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13 | Coventry/Arctic/Warwick Mall

Route 13 is on detour today through Monday, December 7, 2020 due to Pike St. closing. Route 13 Inbound will not service bus stops from Providence St. to Pike St.. Inbound trips will travel regular route to Main St., right onto Providence St., left onto Bridge St., right onto E. Main St. and then resume regular route. Passengers can board at the temporary bus stops on Providence St.

Routes affected

18 | Union Ave

Route 18 Inbound is on detour due to construction. Inbound trips will travel regular route to Terrace Ave., turn left onto Terrace Ave., right onto Dora St., right onto Webster Ave., left onto Union Ave. and then resume regular route.

Routes affected

22 | Pontiac Ave

RIPTA will detour Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue) to accommodate the emergency closing of the Reservoir Avenue Bridge in Providence, Rhode Island until further notice. Route 22 will not serve bus stops on Reservoir Avenue between Narragansett Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. 

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Reservoir Avenue, right onto Narragansett Ave., left onto Roger Williams Avenue, left onto Elmwood Avenue and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Reservoir and Elmwood Avenues, continue onto Elmwood Avenue, right onto Roger Williams Avenue, right onto Narragansett Avenue, left onto Reservoir Avenue and then resume regular route.

Routes affected

29 | Cowesset/Kent County

Route 29 is on detour today through Monday, December 7, 2020 due to Pike St. closing. Eastbound will travel regular route to the Phenix Hotel, continue back to Main St., turn left onto Providence St., left onto Bridge St., right onto E. Main St. and then resume regular route.

Routes affected

32 | East Providence/Wampanoag/Seekonk Square

Route 32 will not service bus stops on South Broadway today through approximately December 22, 2020 due to a long term road closure. Inbound and Outbound trips will travel on Warren Ave. to Pawtucket Ave.

Routes affected

49 | Camp St/Miriam Hospital

DETOUR ALERT: RIPTA will detour Route 49 beginning Monday, May 4, 2020 until further notice due to Camp St. closing

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Doyle Ave., turn right onto North Main St., and then resume regular route. Inbound trips will travel the regular route to North Main St., turn left onto Doyle Ave. and then resume regular route.

Routes affected

71 | Broad St/Pawtucket Ave

DETOUR ALERT: Route 71 is on detour due to construction. Outbound trips will travel regular route to Pawtucket Ave., right onto Sterry St., left onto West Ave., continue onto Main St. and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound.

Routes affected

R Line | Broad/North Main

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Southbound trips on the R-Line (Broad/North Main) to accommodate construction on the Main Street Bridge over I-95 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is replacing bridge joints, repairing the deck, sidewalks and railings, and repaving the bridge as part of other infrastructure work in the Pawtucket and Providence area.

The detour will begin on Thursday, August 6, 2020 and will last until January 1, 2021.  The R-Line will not serve bus stops on Main Street between Quincy Avenue and Slater Street.   

The detour will be as follows:  

R-Line (Broad/North Main):

Southbound trips will travel the regular route to Main Street and Quincy Avenue, right onto Quincy Avenue, left onto Slater Street, right onto Main Street and then resume regular route.

Northbound trips will travel the regular route.

Routes affected