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RIPTA TO DETOUR NINETEEN BUS ROUTES IN PROVIDENCE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015 TO ACCOMMODATE GET GORED FOR GOOD FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER

March 25, 2015

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour nineteen bus routes in Providence on Sunday, April 26, 2015 to accommodate the Get Gored for Good Festival Fundraiser which benefits Amos House.   Routes 1, 3, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 30, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 56, 60, 72, 78, 92, and the R-Line will be detoured from 11am to 12pm.   Passengers should expect minor delays on all routes traveling through the city.  For more information on this event, visit www.getgoredforgood.org/.

The following detours will be in effect on Sunday, April 26, 2015: 

ROUTE 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Dorrance and Westminster Streets.  Passengers should expect delays traveling through this area.

Southbound trips will travel the regular route to Kennedy Plaza.  Passengers should expect delays traveling through this area.

ROUTE 3 (Warwick Ave.):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Weybosset and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, and then  right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D. 

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.  Passengers should expect delays traveling through this area.

ROUTE 20 (Elmwood Ave):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Weybosset and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Washington and

Empire Streets, continue on to Washington Street, left onto Service Road, right onto

Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 21(Reservoir/Garden City):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will leave Kennedy Plaza via Washington Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 22 (Pontiac Ave):

Please refer to the Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.) detour.

ROUTE 27(Broadway/Manton):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel turn right onto Exchange Terrace, left onto Exchange Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Service Road, left onto Broadway, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 28 (Broadway/Hartford):

Please refer to the Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford) detour.

ROUTE 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, right onto Exchange Terrace, left onto Exchange Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 33 (Riverside):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195W, continue to I- 95N, right at the Downtown Exit (#22), right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, and then resume regular route. 

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 34 (East Providence):

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

ROUTE 35 (Rumford):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Steeple Street and Memorial Boulevard, left onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 50 (Douglas Ave.):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 56 (Chalkstone Ave.):

Please refer to the Route 50 (Douglas Ave.) detour.

ROUTE 51 (Charles Street):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Steeple Street and Memorial Boulevard, left onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195W, continue to I-95N, right at the

Downtown Exit (#22), right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, and then right onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Y.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):

Please refer to the Route 51 (Charles Street) detour.

ROUTE 78 (Beverage Hill/Newport Ave):

Please refer to the Route 35 (Rumford) detour.

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

Eastbound trips will travel the regular route. 

Westbound trips from East Side Market will travel the regular route to Kennedy Plaza.  Trips will then take a right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Service Road, left onto Atwells Avenue, and then resume regular route.

R-Line (Broad/North Main):

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad and West Franklin Streets, right onto West Franklin Street, right onto Broadway, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street and then left into Kennedy Plaza. Trips will leave Kennedy Plaza via Washington Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Exchange Street and then resume regular route.

Southbound trips will travel the regular route.  Passengers should expect delays traveling through this area.

Customers can call 781-9400 for additional route information or visit ripta.com.

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