Travel Advisories

May 28 - June 3, 2016

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Exit Closures

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 South, Exit 22 closed, Wednesday-Friday from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Use Exit 21 as a detour.

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I-95 logo Cranston: I-95, from Exit 15 to Exit 16, right lane closed for road sweeping, Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Elmwood Ave. to Park Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Sunday and Monday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-195 logo Providence: I-195 West, from Exit 1A on 1-195 West to the I-95 North merge, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspections, Thursday from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Providence/Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 24 (Branch Ave.) to Exit 30 (East St.), watch for our crews in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Richmond/Hopkinton/Exeter: I-95 North and South, from Exit 4 (Rte. 3) to the Connecticut state line, right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Westerly/Hopkinton: I-95 North, from the Connecticut state line to Exit 1 (Rte. 3), right lane closed for bridge work, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

I-195 logo East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 4 on the ramp to Riverside/Veterans Memorial Pkwy., right shoulder closed for repair work, Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

I-295 logo Johnston/Smithfield: I-295 North and South, in the center median from Exit 6 (Rte. 6) to Exit 8 (Rte. 7), watch for our crews in a moving operation for mowing, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 North, at Broad Street after Exit 17, right shoulder closure for sign work, Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

I-295 logo Smithfield: 1-295, from Exit 7 to the Rte. 116 overpass, left and right lane closed for a routine bridge inspection, Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-95 logo Warwick: I-95 North and South at Exit 10 (Rte. 117), right shoulder closed for highway lighting work, Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ongoing Restrictions

I-195 logo Providence: I-195 East and West, from the I-95 interchange to Exit 2 (EB: India St./Gano St.; WB: South Main St.), left shoulder closure for construction through Fall 2016.

I-295 logo Warwick: I-295 North and South at the East Ave. overpass near Exit 1 (Rte. 113), bridge work behind barrier, with right and left shoulder closures, through Summer 2016.

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I-195 logo East Providence: The East Shore Expressway Bridge over Warren Avenue (Exit 7 off of I-195 East) is posted for use by vehicles under 17 tons. Signed detour for heavier vehicles.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Overnight

Rte 403 North Kingstown: Rte. 403 East and West, from Rte. 4 to Quonset Point, right lane and temporary ramp closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Rte 146 Lincoln: Rte. 146 South at the Rte. 116 off-ramp, ramp narrowed for drainage work, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rte 1 Narragansett/South Kingstown: Rte. 1, from Pond St. in South Kingstown to Salt Pond Rd. in Narragansett, right shoulder closed for construction, Tuesday from 6 a.m. to Friday at 2:30 p.m.

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Rte 114 Rte 138 Bristol/Portsmouth and Newport/Jamestown: Lane closure information for the Mt. Hope Bridge and the Pell (Newport) Bridge is available from the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority.

Rte 4 East Greenwich: Rte. 4 North and South under Rte. 2 (South County Trail), right shoulder closures for bridge work through the end of the year.

Rte 1 Narragansett: Rte. 1 North and South under Woodruff Ave., left lane closure for construction through May 2016.

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.

 

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Bridge Closure

Providence: The Pleasant Valley Parkway Bridge that carries Dean St. over the Woonasquatucket River is closed. Get Detour Maps »

Overnight

Rte 44 North Providence: Rte. 44 (Smith St.) West, from Academy Ave. to High Service Ave., right shoulder closed for drainage work, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Central Falls: Cross St., from Roosevelt Ave. to Front St., alternating one-way traffic for a routine bridge inspection, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pawtucket/Central Falls: Dexter St., from Goff Ave. in Pawtucket to School St. in Central Falls, alternating one-way traffic for paving, Tuesday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence: Smith St. at Orms St. North and South, watch for our drainage crews, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Providence: Eddy Street North and South, under the bridge on Eddy Street, alternating shoulder closures and partial left and right lane closures for bridge inspection, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: South Main St., from Packet St. to Waterman St., right lane closed for construction, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Pleasant Valley Parkway bridge, from Promenade St. to Pleasant Valley Pkwy., lane closures possible for bridge reconstruction, Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect delays.

Providence: Pleasant Valley Parkway bridge, from Dean St. to Kinsley Ave., lane closures possible for bridge reconstruction, Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect delays.

Providence: Pleasant Valley Parkway bridge, from Kinsley Ave. to Providence Pl., lane closures possible for bridge reconstruction, Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect delays.

Providence: Providence Pl., from Harris Ave. to Park St., left lane closed for electrical work, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: West Exchange St., from Fox Plc. to the Convention Center, right lane closed for construction, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Restriction

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 May 2018.

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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

Barrington: Massasoit Ave. East and West, from Martin Ave. to County Rd., intermittent periods of alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

East Providence: East Shore Expressway bridge, from I-195 to the Wampanoag Trl., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

East Providence: Rte. 6, from Moorland Ave. to Boyd Ave., right lane closed for bridge work, Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 136 Bristol: Rte. 136 (Metacom Ave.), from Robin Dr. to Bayview Ave., alternating one-way traffic for Bristol County Water Authority water main installation, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 136 Bristol: Rte. 136 (Metacom Ave.), from Broadcommon Rd. to Gooding Ave., lane shifts for National Grid cold planing and paving, Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 114 Bristol: Griswold Ave., from Ferry Rd. to #28, and Rte. 114 (Hope St.), from Burton St. to Burnside St., one lane of alternating traffic for National Grid cold planing and paving, Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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Newport County

New Restriction

Newport: Effective Tuesday, parking will be temporarily prohibited on the northwest side of Broadway, from Marlborough St. to Farewell St., through early July for construction.

Ongoing Restriction

Newport: Broadway, from Equality Park to Oak St., parking restricted for construction through mid-June.

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Newport: Broadway, from Marlborough St. to Farewell St., remains one-way southbound, and the parking restriction has been lifted. Traffic from Courthouse Way should go straight onto Farewell St. then right onto Marlborough St. to access Broadway. Get Detour Map »

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

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Bridge Closure

Rte 98 Burrillville: The Shippee Bridge that carries Rte. 98 (Sherman Farm Rd.) over the Nipmuc River is closed for repairs. Get Detour Map»

Overnight

Rte 101 Scituate: Rte. 101 East and West, from the Rte. 6 bypass to Rte. 102, watch for our crews in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Rte 104 Smithfield: Rte. 104 (Farnum Pike), from Washington Hwy. to Douglas Ave., lane closures possible in a moving operation for chip sealing, Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rte 7 Smithfield: Rte. 7 (Douglas Pike) bridge over 1-295 North, alternating one-way traffic, Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

North Smithfield: Main St. (Slatersville), from Railroad St. to the Slatersville Post Office, full road closure for construction, Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Woonsocket: East School St. bridge over Mill River, watch for bridge inspection crews, Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Privilege St., from Pond St. to Roland St. on the bridge over Mill River, left and right shoulder closures for a routine bridge inspection, Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: River St., from 2nd Ave. to Blackstone St., left and right shoulder closures for a routine bridge inspection, Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

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Rte 5 North Smithfield: Rte. 5 (Providence Pike), between Main St. and Church St. in Slatersville, there is a single-lane alternating traffic pattern due to bridge condition. Portable traffic signals are in place to direct vehicles over the bridge.

Rte 122 Woonsocket: On Rte. 122 (Hamlet Ave.) at the Hamlet Avenue Bridge over the Blackstone River, one lane closed in each direction for bridge work through Summer 2016.

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

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South County

Lane Restriction Removed

South Kingstown/Narragansett: On Rte. 1 North and South at the Route 108 exit, a left lane restriction associated with bridge work has been removed.

Temporary Bridge Closure

North Kingstown: The Hussey Bridge that carries Rte. 1A (Boston Neck Rd.) over Wickford Cove is closed for repairs. Get Detour Map »

Overnight

Rte 138 North Kingstown: Rt. 138, from the intersection of Mooresfield Rd. and Tower Hill Rd. to Broad Rock Rd., alternating one-way traffic for paving and striping, Tuesday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Hopkinton: Alton Bradford Rd., from Collins Rd. to Ashaway Rd., lane closures possible in a moving operation for road striping, Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Narragansett: Great Island Rd., from Galilee Escape Rd. to East Shore Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Richmond: Switch Rd., from Old Switch Rd. to Woodville Rd., lane closures possible in a moving operation for chip sealing, Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rte 138 South Kingstown: Rte. 110 (Ministerial Rd.), from Darlene Dr. to Wordens Pond Rd., lane closures possible in a moving operation for chip sealing, Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

South Kingstown: Pond St. and Salt Pond Rd. under Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), right shoulder closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Westerly: Rte. 91 South under the Chapman Pond Railroad Bridge, right lane closed for bridge repairs through Spring 2016.

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

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West Bay

Temporary Road Closure

Warwick: Metro Center Blvd. south, from Kilvert St. to just north of #100 Metro Center Blvd. (the area over the Airport Connector), is closed for bridge repairs through August 2017. Northbound traffic not affected. Follow signed detours. Get Detour Map »

New Traffic Pattern

Warwick: The traffic pattern has shifted to the two left lanes, closing the two right lanes, on Veterans Memorial Dr., from the roundabout at Post Rd. to Greenwich Ave.

Overnight

Rte 116 Coventry: Rte. 116, from Rte. 117 to Gervais St., watch for a moving operation for road striping, Friday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect brief delays.

Weekday

Coventry: Hill Farm Rd., from Phillips Hill Rd. to Rte. 118 (Harkney Hill Rd.), lane closures possible in a moving operation for chip sealing, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rte 14 Foster/Coventry: Rte. 14 (Plainfield Pike), from Clayville Rd. to Waterman Hill Rd., lane closures possible in a moving operation for chip sealing, Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Warwick: Post Rd., from West Shore Rd. to Veterans Memorial Dr., lane closures for construction, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Warwick: Veterans Memorial Dr., from Post Rd. to Greenwich Ave., right lane closed for construction, Tuesday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Warwick: Centerville Rd., from Warwick Executive Park to Toll Gate Rd., lane shifts for construction, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Greenwich Ave., from Post Rd. to Luther Ave., lane closure for electrical work, Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte 2 East Greenwich: Rte. 2 (South County Trail) North and South over Rte. 4, right lane closures for bridge work through the end of the year.

Warwick: Airport Connector East and West, from I-95 to T.F. Green Airport, lane shifts for construction through December 2016.

Rte 2 Warwick: Rte. 2 North and South, from East Ave. to I-295, shoulder closures for bridge work, through December 2016.

Warwick: As part of the Apponaug Circulator Project, Kettle St. at Greenwich Ave. has closed permanently. Use Toll Gate Rd., Gilbert St. and Tanner Ave. as an alternate route. Get Detour Map »

Rte 1 Warwick: The right lane is closed on a short section of the Post Rd. Extension East, beginning at Post Rd., for Apponaug Circulator work. This restriction will remain throughout the duration of the project.

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

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