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33 | Riverside

DETOUR ALERT: Route 33 Inbound will travel regular route to Waterman Ave. and Anthony St., right onto Anthony St., left onto Central Ave., right onto Massasoit Ave. and then resume regular route. Outbound is on regular route.

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1 | Eddy/Hope/Benefit

DETOUR ALERT:  Route 1 Southbound is on detour due to road work. Southbound trips will travel regular route to Hope St., turn right onto Lloyd Ave., left onto Thayer St. and then resume regular route.

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50 | Douglas Ave/Bryant University

DETOUR ALERT: Route 50

Service to Fidelity is suspended today until their paving project is complete.

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34 | East Providence/Seekonk Square

DETOUR ALERT: Route 34 will not service Blue Cross on Jordan Street in East Providence beginning Thursday, July 2 through Monday, August 3, 2020

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92 | RI College/Federal Hill/East Side

RIPTA to Detour Route 92 (RI College/Federal Hill/East Side) Every Friday and Saturday to Accommodate Outdoor Dining on Federal Hill June 19, 2020 through October 2020

06/19/2020 – 10/31/2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 92 every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm to Midnight to accommodate outdoor dining on Federal Hill.  The detour will begin Friday, June 19, 2020 and last through October of this year.  Atwells Avenue will be closed from Bradford Street to Knight Street.

The following detour will be in effect every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm through Midnight beginning Friday, June 19, 2020:

Route 92 (RI College/Federal Hill/East Side):

Westbound trips will travel the regular route to the Bus Stop D, then turn right onto Dorrance St., left onto West Exchange St., right onto Dean St., left onto Kinsley Ave., left onto Eagle St., right onto Atwells Ave. and then resume regular route.

Eastbound trips will travel the regular route to Atwells Ave. and Eagle St., left onto Eagle St., right onto Kinsley Ave., right onto Dean St., left onto West Exchange St., right onto Service Rd., right onto Sabin St., left onto Empire St., left onto Fountain St. and then resume regular route.

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60 | Providence/Newport

Due to Silver Creek Bridge Construction RIPTA to Detour Route 60 in Bristol Beginning Monday, March 2, 2020

03/03/2020 – 09/03/2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 60 (Providence/Newport) to accommodate construction on the Silver Creek Bridge in Bristol. The detour will begin with the first trip of the day on Monday, March 2, 2020 and continue approximately through the end of August 2020. Route 60 Inbound will not serve Hope Street between Chestnut Street and Franklin Street.

The following detour will be in effect beginning March 2, 2020: 

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Hope Street, turn right onto Franklin Street, left onto Wood Street, right onto Bayview Avenue, left onto Metacom Avenue, left onto Chestnut Street, right onto Hope Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

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49 | Camp St/Miriam Hospital

DETOUR ALERT: RIPTA will detour Route 49 beginning Monday, May 4, 2020 until further notice due to Camp St. closing

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Doyle Ave., turn right onto North Main St., and then resume regular route. Inbound trips will travel the regular route to North Main St., turn left onto Doyle Ave. and then resume regular route.

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R Line | Broad/North Main

Beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the R-Line is on detour until further notice due to a long-term construction project that will limit Pine St. between Goff Ave. and Main St. to one lane.

Northbound will travel the regular route to Main and Pine Streets, continue onto Main St., turn left onto Main St. (at Park Place West), then turn right onto Main St., turn left onto High St., right onto Exchange St., right onto Roosevelt Ave. and then resume regular route. Southbound is regular route. Regular Route to Transit Center R Stop.

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6 | Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo

Route 6 will not serve the Zoo’s entrance beginning June 1, 2020 until further notice. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at the bus stops on Hawthorne Ave. near the tennis courts.

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