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RIPTA TO DETOUR TWENTY-THREE ROUTES IN PROVIDENCE TO ACCOMMODATE THE GLORIA GEMMA 5K ROAD RACE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015

September 1, 2015

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-three bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 4, 2015 in order to accommodate the Gloria Gemma 5K Road Race.   The detours will be in effect from 5:00am until 2:00pm; Francis Street will be closed between the State House and Memorial Boulevard during this time. All RIPTA bus lines are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 11:00am and 2:00pm.

The following routes will detour from the first trip of the day until 2:00pm:

Routes 1, 3, 17, 19, 21, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 60, 66, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line.

R-Line (Broad/North Main)

South – Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of North Main And Randal Streets, right onto Randal Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146S on-ramp through to I-95S, , right at the Atwells 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 A.  Trips will then travel regular route to the Broad City line.

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

Route 1 SOUTH (Eddy/Hope/Benefit)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Hope and Doyle Streets, right onto Doyle Street through to Randall Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146S on-ramp, travel through to I-95S, right at the Atwells 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.  Trips will then turn left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Chestnut Street, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street, right onto Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route from Warwick to RI Hospital, then turn left onto Eddy Street, left onto Richmond Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrannce Street, and then right onto Washington Street to Bus Stop H.

Trips will then turn left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace continuing onto Sabin Street, right onto Atwells Avenue, right onto the I-95N 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.)

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

Outbound trips will 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 17 (Dyer/Pocasset)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route the intersection of Washington and Exchange Streets, right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster)

Please refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) 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, and then left onto Washington Street to Bus Stop I.

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

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn)

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, and then left onto Washington Street, right onto Exchange Street, and then right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop A.

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

Route 31 (Cranston St.)

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

Route 33 (Riverside)

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 G.

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, and then resume regular route.

Route 34 (East Providence)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Rte. 195W through to I-95N, 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, onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 South on-ramp, through to I-195E, and then resume regular route. 

Route 35 (Rumford)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Angell and Gano

Streets, left onto Gano Street, right onto the I-195 West on-ramp 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 F.

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, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Point through to Gano Street, right onto Waterman Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 50 (Douglas Ave.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Douglas Avenue and then travel onto the

Rte. 146S on-ramp, left onto Route 146S to I-95S, 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-95N on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto

Orms Street, right onto State Street, 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 Route 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 the Bus Stop J.

Outbound trips will turn left onto 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 52 (Branch/Bryant University)

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 Route 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, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, and then right onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Z.

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

Route 55 (Admiral St.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Douglas Avenue, turn left onto the Rte.

146S on-ramp, travel through to I-95S, right at the Atwells 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 W.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto

the I-95N on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles

Street, and then resume regular route.

Routes 56 (Chalkstone Ave.)

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. 146S/I-95S on-ramp,  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-95N on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto

Orms Street, right onto State Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith St.)

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. 146S/I-95S on-ramp,  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 left onto East Approach to Bus Stop W.

Outbound trips will turn left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto

the I-95N on-ramp, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, right onto State

Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West, 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 the intersection of Francis Street and Memorial Boulevard, right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto East Approach, and then right onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop Z.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Exchange Street, right onto Fulton Street, left onto Weybosset Street through to Broad Street, 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 J.

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 the intersection of Angell and Gano

Streets, left onto Gano Street, right onto the I-195 West on-ramp 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, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Point through to Gano Street, right onto Waterman Street, and then resume regular route.

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

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Pitman and Gano

Streets, left 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.

Inbound trips from Federal Hill to Kennedy Plaza will leave Bus Stop I via a left onto

Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95

South through to I-195 East, right at the Gano Street Exit, left onto India Street, right

onto Gano Street, right onto Pitman Street, and then resume regular route.

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