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Travel Advisories

July 23-29, 2016

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Exit and Ramp Closures

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 South at Exit 22A (Memorial Blvd.), exit closed for construction, Monday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour using Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.)

I-95 logo Providence: Access from I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.) back to I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

I-95 logo Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 North, from Exit 2 (Hopkinton) to Exit 3 (Rte. 138), left lane and shoulder closed for drainage work, Monday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-295 logo Johnston/Cranston/Warwick: I-295 North and South, from the Rte. 6 overpass to I-95, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 North and South, from just north of Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.) to Exit 16 (Rte. 10), two left lanes and shoulder closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.) to the Atwells Ave. overpass, right lane closed for construction, Monday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) to Exit 23 (Rte. 146/State Offices), two left lanes closed for bridge work, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day. 

I-295 logo Smithfield/Johnston: I-295 South, from the Rte. 6 East on-ramp to Exit 5 (Scituate Ave.), and I-295 North, from the Rte. 6 West on-ramp to Exit 7 (Rte. 44), watch for our crews in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday night from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Exit 13 (Airport Connector) to Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), two left lanes and shoulder closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Warwick/West Warwick/East Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from I-295 to Exit 7 (New London Tpke.), watch for our crews in a moving operation for striping, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-295 logo Warwick/Cranston/Johnston/Smithfield: I-295 North and South, from Exit 3 (Rte. 37) to Exit 7 (Rte. 44), watch for our crews in a moving operation for highway lighting work, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-95 logo Warwick/Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Exit 12 (Rte. 113/I-295) to Exit 16 (Rte. 10), left lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

I-295 logo Cranston: I-295 South, from Exit 5 (Scituate Ave.) to Rte. 51 (Phenix Ave.), right lane closed for bridge work, Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

I-95 logo Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, from Exit 29 (Broadway) to the Massachusetts state line, right shoulder closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

I-195 logo Providence: I-195 East, from I-95 to Exit 2 (India St./Gano St.), right lane and shoulder closures for maintenance, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-95 logo Providence: I-95 North and South, at the Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) on- and off-ramps, watch for our crews in a moving operation for pothole patching, Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Expect delays.

I-95 logo West Greenwich: I-95 South, from Exit 6A (Hopkins Hill Rd.) to Weaver Hill Rd., left shoulder closed in a moving operation for mowing on the center median, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 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.), 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

Temporary Ramp Closure

Rte 10 Providence: The ramp from Rte. 10 North to I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from midnight to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Rte 1 Charlestown/Westerly: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Rte 10 Cranston/Providence: Rte. 10 North and South at the service roads to and from I-95 North and I-95 South, partial lane and shoulder closures for micro milling, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Rte 1 Rte 4 Rte 403 North Kingstown/South Kingstown/East Greenwich: Rte. 1 North and South, Rte. 4 North and South, and Rte. 403 East and West, including ramps, partial right lane closures in a moving operation for maintenance, Monday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

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 37 Warwick: Rte. 37 East, from Exit 4 (I-95) to Exit 5 (Rte. 1), left lane and shoulder closed for electrical work, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 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

Temporary Bridge Closure

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

Temporary Ramp Closures

Providence: The ramp from Memorial Blvd. to I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from midnight to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Rte 5 Johnston: Rte. 5 (Atwood Ave.) at Rte. 14 (Plainfield St.), alternating one-way traffic for striping, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Pawtucket/Central Falls: Dexter St., from Goff Ave. to School St., alternating one-lane traffic for striping, Sunday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

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

North Providence: Woonasquatucket Ave. East and West, from Grover St. 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.

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 James St. to College St., alternating lane and shoulder closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence: North Main St., from Thomas St. to Elizabeth St. and from Park Row to Smith St., alternating lane and shoulder closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence: Francis St., from Memorial Blvd. to West Exchange St., lane closures possible for construction, Tuesday-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/Route 114 (North Main St. and South Main St.); Old Mkt. St.; School House Rd.; Vernon St.

Warren: Rte. 114 (Main St.), from Brown St. to Wheaton St., alternating one-way traffic and signed detours for National Grid milling and paving, Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect delays.

Weekday

Barrington: Massasoit Ave., from Martin Ave. to Bowden Ave., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 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, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Overnight

Middletown: West Main Rd. South, from Coddington Hwy. to Smythe St., lane closures possible for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Middletown: West Main Rd. South, from Coddington Hwy. to Smythe St., lane closures possible for utility work, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New Traffic Pattern

Newport: Broadway, from Marlborough St. to Gould St., is currently one-way northbound. See the City of Newport’s website for additional information.

Ongoing Restriction

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

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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
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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Weekend

Rte 44 Glocester: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike), from Reservoir Rd. to Sprague Hill Rd., watch for our crews in a moving operation for paving, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays.

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 North Main St. to Union Ave., road closed for construction through September. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Rte 116 Lincoln: Rte. 116 (George Washington Hwy.) East and West, from West Reservoir Rd. to Blackstone Valley Pl., alternating lane and shoulder closures for paving, Sunday-Tuesday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect delays.

Weekday

Rte 107 Burrillville: Rte. 107 (Main St.), from Rte. 100 to Union Ave., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cumberland: Pine Swamp Rd., from Bound Rd. to Rte. 121 (Diamond Hill Rd.), watch for our crews in a moving operation for paving, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Rte 44 Glocester: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pke.), from Reservoir Rd. to Sprague Hill Rd., watch for our crews in a moving operation for paving, Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Rte 44 Glocester: Rte. 44 East and West, from Rte. 102 to the Connecticut state line, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for crack sealing, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lincoln: Albion Rd., from Rte. 116 (George Washington Hwy.) to Jenckes Hill Rd., alternating one-way traffic for micro milling, Thursday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Truman Dr. East and West, from Clinton St. to Bernon St., alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 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
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South County

Weekday

Rte 3 Exeter: Rte. 3 South, from Rte. 165 to Industrial Dr., right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Monday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rte 3 Exeter/Richmond: Rte. 3 South, from Industrial Dr. in Exeter to Dawley Park Rd. in Richmond, right shoulder closed for drainage work, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rte 3 Exeter/Richmond: Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.) South, from Industrial Dr. to Dawley Park Rd., right shoulder closed for drainage work, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rte 3 Hopkinton: Rte. 3 South, from Baker Pines Rd. to Skunk Hill Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for drainage work, Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rte 3 Hopkinton: Rte. 3 North, from Skunk Hill Rd. to Baker Pines Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for drainage work, Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 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.

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.

South Kingstown: High St., from Main St. to Rte. 108 (Kingstown Rd.), alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rte 108 South Kingstown: Rte. 108 (Kingstown Rd.), from High St. to North Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 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 Traffic Signal

Warwick: A temporary traffic signal has been activated at the Metro Center Blvd. Bridge carrying Metro Center Blvd. over the Airport Connector. With this activation, the detour has been removed. Motorists will now experience one lane of alternating traffic, and possible delays, through Winter 2017.

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.); Rte. 2 (South County Trail)

Warwick: 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: Airport Rd.; Bald Hill Rd.; Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.); East Ave.; Elmwood Ave.; Greenwich Ave.; Ives Rd./Forge Rd.; Rte. 113 (Main Ave.); Narragansett Pkwy.; Oakland Beach Ave.; Old Greenwich Ave.; Rte. 1 (Post Rd.); Post Rd. Extension; Quaker Lane; Rte. 5 (Lambert Lind Hwy.); Veterans Memorial Dr.; Warwick Ave.; Warwick Industrial Dr.; West Shore Rd.

Rte 113 Warwick: Rte. 113 (Main Ave.) East and West at the Main Ave. Bridge between George Arden Ave. and Jefferson Blvd., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), from Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) to West Shore Rd., one lane closed for construction, Tuesday-Friday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Evening

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) North and South, from Rte. 113 (Main Ave.) to Veterans Memorial Dr.., right lane closed in a moving operation for tree trimming, Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Weekday

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) South, at #2550, from Greene St. to Rte. 113, right lane closed for drainage work, Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 1 Warwick: Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), from West Shore Rd. to Veterans Memorial Dr., two lanes closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 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 7 a.m. to 3:30 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.

Ongoing Restrictions

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.

Warwick: Airport Connector East and West, from Jefferson Blvd. to the Post Rd. overpass, left lane closed for bridge work through Fall 2016.

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. through Fall 2016.

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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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