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RIPTA to Detour Three Routes in Newport to Accommodate Newport’s 375TH Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 21, 2014

June 19, 2014

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 60 (Providence/Newport), 63 (Broadway/Middletown Shops)  and 67 (Bellevue/Mansions) on Saturday, June 21, 2014 to accommodate the Newport’s 375th Anniversary Celebration.   Broadway will be closed from Admiral Kalbfus Road to Marlborough Street.  The detour will be in effect from 10:00am on Saturday, June 21, 2014 until 1:00pm.

The following routes will be detoured on Saturday, June 21, 2014:

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell Street to Connell Highway to the Bridge off-ramp, left onto Admiral Kalfbus Road, left onto West Main Road, and then resume the regular route.

Outbound trips will the regular route to the intersection of West Main Road and Admiral Kalfbus Road, right onto Admiral Kalfbus Road, left onto the bridge access ramp, bear left onto Connell Highway travel through  to Farewell Street, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto Gladys Bolhouse Road, and then left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Route 63 (Broadway/Middletown Shops):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Hillside avenue and Admiral Kalfbus Road, right onto Admiral Kalfbus Road, left onto the bridge access ramp, bear left onto Connell Highway, travel through to Farewell Street, right onto America’s Cup Avenue, right onto Gladys Bolhouse Road, and then left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to America’s Cup Avenue, left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Farewell Street through to Connell Highway through to the bridge off-ramp, left onto Admiral Kalfbus Road, left onto Hillside Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 67 (Bellevue/Mansions):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and Memorial Boulevard, left onto Memorial Boulevard through to America’s Cup Avenue, left onto Gladys Bolhouse Road, and then left into the Newport Gateway Center.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to America’s Cup Avenue, right onto America’s Cup Avenue through to Memorial Boulevard, right onto Bellevue Avenue and then resume regular route.

For more information, passengers can call 781-9400 or visit ripta.com.