Greater City Providence

East Side Bus Tunnel Temporary Detours

The East Side Bus Tunnel will be partially closed for lighting upgrades April 27-29 and May 2.

Due to East Side Tunnel Closing, RIPTA to Detour Six Routes In Providence April 27 – 29 and May 2, 2011

Detours will be in effect 8:30am – 2:00pm

April 25, 2011 – Providence, RI… Due to the temporary closing of the East Side Tunnel in Providence, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will temporarily detour Route 35 (Rumford/Newport Ave.), Route 40 (Butler/Elmgrove), Route 42 (Hope Street), Route 49 (Camp Street/Miriam Hospital), Route 78 (Beverage Hill/Newport Ave.) and Route 92 (Federal Hill/East Side). The detours will be in effect 8:30am – 2:00pm on Wednesday, April 27th, Thursday April 28th, Friday, April 29th, and Monday, May 2, 2011. The lighting in the tunnel will be upgraded during this period.

Further information about route detours can be found on RIPTA’s website.

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