During winter weather events, DASH may need to adjust its regular routes to avoid certain roads and ensure passenger safety. Please reference the detour information on this page to find your route when detours are in effect.

DASH Winter Detour Brochure & Map (PDF)

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Detour info by route

AT1

West End

Buses will remain on Van Dorn Street between Edsall Road and Stevenson Avenue, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • Edsall Road

  • Yoakum Parkway

  • Stevenson Avenue

Passengers may board AT1 buses at any bus stop on Van Dorn Street between Edsall Road and Stevenson Avenue.

Beauregard Corridor

Buses will remain on Beauregard Street, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • Quantrell Avenue

  • N. Armistead Street

  • Reading Avenue

  • Rayburn Avenue

AT2 buses will continue to serve stops on Quantrell Ave. Passengers may board AT1 buses at any stop on Beauregard between Quantrell and Rayburn.

AT2

Beauregard Corridor

Buses will remain on Beauregard Street, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • N. Armistead Street

  • Reading Avenue

  • Rayburn Avenue

Passengers may board AT2 (Eastbound only) buses on Quantrell Avenue or at any stop on Beauregard between Quantrell and Rayburn Avenue

AT2X - Buses will run on their regular routes

Note: When the federal government opens late or closes early, DASH will attempt to operate additional trips on the AT2X, AT3, and AT4 routes. If extra service is being provided, an alert will be posted on dashbus.com.

AT3

South Old Town Area

Buses will remain on Washington Street between Hunting Point and Pendleton Street, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • Jefferson Street

  • St. Asaph Street

  • Franklin Street

  • Royal Street

  • Pendleton Street (east of N. Washington Street)

Passengers may board AT3 buses at any bus stop on Washington Street between Jefferson Street and Oronoco Street.

Note: When the federal government opens late or closes early, DASH will attempt to operate additional trips on the AT2X, AT3, and AT4 routes. If extra service is being provided, an alert will be posted on dashbus.com.

AT4

Parkfairfax Area

Buses will be detoured away from Martha Custis Drive between Preston and Gunston Roads.

Passengers may board AT4 buses on Martha Custis south of Preston, or board AT3 buses at Martha Custis and Gunston.

Buses will also be detoured away from Gunston Road and Valley Drive. Passengers may board AT4 buses at Martha Custis and Valley, or at Chalfonte and Gunston.

Note: When the federal government opens late or closes early, DASH will attempt to operate additional trips on the AT2X, AT3, and AT4 routes. If extra service is being provided, an alert will be posted on dashbus.com.

AT3-4 Loop

Parkfairfax Area

Buses will be detoured away from Martha Custis Drive between Preston and Gunston Roads.

Passengers may board AT3-4 Loop buses on Martha Custis south of Preston.

Buses will also be detoured away from Gunston Road and Valley Drive. Passengers may board AT3-4 Loop buses at Martha Custis and Valley, or at Chalfonte and Gunston.

Old Town Area

All trips will start and end at City Hall, and buses will use King and Washington Streets in Old Town, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • Pendleton Street (east of N. Washington Street)

  • Royal Street (south of King Street)

  • Fairfax Street (south of King Street)

Passengers may board the AT3-4 Loop at City Hall, at any bus stop on King Street between Royal and S. Washington Streets, or at any stop on N. Washington Street between King and Oronoco Streets.

AT5

Buses will remain on N. Van Dorn Street, bypassing stops on:

Landmark Area

  • Ripley Street

  • Holmes Run Parkway

Seminary Road Corridor

  • Kenmore Avenue

  • Seminary Road

  • Howard Street

  • Braddock Road

  • N. Early Street

  • Menokin Drive

AT2 buses will continue to serve stops on Seminary Road. Passengers may board AT5 buses at any bus stop on N. Van Dorn Street between Landmark Mall and Menokin Drive.
 

AT6

Buses will run on their regular routes

AT7

Landmark Area

Buses will use N. Van Dorn Street between Landmark Mall and Holmes Run Parkway, bypassing stops on Ripley Street.

Passengers may board AT7 buses at any bus stop on N. Van Dorn Street between Landmark Mall and Holmes Run Parkway.

AT8

West End

Buses will use N. Van Dorn Street between Edsall Road and Stevenson Avenue, bypassing stops on the following streets:

  • Stevenson Avenue

  • Whiting Street

  • Edsall Road

Passengers may board AT8 buses at any bus stop on Van Dorn Street between Edsall Road and Stevenson Avenue.

AT9

Parkfairfax Area

Buses will bypass stops on Martha Custis Drive between Preston and Gunston Roads.

Passengers may board AT9 buses on Martha Custis south of Preston Road or north of Gunston Road.

AT10

Buses will run on their regular routes.

King Street Trolley

Waterfront Area

During inclement weather, the King Street Trolley will run between King Street Metro and Alexandria City Hall/Market Square, with no service to stops on King Street east of Royal Street.