RIPTA detours for Turkey Trot 5K

RIPTA to Detour Nine Routes in Pawtucket to Accommodate the Turkey Trot 5K Road Race on Thursday, November 27, 2014

Detour will be in effect from 9:00am until 11:30am

PROVIDENCE, R.I
-- The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour nine bus routes in the Pawtucket area on Thursday, November 27, 2014 in order to accommodate the Turkey Trot 5K road race. Bus routes 1, 71, 72, 73, 75, 78, 79, 80, and R-Line will be detoured from the 9:00am – 11:30am. Roosevelt Avenue will be closed during this time.

Route 1 (South):
Inbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to the intersection of Main and High Streets, left onto Exchange Street through to Goff Streets, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, and then right onto Commerce Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.

Route 1 (North):
Outbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, right onto Dexter Street through to Park Place, and then resume regular route.

Route 71 (Broad Street):
Inbound trips will travel to the regular route to the intersection of Broad and Goff Streets, right onto Goff Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, left onto Broad Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 72 (Weeden/Central Falls):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Goff Street and Dexter Streets. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via a left onto Dexter Street and then resume regular route.

Route 73 (Fairlawn/CCRI):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Goff Street and Dexter Streets. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via Dexter Street, right onto Park Place, and then resume regular route.

Route 75 (Dexter/Lincoln Mall):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel the regular route to Dexter and Goff Streets, continue on Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Dexter and Goff Streets, left onto Dexter Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 78 (Beverage Hill):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Prospect and Division Streets, left onto Division Street, right onto George Street through to Park Place (West), left onto Main Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, right onto Dexter Street through to Park Place, left onto Division Street, right onto School Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 79 (Columbus Ave.):
Inbound trips will travel regular route to Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue, right onto High Street , left onto Exchange Street through to Goff Street, left onto Dexter Street, right onto Bayley Street, right onto Commerce Street, and then right onto Goff Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips will travel regular route to Dexter Street, right onto Dexter Street, left onto Main Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 80 (Armistice Boulevard):
Inbound trips into downtown Pawtucket will travel regular route to Main and High Streets, right onto High Street, left onto Exchange Street through to Goff Street, and then left onto Dexter Street. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave via Dexter Street, left onto Main Street, and then resume regular route.

R-Line (Pawtucket):
Inbound trips into Providence will leave via Goff and Dexter Streets, take a right onto Dexter Street, and then resume regular route.
Outbound trips leaving downtown Providence will travel the regular route to Goff and Dexter Streets. Passengers will board and alight during this time at the Navigant Credit Union.

For information on RIPTA services, passengers may call 781-9400 or visit www.ripta.com

(release from RIPTA)