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RIPTA TO DETOUR THREE ROUTES IN PROVIDENCE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 TO ACCOMMODATE AS220′S ANNUAL FOO FEST

June 23, 2015

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour three routes in Providence on Saturday, August 8, 2015 all day and night to accommodate AS220’s Annual Foo Fest.  Empire Street will be closed during this time.  Routes 20 (Elmwood Ave.), 22 (Pontiac Ave.) and the R-Line (Broad/North Main) will be detoured.

The following routes will detour all day and night on August 8, 2015:

R-Line (Broad/North Main):

Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad Street and Dave Gavitt Way, left onto Dave Gavitt Way, right onto Broadway, left onto LaSalle Square, left onto Fountain Street, and then resume regular route.

Southbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Empire and Washington Streets, continue on Washington Street, left onto Service Road, right onto Broad Street and then resume regular route.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.) and Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Empire and Washington Streets, continue on Washington Street, left onto Service Road, right onto Broad Street and then resume regular route.

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