Thunder Over Louisville Sat., Apr. 21, 2018
April 16, 2018
TARC is increasing service into downtown Louisville and designating six post-event boarding areas for Thunder Over Louisville on Sat., Apr. 21. The service plan mirrors TARC service for Thunder in recent years with the exception of an added boarding location on Broadway at 11th.
Buses on cross-river routes #71-Jeffersonville, Louis- ville, New Albany AND #72-Clarksville will not make return trips to Indiana after 8 pm due to the closure of the Clark Memorial (2nd Street), Lincoln and Ken- nedy Bridges. Those two routes will also be detoured (see below) during the closure of the bridges.
Post-event boarding in downtown Louisville will be restricted to six locations, most within blocks of the waterfront. Buses will operate until 11 p.m. at those locations (see list and map below). Due to traffic, buses have limited access on downtown streets after the event. The boarding locations are designed to keep buses out of heavy traffic as much as possible and to get people home as quickly as possible.
Detours - Routes #71-New Albany, Louisville Jeffersonville and #72-Clarksville The Clark Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic Thurs., Apr. 20, 9:30 a.m. – midnight; Fri., Apr. 21 and Sat., Apr. 22, all day; Sun., Apr. 23, midnight to 2 p.m.
When the bridge is closed, buses use the following detour: Routes #71 and #72 northbound: From Liberty, I-65 N to Court Ave. exit, right on Court to regular route.
Route #71 westbound: From Court Ave. right on Spring St., left on 10th St., I-65 S to Jefferson Street exit and regular route.
Route # 72 southbound: From Spring St., left on Court Ave, left on Wall St., left on 8th St., right on Spring St., left on 10th St., to I-65 S, Jefferson St. exit to regular route.
Locations listed and on the map below are the only downtown boarding options:
Click here to view the printed rider alert. (Spanish)
Boarding on Market, near Floyd
#15 – Market Street (to La Grange Road) #19 – Muhammad Ali (to Oxmoor and Lyndon) #31 – Middletown
Boarding on Liberty, near Floyd
#17 – Bardstown Road (to Fern Creek and Sebree)
#21 – Chestnut (to Bashford Avenue) #23 – Broadway (to Jeffersontown and Breckenridge Plaza)
#40 – Taylorsville Road
#25 – Oak-Westport Crosstown
Boarding on 6th near Chestnut
#4 – Fourth Street (to Iroquois Park and Southland Park)
#6 – Sixth Street (via Central to Auburndale) #63 – Crums Lane (to West Pages Lane)
Boarding on 1st at Muhammad Ali
#2 – Second Street (to Airport and UPS) #18 – Preston (to Okolona – Outer Loop Plaza) #43 – Portland/Poplar Level (to Fern Creek
Boarding on Main west of 9th
#15 – Market Street (to Shawnee Park) #18 – Preston (to Valley Station) #19 – Muhammad Ali (to Park Duvall and Rockford Lane)
#21 – Chestnut (to Shawnee Park)
#23 – Broadway (to Shawnee Park) #43 – Portland/Poplar Level (to 32nd & Portland Loop)
Boarding on Broadway at 11th
#23 - Broadway (to Shawnee Park)
For more information please contact TARC Customer Service at 502.585.1234.