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RIPTA To Detour Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit) And Route 78 (Beverage Hill Ave./East Providence) To Accommodate Blackstone Academy 5K On Sunday, May 20, 2018

May 17, 2018

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit) and Route 78 (Beverage Hill Ave./East Providence) to accommodate the Blackstone Academy 5K. The detours will be in effect beginning at 9:30am on Sunday, May 20, 2018 until 11:30am that morning.

The following route detours will be in effect on May 20, 2018:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Southbound trips will travel the regular route to Broadway, continue on Broadway, turn left onto Main Street, right onto Water Street, right onto Division Street Bridge, right onto George Street, right onto East Avenue through to Summer Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Roosevelt Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to East Avenue through to High Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Roosevelt Avenue through to Main Street. Trips continuing to the South Attleboro Train Station will then turn right onto Main Street, right High Street, left onto Summer Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Goff Street, left onto Dexter Street through to Park Place West to George Street, left onto I-95 North, right at the Broadway Exit, left onto Broadway and then resume regular route.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill Ave./East Providence):

Inbound trips will turn right onto Main Street, right High Street, left onto Summer Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Goff Street through to Park Place West to George Street, left onto Division Street Bridge, right onto School Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Prospect Street, left onto Division Street Bridge, right onto George Street, right onto East Street through to High Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Roosevelt Avenue and then resume regular route.

For more information on the Blackstone Academy 5K, visit blackstoneacademy.org.

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