Hillsboro MAX Improvements

Hillsboro MAX Improvements

From Oct. 13 to 27, MAX service in Hillsboro will be disrupted as we make track improvements.

From the start of service on Saturday, Oct. 13, through the end of service on Saturday, Oct. 27, our crews will be improving MAX tracks in Hillsboro. This essential work will make your ride smoother and more reliable.

For just over two weeks, MAX Blue Line will be disrupted, and shuttle buses will serve stations between Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport and Hatfield Government Center.

This map shows the shuttle bus route and stops near closed MAX stations:

Service overview map

Service to and from closed stations

MAX Blue Line eastbound to Portland City Center and Gresham

Board a shuttle bus at the stop nearest to your closed station and transfer a MAX Blue Line train at the Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport station.

Eastbound shuttle bus stops are located at:

  • SW Adams & Main (Stop ID 14012) Temporary stop
  • Hillsboro TC (Stop ID 9955) Shared stop with Line 57
  • SE Washington & 8th (Stop ID 14013) Temporary stop
  • SE 12th & Main (Stop ID 14014) Temporary stop

Eastbound schedules

MAX Blue Line westbound to Hillsboro

Blue Line trips will end at the Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport MAX Station. To continue westbound, board the shuttle bus at the Line 46 stop (Stop ID 9953, Fair Complex/Airport Park & Ride).

Westbound shuttle stops are located near the 4 closed MAX stations at:

  • SE 12th & Washington (Stop ID 14011) Temporary stop
  • SE Baseline & 7th (Stop ID 308) Shared stop with lines 47, 48 and 57
  • SE Baseline & 3rd (Stop ID 304) Shared stop with lines 47, 48 and 57
  • SW Adams & Main (Stop ID 14012) Temporary stop

Westbound schedules

Alternative Bus Service

Line 48-Cornell runs along Cornell Road between Hillsboro Transit Center and Sunset Transit Center, where it connects with MAX Blue and Red lines.

Line 57-TV Hwy/Forest Grove runs along Tualatin Valley Highway between Hillsboro Transit Center and Beaverton Transit Center, where it connects with MAX Blue and Red lines.

Planning your trip

  • Allow about 15 extra minutes for your trip
  • Shuttle buses will run about every 10 minutes during morning rush hour, and about every 15 minutes most of the day
  • MAX Blue Line will operate with regular frequencies east of Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport MAX Station
  • Don’t worry about showing your fare to shuttle bus operators

 

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