RIPTA to detour nine routes on Sunday

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)-Nine different RITPA bus routes will be on detour on Sunday due to the winter weather conditions.

RIPTA said that Routes 13, 21, 27, 33, 34, 55, 56, 67, and 87 are all on detour as of 1 p.m.

The following routes are on detour:

  • Route 13 (Coventry/Arctic/Warwick Mall):
    • Service to Phenix Hotel suspended. Trips will terminate at Ocean State Job Lot.
  • Route 21 (Reservoir/Garden City):
    • Service to Garden City suspended. All trips will stay on Reservoir Avenue/ New London Avenue.
  • Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):
    • Service to Hillcrest Apartments suspended.
  • Route 33
    • Routes 33 and 34 are on detour due to parked cars at the corner of Thayer and Angell Streets. All trips will stay on Angell St. to Kennedy Plaza.
  • Route 34
    • Routes 33 and 34 are on detour due to parked cars at the corner of Thayer and Angell Streets. All trips will stay on Angell St. to Kennedy Plaza.
  • Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College):
    • Service to Rhode Island College reinstated.
    • Service to Fatima Hospital suspended.
    • Service to Providence College suspended.
  • Route 56 (Chalkstone Avenue):
    • Service to VA Hospital suspended.
  • Route 67 (Bellevue/Salve Regina Univ.):
    • Service to Touro Street suspended; trips will use America’s Cup Avenue instead.
  • 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.
    • Westbound trips will travel regular route to Cass and Sweet Avenues, continue on Cass Avenue, left onto Mendon Road, right onto Diamond Hill Road, and then resume regular route. Reverse on Eastbound.
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