The Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge, circa 1855, is
set to close for rehabilitation on Monday, May 1. The oldest
documented masonry bridge in Rhode Island, it carries Route 5
(Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield. Get
the details here.
lanes remain closed for concrete crosswalk installation just
prior to and through the Toll Gate Road (south)/Veterans Memorial
Dr. Extension (west) roundabout through Monday, April 24. It will
then switch to the right lane. The same restrictions are also in
place just prior to and through the Centerville Road (both
eastbound and westbound) roundabout, and at the Veterans Memorial
Drive Extension (eastbound) roundabout for concrete crosswalk
installation/pavement curing just prior to Meadow Street. All left
lane closures will switch over to right lane closures effective
Monday, April 24 through Monday, May 1. Expect delays, and seek
alternate routes at all locations, if possible.
(Centerville Road), east of Meadow Street to Post Road, remains
closed to through traffic for bridge work until the final traffic
configuration is implemented. Local traffic access is being
maintained to the businesses. Please note: pavement placement is
scheduled for Sunday and Monday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the
following day. Please use caution when traveling through the
We will be
placing pavement with lane closures possible Sunday and Monday
nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day on Route 5
(Greenwich Avenue), from Post Road to Veterans Memorial Drive,
and on Post Road, from Water Street to Apponaug Four Corners.
shifts for overhead utility work are planned at Apponaug Four
Corners at Centerville Road and Post Road, weekdays from 8 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. In addition, lane and shoulder closures are
scheduled at Post Road Village, from Colonial Avenue to Prospect Street,
during the same time period. Parking may also be impacted within
the construction zone during this operation.
work continues on Broadway at Marlborough Street, with minor lane
shifts, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Capron Road Bridge,
continuing to form and place concrete at the west abutment and
the northwest wall.
Central Street Bridge,
past week, we completed the first of two concrete placements for
the south abutment as well as for the pier 1 columns.
Additionally, we placed rebar for pier 3 columns as well as for
the north abutment stems. Over the next week, we will
continue placing concrete and tying rebar as well as we begin
forming and placing pier columns.
Street Bridge, Pawtucket
We will be
closing one lane on Taft Street near the boat deck ramp under the
bridge for pier repairs weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists
may also experience construction vehicles loading and unloading
materials to the floating barge that will be used during the
bridge repair project.
Hamlet Avenue Bridge,
Next week, we will continue to fill and grade
the slope and place protective materials at the bridge
supports at the east end of the bridge.
Newman Avenue Bridge,
We will continue to drill the micropiles (bridge
support components) at the east and west abutments. The existing
alternating one-way traffic pattern remains in place on Route 152
(Newman Avenue) North & South, from Barney Street to the
Massachusetts state line.
Old Sakonnet River Bridge
Superstructure Demolition, Tiverton
This past week, we installed
cables for the under-deck debris netting, installed temporary
median barrier to permanently close the Route 24 North and South
shoulder at the west abutment, removed guardrail and curbing, and
began excavation for the construction access.
Next week, we will continue
installing the cables that will support the under-deck debris
netting that will be used during the demolition process. On
Monday and Tuesday, the right lane will be closed on Route 24
North and South, from the Old Sakonnet River Bridge to the
Hummocks Avenue Bridge, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is to provide
access for trucks while we excavate, place gravel borrow, and put
in temporary pavement at the west approach to the old bridge to
provide access to the work site.
Pawtucket Avenue Bridge,
We will have alternating lane closures for striping
tonight on I-195 East, from Exit 6 (Warren
Avenue) to Exit 8 (Route 6), from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following
day. On I-195 East, between Exit 6 (Broadway) and the
Massachusetts state line, motorists will need to use the far
right lane to access Exit 7 (Route 114) effective Saturday
morning. The two left lanes will be for I-195
East through traffic only. The right lane also can be used for
access to Exit 8 (Warren Avenue) or to continue on I-195 East
Earth excavation has also begun at the north
approach on Pawtucket Avenue for the full depth reconstruction of
the roadway. Repairs were made to drainage structures that were
located within the crossover limits. Operations planned for next
week includes the continued work on the Phase 1 concrete
components including the center pier columns and cap and
continuing the full depth reconstruction of the Pawtucket Avenue
approach and the on ramp to I-195 West.
We will be doing some concrete finishing work at the
underside of the bridge deck requiring the closure of Exit 22
(Routes 6 & 10/Downtown Providence) off of I-95 South, Wednesday
and Thursday nights from midnight to 5 a.m. the follow day. We
also need to close two additional ramps for drainage work. The
Routes 6/10 East on-ramp to I-95 South will be closed
Sunday-Tuesday nights from midnight to 6 a.m. the following day,
and the Memorial Boulevard West ramp to I-95 South will be
closed, Sunday-Tuesday nights from midnight to 5 a.m. the
following day. Please follow signed detour.
Additional drainage work will require a left lane
closure on I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Charles Street) to Exit 21
(Atwells Avenue), Wednesday and Thursday nights from 10 p.m. to 6
a.m. the following day, and a right lane closure on I-95 South,
from Exit 22 (Routes 6 & 10/Downtown Providence) to just
south of Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue), Sunday-Tuesday nights from 9
p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.
Slatersville Stone Arch
Bridge, North Smithfield
As we work to rehabilitate the bridge, we will be
installing an earth support system for the retaining walls
adjacent to it. Utility work is also planned. This work requires
the continuation of the existing alternating one-way traffic
pattern on Route 5 (Providence Pike), from Church Street to North
Main Street, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In order to help us expedite our repairs, we will
need to close the bridge on Monday, May 1 through July. More
information is available here.
Smith Street Resurfacing
We are working to improve Route 44 (Smith Street)
from Lyndhurst Avenue to Holden Street. We plan to resurface,
bring existing sidewalks and curbing into Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, make some minor drainage
improvements, and modify three existing traffic signals. The
project also includes the addition of new street trees, signing
Next week, shoulder closures are possible for curb
placement and some general site activities along Smith Street
East and West, from Lyndhurst Avenue to Chalkstone Avenue,
weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking may be prohibited, and
pedestrians may be directed to use the opposite sidewalks within
the construction zone.
South Main Street/North
Main Street ADA Improvements, Providence
Our paving operations continue
on South Main Street, from James Street to College Street, with
lane and shoulder closures possible, Friday night, April 21 from
8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect delays, with parking
restrictions anticipated within the construction zone.
Weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
we'll be removing and resetting manholes frames and covers, and
gas and water gates prior to milling and paving, with lane and
shoulder closures possible on North Main Street North, from
College Street to Smith Street.
Tefft Hill Trail Bridge,
Construction of a temporary retaining wall system
under the I-95 North bridge will be completed while steel
reinforcement is being installed in the footing
formwork under the I-95 South bridge that will support
the precast concrete arches. Concrete placement for the
I-95 South footings may occur later in the week. Meanwhile
materials continue to be stockpiled, delivered and
removed from the median site. No lane closures are expected,
however watch for construction vehicles entering and exiting from
the median weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Two Mile Corner,
We will be installing drainage along East Main Road
East and West, from Rego Road to West Main Road, with one lane
closed in each direction and lane shifts, weekdays from 7 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. Although no lane closures are anticipated, utility work
is also planned within the Aquidneck Shopping Plaza on Tuesday
night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.