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Memorial Day Parade - Florence Detours Monday, May 28, 2018

Due to the 150th Florence Memorial Day Parade on Monday May 28, 2018 service to downtown Florence has been discontinued from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. No vehicles will be allowed to travel through Florence Center between Smith Vocational High School to the Elks on Spring St via Main St, Park St and Pine St from 1:00pm through the estimated end time of 4:00PM.  As a result, detours will be in effect for the R44 duration of the parade and Memorial Day ceremonies.

 R44:    Route 9 closed from Smith Vocational High School to Park St in Florence, Park St, Pine St and part of Spring St by the Elks Lodge will also be closed due to the parade and ceremonies. 

R44 leaving Academy of Music at 1:00pm & 3:00pm:
**No Service to Florence Heights or Florence Center. **
After departing Meadowbrook Apartments, the R44 will travel using Straw Ave, High St, North Maple St, and Bridge Rd. to service the V.A. Hospital in Leeds.

Stops Not Serviced during the 1:00pm & 3:00pm trips:
Stops on Locust St, Florence Hardware, Coopers Corner, Florence Savings, Tobin Manor, Starlight Center, Florence Heights, Florence Community Center, Florence Center, Valley Medical & Citgo Gas Station 

R44 leaving Academy of Music at 2:00pm:
**No Service to the V.A. Hospital, Meadowbrook Apartments and Florence Ctr.**
After departing the Hampshire Plaza, the R44 will travel using Jackson St, Woodlawn Ave, Route 9, Elm St, Nonotuck St, Bliss St, Scanlon Ave, and Florence Rd. to service Florence Heights

Stops Not Serviced during the 2:00pm trip:
Stops on Bridge Rd, Meadowbrook Apt stops, High St, Locust St, Cooper’s Corner, Florence Saving, Tobin Manor, Florence Community Center, Florence Center, Valley Medical and Straw Ave

Florence Center R44 Riders:

  • Please Catch the R44 during the 1:00pm and 3:00pm trips at the intersection of Keyes and High St in Florence.
  • Please Catch the R44 during the 2:00pm trip at Hampshire Plaza or Starlight Center