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RIPTA to Relocate Bus Stops V and W in Kennedy Plaza and Detour Six Routes for the PVD Winter Lights Market and Tree Lighting On Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 20, 2017

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will relocate Bus Stops V and W from East Approach to Exchange Terrace beginning with the first trip of the day on Friday, December 1 until the last trip of the day on Saturday, December 2, 2017 to accommodate the PVD Winter Lights Market and Tree Lighting.  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off on Exchange Terrace.  Routes 27, 28, 56, 57 60 and 62 will be detoured during this time.

The following detours will be in effect on December 1 and December 2, 2017:

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop W.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford):

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

Route 56 (Chalkstone Avenue):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Francis Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Exchange Terrace to temporary Bus Stop V.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 57 (Smith Street):

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

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to North Main Street, left onto Smith Street, left onto Gaspee Street, left onto Francis Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Y.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 62 (URI/Providence Station):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Dyer Street, continue onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto Steeple Street to Bus Stop X on Exchange Terrace. Trips will then turn right onto Francis Street, right onto Memorial Boulevard, and then left onto Exchange Street to the Providence Train Station.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

For more information on the PVD Winter Market, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/271446236697982/.

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