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Officials: RIPTA to detour bus19 routes during 5K road race

September 14, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority will detour 19 bus routes in Providence this weekend because of a road race.

WJAR-TV reports downtown bus routes will be diverted Sunday to accommodate the annual Downtown 5K Road Race. The routes include 1, 3, 21, 30, 33, 34, 35, 51, 54, 55, 60, 66, 72, 78 and 92. Officials say the R-Line will be detoured from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. and routes 50, 56 and 57 will be diverted from 6:45 a.m. to noon.

Officials say Memorial Boulevard along with Francis, Dyer and Eddy streets will be closed during the race.

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Information from: WJAR-TV, http://www.turnto10.com

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