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RIPTA to Detour Twenty-Six Routes in Providence To Accommodate the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk On Sunday, October 20, 2019

September 25, 2019

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-six bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in order to accommodate the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Routes 1, 3, 4, 6, 17, 19, 21, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 54, 55, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line will be detoured from 8:15AM to 1:30PM. Routes 56, 57, 60 and 66 will be detoured from the first trip of the day until 1:30PM. Bus Stops V, W, and Y will be temporarily relocated to Washington and Fulton Streets. Memorial Boulevard, Francis, Dyer and Eddy Streets will be closed during this time.

The following routes will be detoured on Sunday, October 20, 2019:

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 the intersection of 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, right Canal, right onto Memorial Boulevard, left into the East Side Tunnel and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 3 (WARWICK AVE./OAKLAND BEACH)

Inbound trips 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 4 (PAWTUXET VILLAGE/WARWICK NECK)

Please refer to the Route 3 (Warwick Ave./Oakland Beach) detour.

ROUTE 6 (PRAIRIE/ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO)

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

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

ROUTE 19 (PLAINFIELD/WESTMINSTER)

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

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

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 the temporary bus stop 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 at the Dean Street Exit, 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 leave Dorrance Street, continue onto Francis Street, turn left onto Rte. 10 and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 31 (CRANSTON STREET)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Washington and Empire Streets, continue onto Washington Street, turn right onto Exchange Street, and then turn 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, left onto Washington Street to Exchange Street, and then left onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will 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 through to I-95 North, 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 Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp through to 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 Orms 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 I-95 on-ramp through to Rte. 146 and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 55 (ADMIRAL/PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Smith 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.

ROUTE 56 (CHALKSTONE AVE.) ON DETOUR 5AM – 1:30PM

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, turn right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to the temporary bus stop next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

Outbound trips will leave Dorrance Street, continue onto Francis Street and then resume regular route.

ROUTE 57 (SMITH ST.) ON DETOUR 5AM – 1:30PM

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

ROUTE 60 (PROVIDENCE/NEWPORT) ON DETOUR 5AM – 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, continue onto Dorrance Street, and then turn left onto Washington Street to the temporary bus stop next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.

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

ROUTE 66 (URI/GALILEE) ON DETOUR 5AM – 1:30PM

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West to I-95 North, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to the to the temporary bus stop next to the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.  Trips will not service the Train Station.

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 and then resume regular route.

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)

WEST: Inbound trips from East Side Market will travel the regular route to Wickdenden Street, right onto Brooke Street, left onto Angell Street, left onto Thayer Street, right into the East Side Tunnel, right onto North Main Street, left 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. Trips will then turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Sabin Street and then resume regular route.

EAST: Inbound trips from Federal Hill will travel the regular route to Bus Stop J. 

Outbound trips will leave via a 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, right onto Canal Street, left onto Washington Street into the East Side Tunnel, right onto Thayer Street, left onto Waterman Street, right onto Brooke 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 Smith Streets, right onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left 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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