RIPTA detours for CVS Downtown 5K

RIPTA to Detour Twenty Routes and Temporarily Relocate Bus Stops L, M, N, O in Providence to Accommodate the CVS/Pharmacy Downtown 5K on Sunday, September 21, 2014

All lines are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 11:00AM to 2:30PM


The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour nineteen bus routes and temporarily relocate Bus Stops L, M, N, and O in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, September 21, 2014 in order to accommodate the CVS/Pharmacy Downtown 5K Road Race. Francis Street will be closed from 6:00am until 2:30pm.

Route 50 (Douglas Ave.), Route 55 (Admiral St.), Route 56 (Chalkstone Ave.) and Route 57 (Smith Street) will detour beginning with the first trip of the day until 3:00pm. The rest of the routes listed will be detoured from the first trip of the day until 1:00pm. All RIPTA bus lines are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 11:00am and 2:30pm.

While this detour is in effect, Bus Stops L, M, N, O will be temporarily relocated from Parcel 12 to Fulton Street.

The following routes will detour from the first trip of the day until 3:00pm: Routes 50, 55, 56, and 57

The following routes will detour from the first trip of the day until 1:00pm: Routes 1, 3, 21, 30, 33, 34, 35, 51, 52, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line.

R-Line SOUTH (Broad/North Main)
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of N. Main And Randall 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, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop K.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a right onto Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95N, 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.

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, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop I.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace, continuing onto Sabin Street through to Broadway, left onto Service Road, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street through to Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 1 NORTH (Eddy/Hope/Benefit)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Bus Stop P.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Street via a left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95N, right at the State Offices Exit, left onto Orms Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Randall Street, right onto North Main Street, left onto Olney Street, left onto Hope Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 3 (Warwick Ave.)

Inbound trips into will travel the regular route.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace traveling on Sabin Street through to Broadway, left onto Service Road, left onto Point Street, right onto Richmond Street through to Eddy Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City)

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to 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, left onto Exchange Street, and then, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop F.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a 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 I-195 West through to I-95 North, right at the Point Street Exit, right onto Broad Street through to Weybosset Street to lower Weybosset, continue traveling through to Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop F.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a 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, continuing on Lower Weybosset through to Exchange Street, and left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop F.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a 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 to lower Weybosset, continue traveling through to Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a 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 Route 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, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop G.

Outbound trips will leave Kennedy Plaza via a 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 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 Fulton Street to the temporary Bus Stop M.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a 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, and then left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop O.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a 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 Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop M.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto the I-95 North on-ramp through to Rte.146S 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, and then left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop N.

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, left onto Charles Street, and then resume regular route.

Routes 56 (Chalkstone Ave.)
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Chalkstone Avenue and Raymond Street, right onto Raymond Street through to Valley Street, left onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street, left onto Mathewson Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, right onto Durance Street, left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop L.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, right onto Valley Street through to Raymond Street, left onto Chalkstone Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 57 (Smith St.)
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to the intersection of Smith Street and Oakland Avenue, right onto Oakland Avenue, travel through to Raymond to Valley Street, left onto West Exchange, right onto Sabin Street, left onto Mathewson Street, left onto Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop N.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace through to West Exchange, right onto Valley Street through to Raymond Street, left onto Smith Street, and then resume regular route.

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, and then left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop O.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95 South 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 Francis Street through to Dorrance Street, left onto Washington Street, left onto Exchange Street, and then left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop H.

Outbound trips will leave Exchange Terrace via a right onto Francis Street, left onto the 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 Streets, 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 Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop M.

Outbound trips will leave via Fulton Street via a 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 to lower Weybosset, continue traveling through to Bus Stop P.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a 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 Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto Waterman Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 92 (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, left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace to Bus Stop J and then resume regular route.

Inbound trips from Federal Hill will travel the regular route to Fountain Street, right onto Dorrance Street, and then left onto Fulton Street to temporary Bus Stop L.

Outbound trips will leave Fulton Street via a left onto Exchange Street, left onto Exchange Terrace, right onto Francis Street, left onto I-95S to I-195E, right at the India Street Exit, left onto India Street, right onto Gano Street, right onto Pitman Street, and then resume regular route.

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