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RIPTA To Detour Twenty-Two Bus Routes To Accommodate Providence Christmas Tree Lighting On Friday, December 3

December 1, 2021

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Detours in Effect from 4:30pm to 6pm

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-two bus routes to accommodate the Providence Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 3.  Routes 1, 3, 4, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 51, 54, 58, 60, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line will be detoured from 4:30pm to 6pm.

The following detours will be in effect on December 3 from 4:30pm to 6pm:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

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

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 3 (Oakland Beach):

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

Route 4 (Warwick Ave.):

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

Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Lower Weybosset,  left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Washington St. and then resume regular route.

Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset):

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

Route 18 (Union Avenue):

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

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):

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

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

Please refer to the Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) 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, left onto Exchange Street, turn left onto Memorial Boulevard to the Rte. 10 on-ramp, and then resume regular route.

Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue):

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

Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.):

Inbound trips will travel regular route to Memorial Blvd., continue straight through to Steeple St. to Exchange Terrace, left onto Dorrance St., left onto Washington St. and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel regular route.

Route 33 (Riverside):

Please refer to the Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.) detour.

Route 34 (East Providence/Seekonk Square):

Please refer to the Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.) detour.

Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.):

Please refer to the Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.) detour.

Route 51 (Charles St./Twin River/CCRI):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dyer Street through to Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto Steeple Street through to Exchange Terrace, left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 54 (Lincoln/Woonsocket):

Please refer to the Route 51 (Charles St./Twin River/CCRI)detour.

Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence):

Please refer to the Route 51 (Charles St./Twin River/CCRI)detour.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Please refer to the Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.) detour.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):

Please refer to the Route 51 (Charles St./Twin River/CCRI)detour.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill Ave./East Providence):

Please refer to the Route 32 (E. Prov./Wampanoag/Seekonk Sq.) 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 St., left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to Sabin Street and then resume regular route.

Eastbound trips will travel regular route.

R-Line

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

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