Downtown Bridge Construction


Downtown Bridge Closure Impacts the Bayline, City Loop Routes 1 & 2 and Village Loop Route 13 


Beginning Monday, September 27th due to the construction of several downtown bridges, please see the list of stop closures and detours below.

West Front Street Bridge

Stops Closed :

  • West Front & Record-Eagle (Route 1, Route 2, Bayline)
  • West Front & J/S Diner (Route 1, Route 2, Bayline)



 Cass Street Bridge and the 8th Street Bridge Route 2 will need to be re-routed with minimal stop closures. Route 13 will also be slightly re-routed to accommodate the bridge construction. 


City Loop Route 2
  • Stops temporarily closed:
    • Cass & Lake
    • 8th & Lake
  • New Temporary Stops
    • Front & Park
    • State & Park 


Village Loop Route 13
  • Stops moved
    • Inbound Cass & Lake has moved south of the intersection of Lake Street


West Front Street Bridge Construction

Also, the West Front Street Bridge located between Pine and Hall/Wadsworth Streets will be closing for construction from Sept. 27, 2021 – June 2022. Due to this construction BATA will be temporarily closing two stops on the following routes City Loop Route 1 (Inbound), City Loop Route 2 (Inbound) and Bayline (Westbound):

  • West Front @ Record Eagle – Stop #s: 181, 278 and 9180
  • West Front @ Pine (J&S) – Stop #s: 183, 279 and 9185



Having trouble finding parking?

BATA has several Park-n-Ride lots around the area connecting routes to downtown Traverse City. Bayline Park-n-Ride lots include the Meijer car wash parking lot off US-31 and Woodland Creek Furniture on US-31 near Holiday Road. There are also Park-n-Ride locations along BATA’s Village Loop routes in Suttons Bay (Leelanau Sands Casino), Maple City (Lions Club), Interlochen (Blue Vase Bookstore), and Acme / Williamsburg (MDOT lot across from Goodwill on M-72 and Turtle Creek Casino).


Please call BATA Dispatch at 231.941.2324 for more information.



Updated: 09.27.21