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RIPTA Monster Mini Dash 5K Detours

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RIPTA to Detour Fifteen Routes in Providence to Accommodate the Monster Mini Dash 5K on Sunday, October 27, 2013

Detours will be in effect from 10:00am to 12:30pm

Providence, Rhode Island, October 24, 2013 -
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour fifteen bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 27, 2013 in order to accommodate the Monster Mini Dash 5K Road Race. Routes 1, 3, 6, 11, 19, 20, 22, 27, 28, 31, 33, 34, 60, 66, and 92 will be detoured from 10:00am until 12:30pm. All RIPTA bus lines are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 10:00am and 12:30pm.

The following routes will detour from 10:00am until 12:30pm:

Route 1 (Eddy/Gaspee):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will take a right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, then left Memorial Boulevard to the I-95 South on-ramp, right at the Eddy Street Exit, right onto Eddy Street and then resume regular route.

Route 3 (Warwick Ave):
Please refer to the Route 1(Eddy/Gaspee) detour.

Route 6 (Prairie/R.W. Zoo):

Inbound trips into downtown Providence will travel the regular route to East Franklin and Broad Streets, right onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then right into Kennedy Plaza.

Outbound trips will take a left onto Exchange Street, then left onto Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange Street, left onto Service Road between the Dunkin Donuts Center and Convention Center, right onto Sabin Street through to Broadway, left onto Service Road and then resume regular route.

Route 11 (Broad Street):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Broad and Franklin Streets, and then continue on Broad Street through to Weybosset Street to lower Weybosset Street, and then turn left into Kennedy Plaza.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Dorrance Street, right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, left onto Service Road between the Dunkin Donuts Center and Convention Center, right onto Sabin Street through to Broadway, left onto Service Road, right onto Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster):
Inbound trips into downtown Providence will travel the regular route to Westminster Street and Service Road, right onto Service Road, left onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street to lower Weybosset Street to Exchange Street, and then turn left into Kennedy Plaza.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Providence will travel the regular route to Exchange Terrance and Dorrance Street, continue on West Exchange Street, left onto Service Road between the Dunkin Donuts Center and Convention Center, right onto Sabin Street through to Broadway, left onto Service Road, right onto Westminster Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave.):
Please refer to the Route 11 (Broad Street) detour.

Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.):
Please refer to the Route 11 (Broad Street) detour.

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):
Inbound trips into downtown Providence will travel the regular route to Service Road, right onto Service Road, left onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips leaving downtown Providence will travel the regular route to Exchange Terrance and Dorrance Street, continue on to West Exchange Street, left onto Service Road between the Dunkin Donuts Center and Convention Center, right onto Sabin Street and then resume regular route.

Route 28 (Broadway/Hartford):
Please refer to the Route 27 (Broadway/Manton) detour.

Route 31 (Cranston Street):
Please refer to the Route 19 (Plainfield/Westminster) detour.

Route 33 (Riverside):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I- 195 West, right onto the I-95 North on-ramp, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, and then left Into Kennedy Plaza.

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

Route 34 (East Providence):

Please refer to the Route 33 (Riverside) detour.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West, right onto I-95 North,
right at the Downtown Exit to Memorial Boulevard, right onto Exchange Street, and then proceed to the Q Stop.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Washington Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Memorial Boulevard to the I-95 South on-ramp, travel to 195 East, and then resume regular route.

Route 66 (URI/Galilee)
:
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Francis and Sabin Streets, continue on to Dorrance Street, and then turn left into Kennedy Plaza.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 92 (RI/College/Federal Hill/East Side):
Please refer to the Route 27 detour.

RIPTA, the State's Mobility Manager, operates over 3,000 daily bus trips on over 50 bus routes throughout the state. Last year, we provided 20 million rides. RIPTA also offers passenger van "Flex" services in areas not served by fixed-route bus service. For more information on schedules or other RIPTA services, please call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com.

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