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RIPTA To Detour Twelve Bus Routes In Providence On Friday, November 30, 2018 To Accommodate City Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

October 17, 2018

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 1, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31, 58 and 92 West in Providence on Friday, November 30, 2018 to accommodate Providence City Hall’s Christmas Tree Lighting.   Routes will be detoured from 5pm until 6pm; Dorrance Street in front of City Hall will be closed during this time.

The following routes will be detoured on Friday, November 30, 2018:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Eddy Street continuing onto Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto Steeple Street, through to Exchange Terrace, left onto Dorrance Street,and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I.    

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 6 (Prarie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) :

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dorrance Street, turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street through to Broad Street and then resume regular route.

Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dorrance Street, turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, right onto Empire Street, left onto Washington Street and then resume regular route.

Route 18 (Union Avenue):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.):

Please refer to the Route 6 (Prarie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) detour.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dorrance Street, turn left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Lower Weybosset through to Exchange Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard to the Rte. 10 on-ramp and then resume regular route.

Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.):

Please refer to the Route 6 (Prarie/Roger Williams Park Zoo) detour.

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn):

Please refer to the Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City) detour.

Route 31 (Cranston Street):

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence):

Please refer to the Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit) detour.

Route 92 (RI College/Federal Hill/East Side):

WEST:  Trips from Eastside Market will travel the regular route to Bus Stop D, turn left onto Dorrance Street, left onto Lower Weybosset Street through to Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to Sabin Street and then resume regular route.

EAST: Inbound trips from Rhode Island College will travel the regular route.