Parents are advised that Macpherson Street will be temporarily closed for 12 months from Tuesday October 04, 2016 between Boondah Road and Warriewood Road to all traffic and pedestrians with the exception of construction traffic and adjoining land owners. Sydney Buses will also be diverted around the construction area to allow for major road upgrade by Northern Beaches Council.
The majority of morning school services that normally operate via the closed section of Macpherson Street will still operate with a slight change to the route.
Services from Mona Vale to Warriewood will divert via Warriewood Road, right into Pittwater Road, right into Jacksons Road, right into Boondah Road and left onto Macpherson Street, then as per the timetable.
Services travelling from Narrabeen to Warriewood will operate Pittwater Road, left into Jacksons Road, right into Boondah Road and left onto Macpherson Street, then as per the timetable.
The afternoon services will follow the same diversion route for the return trips. Students will be able to join the school bus from their regular bus stops as normal except for the 643 and 637 services. They will not service the stop on Warriewood Road near Pittwater Road. The alternate bus stop will be on Pittwater Road near Warriewood Road.
Due to the diversion, please allow an additional 5 -10 minutes travel time to school services.
The L85, 185 and E85 services will change and divert via Warriewood Road onto Pittwater Road in both directions and will not operate via Macpherson Street, Garden Street and Jackson Road during the Macpherson Street road closure.
Students that normally catch the L85, 185 and E85 to and from school will need to transfer at Narrabeen, then walk to the corner of Waterloo Street near Pittwater Road in the morning and join the new 181 shuttle loop service. This service is scheduled every half hour. It will operate commencing from Narrabeen, Waterloo Street and operate via Waterloo Street, right into Pittwater Road, left into Garden Street, right into Jacksons Road, left into Boondah Road, left into Macpherson Street, left into Garden Street, left into Jacksons Road, right into Pittwater Road, left into Albert Street, left into Lagoon Street and left into Waterloo Street.
In the afternoon students can join the 181 shuttle service to Narrabeen Waterloo Street and transfer to a L85 or 185 service. The destination will show Warriewood Valley or Narrabeen.