RIPTA to detour 4 routes ahead of Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Celebration

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Ahead of the the biggest WaterFire event of the year, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is detouring four routes.

RIPTA said Tuesday it will detour Route 50: Douglas Avenue/Bryant University, Route 55: Admiral/Providence College, Route 56: Chalkstone Avenue, and Route 57: Smith Street to accommodate the Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Celebration.

Those detours will go into effect at 9 a.m. Thursday until at 5 p.m. Sunday. During this time, RIPTA said Gaspee Street will be closed.

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