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RIPTA TO DETOUR TEN ROUTES TO ACCOMMODATE PAWTUCKET ARTS FESTIVAL – TASTE OF BLACKSTONE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH

August 26, 2014

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour ten bus routes in the Pawtucket area on Friday, September 5, 2014 in order to accommodate the Pawtucket Arts Festival – Taste of Blackstone. Roosevelt Avenue will be closed during this time. Routes 1, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78, 80, 98 and the R-Line will be detoured from the first trip of the morning until the last trip of the day.

The following routes will detour as follows:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):
Northbound trips will travel the regular route to George and Cedar Streets, left onto Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Southbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets via a right onto Dexter Street through to Park Place, and then resume regular route.

Route 71 (Broad Street):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Broad and Goff Streets, right onto Goff Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets, take a left onto Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):
Inbound trips will travel regular route to Dexter Street, travel across Exchange Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets, via left onto Dexter Street and then resume regular route.

Route 73 (Fairlawn/CCRI):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Goff and Dexter Streets. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets via a right onto Dexter Street, right onto Park Place through to Main Street and then resume regular route.

Route 75 (Dexter/Lincoln Mall):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel the regular route to Dexter and Goff Streets, then continue on Dexter Street to Bayley Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Dexter and Goff Streets via a left onto Dexter Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 76 (Central Avenue):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Main and Roosevelt Streets, continue onto Main Street, right onto High Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets via a right onto Dexter Street, left onto Main Street and then resume regular route.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Prospect and Division Streets, left onto Division Street, right onto George Street through to Park Place (West), left onto Main Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, right onto Dexter Street through to Park Place, left onto Division Street, right onto School Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 80 (Armistice Boulevard):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Main and High Streets, then right onto High Street, left onto Exchange Street through to Goff Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, right onto Goff Street and then resume regular route. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff and Dexter Streets via a right onto Dexter Street, left onto Main Street and then resume regular route.

Route 98 (Pawtucket Ave.):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to George and Cedar Streets, left onto Cedar Street, right onto Pine Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Outbound trips will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, right onto Dexter Street, and then resume regular route.

R-Line (Broad/North Main):
Northbound trips will the regular route to Goff and Dexter Streets. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union, which is located at 20 Dexter Street.

Southbound trips will the regular route to Goff and Dexter Streets, right onto Dexter Street, and then resume regular route.

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