Travel Advisories

October 12-18, 2019

Interstate Highway Restrictions

I-295/Rte. 6 Bridge Rehabilitation (Johnston)

I-295

  • Closure of the southbound through lanes. Through traffic will utilize the new bridges on the service road.
  • Access will be maintained for ramps to Rte. 6 West to Hartford, Conn. (Exit 9C) and Rte. 6 East to Providence (Exit 9A).
  • The on-ramp from Hartford Ave./Rte. 6A West to I-295 South will remain closed.
  • I-295 North, from Hartford Ave. to Greenville Ave., left lane closed for construction, Thurs. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Rte. 6 and Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.)

  • Lane closed on the ramp from Rte. 6 West to I-295 North
  • Lane closures possible on both Rte. 6 and Rte. 6A at the I-295 overpasses
  • On-ramp closed from Rte. 6A West to I-295 South. Left turns permitted for nearby on-ramp normally used by Rte. 6A East traffic.
  • Rte. 6A, at the I-295 Interchange is closed for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: The I-95 North off-ramp to Rte. 146 North at Exit 23, a new traffic pattern will be in place until mid-Fall, and will change when all lanes shift to the right for the last phase of construction. Final completion of the project is scheduled for Fall 2020.

Warwick: I-95 North, over the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, left lane shifted for construction, until December 15, 2019.

Temporary Exit Closure

Providence/East Providence: As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge, Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West is closed through Fall 2020. Follow signed detour.

Warwick:
I-295 South, Exit 1B closed for maintenance, Wed., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Cranston: I-95 North, from Exit 15 to Exit 16, two right lanes closed for construction, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Cranston: I-295, from Rte. 37 to Bald Hill Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Cumberland:
I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, two right lanes closed for striping, Fri. (Oct. 18)-Sat. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Weather permitting.

East Providence:
I-195 East, from the Gano St. exit to Potter St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 West, form Pawtucket Ave. to the Taunton Ave. off-ramp, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 West, from the Mass. state line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, right lane closed for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence/Providence:
I-195 West, from Exit 6 to Exit 2, right lane closed for striping, Thurs. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95, at Exit 30, right lane closed for installation of guardrails, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-4 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95, from Smithfield Ave. to Bacon St., alternating lane closures and temporary exit/on-ramp closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95, from Lonsdale Ave. to George St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Providence: I-95, from Orms St. to Promenade St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Providence: I-95 North and South, from Exit 18 to 19 on the Oxford Street Bridge:

  • Thurbers Ave. on-ramp northbound and Exit 18 southbound, alternating lane closures with exit closures for construction, Tues.-Thurs nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: I-95, from Smithfield Ave. to Industrial Dr., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95, from the Cowesett Rd. overpass to Exit 12, left lane closed for paving, Thurs. night, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Exeter: I-95 North, at the Austin Farm Rd. Bridge, right shoulder closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston:
I-295 North, Greenville Ave. off-ramp narrowed for construction, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95 South, from Exit 28 to Exit 27, right lane closed for electrical work, Wed., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Pawtucket: I-95, at Exit 30, right lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri. nights, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95, at the Greenwich Ave. Bridge, shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich:
I-95 South, at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, left shoulder closed and crews working behind the barrier for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95, from Exit 3A to Exit 3B, third right lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, lane shifts to the right, with only two lanes of travel open in each direction for bridge work through Spring 2020.

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, lane shifts for bridge work through June 2020.

  • Two northbound lanes will be shift to the left from the exterior to the median area

Providence/East Providence: Lane shifts are in place on I-195 West, from just after Broadway to the Washington Bridge, and I-195 East, from Pawtucket Ave. to the Mass. line.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted onto the existing Rte. 6 West roadway just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Lanes are narrow.
  • Rte. 6 West, from the I-95 interchange to the Tobey St. off-ramp, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • The Broadway off ramp is closed.

Rte. 10

  • Rte. 10 North, from Union Ave. to the Tobey St. overpass, lane shift in place for through traffic and the Westminster St. off-ramp.
  • Rte. 10 South, from Westminster St. to Union Ave., left lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

6/10 Connector

  • On Connector outbound a new lane split is in place for Rte. 10 South and Route 6 West, one-half mile before its original location. Lanes are narrow.

Affected City Streets

  • Traffic from the Tobey St./Harris Ave. on-ramp does not have direct access to Rte. 10 South. Follow detour signs.
  • Traffic shifted on the Broadway and Westminster St. bridges over the highway.

Project-wide

  • Periodic one-lane closures possible along Rte. 10 and Rte. 6 on off-peak hours Monday-Friday.

Temporary Road Closures

Westerly: Rte. 78, from Rte. 1 intersection to Conn. line, road and on-ramp closures in a moving operation for paving, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Exit Closures

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North, exit to Rte. 116 closed for construction, Tues.-Wed. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 South, Exit 1 closed for paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

New Traffic Patterns

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, near the Rte. 5/Rte. 102 (Forestdale/Slatersville) exit and the Central Street overpass, lane splits are in place with one lane of through traffic on either side of the split. All lanes go through; stay in your lane.

Providence: A new traffic pattern is in place on Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St. All lanes shift to the left and one of the three lanes will be closed for bridge construction through Spring 2021.

Extended Shoulder Closures

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North, from the Rte. 116 off-ramp to the I-295 off-ramp, right shoulder closed for construction, through the end of October 2019, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Overnight

Lincoln: Rte. 146, at the Rte. 116 off-ramp, right lane closed for construction, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from the Forestdale Bridge to the Old Great Bridge, alternating lane closures for paving, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from the Woonsocket Hill Bridge to the Forestdale Bridge, alternating lane closures construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, at Exit 11, alternating lane closures for milling, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence:
Rte. 146, from Admiral St. overpass to Branch Ave. exit, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
Rte. 146, from Charles St. to Whipple St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence to North Smithfield: Rte. 146, from I-95 to Pound Hill Rd. and from Old Great Rd. to the Mass. line, watch for our crews in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North, from the Rte. 146 ramp to the Rte. 116 exit, left lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Bridge Closures

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

Providence/North Providence: The Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Rte. 7 (Douglas Ave.) over the West River, is closed through Fall 2019. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Road Closures

Cranston: Rte. 12 (Park Ave.) East at the Park Ave. Bridge over the Pocasset River, from Gansett Ave. to Dyer Ave./Budlong Rd., is closed for bridge demolition through December 2019. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Blackstone St., 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 »

Extended Lane Closures

Providence: The left and right lanes are closed for bridge demolition on Providence Place and Promenade St., at their intersection with Park Place and the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Weekend

East Providence: North Broadway, from Wilmarth Ave. to Dewey Ave., lanes narrowed for construction, Sat., 24 hours.

Overnight

Cranston: Pippin Orchard Rd., from Rte. 2 to Hope Rd., alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Mon.-Tues. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Cranston:
Howard Ave., from Rte. 2 to Pontiac Ave., alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Cranston:
Conley Ave., from Wilbur Ave. to Natick Ave., alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Mon.-Tues. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence:
Rte. 114 North, from Wampanoag Tr. To the Horton Farm Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: Smithfield Ave., from the ramp to I-95 South to the ramp to I-95 North, two eastbound lanes closed and one lane open in each direction on the westbound side for bridge work, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence:
Branch Ave., from the ramp to I-95 South to the ramp to I-95 North, two westbound lanes closed and one lane open in each direction on the eastbound side for bridge work, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston/Johnston: Rte. 14, from Sailor’s Way to I-295 North on-ramp, and from Simmonsville Ave. to I-295 South on-ramp, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston/Smithfield: Greenville Ave., from Pine Hill Ave. to Putnam Pike, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Tues.-Wed., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Pawtucket:
Roosevelt Ave., from Fountain St. to Eldridge St., alternating lane closures for bridge inspection, Wed. and Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Gano St. at India St., from intersection to Trenton St., alternating one-way traffic for maintenance, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

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

No Closures at this Time

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Weekday

Tiverton: Rte. 77 South, from Evans Ave. to Riverview Ave., partial right lane closure for drainage work, Tues., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Bridge Closures

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 Mass. More information is available here

Scituate/Johnston: The Blanchard Sawmill Bridge, carrying Winsor Ave. over the Moswansicut Brook, is closed for replacement. Follow signed detour using Hopkins Ave., Rte. 6 (Hartford Pike) and Rte. 116 (West Greenville Rd.)

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114, from Industrial Rd. to Angell Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cumberland:
Abbott Run Valley Rd., from Jenna Way to Apple Ridge Rd., right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Glocester/Smithfield:
Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike), from #648 to W. Greenville Rd., right lane closed for construction and maintenance, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Johnston/Smithfield:
Greenville Ave., from Pine Hill Ave. to Putnam Pike, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Tues.-Wed., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Scituate:
Central Pike at Battey Meetinghouse Rd., from Danielson Pike to Rte. 102, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Sat. (Oct. 19), 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Smithfield:
Rte. 5 South, Pleasant View Ave. at Tunmore St., partial right lane closure for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Bernon St., from Worrall St. to River St., right lane closed with alternating one-way traffic for constriction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

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

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South County

Weekend

North Kingstown: Lafayette Rd., under Rd. 4, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Sat., 6:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Overnight

East Greenwich/North Kingstown: Frenchtown Rd., from Rte. 2 to Rte. 1, alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Mon.-Tues. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Kingstown: Frenchtown Rd., from Rte. 402 to Rte. 403, alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Mon.-Tues. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Kingstown:
Bridgetown Rd. West, from Walmsley Ln. to Rte. 1, partial right lane closure for drainage work, Tues. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Westerly:
Beach St./Watch Hill Rd., from Clark St. to East Ave., alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Thurs. night, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

East Greenwich: Shippeetown Rd. West, over I-95, right shoulder closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Kingstown:
Lafayette Rd., under Rte. 4, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Sat. (Oct. 19), 6 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lane shifts for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich: Hopkins Hill Rd. East, under I-95, center lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Charlestown/Richmond: 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: Alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by a temporary traffic signal for bridge work 24 hours per day on Mechanic St. North and South, under the I-95 overpass.

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

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West Bay

Temporary Bridge Closure

Coventry/Foster: The bridge carrying Barbs Hill Rd. over the Moosup River, just north of Vaughn Hollow Rd. at Potter Rd., is closed for replacement through late October 2019. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Rte. 112 Warwick: Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Leon Whipple Rd. to Orchard Ave., alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Wed. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Rte. 112 Coventry: Rte. 117 East, from Hill Farm Rd. to Peckham Ln., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Rte. 112 Warwick:
Rte. 2 South, from Rte. 113 (East Ave.) to I-295 North ramp, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rte. 112 Warwick:
Rte. 115, from Craig Rd. to Orchard Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3p.m.

Rte. 112 Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) East, from Commonwealth Ave. to Orchard Ave., right lane closed for utility work, Tues., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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