Contact: Columbia Transit
Columbia Public Works
Rollins St. between Hitt St. and Missouri Ave. will be closed to all traffic from 4pm-1am on Thursday, May 9, for the University of Missouri- Columbia's The Block Party- Spring Farewell. Multiple buses will run detoured routes starting at 2:00pm Thursday to avoid the Rollins closure. The affected bus routes are the 107 FastCAT Express, Tiger Line Shuttles- all day and evening routes except for 403 day route, 207 and 208 Gold, 209 and 210 Black routes.
Maps detailing all detoured routes are available at http://gocolumbiamo.com/PublicWorks/Transportation/rideralerts.php.
The bus stop on Rollins in front of the MU Student Center which normally serves as a stop for all 11 of the routes on detour will not be operational from 2:00pm until end of service on Thursday. Passengers can catch their desired bus at the following areas during the detour.
In front of the Carnahan Plaza Fountain:
107 FastCAT Express to downtown, Stephens College
401 Tiger Line day route to Hearnes parking lot
406 Tiger Line night route to south loop
207 Gold to Campus View apartments
208 Gold to Gateway apartments
At the intersection on Hitt and Rollins:
404 Tiger Line night route to downtown
405 Tiger Line night route to Trowbridge parking and East Campus
Virginia Ave. in front of the MU Black Culture Center:
402 Tiger Line day route to Trowbridge parking
207 Gold to The Point
208 Gold to Grindstone Canyon
209 Black to the Cottages
210 Black to the Reserve
Passengers are asked to be aware of the increased traffic and re-routes as they plan their transportation.
If passengers have questions or need help making transportation plans due to detours and delays, they can call the Columbia Transit customer service line at (573) 874-7282.