Grey Cup weekend in Hamilton will bring road closures and traffic delays

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Published December 10, 2021 at 10:30 am

There will be road closures and traffic delays around Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton due to the 108th Grey Cup
Motorists in Hamilton can expect closures and traffic delays this weekend as part of the 108th Grey Cup at Tim Hortons Field.

Motorists in Hamilton can expect closures and traffic delays this weekend as part of the 108th Grey Cup at Tim Hortons Field.

The following roads will be temporarily closed from 5 p.m. on Saturday (Dec. 11) to 7 a.m. on Monday (Dec. 13).

  • Melrose and Beechwood Ave to Cannon St
  • Beechwood and Melrose to Balsam Ave
  • Balsam and Beechwood Ave to Cannon St

Cannon St from Balsam to Melrose Ave will be closed from 9 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 12) to 7 a.m. Monday (Dec. 13).

There will be road closures and traffic delays around Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton due to the 108th Grey Cup

Grey Cup ticket holders can ride Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) free of charge to and from the game beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

HSR shuttles will continue to run until all customers using transit are served with a target completion of no later than 12 a.m.

DARTS will drop off and pick up customers at Gate 1A or Gate 4A.

Riders travelling on Route 3 Cannon will experience detours on Sunday.

Taxis and RideShare will drop off and pick up passengers on Lottridge St between Cannon and Beechwood.

Meanwhile, GO and HSR teamed up to offer a direct route to the game ahead of the 6 p.m. kickoff.

Westbound GO trains will be arriving at West Harbour GO throughout the day. Fans with tickets to the game can board free HSR shuttle buses to Tim Hortons Field, every 10 minutes, starting at 3:30 p.m.

The stadium will be open to fans starting at 4 p.m.

There will be signs at West Harbour GO directing fans to the shuttle buses. Staff will also be on-site to help.

GO Transit is also adjusting its train service to help fans get home after the game. The last scheduled eastbound train trip of the night will depart West Harbour GO at 11:32 p.m., making all stops to Toronto’s Union Station.

Post-game the green line will be prioritized to ensure customers can connect to the last departing train at West Harbour GO at 11:32 p.m. The other shuttles will continue to run until all customers using transit are served, with a target completion time of no later than 12 a.m.

The most up to the date GO schedule can be found online.

For the latest HSR schedule, check the service’s website.

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