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RIPTA to Detour Seven Bus Routes In Pawtucket on Saturday, March 5, 2022 To Accommodate St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 1, 2022

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Buses will not stop at the Pawtucket Transit Center between 9am and 2pm on March 5, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour seven Pawtucket-based bus routes traveling on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 9am to 2pm to accommodate the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Pawtucket.  Roosevelt Avenue will be closed during this time.

These following routes will pick up and drop off passengers on Goff Street along the chain link fence between Commerce and Pine Streets (just afterArmando & Son’s Meat Market).  These buses will not stop at the Pawtucket Transit Center between 9am and 2pm on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

The following routes will detour from 9am to 2pm on Saturday, March 5, 2022:

Routes 1, 71, 72, 75, 76, 78, and the R-Line.

Detours are as follows:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Northbound: Trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to George Street, left onto Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street.   Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market). Trips continuing to South Attleboro with then turn right onto Dexter Street, continue onto Park Place West through to George Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the Broadway Exit and then resume regular route.

Southbound leaving the train station:  Trips will travel the regular route to Broadway and Exchange Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, right at Exit 27 through to Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street to the temporary bus stop.   Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Route 71 (Broad Street):

Inbound trips from Job Lot will travel regular route to George Street, left onto Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will leave via Goff Street, turn left onto Broad Street and then resume regular route.

Inbound trips from Stop & Shop will leave via Broad Street, turn right tonto Exchange Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dexter Street, continue onto Main Street to Park Place to George Street and then resume regular route.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):

Inbound trips will travel regular route to Goff and Dexter Streets, turn right onto Bayley Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street.  Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will leave Goff Street via a left onto Dexter Street and then resume regular route.

Route 75 (Dexter/Lincoln Mall):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Dexter and Goff Streets, turn right onto Bayley Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street.  Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will leave Goff Street via a left onto Dexter Street and then resume regular route.

Route 76 (Central Avenue):

Inbound trips will travel regular route to Stop & Shop, exit left onto George Bennett Highway, turn right onto Armistice Boulevard, right onto Denver Street, left onto Spring Street, right onto Exchange Street, left onto Broadway to I-95 South, take Exit 27 to Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will turn leave via Goff Street, turn right onto Dexter, continue through tot Park Place to George St., left onto I-95 North to Exit 29 Broadway, left onto Broadway, left over the I-95 overpass to Cottage St., right onto Grove Street, left onto Armistice Boulevard and then resume regular route. 

Route 78 (Beverage Hill):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Prospect and Division Streets, left onto Division Street, right onto George Street, left onto Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street.  Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

Outbound trips will leave Goff Street via a right onto Dexter Street, travel through to Park Place, left onto Division Street, right onto School Street and then resume regular route.

R-Line (Broad/North Main) – Trips via Main Street:

Inbound trips will leave Goff Street via a right onto Dexter Street, turn right onto Main Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time on Goff Street between Commerce and Pine Streets (along the chain link fence just after Armando & Son’s Meat Market).

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