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Amesbury Holiday Parade – Saturday, December 3, 2022

On Saturday, December 3, 2022 Amesbury will hold their Holiday Parade starting @ 3:30 PM.  We will not be able to serve Heritage Towers and we will be utilizing the following detour to serve Costello Transportation Center:

 

OB From Haverhill Rd. / Macy Street /Rte. 110:

  • Left onto Elm Street
  • Left onto Railroad Ave to serve Costello Transportation Center

 

IB Costello Transportation Center:

  • Right onto Elm Street
  • Right onto Rte. 110 / Macy Street / Haverhill Rd.

 

Detours may change depending on traffic and road closures.

Haverhill Hometown Holiday Celebration – Friday, December 2, 2022

On Friday, December 2, 2022 Haverhill will hold their Hometown Holiday Celebration. Washington Square will be closed beginning at 4:00 PM.  All the MeVA buses will be servicing the downtown area from the vicinity of Bailey Boulevard as we have done in the past.  Please refer to the list below for departure locations for all routes:

  • Route 01 (Lawrence)-Bailey Blvd. facing Emerson St.
  • Route 13 (Main St./North Ave.)-Bailey Blvd. alongside Boy’s Club.
  • Route 14 (Bradford/Ward Hill)- Bailey Blvd. alongside Boy’s Club .
  • Route 15 (Hilldale)-Bailey Blvd. facing Emerson St.
  • Route 16 (Washington St.)- Bailey Blvd. facing Emerson St.
  • Route 18 (Riverside)- Bailey Blvd. alongside Boy’s Club.
  • Route 51 (Newburyport)- Bailey Blvd. alongside Boy’s Club.

The Haverhill Transit Station will be open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Methuen Santa Parade – Saturday, November 19, 2022

 

On Saturday, November 19, 2022 Methuen will hold their annual Sant Parade. The route 40 will not be able to service the Village Mall between the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The bus will turn around and head back Inbound at Oakland/Railroad Street. Detours may change depending on traffic and road closures.

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24, 2022

We will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. We will be running a normal schedule on Wednesday, November 23 and Friday, November 25, 2022.

The main office will be closed on November 24, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Veterans’ Day – Friday, November 11, 2022

We will be providing service on Veterans’ Day, Friday, November 11, 2022 on a Saturday schedule. There will be bus and van service on this day. EZ Trans ADA service will be provided.  The first bus will be at 7:00 AM and the last bus will leave the transit centers at 6:00 PM.  Routes 21 (Andover Shuttle) and 57 (Newburyport Shuttle) will not run on this day.  We will be running a normal schedule on Thursday, November 10 and a Saturday schedule on Saturday, November 12.

The main office will be closed on November 11, 2022 in observance of Veterans’ Day.

Route changes effective October 31, 2022

The following changes will be implemented on October 31, 2022.

Route 21: 

This bus will run via Haverhill Street, between the YMCA & Turnpike Street – Route 114, once it leaves the YMCA rather than Turnpike Street – Route 114, between Haverhill St. & Waverly Rd., on the inbound.  The routing will be as follows:

 From the YMCA:

    •  Left onto Haverhill Street
    • Right onto Hight Street which turns into Waverly Road
    • Left onto Turnpike (Route 114) to regular routing.

Route 34: 

This bus will run via Ferry Street rather than Marston Street and E. Haverhill St. on the inbound for the 7:00 am and 7:30 am trips ONLY. The routing will be as follows:

  • From Marston Street: left onto Ferry St. to regular routing.

Route 39A: 

This bus will no longer serve Dr’s Park. The routing will be as follows:

  • From Rte. 114: left onto Waverly Rd. and Woodbridge Housing to regular routing.

Route 40: 

This bus will no longer serve Barker St. or Lowell St. (Between May Ct. & Railroad Ave.) on the Outbound.  Neither will it serve Oakland Ave, Union St. or Railroad St. on the Inbound.  It will now serve Pelham and Mystic Streets on the inbound as well as outbound. The routing will be as follows:

  • Outbound from Mystic St: right onto Pelham St, left onto Lowell St. to regular routing.
  • Inbound from Broadway after servicing Village Mall: it will turn right on Hampshire St., right on Pelham, left on Mystic, right on Pelham, left on Lowell St, right on Hampshire, right on Broadway. It will then stay on Broadway and bypass Oakland Ave.

Route 85: 

This bus will no longer serve Manchester St. or Cross Sr, it will stay on Broadway St. instead.

Columbus Day – Monday, October 10, 2022

We will be closed Monday October 10, 2022 in observance of Columbus Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. We will be running a Saturday schedule on Saturday October 8 and a normal schedule on Tuesday October 11.

The main office will be closed on October 10, 2022 in observance of Columbus Day.

Methuen Day – Saturday, October 1

The Methuen Day event will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Route 40 – Methuen Square will be on detour during the event.  Detours may change depending on traffic and road closures.  Visit Facebook or Twitter for detour updates.

Trips cancellations – Monday, September 26, 2022

The following trips have been cancelled for Monday, September 26, 2022:

  • Route 32: 5:24 am, 7:00 am, 9:00 am & 11:00 am.
  • Route 36: 6:00 am, 8:00 am & 10:00 am.
  • Route 33:  5:08 am, 7:00 am, 9:00 am & 11:00 am.
  • Route 35: 6:00 am, 8:00 am & 10:00 am.
  • Route 57:  7:00 am, 7:45 am, 8:30 am, 9:15 am, 10:00 am, 10:45 am & 12:10 pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

Andover Days 2022

Andover Days event will take place on Saturday September 24, 2022. The route 32 (Andover) will be on detour during the event.  Detours may change depending on traffic and road closures.  Visit Facebook or Twitter for detour updates.