RIDOT and the Town of Coventry are announcing the completion and opening of the Whitford Street to Station Street section of the Coventry Greenway. The dedication will be held at the Station Street Crossing adjacent to the Station Street parking lot.
Due to the limited size of the parking lot on Station Street, drivers are asked to Park at Paine Field and walk or ride down the path to the ceremony location.
From the Invitation:
Michael P. Lewis Director Rhode Island Department of TransportationRaymond E. Spear Town Council President Town of Coventry, Rhode IslandCordially invite you to attend A ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the next segment of theCoventry Greenway,Station Street to Whitford StreetThursday, October 14, 2010 at 11 a.m.Event to take place adjacent to the path at the Station Street Crossing.ParkingAmple parking is available at Paine Field, approximately 1⁄4 mile west of the event location. Limited parking is available at the Station Street Crossing. Those wishing to ride their bicycles to the event should park at Paine Field (see attached map).Directions to Bikeway Dedication:From Providence to Paine Field: I‐95 South to Exit 7. Turn right at the end of the ramp, stay in right lane and proceed to second traffic light. Turn Left onto Arnold Road. Follow approximately 2 miles through traffic light at Route 3 (Tiogue Avenue) and go straight onto Route 33 (Sandy Bottom Road). Turn left onto Route 117 West. Pass through two traffic lights and turn right at Ken Ray Drive and the entrance to Paine Field and the Coventry Recreation and Community Center. Follow a short path behind the ball fields to the Coventry Greenway. Turn right and walk to the event site at the Station Street Crossing.From Providence to Station Street Crossing: Follow directions above to Route 117 West. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Station Street. Parking is available at two small lots at the bike path crossing.Cycling to the event via the Washington Secondary Bike Path: From points north and east, follow the Cranston Bike Path, Warwick Bike Path, West Warwick Greenway or Coventry Greenway (collectively known as the Washington Secondary Bike Path) south to the Station Street Crossing. From points west, follow the Coventry Greenway or Route 117 east to Abbotts Crossing Road. Follow the bikeway behind DeCiantis Ice Cream to the Station Street Crossing.RSVP to Charles St. Martin at 401‐222‐1362, Ext. 4007 by October 12, 2010