Updated List of Snow Routes – 2018

Updated 2/2/18 – Snow Routes – Winter 2017-2018
Any route put on snow route will stay on it for the entire day

# 12 Jessup
North Washington Ave. to Green Ridge St, to Blakely St. to regular route; at times, COLTS turns around at the bottom of Church St. in Jessup

 # 14 Drinker / Chestnut
N. Washington Ave. to Green Ridge St. to left on Blakely St. right on Drinker St. on to regular route (no service on Chestnut or Mill Streets)

# 18 Petersburg: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. Regular route to Prescott Ave. and Ash St., to left on Ash St., left on North Irving Ave., left on Myrtle to regular route.
2. Regular route to left on Harrison Ave. to right on Myrtle St to left on Wheeler Ave. Turn around at gas station (use Prescott Ave. to Vine St. to Harrison Ave. if necessary)
3. Regular route to Prescott Ave. and Mulberry St. (at Turkey Hill) and turn around.

# 21 East Mountain / Oakmont: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1.
Regular route to South Irving Ave. to left on Beech St. to regular route and turn around at Dollar Tree. 
2.
Regular route to Moosic St. to right on Meadow Ave. to Dollar Tree ONLY
3.
Regular route to Moosic St. to Lutherwood / St. Catherine’s / Oakmont

# 25 Valley View / Hilltop: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. Regular route to right on Cherry St. to left on Pittston Ave. to left on Saginaw St. to left on Winfield Ave. to left on O’Hara St. to right on Pittston Ave. to right on Cherry St. to regular route
2. CHERRY ST. ONLY: use regular route to South Webster Ave and Brook St., then right on Brook St. to left on Prospect Ave., to left on Cherry St. to South Webster Ave.

# 28 Pittston: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. NO Rocky Glen Road
2. No Williams St.; stay at Pittston Plaza

#31 Old Forge: 
No Bridge Street; bus turns left on Lonesome Road and then turns around in parking lot near diner.

# 36 Lafayette
Regular route to left on Garfield Ave. to right on Price St. to left on VanBuren Ave. to regular route.
* Inbound will use VanBuren Ave., go right on Price St., left on Rebecca St. to right on Lafayette to regular route

# 38 Oram
Regular route to Mount Pleasant Drive, then use Lackawanna Ave. to Main Ave. to regular route

# 41 High Works: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. Regular route to Oak St. to Keyser Oak Plaza
2. No service to Allied Services or Delaware Towers

# 43 Viewmont/ Bangor
Regular route to Bangor Heights, then straight on Kelly St. to left on Kennedy St., to left on Edith Ave. to left on Mary St. to right on Kelly St., and back to regular route

#48 Dalton/Waverly/Clarks Summit
From the post office in downtown Dalton, the bus will make a right on South Turnpike Road and merge right back onto Route 6 & 11. There is no service to Waverly.

#53 Marywood/U of S: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. Regular route to Madison Ave. stay straight on Madison Ave. to Left on Vine St. to regular route.
2. Regular route, then left on Jefferson Ave., then left on Vine St. to regular route
3. Use Adams Ave. to regular route

# 99 Minooka / Montage: several options depending on the severity of road conditions.
1. Regular route to The Shoppes at Montage ONLY (NO service to Bank of America)
2. Regular route to EDM Americas ONLY

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Minor Change on #53 Marywood/U of S

COLTS  implemented a minor change to the #53 Marywood/U of S route effective Monday, Sept. 11. The change will allow the bus to service more of the campus.
Outbound: From Adams Ave., the bus will turn right on Linden St. instead of Mulberry. From Linden St., it will turn left onto Madison Ave. and then make a right onto Mulberry St. to regular route.
Inbound: The bus will turn left onto Jefferson Ave. from Mulberry St. (instead of left on North Washington Ave.)

 

UPDATE on #41 High Works Change Effective Sept. 5, 2017

UPDATED #41 High Works:
Outbound:
The High Works will use regular routing to Green Ridge Street. It will stay straight on Green Ridge St. toward regular route except for four trips daily that will still serve Dickson Ave. (9:05, 11:05, 2:05, 4:05)
Inbound: After leaving the Keyser Oak Shopping Center, the bus will no longer pull into the Rite-Aid parking lot. The bus stop will be moved to the cutout in front of FNCB on Keyser Avenue.  Four trips daily will service Dickson Ave. (9:05, 11:05, 2:05, 4:05)

All Saturday High Works buses will serve Dickson Ave.

 

Minor Changes to Five Routes in Effect Sept. 5 – #41 High Works Updated

The changes that COLTS will implement to #18 Petersburg, #25 Valley View, #41 High Works, #43 Viewmont/Bangor, and #45 Viewmont Express will ensure more customer-friendly and on-time service. The minor route changes will also ensure better connections for our riders.

#18 Petersburg:
OUTBOUND:
The Petersburg will travel regular route to Prescott Ave. and Ash St., staying straight on Prescott. The bus will make a right onto Williams Street and go straight. The bus will then make a right onto Union Avenue and travel to Ash Street.
INBOUND:
The bus will make a right on Ash Street from Union Avenue. It will make a left on Prescott and go back to regular route to Mulberry Street. The bus will travel down Mulberry Street, but instead of turning left on Jefferson Ave., the bus will turn left onto North Washington Ave. It will then make a right onto Spruce Street, a left onto Wyoming Ave. and a right onto Lackawanna Ave. to the Lackawanna Transit Center.

#25 Valley View/Hilltop:
OUTBOUND:
The Valley View/Hilltop bus will no longer turn into the circle at Hilltop Manor. The bus will go around Hilltop Manor and continue straight on South Webster Ave. The bus will no longer service Prospect Ave. Instead, it will use South Webster Ave. between Gibbons Street and Genet Street. It will then go on to regular route, picking up at Valley View Terrace.
INBOUND:
The bus will travel its regular route over South Webster Ave. to Moosic Street, make a left and take the Expressway into downtown Scranton. The bus will travel straight down Spruce Street, no longer making a left onto Lackawanna Avenue. Instead, the bus will stay straight on Spruce St., making a left onto Wyoming Avenue and a right on Lackawanna Ave. to the Lackawanna Transit Center.

UPDATED 9/1/17: #41 High Works:
Outbound:
The High Works will use regular routing to Green Ridge Street. It will stay straight on Green Ridge St. toward regular route except for four trips daily that will still serve Dickson Ave. (9:05, 11:05, 2:05, 4:05)
Inbound: After leaving the Keyser Oak Shopping Center, the bus will no longer pull into the Rite-Aid parking lot. The bus stop will be moved to the cutout in front of FNCB on Keyser Avenue.  Four trips daily will service Dickson Ave. (9:05, 11:05, 2:05, 4:05)
All Saturday High Works buses will serve Dickson Ave.

#43 Viewmont/Bangor:
OUTBOUND: The Viewmont/Bangor will take a different route leaving the Transit Center, making a left on Lackawanna Ave., a right on 6th Ave., left on Linden St., and a right on 7th Ave. The bus will make a right into Redner’s parking lot, circle the lot, then exit onto 7th Ave. and continue on to regular route toward North Scranton. When the bus leaves Bangor Heights, it will make a right onto Market St, and a left on Keyser Ave. There will no longer be service to Market Street above Keyser Avenue on the outbound #43 trip. The bus stop in front of Rite Aid on Keyser Ave. will be moved to the cutout in front of FNCB Bank. The bus will now stop at Field and Stream in addition to the front of the Viewmont Mall at the bus shelter.
INBOUND:
The bus will be on regular routing into Scranton. At 7th Ave., the bus will make a left into Redner’s parking lot, circle the lot and then make a left onto 7th Ave. and continue its regular route toward the Transit Center.

#45 Viewmont Express:
OUTBOUND: The route will stay the same.
INBOUND: From the Viewmont Mall, the bus will make a left onto Route 6 and onto the Expressway. The bus will make a right on Mifflin Ave., a right on Lackawanna Ave. and pull into the Lackawanna Transit Center. (The inbound Viewmont Express will no longer use Wyoming Avenue to return to the LTC.)

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Minor #43 Viewmont/Bangor Route Change Effective July 3

Effective Monday, July 3, the outbound #43 Viewmont Bangor will still use Rockwell Avenue. It will make a right on Rockwell, left on Gilbert, right on Kelly, right on Mary, and right on Rockwell.

The inbound is making a left on Rockwell, left on Gilbert, right on Kelly, right on Mary, and right on Rockwell.

COLTS returned to using the newly re-opened Rockwell Avenue Bridge in May.