ELKHART — Due to an emergency sewer line repair on Bridge Street, the Interurban Trolley will be using a detour starting Monday, May 6.
For Yellow Line: Bittersweet - outbound to Martin’s, the trolley will leave downtown on Franklin Street, turn right on 6th Street, and turn right on Vistula then left on West Lexington Avenue. The trolley will then turn left on East Blvd. then right on South West Blvd. and follow the normal route to the Wal-Mart at Old U.S. 20 and Ash Rd. It will then continue on the normal route down Ash Road then turn west on Washington Street and north on Apple Road. The regular route will resume west on Lincolnway (SR 933) through Osceola to Martin’s on Bittersweet Road.
For Yellow Line: Bittersweet inbound to Elkhart, the same roads will be used for the inbound trip to Elkhart. The trolley will leave Martin’s traveling south on Bittersweet to Lincolnway (SR933) then turn east and continue the regular route through Osceola. The trolley will then turn south on Apple Road, east on Washington, and north on Ash Road resuming the regular route to the Elkhart General Hospital. The trolley will then turn left on East Boulevard, right on West Lexington Avenue and continue on Lexington to resume the regular route to the downtown Elkhart transfer site on Franklin Street.
The detour is expected to last approximately four days according to the City of Elkhart Engineering Office.