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RIPTA to Permanently Detour Outbound Trips on Routes 6, 20, 22 Due to Tight Turning Radius Effective Thursday, April 5, 2018

April 4, 2018

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Due to the tight turning radius on Weybosset Street in Providence, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will permanently detour outbound trips on Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo), Route 20 (Elmwood Ave./TF Green Airport) and Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue) beginning Thursday, April 5, 2018.   These routes will no longer serve the bus stops located at the northwest corner of Weybossett and Eddy Streets and the northeast corner of Weybossett and Snow Streets.

The detour will be as follows:  

Route 6 (Prairie/Roger Williams Park Zoo)

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave./TF Green Airport)

Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dorrance Street, turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Empire Street, right onto Broad Street and them resume regular route.

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