the date of the I AM A MAN MARCH. 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 18:

UPDATE as of 2:30 p.m.: Route 17 is back on the regular route.

Route 17 is currently on detour due to some work being performed by MLGW. Buses will turn right off of McLemore onto Wilson, take a left onto South Parkway and return to regular route.

At this time, buses traveling on Route 18 will not travel to the end of the line due to slick roads at Smith Ridge and Suncrest. Customers can catch the bus at Hawkins Mill and Range Line. 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 17:

As of 6 a.m., Route 12 will travel southbound on Horn Lake, right on Third, left on Raines, left on Horn Lake and return to regular route (not traveling to Indian Hills).

As of 5:30 a.m., Route 11 is in service but will be on detour today. If you catch a bus on Route 11, MATA operators will not pick you up at the shelter located at Frayser and Watkins due to the detour caused by the icy road conditions. The bus will travel westbound on Frayser, left on Watkins, right on Dellwood, continue to Whitney to Danny Thomas to Chelsea and then take a right on Chelsea, left on Third and reverse route.

As of 4:15 a.m., MATA is not operating Route 6. Route 18 is in service but will detour: South on Watkins, right on St. Elmo, right on Range Line, left on Frayser Boulevard to regular route. Route 42 is in service except that it will travel north on Watkins, right on Frayser, turn around in the parking lot at Frayser Plaza and layover there. Buses on Route 42 will not travel on Whitney or University due to the conditions of those streets.

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 16:

Routes 2, 32 and 39 are back on regular routes. 

Route 39 will travel south on Hodge, make a right on Shelby Drive, right on Neely, and return to its regular route.

As of 7:36 a.m., MATA is not operating Route 26. 

As of 7 a.m., MATA is not operating the following routes (in addition to the previously announced #6 route): 22, 38, 82, and 98.

Route 4 Alcy will travel east on Alcy, left on Perry, left on Bald Road, and then return to regular route.

Route 32 traveling northbound from Airways Transit Center will make a right on Democrat, left on Lamar, left on Semmes, left on Pendleton, right on Ketchum and return to regular route.

Route 12 will travel southbound on Horn Lake, right on Third, left on Raines, left on Horn Lake and return to regular route (not traveling to Indian Hills).

Route 38 will travel west on Fields Road, left on Sweeney, right on Boxtown, left on Boxtown, and return to regular route.

Route 69 will travel southbound on Mitchell to Weaver to Fields to Outlet and return to Mitchell. 

Route 11 will be on detour. Buses along this route will travel down Danny Thomas to Chelsea to Third Street going inbound and outbound.

Route 7 will operate on Shelby Drive, not Holmes Road.

Due to the weather, Route 6 will not operate today. Route 18 is in service except for this detour: South on Watkins, right on St. Elmo, right on Range Line, left on Frayser Boulevard to regular route.

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 15: 

All MATA trolley lines will be delayed until about 2 p.m. until the MLK parade concludes today.

The MLK parade route will begin lining up at 9:30 am at A.W. Willis and Main Street. All buses that use Front Street will use Danny Thomas to Alabama to Third Street into the Hudson Transit Center. The 50 Poplar will make a right on Danny Thomas, left on Alabama to Third Street into the Hudson Transit Center. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 13:

UPDATE: Route 18 is now in service at 11:55 a.m. at Frayser Plaza. For more updates, call 901.274.MATA (6282).

UPDATE: Route 13 is now in service at Alice and Laramie at 10:52 a.m.

Due to continued inclement weather conditions, expect delays. At this time, Routes 13, 18 and 21 are delayed today. For more information and real-time updates, call Customer Service at 274.MATA (6282). 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 12: Due to inclement weather conditions, Route 6 will not run today. Additional updates include:

Route 7 – operating on Shelby Drive, not Holmes Road

Route 12 – Detour as follows: South on Horn Lake, right on Third; left on Raines, and left on Horn Lake to regular route

Route 12 – Buses will operate North & South on Horn Lake eliminating Indian Hill loop (Levi, Bison, Moccasin, Ford)

Route 4 Alcy – Detour as follows from Alcy: left on Perry, left on Ball (which turns into Norris) to regular route

Route 18 is in service route except for this detour: South on Watkins, right on St. Elmo, right on Range Line, left on Frayser Boulevard to regular route.

Due to icy conditions on G.E. Patterson and Vance Streets, all buses are being detoured off of Front Street in both directions.

Buses traveling northbound to and from the William Hudson Transit Center will use Third Street.

Buses traveling southbound to and from the William Hudson Transit Center will use Second Street. 

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 18: The first inbound trip on Route 11 Frayser Raleigh will depart at 5:10 a.m. from Frayser Plaza instead of at 5:20 a.m. in order to improve connections at the William Hudson Transit Center. The schedule has been updated on the Maps & Schedules page of the MATA website, and new printed schedules will be available next month. 

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2: Due to the St. Jude Marathon, MATA will run detour service on several routes from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.Detour routes and maps can be found by clicking here:

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 23: Due to the Memphis Turkey Trot 4-Miler, the following routes will be on detour beginning at 7 a.m. and concluding at noon:

37 Perkins traveling northbound: north on Perkins, right on Dee, left on Colonial, right on Park, left on Colonial, left on Poplar, right on Park and returning to the regular route. 

37 Perkins traveling southbound: south on Perkins, left on Poplar, right on Colonial, right on Park, left on Colonial, right on Dee, left on Perkins and returning to the regular route. 

57 Park traveling outbound: east on Park, right on Getwell, left on Rhodes (which turns into Quince), left on Colonial, right on Park and returning to the regular route.

57 Park traveling inbound: west on Park, left on Colonial, right on Quince (which turns into Rhodes), right on Getwell, left on Park and returning to the regular route.

21 Mt. Moriah traveling westbound: west on Quince (which turns into Rhodes), left on Getwell and returning to the regular route.

21 Mt. Moriah traveling eastbound: north on Getwell, right on Rhodes (which turns into Quince) and returning to the regular route. 

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 18: Due to the Whitehaven Christmas parade, the following routes will be on detour beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 2 p.m.:

42 Crosstown traveling southbound: left on Winchester, right on Millbranch, right on Raines, left on Faronia and returning to the regular route.

42 Crosstown traveling northbound: Holmes to left on Millbranch, left on Shelby Drive, right on Faronia, right on Raines, left on Millbranch, left on Winchester to Elvis Presley and returning to the regular route.

69 Winchester traveling westbound: right on Holmes, right on Tulane, left on Shelby Drive and returning to the regular route.

69 Winchester traveling eastbound: right on Tulane, left on Holmes, left on Millbranch and returning to the regular route. 

Due to the Harding Academy of Memphis event Happy in Memphis 5K, the following routes will be on detour beginning at 7 a.m. and concluding at 1 p.m.: 

21 Mt. Moriah traveling westbound: south on Perkins, left on Park, left on Getwell to American Way Transit Center 

21 Mt. Moriah traveling eastbound: left on Getwell, right on Park, right on Perkins, left on Quince

57 Park traveling eastbound: after crossing Goodlett, use the outside lane until you cross Perkins

57 Park traveling westbound: regular route

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 10: Due to the Veterans Day parade taking place today, the following routes will be on detour until it concludes:

Routes 34 and 56 will detour by taking a right on Shadyac, left on Front, left on MLK, and return to regular route.

Routes 2 and 50 will detour by taking a left on Shadyac, right on Third and return to regular route.

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 3-5: The Indie Memphis Film Festival is taking place and will affect fixed route bus operations. It will affect Route 2: 

Outbound at Madison: Right on McLean, left on Union, right on Cooper and then returning to its regular route. 

Inbound at Cooper: Left on Union, right on McLean, left on Madison and returning to its regular route. 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 28: Round the Mound 5K Run/Walk will take place from 7:30-11 a.m. and will affect fixed route bus operations. Several buses will be on detour:

57 Park

Inbound: East on Lamar, left on Barron, left on Semmes, right on Park, and then returning to its regular route. 

Outbound: West on Park, left on Semmes, right on Barron, right on Lamar, right on Harbert, and returning to its regular route. 

32 E Parkway & 2 Madison

Southbound: South on E Parkway, right on S Parkway, left on Lamar, right on Airways, and returning to its regular route. 

Northbound: North on Airways, left on Lamar, right on S Parkway, left on E Parkway, and returning to its regular route. 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 28: The Susan Komen 5K race will affect trolley bus and fixed route bus operations. Several buses will be on detour:

4 Walker

Inbound: West on Vance, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, right on Front to Hudson Transit Center

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Vance, and then returning to its regular route. 

12 Florida

Inbound: North on Florida, right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to Hudson Transit Center

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, left on Florida, and then returning to its regular route. 

13 Lauderdale

Inbound: North on Fourth, right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to Hudson Transit Center

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, left on Fourth, and returning to its regular route. 

34 Walnut Grove

Inbound: West on Union, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Third to Hudson Transit Center

Outbound: East on A.W. Willis, South on Second, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, and returning to its regular route. 

39 S Third

Inbound: North on Third, right on Crump, left on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, and right on Front to Hudson Transit Center

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, right on Crump, left on Third, and returning to its regular route. 

56 Lamar

Inbound: West on Union, right on Danny Thomas, left on Poplar, right on Third, and returning to its regular route. 

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Second, left on Poplar, right on Danny Thomas, left on Union, and returning to its regular route. 

Trolley Bus Notice

All trolley bus routes: Main Street, Riverfront and Madison will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 27-29: The River Arts Festival will affect fixed route and trolley bus operations. Several buses will be on detour: 

Beginning October 27 at 4:30 p.m. until October 29 at 7 p.m., the Main Street Trolley will be on its regular route until it takes a right on Poplar, left on Front, left on MLK, right on Main, left on Talbot, right on St. Martin, right on Huling, right on Main Street, and then returning to its regular route.

Beginning October 27 at 4:30 p.m. until October 29 at 7 p.m., the Riverfront Trolley will be on its regular route traveling southbound to G.E. Patterson and Front, left on Front to Poplar, and then returning to its regular route.

The Madison Trolley bus route will not be affected by a detour. 

12 Florida

Inbound: North on Florida, right on Crump, left on Third, left on MLK, right on Front, and then returning to its regular route. 

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on MLK, right on Second, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on MLK, right on Second, left on GE Patterson, right on Third, right on Crump, left on Florida, and then returning to its regular route. 

13 Lauderdale

Inbound: North on Fourth, left on Crump, right on Third, left on MLK, and then returning to its regular route. 

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on MLK, right on Second, left on GE Patterson, right on Third, left on Crump, right on Fourth and then returning to its regular route. 

39 S Third

Inbound: North on Third, left on MLK, right on Front, and returning to its regular route. 

Outbound: East on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front, left on MLK, right on Second, left on GE Patterson, right on Third and then returning to its regular route. 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 25, 2017: The American Way Transit Center will be closed from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. due to repairs. Portable restroom facilities will be available outside of the Transit Center.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 21, 2017: The Big River Half Marathon will affect trolley bus operations. Trolley buses will be on detour from 7:45-10 a.m. Here's the detour:

The Main Street Trolley bus will travel on its regular route and take a right on Poplar, a left on Front Street, a left on MLK, a right on Main Street, a left on Talbot, a right onto St. Martin, a right on Huling, a right on Main Street, and then return to the regular route. The Riverfront Trolley bus will travel on its regular route to Bass Pro and then take a right on Front Street to G.E. Patterson and then turn left on Main Street. The Madison Trolley bus will operate on its regular route with some delay in service.

Effective September 23, 2017: Due to the St. Jude Marathon blockage, MATA will be on detour, starting at 8:00 A.M.-12 P.M. on Saturday, 09/23/2017 for routes traveling in the downtown area.

Route 2: Adams, right Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left Shadyac and left into WHTC. Exit left on A.W. Willis, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 4: Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St., left A.W. Wills and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 8: Chelsea, left 3rd street, right Mills, left Main St., left Shadyac, and left into WHTC. Exit left A. W. Willis, right Main and reverse route.

Route 11: Left Chelsea, right 3rd St., right Mills, left Main St., left Shadyac and left into WHTC. Exit left A. W. Willis

right Main St. and reverse route.

Route12: Crump left,3rd St., right Vance, left Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left A.W. Wills and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 19: Alabama, right Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left Shadyac and left into WHTC. Exit left A. W. Willis, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 34, 36, and 56: Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St., left A.W. Willis and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 39: 3rd St., right Vance, left Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left A.W. Wills and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St. and reverse the route.

Route 40: Thomas right Mills, left Shadyac, left into WHTC. Exit left A. W. Willis, right Main St. and reverse route back to Thomas over regular route.

Route 50: Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St., left A.W. Wills and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St.

and reverse the route.

Route 52: Jackson to Mills, left Main St., left Shadyac, left into WHTC. Exit left A.W. Willis, right Main St. reverse route.

Route 53: N.Parkway, right Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left Shadyac and left into WHTC. Exit left on A. W. Willis, right Main St. and reverse the route. 

Route 57: Danny Thomas, left on Mills, left Main St. left A.W. Wills and right into WHTC. Exit right on Shadyac, right Main St.

and reverse the route.

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 15, 2017: The Cooper Young 4 Miler Festival takes place at 7 p.m. MATA buses traveling on Route 2 & 35 will be detoured for the race from 5:30-9 p.m. Here's the detour:

Line 2 outbound: Madison, right on Cooper, left on Central, right on East Parkway and then back onto the regular route.

Line 2 inbound: East Parkway, left on Central, right on Cooper, left on Madison and then back onto the regular route.

Line 35 eastbound: South Parkway to Cooper, right on Southern, left on Highland and then back onto the regular route.

Line 35 westbound: Highland, right on Southern, left on Cooper, right on South Parkway, and then back onto the regular route.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 29, 2017: Due to some recent changes and developments on Peabody Place, the MATA Main Street and Riverfront trolley bus routes operating between Second Street and Front Street will have to detour off of Peabody Place. MATA will use Dr. M.L. King Jr. Avenue instead. 

EFFECTIVE JUNE 28, 2017: Due to a water main break at Corporate and Dividend, MATA is detouring Route 99 Nonconnah for an estimated two to three days until the service work is completed by Memphis, Light, Gas and Water. The bus will travel westbound on Nonconnah, take a left on Millbranch, take a left on Brooks and then travel to the Airways Transit Center. A bus supervisor will monitor the area from 6:34 a.m.-5:54 p.m.

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