Travel Advisories

April 10-16, 2021

Interstate Highway Restrictions

I-95 North Viaduct, Providence

Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 21 to Exit 23, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Sun.-Mon. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence:
Ashburton St. South, from West River St. to Charles St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Charles St. North, from Randall St. to Corliss St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Providence Pl. East, from Harris Ave. to Park St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Promenade St. West, from Park St. to Holden St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 6, from Memorial Blvd. to the Dean St. overpass, right lane closed with narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Learn more about the project


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

Weekend

Smithfield: I-295 South at the Mountaindale Road Bridge, left lane closed for construction, Sat., 6 a.m.-noon.

Weekday

Cranston: On the ramp from I-95 South to Rte. 10 North, and the Rte. 10 South ramp to I-95 North, ramps narrowed for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Overnight

Providence: I-95 North, from Point St. to Atwells Ave., two right lanes closed as well as temporary closures of Broadway off-ramp and Point St. on-ramp for construction, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, from Atwells Ave. to I-195 split, two right lanes closed as well as temporary closures from 6/10 to I-95 South/I-195 East and I-95 South/I-195 East from Memorial Blvd. for construction, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, from Exit 22 to Exit 24, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Richmond:
I-95 North, at Exit 3, right lane closed for striping, Tues. night, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick:
I-95 North, from Exit 14 to Exit 15, right lane closed for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95, from I-295 to the Cowesett Rd. overpass, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 East, from the Plainfield St. on-ramp to Rte. 10 North, left lane closed 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 Westminster St. off-ramp to Tobey St., left lane closed for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Hartford Ave., left lane closed 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 Pattern

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.

Temporary Exit Closure

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, Exit 1A is closed for construction, Fri.-Sat. nights, 9 p.m.-midnight. Follow signed detour.

Lincoln: Rte. 146 South at Exit 7B, exit closed for construction, Mon. and Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m. Follow signed detours.

Overnight

Lincoln: Rte. 146 South, from Exit 9 to Exit 7, right lane closed for bridge demolition, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, from I-295 to Exit 7, right lane closed for demolition, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

North and South Kingstown:
Rte. 1, from Rte. 4 to Wakefield ramp, right lane closed in a moving operation with temporary exit closure for sweeping, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

North and South Kingstown:
Rte. 1 North, from The Gov’t. Center to Rte. 4, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 146 North, from I-95 to Admiral St. overpass, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Wed. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Henderson Bridge

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

Providence:
East River St., under the Henderson Bridge, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Mon., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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.

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.)

New Traffic Pattern

Pawtucket: Main St., under I-95, two-way traffic pattern for bridge work, effective Wed., Mar. 24 until the middle of May 2021.

Weekday

Central Falls: Rte. 114, from Cottage St. to Chestnut St., narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
Rte. 44, from Pawtucket Ave. to the Mass. line, right lane closed with narrowed and shifted lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Johnston/Cranston:
Rte. 14, from Sailor’s Way to the on-ramp to I-295 North, and from Simmonsville Ave. to the on-ramp to I-295 South, right lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pawtucket:
Exchange St. at Goff Ave., lanes narrowed with alternating one-way traffic for electrical work, Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Elmwood Ave., below I-95, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Allens Ave., from Ernest St. to New York Ave., lanes narrowed for traffic signal work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Providence:
Rte. 1A, from Blackstone St. to Globe St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. and Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Branch Ave., from West River St. to Dryden Ln., right lane closed with narrowed lanes for sign work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 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

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East Bay

No Lane Closures at This Time.

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

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Newport County

Weekday

Newport: Rte. 138A, from Chapel St. to Cliff Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tiverton:
Fish Rd., from Cottrell Rd. to Linda Rd., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Overnight

Newport/Middletown: JT Connell Hwy., from Girald Ave. to Admiral Kalbfus Rd., alternating lane closured for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

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

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114, from Meeting St. to Elizabeth St., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 116, under the Louisquisset Pike Bridge, left lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146A, from Hillview Ave. to the Union Village Bridge, alternating lane closures with alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Mon.-Wed., 8:30 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, with the bridge reopening in early summer 2021. Detour information here.

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

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South County

Weekday

Narragansett: Rte. 1A, from Boston Neck Rd. to Bridgetown Rd./South Ferry Rd., right lane closed with lane shifts for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

South Kingstown: Rte. 2 from Kingstown Rd. to Michaela Ct., partial right lane closure for drainage work, Mon., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  

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

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West Bay

Route 5 Improvements

Cranston/Warwick: two southbound lanes on Rte. 5 will be closed continuously through the 2021 construction season, with one lane of travel going north, the other south. 

Warwick: Rte. 5 South, from Knight St. to Shalom Dr., right lane closed for construction, Sat. (Apr. 10)-Fri., 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Learn more about the project


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 summer 2021. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Weekday

Warwick: Rte. 117, from Inskip Way to Ginsu Way, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 115 West, from Orchard Ave. to Leon Whipple Rd., narrowed lanes for construction, Tues., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

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