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RIPTA to Detour Twenty Routes in Providence To Accommodate the Gloria Gemma 5k On Sunday, October 6, 2019

September 24, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in order to accommodate the Gloria Gemma 5K.  Routes 1, 3, 4, 21, 30, 33, 34, 35, 51, 54, 55, 60, 66, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line will be detoured from 9am to 12pm. Route 50, 56, 57 will be detoured from the first trip of the day until 12PM. Memorial Boulevard, Francis, Dyer and Eddy Streets will be closed during this time.

The following routes will be detoured on Sunday, October 6, 2019:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit)

SOUTH: Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of the East Side Tunnel and North Main Street, right onto North Main Street through to Canal Street, left onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp, travel through to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Ave. Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, right onto Empire Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D. Trips will then turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Chestnut Street, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street through to Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

NORTH: Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Rhode Island Hospital, turn left onto Eddy Street, left onto Richmond Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I. Trips will then turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to Sabin Street, right onto Atwells Avenue, right onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, right onto Charles Street through to Canal Street, left onto Washington Street, into the East Side Tunnel and then resume regular route.

Route 3 (Warwick Ave./Oakland Beach)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Eddy and Richmond Streets, turn left onto Richmond Street, right onto Weybosset Street through to Lower Weybosset, continue onto Exchange Street, and then turn left onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street, turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Chestnut Street, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street and then resume regular route.

Route 4 (Pawtuxet Village/Warwick Neck)

Please refer to the Route 3 (Warwick Ave./Oakland Beach) detour.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City)

Inbound trips will travel the regular routeto Rte. 10 and the Dean Street Exit, right onto Dean Street, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips turn will turn right onto Francis Street, left onto Rte. 10 and then resume regular route.

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn)

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

Route 33 (Riverside)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Angell and Gano Streets, left onto Gano Street, right onto I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Point Street Exit, right Broad Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95 South, right onto I-195 East, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto Waterman Street and then resume regular route.

Route 34 (East Providence)

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

Route 35 (Rumford)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West, right at the Point Street Exit, right onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, right onto I-195 East, and then resume regular route.

Route 50 (Douglas Ave.) ON DETOUR 4AM TO NOON

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Douglas Avenue and then travel onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp, left onto Rte. 146 South to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop J.

Outbound trips turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 51 (Charles Street)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streets, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles Street and then resume regular route.

Route 54 (Lincoln/Woonsocket)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G. 

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp and then resume regular route.

Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streets, turn right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, turn right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp, travel through to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 56 (Chalkstone Ave.) ON DETOUR 4AM TO NOON

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Smith and Park Streets, left onto Park Street, left onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp through to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, and then left onto East Approach to Bus Stop V.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, right onto State Street, right onto Smith Street and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith St.) ON DETOUR 4AM TO NOON

Please refer to the Route 56 (Chalkstone Ave.) detour.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West and South Main Street Exit, continue on I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Broadway Exit, right onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach and then right onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Y.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street through to Broad Street, left onto Service Road through to I-195 East, and then resume regular route.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-95 North, right at the Broadway Exit, right onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, and then right onto Exchange Street to Bus Stop Y. Trips will then turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop X. Trips will not service the Providence Train Station.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrance, continue onto Sabin Street through to Broadway, turn left onto Service Road through to I-95 South and then resume regular route.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streetsright onto Orms Street,right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp through to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto EmpireStreet, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95 North, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill/Newport Ave.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Point Street Exit, right onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, right onto I-195 East, and then resume regular route.

Route 92 (Federal Hill/East Side)

WEST: Inbound trips from East Side Market will travel the regular route to Pitman Street, left onto Ives Street, right onto Trenton Street, left onto Governor Street, left onto Wickdenden Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto 195-W through to I-95N, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D. Trips will then turn right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, right onto Dave Gavitt Way, left onto Atwells Avenue and then resume regular route.

EAST: Inbound trips from Federal Hill will travel the regular route to Bus Stop J.

Outbound trips will leave via a left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95 South to I-195 East, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Street, right onto Gano Street, left onto Wickdenden Street, right onto Ives Street, left onto Trenton Street, left onto Governor Street, left onto Wickenden Street, left onto Ives Street and then resume regular route.

R-Line (Broad/North Main)

SOUTH: Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of N. Main and Randall Streets, right onto Randall Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp through to I-95 South, right at the Atwells Avenue Exit, left onto Atwells Avenue, left onto Broadway, right onto Empire Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto  Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop D.

NORTH: Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop J, turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to Sabin Street, right onto Atwells Avenue, right onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Randall Street, left onto N. Main Street and then resume regular route.