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RIPTA TO DETOUR SEVEN ROUTES AND TEMPORARILY RELOCATE BUS STOPS ON SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018 IN PREPARATION FOR THE PROVIDENCE RHODE RACES

April 6, 2018

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour seven routes in the Providence area on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in order to accommodate preparation for the Providence Rhode Races.   Routes 14, 27, 28, 56, 57, 60 and 66 will be detoured all day and night.  East Approach will be closed; Bus Stops V and W will be temporarily relocated during this time.

The following routes will detour all day and night on Saturday, May 5, 2018:

Route 14 (West Bay):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the Downtown Exit, continue on Memorial Boulevard, right onto Francis Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Z.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.  

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton Ave.):

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

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrance and then continue on regular route.

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford Ave):

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

Route 56 (Chalkstone Avenue):

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

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace, turn right onto Francis Street and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith Street):

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

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel regular route on I-195 West to I-95 North, take a right at the Downtown Exit, turn right onto Francis Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Y.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee):

Inbound trips will travel regular route to the Downtown Exit, turn right onto Francis Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Y, and then resume regular route to the Providence Train Station.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

For more RIPTA information, please call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com