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RIPTA to Detour Thirteen Routes in Providence to Accommodate the Sant Nirankari Mission Procession on Saturday, August 2, 2014

July 30, 2014

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour thirteen bus routes in Providence on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in order to accommodate the Sant Nirankari Mission Procession. Bus routes 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 27, 28, 31, 54, 66, 92 and the R-Line will be detoured from 3pm until 5pm.

Kennedy Plaza closed to all bus traffic on Saturday, July 12, 2014. RIPTA has temporarily relocated all bus stops out of Kennedy Plaza to accommodate City of Providence renovations of the Plaza. Bus stops have been temporarily relocated to Exchange Terrace, Sabin Street, Exchange Street, Fountain Street and Steeple Street.

The following routes will be detoured on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 3PM-5PM:

R-Line:
Southbound trips will travel leave temporary bus stop K via a left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street through to Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad and Green Streets, right onto Fountain Street and then resume regular route.

Route 6 (Prarie/R.W. Zoo):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Franklin and Washington Streets, continue on Franklin Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street to temporary Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will leave via temporary Bus Stop B via a right onto Service Road, (between the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Convention Center), left onto Left West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Service Road, and then resume regular route.

Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Service Road and Washington Street, continue on Service Road, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street to temporary Bus Stop D.

Outbound trips will leave temporary Bus Stop D via a right onto Service Road (between the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Convention Center), left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Service Road, right onto Westminster Street and then resume regular route.

Route 18 (Union Ave.):
Please refer to the Route 17 Dyer/Pocasset detour.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):
Please refer to the Route 17 Dyer/Pocasset detour.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will leave temporary Bus Stop B via a right onto Service Road (between the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Convention Center), left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Service Road, right onto Broad Street and then resume regular route.

Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.):
Please refer to the Route 20 Elmwood Ave.

Route 27 (Manton):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broadway and Dean Street, left onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street to temporary Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will leave temporary Bus Stop C via a right onto Service Road (between the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Convention Center), left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, right onto Broadway, and then resume regular route.

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broadway and Dean Street, left onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street, left onto Matthewson Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will leave temporary Bus Stop C via a right onto Service Road (between the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Convention Center), left onto West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, right onto Broadway, and then resume regular route.

Route 31 (Cranston St.):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Service Road and Washington Street, continue on Service Road, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Stret, left onto Mathewson Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Stree, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop I.

Outbound trips will leave temporary Bus Stop I on Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Service Road, right onto Westminster Street and then resume regular route.

Route 54 (Lincoln/Woonsocket):
Inbound trips will take the Downtown Exit-Memorial Boulevard, right onto Steeple Street, right onto Exchange Street to temporary Bus Stop M.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee):
Inbound trips will take the Downtown Exit-Memorial Boulevard, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop M.

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 to the intersection of Atwells Avenue and Dean Street, left onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street, left onto Matthewson Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street to temporary Bus Stop L.

WEST: Trips from Eastside Market will travel the regular route to Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, left onto Dean Street, right onto Atwells Avenue and then resume regular route.

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

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