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RIPTA to Detour Three Bus Routes in Newport To Accommodate the Aquidneck Island Police Parade on Sunday, May 3, 2015

April 29, 2015

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 60, 63 and 67 on Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm to accommodate the annual Aquidneck Island Police Parade. 

The following detours will be in effect Sunday, May 3, 2015:

Route 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 regular route.

Route 63 (Broadway/Shopping Center):

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 10:55 am and 1:55 pm will travel from Job Lot turning right onto East Main Road, right onto West Main Road, left onto Coddington Highway, travel through to Connell Highway, circle rotary, right onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto Girard Avenue, right onto Maple Street, 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 regular route.

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 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 more information on schedules or other RIPTA services, please call 781-9400 or visit RIPTA.com.

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