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RIPTA TO DETOUR SEVENTEEN BUS ROUTES IN PROVIDENCE ON SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017 TO ACCOMMODATE PROVIDENCE POLICE MEMORIAL 5K

April 24, 2017

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour seventeen bus routes in Providence on Sunday, May 14, 2017 to accommodate the Providence Police Memorial 5K.   Routes 27, 28, and 92 will be detoured from 7:00am until 12:30pm.  Routes 1, 3, 6, 17, 19, 20, 22, 30, 31, 33, 34, 60, 66, and the R-Line will be detoured from 8:00am to 12:30pm. Passengers should expect minor delays on all routes traveling through the city.  For more information on this event, visit http://www.provpolice5k.com/.

The following routes will be detoured on Sunday, May 14, 2017:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Richmond and Point Streets, left onto Point Street, right onto E. Franklin Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I.  

Southbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop D, then right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard through to I-95S, right at the Eddy St. Exit, right onto Eddy Street and then resume regular route.

Route 3 (Warwick Ave):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Richmond and Point Streets, left onto Point Street, right onto E. Franklin Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H. Trips will then turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop E.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard through to I-95S, right at the Eddy St. Exit, right onto Eddy Street and then resume regular route.

Route 6 (Prarie/R.W. Zoo):

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 Exchange Street and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop A.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, right onto Westminster Street and then resume regular route.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street through to Cahir Street, right onto Broad Street and then resume regular route. 

Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.):

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

Route 27 (Manton):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broadway and Service Road, right onto Service Road, left onto Washington Street and then resume regular route. 

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Terrace, continue onto West Exchange, turn left onto Dean Street, right onto Broadway and then resume regular route. 

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford):

Please refer to the Route 27 (Manton) detour.

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Memorial Boulevard, right onto       Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.      

Route 31 (Cranston St.):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 33 (Riverside):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Steeple Street, left onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard, take a right onto the I-95S on-ramp through to I-195E and then resume regular route. 

Route 34 (East Providence):

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Francis Street, continue onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, and then right onto Exchange Terrace.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

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

EAST: Inbound trips from Rhode Island College will travel the regular route the intersection of Atwells Avenue and Service Road, right onto Service Road, left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop J, and then resume regular route.   

WEST:  Trips from Eastside Market will travel the regular route to the intersection of Steeple and Exchange Streets, left onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop E.  Trips will then travel the regular route to Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, right onto Atwells Avenue and then resume regular route.

R-Line

SOUTH Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop A, turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street through to Cahir Street, right, right onto Broad Street and then resume regular route. 

NORTH Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad and Empire Streets continuing onto Broad Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop F.  

For more information, please call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com.

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