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DUE TO TANYARD BROOK REPLACEMENT PROJECT, RIPTA TO DETOUR ROUTE 60 (PROVIDENCE/NEWPORT) IN BRISTOL AREA

August 22, 2012

Due to Town of Bristol construction on Hope Street, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 60 (Providence/ Newport) in the Bristol area.   Hope Street will be closed between Constitution and Wood Streets during construction for the Tanyard Brook culvert replacement project.   RIPTA will detour Route 60 beginning with the first trip on Friday, August 24, 2012, and continue for approximately three weeks.

The Route 60 (Providence/Newport) detour is as follows:

Inbound trips will travel to Hope Street, right onto Wood Street, left onto Constitution Street, right onto Hope Street and  then resume the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel to Hope Street, right onto Thames Street, left onto Constitution Street, right onto Wood Street, left onto Hope Street and then resume the regular route.

For more information on RIPTA services, customers may call 781-9400.