RIPTA to detour three Newport routes for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE)- RIPTA has announced changes to three bus routes on Saturday to accommodate the Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Route 60 inbound trips to the Newport Transportation Center will travel their regular route to West Main Road and Coddington Highway between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. From there it will take a left onto Coddington Highway to Connell Highway, through the rotary, right onto Admiral Kalbfus Road, right onto Bridge Access Road, left onto Connell Highway to Farewell Street. The trip will finish with one more right onto America’s Cup Avenue and then into the Newport Transportation Center.

Route 60 outbound trips will leave Newport Transportation Center taking a left onto America’s Cup Avenue, with another left onto Farewell Street to Connell Highway. A right from there takes you to Admiral Kalbfus Road, right onto Connell Highway to Coddington Highway, left onto West Main Road, and then follow their regular route from there.

Route 63 inbound trips, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., will travel their regular route to Hillside Avenue and Admiral Kalbfus Road, right to Admiral Kalbfus Road, left to Bridge Access Road, left onto Connell Highway to Farewell Street, onto America’s Cup Avenue, and finally arriving to Newport Transportation Center.

Route 63 outbound, between 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., will leave Newport Gateway Center taking a left onto America’s Cup Avenue, left to Farewell Street, onto Connell Highway. From there a left will take you onto Admiral Kalbfus Road, left to Hillside Avenue and then onto its regular route.

Route 67 inbound trips, between 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., will travel their regular route to Bellevue Avenue and Key Street, from there a left will take travelers on Rhode Island Avenue, a right onto Broadway, left onto Summer Street leading to Van Zandt Avenue. One final left will bring you to Farewell Street, one final right brings RIPTA patrons to Newport Transportation Center.

Route 67 outbound trips leaving the Newport Gateway Center between 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. will start with a left onto America’s Cup Avenue, taking  a left onto Farewell Street and continuing with a right onto Van Zandt Avenue leading to Summer Street. A right will take passengers onto Broadway, with a left onto Rhode Island Avenue, another right to Kay Street, one last left onto Bellevue Avenue brings patrons back to the regular route.

 

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