City of Hamilton warns of traffic delays, road closures ahead of NHL Heritage Classic weekend
Published March 11, 2022 at 9:56 am
The City of Hamilton is warning motorists to expect some road closures and traffic delays around Tim Hortons Field this weekend ahead of the NHL Heritage Classic.
Starting at 11:00 p.m. Saturday, March 12, and until 7:00 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2022, the following roads will be closed:
- Melrose Avenue, Beechwood Avenue to Cannon Street
- Beechwood Avenue, Melrose Avenue to Balsam Avenue
- Balsam Avenue, Beechwood Avenue to Cannon Street
Cannon Street from Balsam Avenue to Melrose Avenue will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. Thursday, March 10 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2022.
In the event of a weather delay, the game could be pushed to Monday, March 14, 2022.
In this event, the re-opening of Cannon Street will occur at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, and the streets surrounding the stadium at 7 a.m. on March 15, 2022.
NHL Heritage Classic ticket holders can ride HSR shuttles, HSR regular service or ATS/DARTS free of charge to and from the game beginning at 11:40 a.m. on March 13, 2022.
HSR Shuttle Services:
- The Gold Line Shuttle will operate between Lime Ridge Mall and Tim Hortons Field.
- The Black Line Shuttle will operate between Eastgate Square and Tim Hortons Field.
Beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 10 until 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14, customers travelling on Route 3 Cannon will experience detours due to the closure of Cannon Street for the Heritage Classic.
More information on HSR route delays and detours can be found on the City’s website.
Residents can also visit the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic’s website for up-to-date information.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising