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RIPTA to Detour Sixteen Routes Due to Winter Storm on February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021

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Passengers Urged to Use Caution at Bus Stops and Check  RIPTA Website for Updates 

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that sixteen routes are on detour today, Monday, February 1, 2021, due to winter weather conditions. Routes 9X, 13, 14, 21, 27, 29, 35, 51, 55, 60, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, and 87 are currently on detour.   Riders may expect some delays on all routes due to weather conditions and are advised to use extreme caution at bus stops due to decreased visibility and slippery conditions. The safety of our employees and passengers is RIPTA’s top priority. RIPTA apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for the public’s understanding as we work hard to maintain service during this storm.

The following routes are on detour:

Route 9X (Pascoag Park-n-Ride):
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Rte. 44, continue through to Rte. 100 to Rte. 102 in Chepachet, circle the rotary, then stop in front of the Chepachet Fire Station on Rte. 44. Inbound trips will start at the Chepachet Fire Station on Rte. 44.

Route 13 (Coventry/Arctic/Warwick Mall):
Service to Woodland Manor suspended. Trips will terminate at the Ocean State Job Lot Plaza.

Route 14 (West Bay):
Service to the Park-n-Ride lot at Rte. 1A and 138 suspended.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City):

Service to CCRI and Rhode Island Mall suspended. Service will terminate at the Warwick Mall.

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):
Service to Hillcrest Apartments suspended.

Route 29 (Cowesset/Kent County):

Service to CCRI suspended. No bus service on Highland Avenue. Eastbound and Westbound trips will travel the regular route to Main Street, continue on Main Street, turn right onto Pleasant Street, left onto Highland Avenue, left onto Main Street, and then resume regular route.

Westbound trips will travel the regular route to Toll Gate Road, continue on Toll Gate Road, turn right onto Rte. 2 to the Rhode Island Mall, and then resume regular route. Reverse on Eastbound.

Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.):
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to North Broadway, continue on North Broadway, turn left onto Pawtucket Avenue and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound with service on Wilson Street suspended.

Route 51 (Charles Street):
Service to CCRI suspended. Trips will terminate at Twin River

Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College): 

Service to Rhode Island College suspended; buses will terminate at Shaw’s Plaza.
Service to Fatima Hospital and Providence College suspended.


Route 60 (Providence/Newport):
Service to Bay View Apartments suspended.

Route 62 (URI/Providence Station):

Service to CCRI suspended.

Route 63 (Broadway/Middletown Shops):
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Hillside Avenue and Beacon Street, right onto Beacon Street, left onto West Main Road, left onto Maple Avenue and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound.

Route 64 (Newport/URI Kingston):

Service to the Park-n-Ride lot at Rte. 1A and 138 suspended.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee):

Service to CCRI suspended. Trips will stay on I-95.

Route 67 (Bellevue/Salve Regina Univ.):
Service to Touro Street suspended; trips will use America’s Cup Avenue instead.

Route 87 (Fairmount/Walnut Hill):

Service to Fairmont suspended. Service to Walnut Hill will run as scheduled.

Service to Morin Heights suspended. Westbound trips will travel regular route to Cass and Sweet Avenues, continue on Cass Avenue, left onto Mendon Road, right onto Diamond Hill Road, and then resume regular route. Reverse on Eastbound.

Passengers are strongly advised to monitor news reports, check www.RIPTA.com/alerts and RIPTA’s social media outlets (Facebook @RideRIPTA, Twitter @RIPTA_RI) and Transit app for service advisory updates.  RIPTA  also urges passengers to sign up for email alerts for the routes they use by visiting https://www.ripta.com/schedules/.They can click on the route they would like to receive alerts for, and then click on “Receive Updates for This Schedule,” provide their email, and then click “Subscribe.”

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