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RIPTA To Detour Three Bus Routes In Newport On Saturday, March 14, 2020 To Accommodate St. Patrick’s Day Parade

February 10, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 60, 63 and 67 in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2020 to accommodate the  St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The following route changes will be in effect on Saturday, March 14, 2020: 

Route 60 (Newport/Providence):

Trips into the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center between 9:00 am 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 Road, right onto Bridge Access Road, left onto Connell Highway through to Farewell Street, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, and then right into the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center to the Route 60 bus stop.

Trips leaving the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm will turn left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell Street to Connell Highway, right onto Admiral Kalfbus Road, 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 Transportation and Visitors Center between 8:45 am and 12:15 pm will travel the regular route to Hillside Avenue and Admiral Kalbfus Road, take a right onto Admiral Kalbfus Road, left onto Bridge Access Road, left onto Connell Highway to Farewell Street, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, and then right into the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center to the Route 63 bus stop.

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

Route 67 (Bellevue/Mansions/Salve Regina):

Trips into the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center between 10:00 am and 12:20 pm will travel the regular route to Bellevue Avenue and Kay Street, right onto Kay Street, left onto Rhode Island Avenue, right onto Broadway, left onto Summer Street to Van Zandt Avenue, left onto Farewell Street, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road, and then right into the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center to the Route 67 bus stop.

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