Travel Advisories

January 16-22, 2021

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Interstate Highway Restrictions

New Traffic Patterns

Pawtucket: I-95 South, from just past Exit 30 to Central Ave., all traffic now shifts to the right.

Providence: I-95 South at Exit 19, all lanes now shift to the right for approx. 7 months.

Richmond:
I-95, at Exit 4, lanes have split to the left and right on both sides of I-95.

Richmond
: I-95, at Exit 3, traffic has shifted to the right on I-95 South and to the left on I-95 North through Spring 2021. Exit 3 is now a single exit in both directions of I-95.

Overnight

Providence: I-95, from Exit 22 to Exit 24, alternating lane closures for survey work, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Continuing

Warwick: I-95, from the Cowesett Rd. overpass to Exit 11 and on the decks of the Centerville Rd. and Toll Gate Rd. Bridges, left and right shoulder closures, respectively, for restoration of center median until the operation is completed.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 West, from the 6/10 split to Tobey St.., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Rte. 6 East, the split will start just after the Hartford Ave. on-ramp.  Please note: this is one-quarter mile before the 6/10 split.
  • Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted onto the existing Rte. 6 West roadway just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Lanes are narrow.
  • The Broadway off ramp is closed.

Rte. 10

  • Rte. 10 North, from the 6/10 merge to Broadway, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Union Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.- 2:30 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

  • The Tobey Street on-ramp is closed. Follow signed detour.
  • Traffic shifted on the Broadway and Westminster St. bridges over the highway.
  • Westminster St. West at the Westminster St. Bridge, one lane closed for bridge work through 2021.
  • Westminster St. on-ramp to Rte. 10 South is closed. Follow signed detour.

Project-wide

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

Learn more about the project


New Traffic Patterns

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.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from Exit 3 to Exit 2B, right lane closed for utility work, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cranston: Rte. 37 Eat, from Exit 3 to Exit 4A, right lane closed for utility work, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: Rte. 37 East, from Exit 2B to Exit 5B, and West, from Exit 5B to Exit 4B, short duration of rolling roadblock for utility work, Thurs. night, 9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Weekday

Warwick: Rte. 37 East, from Exit 4A to Exit 2B, alternating lane closures for striping, Mon., 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Greenville Avenue Bridge

Johnston: Greenville Ave., under the Greenville Ave. Bridge on I-295, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Johnston: Rte. 5, from I-295 North on-ramp to I-295 South on-ramp, road closed for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights for construction, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Learn more about the project

Henderson Bridge

Providence/East Providence: Henderson Expwy. And Massasoit Ave., from North Broadway to South Angell St./Waterman St., Westbound traffic will be shifted to the eastbound side of the bridge establishing 2-way traffic on the southern side of the bridge for approximately two years. Henderson Pkwy West, from Massasoit Ave. will be closed permanently.

Providence/East Providence: Henderson Expwy. West, from North Broadway to Angell St., left lane closed for construction, 24 hours a day.  Traffic shift is implemented on Fri. at 7 a.m.

Learn more about the project


Temporary Bridge Closure

Johnston/North Providence: The Greystone Sluiceway Bridge on Greystone Ave. over the Woonasquatucket River, between Riverside Ave. in Johnston and Rte. 104 (Waterman Ave.) in North Providence, is closed. Follow signed detour using Waterman Ave. and Rte. 44 (Putnam Pke.)

Temporary Ramp Closure

East Providence: Henderson Pkwy. West, at the off-ramp to Massasoit, ramp closed for construction until further notice.

Weekday

East Providence: Pawtucket Ave. at Pleasant St., alternating lane closures for construction, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Continuing

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.

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 »

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


East Bay

No Travel Advisories at This Time.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


Newport County

Weekday

Little Compton: Rte. 179 West, from Crandall Rd. to Westport Harbor Rd., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Thurs., 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Weekday

Burrillville: Rte. 102, from the Burrillville Middle School to Rte. 7 (Douglas Pike), narrowed lanes for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

Lincoln: Rte. 116 South, at the intersection next to Louisquisset Pike Bridge, right lane closed for construction, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Continuing

Lincoln/Cumberland: The Manville Bridge, carrying Manville Hill Road over the Blackstone River, the Blackstone River Bikeway and the Providence and Worcester Railroad, remains closed through summer 2021. Detour information here.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


South County

Temporary Road Closures

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, road closed for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

Weekday

East Greenwich: Division St., from the on-ramp to I-95 North to the Rte. 4 South off-ramp, alternating lane closures for paving, Tues.-Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures, lane shifts and narrowed ramps for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Continuing

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.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


West Bay

New Traffic Pattern

Coventry: Alternating one-way traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals for bridge work, 24 hours per day on Rte. 33 (Sandy Bottom Rd.), over the Pawtuxet River at the Sandy Bottom Bridge, through December 2020. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Weekday

Warwick: Rte. 5 South, over the Pawtuxet River (Pontiac Bridge), right lane closed for utility work, Sat. (Jan. 16)- Fri., 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., lanes narrowed for electrical work, Mon.-Tues., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


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