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Transit Detours for Santa Claus Parade – Effective December 3

(Fort McMurray, AB – December 2, 2016) – In anticipation of the Santa Claus Parade on Dec. 3, residents are reminded of transit detours as Santa and all of his helpers make their way through downtown Fort McMurray.

On Dec. 3, from approximately 5:30 – 9 p.m., there will be transit detours and some suspended service to accommodate for road closures and float staging for the parade. Road closure times are approximate. As the parade passes, roads will reopen and regular Transit Service will resume.

Highlights of Transit Detours

  • Routes 91 and 92 will be suspended for the duration of the parade.
  • Routes 15, 16, 10 will depart from MacDonald Ave. before Main St.
  • Routes 11, 1, 2, 99 will depart from Main St. before MacDonald Ave.
  • Route 99 will be serviced by a SMART bus rather than a conventional bus for the duration of the parade.

For maps and more details about transit detours, visit For more information about the Santa Claus Parade, Lights of Christmas, or road closures, visit


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