What are common snow detours for UMTS?

The following detours are routinely used (depending on severity of conditions):

30 Bypasses Valley Medical (during storms and on days after, due to plowing).
31 Bypasses Boulders/South Point (usually on days following storms, due to plowing). Catch buses on East Hadley Rd (at Mill Valley Apts, or temporary stop on Trimwood Ln).
33 In extreme conditions, may bypass Amity St/University Dr (catch buses at Big Y or Amherst Ctr), Cushman Center/Henry St (catch buses on Pine St), and/or Mill Hollow/Pulpit Hill Rd (catch buses on Route 63 or Cowls Rd).
34 Bypasses Orchard Hill/Upper Central (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on E Pleasant St), Admissions (catch buses at Yellow Lot 13, if Olympia Dr is being serviced), Olympia Dr/Yellow Lot 13 (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on E Pleasant St), and/or Lot 12 (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on Holdsworth Way).
35 Bypasses Orchard Hill/Upper Central (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on E Pleasant St), Admissions (catch buses at Yellow Lot 13, if Olympia Dr is being serviced), Olympia Dr/Yellow Lot 13 (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on E Pleasant St), and/or Lot 12 (catch buses at nearby temporary stop on Holdsworth Way).
36 Bypasses Admissions (catch buses at Olympia Place).
38 Service to Mt Holyoke may be suspended in extreme conditions.
39 Service to Mt Holyoke may be suspended in extreme conditions.
45 In extreme conditions, may bypass Old Amherst Rd (catch buses at Mayflower Apts or North St) and/or Pelham Rd, Heatherstone Rd, Stony Hill Rd, & Gatehouse Rd (catch buses on Main St or at Rolling Green).
46 No common detours.

 

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