South River Street Closure Begins April 18
South River Street, from West Court Street to West Milwaukee Street is scheduled to be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC Beginning Wednesday, April 18 and continuing through mid-October, 2018, for water main replacement work followed by street reconstruction. During this period, northbound South River Street traffic will be allowed to turn eastbound (right) onto West Court Street. This street section will be accessible to local property owners; however, on street parking will be prohibited during both construction phases.
For more information regarding the project, contact the City of Janesville Engineering Division at (608) 755-3166 for the water system improvements and (608) 755-3165 for the street reconstruction work.
South River Street Construction Affects JTS Routes:
Starting Wednesday, April 18, several bus routes will be detoured due to South River Street construction. These detours will be in place until the South River Street construction is completed in mid-October, 2018. The detours are as follows:
Beloit Janesville Express coming from Beloit – The BJE inbound will turn south from West Court Street onto Franklin Street; and east on McKinley Street to the Transfer Center.
Kellogg Avenue Route coming to the Transfer Center – Kellogg Avenue will turn east from Jackson Street to McKinley Street to the Transfer Center.
West Court Street Route, West Court Special after school and Kellogg Avenue Special after school coming to the Transfer Center – The West Court Street Route, West Court Special and Kellogg Avenue Special will turn south from West Court Street onto Franklin Street; and east on McKinley to the Transfer Center.
Beloit Janesville Express heading to Beloit – The BJE outbound will follow McKinley Street to Jackson Street to West Milwaukee Street to resume its regular route.
Milton Avenue Route, East Milwaukee Street Route, Nightside West, Nightside Milton and the BJE County Loop coming to the Transfer Center - The Milton Avenue Route, East Milwaukee Street Route, Nightside West, Nightside Milton and the BJE County Loop inbound will continue on West Milwaukee Street past South River Street; turn south on Jackson Street; and east on McKinley Street to the Transfer Center.
Southwest Special in the morning – The Southwest Special will use McKinley Street to Academy to resume its regular route. There will be no pick up along West Milwaukee Street.
Bus Stop Changes
The bus stop at Dodge and South River Street will be temporarily closed. A temporary bus stop will be installed at the intersection of Franklin and West Court Street
JTS thanks its customers for their flexibility during this significant construction project. For questions, please call JTS at (608) 755-3150.