RIPTA detours routes Friday, due to snowfall

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority announced 19 routes are on detour Friday, due to current weather conditions.

The following routes are on detour: 

Route 32 (East Providence/Wampanoag): 

Service to Martin Street Hill suspended.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Warren Avenue, continue on Warren Avenue, right onto Pawtucket Avenue, and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound.

Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.): 

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to North Broadway, continue on North Broadway, turn left onto Pawtucket Avenue and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound with service on Wilson Street suspended.

Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College):  

Service to Rhode Island College suspended; buses will terminate at Shaw’s Plaza.

Service to Fatima Hospital suspended.

Service to Providence College suspended.

Route 64 (Newport/URI Kingston):

Service to the Park-n-Ride lot at Rte. 1A and 138 suspended.

Service to CCRI suspended. Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Girard Avenue, right onto Maple Avenue, left onto Connell Highway and then resume regular route.

Service to URI Bay Campus suspended.  Trips will not service Bridgetown Road. Outbound trips will travel on Rte. 138 West to Rte. 1 South, right onto Rte. 138 and then resume regular route. Reverse on Inbound.

Route 87 (Fairmount/Walnut Hill): 

Service to Fairmount suspended; bus stops from Main St. to Memorial Dr. and Bourdon Blvd. will not be served. Service to Walnut Hill will run as scheduled.

Service to Morin Heights suspended.

Check the full list on their website for more.

Riders may expect some delays on all routes due to weather conditions and are advised to use extreme caution at bus stops due to decreased visibility and slippery conditions.

RIPTA urges passengers to sign up for email alerts for their route. RIPTA will e-mail system disruption notices to passengers on this distribution list.

“The safety of our employees and passengers is RIPTA’s top priority. RIPTA apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for the public’s understanding as we work hard to maintain service during this storm,” says RIPTA.

 

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