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Montebello Bus Lines Posts Detour Around Paramount Bridge Closure

Montebello Bus Lines has issued the following detour information in response to the closure of the Paramount Boulevard bridge and 60 Freeway following Wednesday’s tanker truck fire:

Due to the incident on the 60 Freeway, lines 20 & 70 will be on the following detour until further notice:

Line 20 northbound

Continue on northbound Montebello Blvd; right on Town Center drive to regular route

  • Temporary added service stops: near side Montebello @ Paramount; far side Montebello @ Plaza Dr; nearside Montebello @ Town Center Dr
  • Temporary out of service stops: Town Center Dr @ Kaiser; Town Center Dr @ JCPenney; Town Center Dr @ Montebello

Line 20 southbound

Southbound buses are not affected

Line 70 northbound

From eastbound Via Campo; left on Markland Dr; right on Potrero Grande Dr; right on Hill Dr; right on Paramount Blvd; right on Arroyo Dr

  • Temporary added service stops: far side Paramount @ Hill; far side Arroyo @ Paramount (Lay-over & service stop)
  • Temporary out of service stops: Town Center Dr @ Kaiser; Town Center Dr @ JCPenney; Montebello @ Macy’s

Line 70 southbound

From service stop/lay-over on Arroyo Dr: left on Potrero Grande Dr; left on Wilcox Ave to regular route

  • Temporary added service stops: far side Arroyo @ Paramount (Lay-over & service stop)
  • Temporary out of service stops: Montebello @ JCPenney

Passengers wishing to transfer at Hill Dr/Paramount Blvd & San Gabriel Blvd from Lines 70 and/or 20 may use a continuation slip. Temporary signs have been posted at all affected service stops.

The detours are posted on their facebook page [1].