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Travel Advisories

June 25-July 1, 2016

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Ramp Closure

I-95 logo Providence/Cranston: I-95 North at Elmwood Ave., ramp closed for bridge work, Monday night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

I-295 logo Lincoln/Cumberland: I-295 North and South, from Exit 9B (Rte. 146) to the MA state line, watch for a moving operation for sweeping, Monday night from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 North and South, from Exit 9 (Rte. 4) to Exit 19 (I-195/Eddy St.), alternating lane and shoulder closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-295 logo Warwick: I-295 North over Rte. 2, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Exit 10A (Rte. 117) to Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), watch for a moving operation for electrical work, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

I-95 logo West Greenwich: I-95 North and South at Exit 5A (Rte. 102 South) and Exit 5B (Rte. 102 North), impacts anticipated at the acceleration and deceleration lanes by bridge work, Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note: vehicles exiting I-95 South at Exit 5A, and I-95 North at Exit 5B will use the low speed lane, and those entering I-95 North and South will need to slow and yield to traffic as the acceleration lane will be closed during this operation.

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.), right shoulder closures 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 24 Portsmouth: Rte. 24 North and South from Turnpike Ave. to Fish Rd., lane closures possible for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Rte 4 East Greenwich: Rte. 4 North, between Exit 5 (Rte. 102) and Exit 8 (Rte. 401), alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Restriction

Rte 1 Narragansett: Rte. 1 North at Woodruff Ave., right shoulder closed for construction, through Summer 2016.

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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

Weekend

Providence: South Main St., from Washington St. to Steeple St., left lane closed and parking restrictions for construction, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: South Main St., from Hopkins St. to College St. and from James St. to Williams St., right lane closed and parking restrictions for construction, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Temporary Ramp Closure

Providence: The Gano St. on-ramp to I-195 West will be closed for construction during the early morning hours Monday from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Bridge Closure

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

Temporary Road Closure

Rte 12 Cranston: Rte. 12 (Park Ave.) East over I-95 will be closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour. Westbound traffic will not be affected.

Overnight

Providence: Providence Place East, from Harris Ave. to Park St., left lane and sidewalk closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Providence: West Exchange St. East and West, from Fox Place to the RI Convention Ctr., right lane closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Rte 6 East Providence: Rte. 6 East and West, from Moorland Ave. to Boyd Ave., right lane closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston: Winsor Ave. East and West, from Rte. 116 (West Greenville Rd.) to the Scituate town line, watch for our crews in a moving operation for striping, Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Johnston: Hopkins Ave., from Hartford Ave. to Winsor Ave., and Orchard Ave., from Smith St. to Winsor Ave., watch for our crews in a moving operation for striping, Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 116 East and West under Rte. 146, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Tuesday: Rte. 116 East
  • Wednesday: Rte. 116 West

North Providence: Woonasquatucket Ave. East and West, from Centerdale Ave. to Fruit Hill Ave., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please note: temporary detours during drainage work are also possible.

North Providence: Rte. 15 (Mineral Spring Ave.) East and West, from Elena St. to Rte. 246 (Charles St.), alternating right lane shifts for a bridge inspection, Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pawtucket and Central Falls: Dexter St., from Goff Ave. to School St., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence: Lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages are possible for construction on the following roads, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Promenade St. at Pleasant Valley Parkway, Dean St., and Kinsley Ave. Please note: the lane from Kinsley Ave. to Providence Place may be closed. Traffic should follow Dean St. South to West Exchange St. to Sabin St. to West Exchange St. and back to Dean St. North.

Providence: South Main St., from Washington St. to Steeple St., left lane closed and parking restricted for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: South Main St., from Hopkins St. to College St., and from James St. to Williams St., right lane closed and parking restricted for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Francis St. and Memorial Blvd., from its intersection to the intersection of Francis St. and Exchange Terrace/Sabin St., watch for our crews in a moving operation for construction, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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.

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

Overnight

Bristol: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Ferry Rd.; Gooding Ave.; Griswold Ave.; Rte. 114 (Hope St.); Rte. 136 (Metacom Ave.); Old Ferry Rd.

Warren: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Arlington Ave.; Birch Swamp Rd.; Rte. 103 (Child St.); Rte. 136 (Kickemuit Rd.); Market St.; Rte. 136 (Metacom Ave.); Rte. 103/Rte. 114 (North and South Main Sts.); Old Market St.; School House Rd.; Vernon St.

Weekday

Barrington: Massasoit Ave. East and West, from Martin Ave. to County Rd., intermittent periods of alternating traffic for construction, Monday-Friday 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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Newport County

Ongoing Restrictions

Newport: Parking is temporarily prohibited on the northwest side of Broadway, from Marlborough St. to Farewell St., through early July for construction.

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

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Newport: Broadway, from Marlborough St. to Farewell St., remains one-way southbound. 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»

Temporary Road Closure

Rte 107 Burrillville: Rte. 107 (Main St.), from Rte. 100 to just west of Union Ave., road closed for construction through September. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

North Smithfield: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Central St.; Rte. 146A (Eddie Dowling Hwy.); Rte. 104 (Farnum Pike); Rte. 146A (Great Rd.); Rte. 5 (Main St.); North Main St.; North Smithfield Industrial Hwy.; Old Louisquisset Pike; Rte. 5 (Providence Pike); Rte. 146A (Quaker Hwy.); Rte. 120 (Sayles Hill Rd.); School St./Greene St.; St. Paul St.; Steele St.; Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.)

Weekday

Rte 107 Burrillville: Rte. 107 (Main St.), from Rte. 100 to North Main St., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rte 121 Cumberland: Rte. 121 North and South, Bond Ave. to the Massachusetts state line, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for crack sealing, Monday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rte 121 Cumberland and Woonsocket: Rte. 121, from Bond Ave. to Rte. 114, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Tuesday-Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rte 104 North Smithfield: Rte. 104 (Farnum Pike) North and South under Rte. 146, alternating right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 104 Woonsocket: Rte. 104 North, from Glenark St. to River St., alternating one-way traffic with a right lane closure for a bridge inspection, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 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

Weekday

Narragansett: Great Island Rd., from Galilee Escape Rd. to East Shore Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

Rte 3 Richmond: Rte. 3 East and West under I-95, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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

Ongoing 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

East Greenwich: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Rte. 401 (Division Rd.); Rte. 401 (Division St.); Rte. 401 (First Ave.); Main St.; Rte. 2 (South County Trail)

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), from Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) to West Shore Rd., one lane closed for construction, Tuesday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), from West Shore Rd. to Veterans Memorial Dr., two lanes closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rte 5 Warwick: Rte. 5 (Greenwich Ave.), from Veterans Memorial Dr. to Luther Ave., lane shifts possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Veterans Memorial Dr., from Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) to Rte. 5 (Greenwich Ave.), two lanes closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rte 117 Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Warwick Executive Park to Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), lane shifts possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rte 2 Warwick: Rte. 2 North and South under I-295, bridge work behind barrier, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Warwick: Coronado Ave. East and West, from Jefferson Blvd. to Post Rd., one lane of alternating traffic for construction, Monday-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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