Travel Advisories

October 13-19, 2018

Interstate Highway Restrictions

 

Temporary Exit Closures

I-195 Pawtucket: I-95 South at Exit 30, exit closed for bridge rehabilitation through mid-December. Follow signed detours.

Providence/East Providence: As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge Westbound, Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West is closed through Fall 2019. Follow signed detour.

Ongoing and Upcomming Traffic Patterns

East Providence: Effective Thurs. morning, Oct. 18, all traffic on I-195 East, from Exit 5 to Exit 6, will shift to the right.

I-195 Providence: The previous traffic pattern with lane splits on I-95 North and South at Exit 19 has been modified, with all lanes now shifted to the left.

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

Overnight

I-195 Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Exit 16 (Elmwood Ave.) North and Exit 16B (Elmwood Ave.) South to Huntington Viaduct Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge painting, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from the Washington Bridge to Exit 6, lanes closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 West, from the Broadway on-ramp to the Washington Bridge, lane closures for bridge work, Sun. night from 9 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 Mass. Line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Hopkinton:
I-95 North and South under Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.), alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket:
I-95 North and South, from Exit 26 to the Exit 28 Frontage Rd., lane, shoulder and temporary ramp closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Follow signed detours.

I-195 Providence:
I-95 North, from Broad St. overpass to Exit 20, left lane closure for electrical work, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 18 to Exit 19, lanes closed for bridge work, Mon., Wed. and Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Richmond/Hopkinton:
I-95 South, from Baker Pines Rd. to Exit 1, left lane closed in a moving operation for weed removal, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Warwick: I-95 North, from northern end of access road from Rte. 37 to Jefferson Blvd., partial left lane closure for pot hole patching, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.

I-195 Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 15 to Exit 16, two right lanes closed for pot hole patching, Tues. night from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

I-195 Warwick: I-95 South, from Exit 12 to Exit 10, two right lanes closed in a moving operation for pot hole patching, Wed. from 2 a.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, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 West Greenwich:
I-95 North and South between the on- and off-ramps for Exit 7, shoulder closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 West Greenwich: I-95 North and South at Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.), right lane closures for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

West Warwick: I-295 North, from Rte. 113 to Rte. 37, right lane closed for bridge work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

West Warwick: I-295 South, from Rte. 37 to Rte. 2, right lane closed for bridge work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston/Johnston: I-295 North and South, from Exit 3B to Exit 7, partial left lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-195 East Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 7 to Exit 8A, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. and Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6 West under the Hartford Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sat. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 78 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.

Temporary Ramp Closure

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6 West at Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.), off-ramp closed for paving, Tues from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Follow signed detour via Atwood Ave.

Temporary Traffic Pattern Change

Cumberland: Effective Fri. night, Oct. 12 from 8 p.m. through Mon. morning Oct. 15 at 6 a.m., only one lane of travel will be open for construction on Rte. 99 North, from the Sayles Hill Rd. on-ramp to Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.)

Overnight

Rte 6 Johnston/Smithfield/Cranston/Lincoln: Rte. 6 East and West, from I-295 to Killingly St., moving operation for sign installation and repairs, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 North at Union Ave., right lane closed for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

South Kingstown: Rte. 1 North and South, from the Oliver Stedman Gov’t Ctr. to the Salt Pond exit, left lane closures in a moving operation for weed removal Mon. night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 North and South, including the ramps, from Fish Rd. to Rte. 114, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6A East and West, from Killingly St. to Atwood Ave. including Rte. 6A on-ramp to Hartford Ave. from Rte. 6 West, alternating lane closures for paving, Wed. from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6 East and West under the Hartford Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6 East and West at the cloverleaf ramps for I-295/Rte. 6, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.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.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rte 6 Providence: Rte. 6 West, from Rte. 10 the Hartford Ave. overpass, and Westminster St., from Troy St. to Messer St., left lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 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, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Westerly/Charlestown: Rte. 1 North, from Wagner Rd. to Cove Point Rd., right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Mon.-Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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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 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 Lyon Avenue Bridge over I-195, from School St. to Freeborn Ave., is currently closed. Follow signed detour via Purchase St.

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.

Ongoing 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: Rte. 2 (Reservoir Ave.) North and South, from Sockanossett Cross Rd. to Delway Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 14 (Plainfield Pike) East, from Sailor Way to the on-ramp to I-295 North, right lane closed for utility work, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 14 (Plainfield Pike) East and West, from Sailor Way to Simmonsville Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pawtucket: Rte. 1A (Newport Ave.) North and South, from the Mass. line to Armistice Blvd., lane shifts for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 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: 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

Overnight

Warren: Rte. 114 (Main St.), from Union St. to Brown St., lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Weekday

Barrington: Nayatt Rd. East and West, from Washington Rd. to Rumstick Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. 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

Weekend

Portsmouth and Middletown: Rte. 114 North and South, from Boyds Lane to Coddington Hgwy., right shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Sat. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Temporary Road Closures

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

Overnight

Middletown/Newport: Valley Rd., Memorial Blvd. and America’s Cup Ave., from East Main Rd. (Middletown) to Bridge St. (Newport), moving operation for night sweeping, Wed. from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Newport: Rte. 138 (Admiral Kalfbus Rd.) East and West at the Newport Secondary rail line, from Rolling Green Rd. to the JT Connell Hgwy. Rotary, alternating lane closures for paving, Mon. and Tues. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Delays possible.

Portsmouth:
Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Boyds Lane to Village Way, shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Portsmouth/Middletown: Rte. 114 North and South, from Boyds Lane to Admiral Kalfbus Rd., right shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 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 »

Overnight

Burrillville: Buck Hill Rd. and Reservoir Rd., from CT state line to Rte. 100 and from Rte. 100 to Glocester town line, watch out for a moving operation for striping, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Johnston: Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from Atwood Ave. to Killingly St., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for paving, Sun. night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Johnston/Scituate:
Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from Reservoir Ave to I-295, lane closures for milling ramps and paving side streets, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Scituate: Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from Rte. 101 to Danielson Pike, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Mon. and Tues. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) East and West, from Industrial Dr. to Angell Rd., partial lane closures for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cumberland
: Reservoir Rd. East and West, from Wysteria Lane to Kern Blvd., alternating one-way traffic with right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Johnston
: Rte. 6 East and West under the Hartford Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston
: Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from Atwood Ave. to Killingly St., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for paving, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays. Please note: motorists will also experience lane shifts for ongoing repairs at the Hartford Ave. Bridge over Rte. 6.

Scituate: Rockland Rd. North and South, from Danielson Pike to Central Pike, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Scituate: Rte. 12 East and West, from Tunk Hill Rd. to Rte. 116, alternating one-way traffic with right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) East and West at Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.) North and South, partial lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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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.

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

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South County

Temporary Road Closure

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 3 North and South, just before and after the Wyoming Bridge, road closed for paving, Tues. from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Westerly: Granite St. South, from Cross St. to School St., right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Weekday

Exeter/Hopkinton/Richmond: Old Switch Rd., Bridge Rd., and Old Usquepaugh Rd., watch out for a moving operation for maintenance work, Tues. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Old Switch Rd.: from Switch Rd. to end
  • Bridge Rd.: from Mill Pond Rd. to Slocum Rd.
  • Old Usquepaugh Rd.: Rte. 138 between Old Usquepaugh Rd.

Hopkinton: Mechanic St. North and South, under the I-95 overpass, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hopkinton:
Rte. 3 North and South, just before and after the Hope Valley Bridge, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Tues. from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m.

South Kingstown
: Salt Pond Rd. East and West under Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) North, alternating right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

South Kingstown
: Salt Pond Rd. East and West under Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) South, alternating right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Westerly
: White Rock Rd./Bridge St. from the Conn. line to White Rock Rd., alternating one-way traffic with right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Westerly: Canal St. North and South, from Yankee Dr. to Perkins Ave., partial right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 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 October 2018.

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.

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

Overnight

Warwick: Rte. 37 West, from I-95 South off-ramp to Rte. 37, right lane closure for pot hole patching, Wed. from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117 at Sandy Lane and Rte. 113 at Jefferson Blvd., lane closures for milling, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

  • Rte. 117: 9 p.m. to midnight
  • Rte. 113: midnight to 6 a.m.

Weekday

Coventry: Rte. 117 West, from Peckham Lane to Old Flat River Rd., partial right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Wed. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Warwick: West Shore Rd. East and West, from Beach Ave. to Tidewater Dr., alternating one-way traffic with a right lane closure for drainage work, Mon. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

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