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RIPTA to Detour Six Routes  on Sunday, May 29, 2022 to Accommodate Brown University’s Commencement Ceremony 

April 21, 2022

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Detour to run from 6am to Noon

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that Routes 1, 33, 34, 35, 60, and 78 will be detoured on Sunday, May 29, 2022, from 6am to Noon to accommodate Brown University’s Commencement Ceremony.  The East Side Tunnel, Thayer, Brook, Hope and Waterman Streets will all be closed during this time.

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit)

Northbound trips will travel regular route to Kennedy Plaza Bus Stop I, turn left onto Exchange St., right onto Stillman St., right onto Park Row, left onto North Main St., right onto Olney St., left onto Hope St. and then resume regular route.

Southbound trips will travel regular route to Hope St. and Doyle Ave., right onto Doyle Ave., left onto North Main St. through to Canal St., right onto Steeple St., left onto Memorial Blvd., right onto Fulton Street and then resume regular route.

Route 33 (Riverside)

Route 34 (East Providence/Seekonk Square)

Outbound trips will travel regular route to Washington St., turn right onto Memorial Blvd., continue onto Dyer St. through to Eddy St., left onto Point St., right onto South Water St., left onto India Street through to Gano St., right onto Waterman St. and then resume regular route.

Inbound trips will travel regular route to Angell St., turn left onto Gano St., right onto Rt. I-195W, right onto Rt. I-95N, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis St. through to Dorrance St., and then left onto Washington St. to Kennedy Plaza.

Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.)

Route 60 (Providence/Newport)

Route 78 (Beverage Hill Ave./East Providence)

Inbound trips will travel regular route to I-195W, turn right onto I-95N, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis St. through to Dorrance St., and then left onto Washington St. to Kennedy Plaza.Outbound trips are on regular route.

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