Travel Advisories

August 11 - 17, 2018

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Overnight Temporary Highway Closures

East Providence: I-195 West, from the MA line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, and on 195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge, short-duration rolling roadblocks in a moving operation for steel installation from midnight to 6 a.m. Tues. night August 14, and on 195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge, short-duration rolling roadblocks in a moving operation for steel installation from midnight to 6 a.m. Wed. and Thurs. nights, August 15 and 16.

East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge, short-duration rolling roadblocks in a moving operation for steel installation from midnight to 6 a.m., Fri. night, August 10 and Sun. and Mon. nights, August 12 and 13.

Upcoming Exit and Ramp Closures

Providence/East Providence: As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge Westbound, motorists should be aware of a few upcoming traffic changes:

  • Effective Sun. night, August 19 at 8 p.m., Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West will be closed. Please note new date.
  • On Wed. night August 15 and Thurs. night August 16, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the Taunton Ave. on-ramp to I-195 West will be closed. This will allow us to build a temporary on-ramp from Taunton Ave./Rte. 44 to I-195 West.

Ongoing Lane Splits on I-95 North and South in Providence

I-195 Providence: On I-95 North and South at Exit 19, there is a lane split because of bridge construction with two lanes to the left of the split and one to the right. DO NOT CHANGE LANES - ALL LANES GO THROUGH. Trucks must use the right lane in this area. Only the right lane on I-95 North can be used for Exit 19 to I-195 East and Exit 20 to Point St.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

I-195 Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 19 to Exit 18, and I-95 North, from Exit 18 to Exit 20, lanes shifted to the right for construction through Summer 2018.

Providence/East Providence: I-195 West and East, from the Washington Bridge to the Mass. line, lane shifts in place.

Overnight

Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Exit 16 (Elmwood Ave.) to the Huntington Viaduct Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

East Providence/Providence: I-195 West, from the Purchase Street overpass to the Gano St. off-ramp, lane closures for striping, Sun. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Please note: one lane closed for 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. and two lanes closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge, and I-195 West, from the MA line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, left lane closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Hopkinton to Warwick: I-95 North and South, including the ramps, from Exit 1 to Exit 15, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket:
I-95 North and South, from Exit 28 to Exit 30, alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Providence: I-195 East, from I-95 to Exit 2, left lane closed for bridge work, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

I-195 Providence/Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, from Rte. 10 to the MA line, partial left lane closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Warwick to Cumberland:
I-295 North and South, including the ramps, from Exit 1 to Exit 22, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Rte. 2 to Service Rd., including the ramps, lane and temporary ramp closures for milling, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Delays anticipated. Follow signed detours.

Weekday

Johnston: I-295 South at Exit 6, shoulder closures for construction, Wed. and Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Restriction

Johnston: I-295 North and South at Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) between Rte. 6 (Exit 9A and Exit 9B) and Rte. 44 (Exit 12A and 12B), right shoulder closures for construction, through Summer 2018.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

Cumberland/Lincoln: Rte. 99 North, from Sayles Hill Rd. to Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), right shoulder closed for construction, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, bridge work behind barrier, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 East and West, from Exit 3 to Exit 4, right lane closures for survey work, Tues.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

North Kingstown: On the cloverleaf ramps from Rte. 1 South and North to Rte. 138 East and West and back, right lane closures and ramp narrowing in a moving operation for drainage work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

North Kingstown:
Rte. 403 East and West at the Devil’s Foot Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge washing, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Portsmouth:
Rte. 24 North and South, from just south of the Sakonnet River Bridge to Rte. 114 (West Main Rd.), lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Providence
: Rte. 6 West and East, from the Broadway overpass to the Dean St. exit, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. and Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

  • Rte. 6 West: Mon. night
  • Rte. 6 East: Thurs. night

Warwick: Rte. 4 South at the South County Freeway Bridge, two lanes closed for construction, Tues.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Warwick/Cranston: Rte. 37 East and West, including the ramps, from Exit 1 to Exit 5, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown/South Kingstown: Rte. 1 North and South, in the traffic islands from Ross Hill Rd. to Tuckertown Rd., right shoulder closures for mowing, Tues.-Fri. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cumberland/Lincoln: Rte. 99 North, from Sayles Hill Rd. to Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), right shoulder closed for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 North and South, from the Rte. 99 overpass to Rte. 146A, partial lane closures in a moving operation for pothole patching, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Expect delays.

North Smithfield
: Rte. 146 North and South, from the Woonsocket Hill Bridge to the Pound Hill Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown:
Rte. 1 North and South, from Cross Mills Rd. to Tuckertown Rd., left shoulder closures in a moving operation for mowing, Mon. and Wed. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 78 East, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, bridge work behind barrier, Tues.-Fri from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

Providence: Motorists are experiencing various shoulder closures on Rte. 10 South between Westminster St. and Exit 5 (Union Ave.) for utility work through Summer 2018.

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Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 24 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Summer 2018.

Rte 4 Warwick: Rte. 4 South, from the I-95 split to Exit 8 (Rte. 2/East Greenwich), right shoulder closed through late Fall 2018.

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Metropolitan Providence

Friday Night Aug. 10 Ramp Closure

East Providence: On Friday night, Aug. 10, the on-ramp from Taunton Ave. to I-195 West will be closed for construction from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Follow signed detour via Valley St.

Weekend

Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Garden City Dr. to Aqueduct Rd., and from Shortway Rd. to Park Ave., lane closures for construction, lane closures for construction, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Temporary Ramp Closures

East Providence: The on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. to I-195 West are closed for construction. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Bridge Closures

East Providence: The Purchase St. Bridge over I-195, from School St. to Freeborn Ave., is currently closed. Follow signed detour via Potter St.

Pawtucket: The Pine St. Bridge, carrying northbound traffic on Pine St., between Marrin St. and Cedar St. over I-95, is closed for approximately four months. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: The Bath St. East Bridge, which spans the Woonasquatucket River and carries two-way traffic between Kinsley Ave./Providence Place and Promenade St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Temporary Road Closures

Providence: Blackstone St. East and West, from Allens Ave. to Eddy St., is currently closed. Local access to the Women and Infants Breast Health Ctr. will be maintained. Get Detour Map »

Providence: Dorrance St., east of Dyer St. will be closed for construction effective Monday, May 7 through June 2019.

New Traffic Patterns

Cranston: Motorists are experiencing a new traffic pattern on Rte. 12 (Scituate Ave.) East and West over I-295 at the Lawton Bridge. The right lane is open in each direction, with the work zone shifted to the center of the bridge. This new traffic pattern should be in place through Fall 2018.

East Providence: The right lane of the East Shore Expressway, starting before the Horton Farm Bridge, is currently closed through the end of 2018.

Weekday

Cranston: Cranston St. East and West, from Carolina St. to Webster Ave., partial lane closures in a moving operation for signal work, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

C
ranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Garden City Dr. to Aqueduct Rd., and from Shortway Rd. to Park Ave., lane closures for construction, lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

C
ranston: Rte. 12 North, from Comstock Pkwy. to Pippin Orchard Rd., partial right lane closure for brush cutting, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

C
ranston: Pippin Orchard Rd. East, from Scituate Ave. to Beechwood Dr., alternating one-way traffic for brush cutting, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

C
ranston: Rte. 5 South, from Bethel St. to Thomas St., right lane closed for brush cutting, Fri. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 5 North and South, under Rte. 6 East, lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. and Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from the Scituate town line to the I-295 South on-ramp, lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. From 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6A East and West, from Atwood Ave. to Killingly St., shoulder closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Providence: Eddy St. East and West, from Globe St. to Borden. St., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Branch Ave. East and West, from Woodward Rd. to Langdon St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through Fall 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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East Bay

Weekday

Warren: Arlington Ave. South, from Kickemuit Rd. to Child. St., right lane closed for drainage work, Wed. and Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Temporary Road Closures

Portsmouth: Park Ave. East and West, from East Main Rd. to Boyds Lane, is closed for construction through the end of August. Follow signed detour.

Tiverton: Nannaquaket Rd. is closed for the replacement of the Beattie Brook Bridge through the end of August. Follow signed detour.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Road Closure

Cumberland: Old Diamond Hill Rd., from Home Ave. to Diamond Hill Rd., is currently closed to motorists to become a walkable path as part of the Diamond Hill Road project.

Temporary Bridge Closures

Burrillville: The Railroad Ave. Bridge, carrying Railroad Ave. just east of Chapel St. over the Clear River, is closed through Fall 2018.

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here.

Johnston: The Simmonsville Bridge, carrying Simmonsville Ave. over the Simmons Brook between Randall Ave. and Russo Dr., is closed through November. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Woonsocket Hill Rd. Bridge, which spans Rte. 146 between the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit, is closed through December 2018. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield is currently closed for continued rehabilitation through December 2018. Get Detour Maps »

Weekday

Scituate: Pole Bridge Rd. North and South, from Elmdale Rd. to West Greenville Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for paving, Tues. from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect Delays.

Scituate:
Rockland Rd. East and West, from Danielson Pike to Central Pike, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Scituate/Johnston: Winsor Ave. East and West, from Greenville Ave. to W. Greenville Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte 44 Glocester: Motorists on Rte. 44 East and West, at its intersection with Rte. 100, are currently utilizing the new roundabout.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Richmond/Hopkinton: Rte. 3 and 138 at the Wyoming Bridge, between Bridge St. and Bank St., is closed to southbound traffic through mid-Summer. Northbound traffic has shifted to the southbound side of the bridge. Get Detour Map »

West Greenwich: Rte. 3 East and West, from Burnt Sawmill Rd. to Kitts Corner Rd., travel lanes reduced from 4 to 2 and eastbound and westbound traffic shifted to the west side of the Big River Bridge for construction through December 2018.

Weekday

South Kingstown: Rte. 138 East and West, from Rte. 1 to Rte. 1A (Post Rd.), right shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Charlestown/Richmond: Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Fall 2018.

Rte 108 South Kingstown: Rte. 108 North and South at Curtis Corner Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through September 2018.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) North and South, over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures remain in place for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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West Bay

Weekday

Coventry: Fairview Ave. South, from Rosella St. to Woodmist Circle, partial right lane closure for drainage work, Tues. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Coventry:
Rte. 117 (Washington St.) East, from Fairview Ave. to #498, partial right lane closure for brush cutting and weed whacking, Wed. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Coventry:
Cowesett Rd. East, from Highview Dr. to Kulas Rd., partial right lane closure for brush cutting, Thurs. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 113 East, from Commonwealth Ave. to Rte. 5, right lane closed for drainage work, Wed. and Thurs. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 113 at Jefferson Blvd., one lane closed for concrete placement, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Delays possible.

Warwick:
Rte. 2 North and South, from Division St. to Warwick Farms Dr., alternating double and single lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. and Wed. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) East and West, from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., lane shifts for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117 East and West, from Diamond Hill Rd. to West Shore Rd., right lane closures in a moving operation for construction and landscaping, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte. 115 West Warwick: Rte. 115 (Main St.) West over the Clyde Bridge, from East Main St. to Clyde St., is closed for construction through Summer 2018. Eastbound travel is not restricted. Get Detour Map »

Additional lane closures for this region
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