RIPTA to detour six routes for Waterfire

RIPTA TO DETOUR SIX ROUTES TO ACCOMMODATE WATERFIRE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014

Bus Stop P will be temporarily relocated to Fulton Street


The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 1, 3, 20, 22, 34, and 78 on Saturday, August 9, 2014 to accommodate WaterFire. Bus Stop P will be temporarily relocated to Fulton Street in front of Citizens Bank. Lower Weybosset Street will be closed. The detours and temporary stop relocation will be in effect all day and night on Saturday, August 9th.

Detours are as follows:

Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit):
Northbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Weybosset and Dorrance Streets, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop P.

Trips leaving from Bus Stop P on Fulton Street will turn right onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto S. Water Street, left onto Planet Street, left onto S. Main Street, right into the East Side Tunnel and then resume regular route.

Route 3 (Warwick Ave):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Weybosset Street, left onto Dorrance Street, right onto Fulton Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop J.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 20 (Elmwood Ave):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Broad and Empire Streets, left onto Empire Street, right onto Fountain Street, and then left onto Sabin Street to Bus Stop B.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 22 (Pontiac Ave):
Please refer to the Route 20 (Elmwood Ave) detour.

Route 34 (East Providence):
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Downtown Exit, right onto Francis Street, left onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop P on Fulton Street.

Outbound trips will leave Bus Stop P on Fulton Street via a right onto Memorial Boulevard and then resume regular route.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill):
Inbound trips will exit the East Side Tunnel to North Main Street, left onto Park Row, left onto Canal Street, right onto Steeple Street through to Exchange Terrace, left onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Fulton Street to Bus Stop P.

Outbound trips will leave Bus Stop P on Fulton Street via a right onto Memorial Boulevard, left onto S. Water Street, left onto Planet Street, left onto S. Main Street, right into the East Side Tunnel and then resume regular route.

For more RIPTA information, please call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com.