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RIPTA to Detour Three Bus Routes in Newport for Aquidneck Island Police Parade on Sunday, May 6, 2012

April 19, 2012

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour three bus routes on Sunday, May 6, 2012 to accommodate the annual Aquidneck Island Police Parade. 

The following detours will be in effect Sunday, May 6, 2012:

 #60 Newport/Providence:

 Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 9 am and 1 pm will travel the regular route on West Main Road, take a right onto Coddington Highway through to Connell Highway, travel around the rotary, take a right onto the Bridge Access ramp, bear left onto Connell Highway, travel through to Farewell, take a right onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto the Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road, left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm will travel onto the Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell through to Connell Highway, right onto Admiral Kalbfus to the rotary, right onto Connell Highway travel through toCoddington Highway, left onto West Main Road, then resume their regular route.

#63 Broadway/Shopping Center:

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 10:55 am and 1:55 pm will travel from Stop & Shop, via left onto Browns Lane,  a right onto West Main Road, right onto Coddington Highway, travel through to Connell Highway onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto Girard, right onto Maple, right onto Hillside, right onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto the Newport Bridge access ramp, slight left onto Connell Highway through to Farewell, right onto the Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road, left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 10:15 am and 1:45 pm will travel via the Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell, through to Connell Highway, left onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto Hillside, and then resume their regular route.

#67 Bellevue/Mansions/Salve Regina University:

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 9:56 am and 1:56 pm will travel the regular route to Bellevue Avenue and Memorial Boulevard, left onto Memorial Boulevard through to America’s Cup Avenue, and then resume their regular route.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 10:00 am and 1:40 pm to Salve Regina, will travel the regular route to America’s Cup Avenue, then continue on America’s Cup Avenue to Memorial Boulevard, right onto Bellevue Avenue, and then resume their regular route.

For information on RIPTA schedules, customers may call 781-9400

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