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RIPTA TO DETOUR TWENTY-SEVEN ROUTES IN PROVIDENCE TO ACCOMMODATE THE MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018

August 21, 2018

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-seven bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in order to accommodate the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.  Routes 1, 3, 6, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 54, 55, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line will be detoured from 8:15AM until 1:30PM. Routes 56, 57, 60 and 66 will be detoured from the first trip of the day until 1:30PM. Exchange Terrace, East Approach, Memorial Boulevard, Francis, Dyer and Eddy Streets will be closed during this time. Bus Stops V, W, X, and Y will be temporarily relocated next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

The following routes will be detoured on Sunday, October 14, 2018:

ROUTE 1 SOUTH (EDDY/HOPE/BENEFIT)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of the East Side Tunnel and North Main Street, right onto North Main Street through to Charles Street, left onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D. Trips will then turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Chestnut Street, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street through to Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 1 NORTH (EDDY/HOPE/BENEFIT)

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy and Richmond Streets, turn left onto Richmond Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I. Trips will then turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto Exchange Street, right onto Park Row West, right onto Canal Street, left onto Washington Street, into the East Side Tunnel and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 3 (WARWICK AVE.)

Inbound trips into will travel the regular route to the intersection of Eddy and Richmond Streets, turn left onto Richmond Street, left onto Point Street, right onto East Franklin Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then turn right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street, turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Chestnut Street, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street through to Eddy Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 6 (PRAIRIE/ ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO)

Inbound trips will travel the regular routeto Broad and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 17 (DYER/POCASSET)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington and Empire Streets, continue on Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 19 (PLAINFIELD/WESTMINSTER)

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

ROUTE 20 (ELMWOOD AVE./TF GREEN)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Weybosset and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.            

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 21 (RESERVOIR/GARDEN CITY)

Inbound trips will travel the regular routeto Rte. 10 and the Dean Street Exit, right at the Dean Street Exit, left onto Dean Street, right onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street, left onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips turn will turn right onto Francis Street, left onto Rte. 10 and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 22 (PONTIAC AVENUE)

Please refer to the Route 20 (Elmwood Ave./TF Green) detour.

ROUTE 27 (BROADWAY/MANTON)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop W located in front of the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

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

ROUTE 28 (BROADWAY/HARTFORD)

Please refer to the Route 27 (Broadway/Manton) detour.

ROUTE 30 (ARLINGTON/OAKLAWN)

Inbound trips will travel the regular routeto Rte. 10 and the Dean Street Exit, right onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips turn will turn right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto Rte. 10 and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 31 (EAST PROVIDENCE/WAMPANOAG)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington and Empire Streets, continue on Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 33 (RIVERSIDE)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Angell and Gano Streets, left onto Gano Street, right onto I-195W through to I-95N, right at the Broadway Exit, right onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will leave Washington Street, turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto I-95 South, right onto I-195 East, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto Waterman Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 34 (EAST PROVIDENCE)

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

ROUTE 35 (RUMFORD)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West, right at the Broadway Exit, right onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will leave Washington Street, turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, right onto I-195 East, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 50 (DOUGLAS AVE.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 51 (CHARLES STREET)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Smith Streets, right onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, right onto Gaspee Street, right onto Smith Street, left onto Charles Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 54 (LINCOLN/WOONSOCKET)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the Rte. 146 North on-ramp and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 55 (ADMIRAL/PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streets, turn right onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, right onto Gaspee Street, right onto Smith Street, left onto Charles Street, and then resume regular route.

ROUTES 56 (CHALKSTONE AVE.) on detour from first trip of the day until 1:30PM

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop V located in front of the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

Outbound trips turn left onto Dorrance Street, continue onto Francis Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 57 (SMITH ST.) on detour from first trip of the day until 1:30PM

Please refer to the Routes 56 (Chalkstone Ave.) detour.

ROUTE 60 (PROVIDENCE/NEWPORT) on detour from first trip of the day until 1:30PM

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to temporary Bus Stop Y located in front of the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

Outbound trips will leave Washington Street, turn right onto right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, continue onto I-195 East, and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 66 (URI/GALILEE)

Please refer to the Route 60 (Providence/Newport) detour.

ROUTE 72 (WEEDEN/CENTRAL FALLS)

Please refer to the Route 51 (Charles Street) detour.

ROUTE 78 (BEVERAGE HILL/NEWPORT AVE.)

Please refer to the Route 35 (Rumford) detour.

ROUTE 92 (FEDERAL HILL/EAST SIDE)

Westbound trips will travel the regular route Wickenden Street, right onto Brook Street, left onto Angell Street, left onto Thayer Street, right into the East Side Tunnel, right onto North Main, left onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Sabin Street, and then resume regular route.

Eastbound trips from Federal Hill will travel the regular route to Bus Stop J, then turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto Exchange Street, right onto Park Row West, right onto Canal Street, left onto Washington Street into the East Side Tunnel, right onto Thayer Street, left onto Waterman Street, right onto Brook Street, left onto Wickenden Street, and then resume regular route.

R-LINE (BROAD/NORTH MAIN)

SOUTH Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of N. Main and Randall Streets, right onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D.

NORTH Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop J, turn left onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto Exchange Street and then resume regular route.

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