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RIPTA TO DETOUR THREE BUS ROUTES IN NEWPORT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 TO ACCOMMODATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

February 26, 2016

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 60, 63 and 67 in Newport on Saturday, March 12, 2016 to accommodate the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

The following route changes will be in effect on Saturday, March 12, 2016: 

Route 60 (Newport/Providence):

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 9:00am and Noon will travel along the regular route to West Main Road and Coddington Highway, take a right onto Coddington Highway to Connell Highway, continue around the rotary, take a right onto Admiral Kalfbus, a right onto Bridge Access Road, a left onto Connell Highway through to Farewell, a right onto America’s Cup Avenue, and a right onto Bridge Street and a left into the Gateway Center.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway between 9:30am and 1:30pm will take a right onto Bridge Street, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell to Connell Highway, right onto Admiral Kalfbus, right onto Connell Highway to Coddington Highway, left onto West Main Road, and then resume the regular route.

Route 63 (Broadway/Shopping Center):

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 8:45am and 12:15pm will travel the regular route to Hillside and Admiral Kalbfus, take a right onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto Bridge Access Road, left onto Connell Highway to Farewell, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto Bridge Street, and then left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 8:45am and 12:15pm will take a right onto Bridge Street, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell to Connell Highway, left onto Admiral Kalbfus, left onto Hillside, and then resume the regular route.

Route 67 (Bellevue/Mansions/Salve Regina):

Trips into the Newport Gateway Center between 10:00am and 12:20pm will travel the regular route to Bellevue Avenue and Kay Street, take a right onto Kay Street, left onto Rhode Island Avenue, right onto Broadway, left onto Summer to Van Zandt, left onto Farewell, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto Bridge Street, and left into the Gateway Center.

Trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 10:00am and 12:20pm will take a right onto Bridge Street, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell, right onto Van Zandt to Summer, right onto Broadway, left onto Rhode Island Avenue, right onto Kay Street, left onto Bellevue Avenue, then resume the regular route.

Customers can call 781-9400 for additional route information or visit ripta.com.