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RIPTA to Detour Twenty-Two Routes in Providence to Accommodate the Southern New England Heart Walk On Sunday, June 2, 2019

May 22, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 1, 3, 17, 19, 21, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 51, 54, 55, 60, 66, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 8am to 1pm to accommodate the Southern New England Heart Walk.   Routes 50, 56, and 57 will be detoured beginning at 6am until 1pm.  Francis Street will be closed during this time.

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 Mill 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 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 from Warwick to RI Hospital, turn left onto Eddy Street, left onto Richmond Street, right onto Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, 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, travel 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, continue onto Exchange Street, turn left onto Fulton Street and then proceed 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 17 (Dyer/Pocasset)

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

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster)

Refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Rte. 10 and the Dean Street Exit, turn 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 turn right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop C.

Outbound trips will turn right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the Rte. 10 on-ramp and then resume regular route.

Route 30 (Arlington/Oaklawn)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Rte. 10 and the Dean Street Exit, turn 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 will turn right onto Dorrance Street through to Francis Street, left onto the Rte. 10 on-ramp and then resume regular route

Route 31 (Cranston St.)

Refer to the Route 17 (Dyer/Pocasset) detour.

Route 33 (Riverside)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Angell Street, left onto Gano Street, right onto 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 34 (East Providence)

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the I-195 West on-ramp, continue onto 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 Avenue and then resume regular route.

Route 50 (Douglas Ave.) DETOUR STARTS AT 6AM

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Douglas Avenue and the Rte. 146 South on-ramp, turn left onto the Rte. 146S 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 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 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 St.)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streets, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue to the Rte. 146 South on-ramp 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 54 (Admiral/Providence College)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route 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 I-95 North 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, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, right onto the Rte. 146S 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, 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.) DETOUR STARTS AT 6AM

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 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, and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith St.) DETOUR STARTS AT 6AM

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 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, and then resume regular route.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West and the 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 Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop X.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route. 

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Charles and Orms Streets, right onto Orms Street, right onto Douglas Avenue, turn onto the Rte. 146 South on-ramp 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 78 (Beverage Hill/East Providence):

Please refer to the Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.) detour.

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

WEST Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Ives and Wickenden Streets, left onto Wickenden Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto the I-195 West on-ramp through to I-95 North, 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 Sabin Street, and then resume regular route.

EAST Inbound trips from Federal Hill to Kennedy Plaza will leave Bus Stop J 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 Wickenden Street, right onto Ives Street, left onto Transit Street, left onto Governor 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 Randal Streets, right onto Randal 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 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 travel the regular route to the end of the line.          

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.

For more information on the Southern New England Heart Walk, visit www.sneheartwalk.org/. For more information on RIPTA services, passengers can call 781-9400 or visit ripta.com.