Nightly Closures for Tunnel Service
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Nightly Closures for Tunnel 

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has nightly closures to allow for renovations. 

The nightly closure schedule is as follows:

  • October 30 – November 22: The tunnel will be closed nightly from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday to Thursday; the Tunnel Bus will end its service with the 7:00 p.m. round trip from Windsor and resume once the tunnel reopens the following morning.
  • November 23 – November 26: The tunnel will be open to traffic, and the Tunnel Bus and Special Events Bus will run their normal schedule.
  • November 27 – December 23: The tunnel will be closed nightly from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday to Thursday; the Tunnel Bus will end its service with the 7:00 p.m. round trip from Windsor and resume once the tunnel reopens the following morning.
  • December 23 – January 1, 2018: The tunnel will be open to traffic and the Tunnel Bus and Special Events Bus will run their normal schedule.
  • January 2 to mid June 2018: The tunnel will be closed nightly from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday to Thursday; the Tunnel Bus will end its service with the 7:00 p.m. round trip from Windsor and resume once the tunnel reopens the following morning.​

Sunday to Thursday tunnel bus service has the Tunnel being used to take passengers to any Special Event and the Ambassador Bridge being used for the return trip home. Canadian Customs at the Ambassador Bridge has the capacity to provide bus passenger processing.

Special Event transit service between Sunday and Thursday will continue for 30 minutes following games and concerts, and Transit Windsor strongly advises patrons to return to the dedicated pickup immediately following games and concerts to avoid having to find an alternate ride home to Canada.​

Friday and Saturday tunnel bus service is operating on the normal tunnel bus schedule as the tunnel is not under construction on Friday's and Saturdays.

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