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RIPTA To Detour Seven Bus Routes To Accommodate Providence Winter Lights Market On Friday, December 6 Through Saturday, December 7, 2019

October 30, 2019

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour seven bus routes to accommodate the Providence Winter Lights Market.  The East Approach Trolley Pavilion will be closed to traffic on all day and night on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2019.  Routes 27, 28, 49, 56, 57, 60 and 62 will be detoured beginning with the first trip of the day on Friday through Saturday night. Bus Stops V, W and Y will be temporarily relocated during this time.

RIPTA will also detour Routes 1, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31, 58, and 92 West on Friday, December 6 from 4pm to 7pm to accommodate the Christmas Tree Lighting.  Click here for details.

The following detours will be in effect on December 6 and December 7:

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street to the temporary Bus Stop V next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

Outbound trips will leave Washington Street, turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, continue onto Sabin Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford):

Please refer to the Route 27 (Broadway/Manton) detour.

Route 49 (Camp Street/Miriam Hospital):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Steeple Street through to Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop Y on Exchange Terrace.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace, turn right onto Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard and then resume regular route.

Route 56 (Chalkstone Avenue):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street to the temporary Bus Stop V next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, then take a left onto Exchange Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Francis Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith Street):

Please refer to the Route 56 (Chalkstone Avenue) detour.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Please refer to the Route 49 (Camp Street/Miriam Hospital) detour.

Route 62 (URI/Providence Station):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy Street through to Memorial Boulevard, right onto Westminster Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop Y, right onto Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, and left onto Exchange Street to Stillman Street.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

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