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RIPTA To Detour Twelve Bus Routes To Accommodate Providence Christmas Tree Lighting On Friday, December 6

October 30, 2019

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twelve bus routes to accommodate the Providence Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 6.  Routes 1, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31, 58, and 92 West will be detoured from 4pm to 7pm.

The following detours will be in effect on December 6 from 4pm to 7pm:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy Street through to Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto Steeple Street through to Exchange Terrace, left onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, continue onto Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, right onto Empire Street, left onto Washington Street and then resume regular route.

Route 18 (Union Avenue):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Lower Weybosset, continue onto Exchange Street, turn left onto Memorial Boulevard to the Rte. 10 on-ramp, and then resume regular route.

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn):

Please refer to the Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City) detour.

Route 31 (Cranston Street):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave./T.F. Green Airport):

Please refer to the Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) detour.

Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue):

Please refer to the Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) detour.

Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence):

Please refer to the Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit) detour.

Route 92 (RI College/Federal Hill/East Side):

Westbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop D, turn left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Lower Weybosset through to Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to Sabin Street and then resume regular route.

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