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Asheville Transit Re-routing Due to Pack Square Construction


ASHEVILLE, NC – Asheville Transit will detour routes 5, 13, 26 and 28 Thursday, July 16, 5:30-11:30 a.m., due to road closures around South Pack Square from Biltmore Ave./ US-25 to Market Street.

Asheville Transit will change its routing for these five hours or until South Pack Square is re-opened to traffic. Routes 5, 13, 26 and 28 outbound will use Patton Avenue, then north on Broadway, east on Woodfin Street, and then will return to the standard route at the traffic circle at Oak and College Streets. In bound, the same route will be used; from the traffic circle on College Street turning onto Oak Street/Woodfin Street, south on Broadway and west to the Transit Center via College Street to Patton Avenue.

This will affect the following routes for the follow times:

– Route 5 – Charlotte Street – Starting with the 6:30 a.m. trip until and including the 11:30 a.m. trip will use the detoured route.

– Route 13 – Tunnel Rd./Oteen/Haw Creek- Starting with the 6:30 a.m. trip until and including the 11:30 a.m. trip will use the detoured route.

– Route 26 – Asheville Mall/Tunnel Rd. – Starting with the 6:15 a.m. trip until and including the 11:15 a.m. trip will use the detoured route.

– Route 28 – Black Mountain – The entire portion of the 5:35 a.m. and 10 a.m. trip will use the detour route.

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