Taste of Tippecanoe detours in effect for CityBus routes, June 21 and 22

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Art Federation’s annual “Taste of Tippecanoe” will cause significant detours for CityBus routes that service Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette on Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd. CityBus has announced the following closings and detours to accommodate the street festival that draws nearly 50,000 people to Downtown Lafayette.

Throngs of people on the Pedestrian Bridge at the Taste of Tippecanoe
View of the crowds at the Taste of Tippecanoe (Photo by Carolyn Shelby, Lafayette Online)

Riehle Plaza and surrounding streets will be closed. The customer service office in Riehle Plaza will be closed on Saturday after 4PM.

TRANSFER CENTER AT RIEHLE PLAZA:
Buses will hold on Third St. between North and Cincinnati. 1B, 3B, 4B, and 4A will hold between North & Brown, 1A, 2A, 2B, 3A, 6A, 6B, 7 will hold between Cincinnati & North.

TROLLEY:
Right on 4th, right on Ferry, right on 5th, right on Columbia, resume route at 2nd. (Note: While Farmer’s market is in effect, until about noon, trolley will need to use 6th instead of 5th). In West Lafayette, trolley will use State St. going east and west bound instead of Tapawingo and Brown. Brown St. will be bypassed.

1A MARKET SQUARE:
Bus will depart to North St. as regular route. Evening outbound bus will turn right on 5th, left on Ferry. Inbound bus will turn right on 4th at Brown, left on Cincinnati, left on 3rd.

1B SALISBURY:
The outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market in effect), right on Columbia, resume route at 2nd. Inbound bus will turn left on River Rd. from State St., right on the ramp to the Harrison Bridge, cross river, exit right on Third St.

2A SCHUYLER:
Bus will depart North St. to right on 5th, left on Ferry St., resume route. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

2B UNION:
Bus will depart North St. to left on 6th.

3A LAFAYETTE SQUARE:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market open), left on South. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

3B NORTHWESTERN:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s market open), right on Columbia, and will follow State St. to River Rd., bypassing Tapawingo, Brown, and Howard. Inbound bus will turn left on River Rd. from State St., right on the ramp to the Harrison Bridge, cross river, exit right on Third St.

4A TIPPECANOE MALL:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market open), left on South. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

4B PURDUE WEST:
The outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market operating), right on Columbia, resume route at 2nd.

6A FOURTH ST.:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market open), right on Columbia, left on 3rd. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

6B S. 18TH ST:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th (6th while Farmer’s Market open), left on South. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

7 STATE ROAD:
Outbound bus will turn left on North, right on 5th, left on Ferry. Inbound bus will turn left on Cincinnati from 4th.

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