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Due to Construction, RIPTA to Detour Route 3 (Warwick Avenue) and Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence) Effective Immediately

March 27, 2018

Due to the closing of Blackstone Street in Providence, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour both Route 3 (Warwick Avenue) and Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence) effective immediately.  Route 3 has been on detour since Monday, March 26, 2018.   The detours will remain in effect through late Fall 2018. Blackstone Street will be closed between Allens Avenue and Eddy Street to accommodate construction on the I-95 Bridge.

The detours will be as follows:  

Route 3 (Warwick Avenue):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Allens Avenue, left onto Public Street, right onto Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy Street, turn left onto Public Street, right onto Allens Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence):

Trips will only travel as far as RI Hospital and will terminate at the front door of the hospital.

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy Street, turn right into the Rhode Island Hospital, service the front door of the hospital, turn left onto Eddy Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Rhode Island Hospital, service the front door of the hospital, turn left onto Eddy Street and then resume regular route.