Travel Advisories

October 24-30, 2020

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Exit and Ramp Closures

Pawtucket: The on-ramp from Fountain St. to I-95 North is closed through mid-November. Follow signed detour via Roosevelt Avenue and Broadway.

Pawtucket
: I-95 South at Exit 30, exit closed for bridge work through mid-November. Follow signed detour using Exit 29.

Providence: I-95 North at Exit 20, and I-195 West at Exit 1, exits closed for sign repair, Wed. night, 11 p.m.-3 a.m. Please note: only one exit will be closed at a time. Follow signed detour.

Warwick: I-295 North, Exit 1B is closed for maintenance, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

New Traffic Patterns

Pawtucket: I-95 North, at Exit 30, there is a lane split with two lanes to the left and one to the right. Do not stop or change lanes. All lanes go through.

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.

Providence
: Effective Sun. morning, Oct. 18, there will be a new traffic pattern on I-95 North, from Exit 19 to Exit 20, with one lane to the left and two to the right of the split through December. Do not stop or change lanes. All lanes go through.

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.

Warwick: Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East) off I-95 South, exit ramp narrowed for bridge work, through early Dec.

Extended Closures

Pawtucket: I-95 North at Exit 30, one lane closed in a moving operation for bridge work, Fri. Oct. 23 at 7 a.m.-Mon., Oct. 26 at 6 a.m. Please note: Exit 30 will also close, Fri. Oct. 23 at 10 a.m.-Mon. Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Rolling roadblocks and narrowed lanes also anticipated. Expect delays. Local traffic impacts here.

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.

Overnight

Johnston/Cranston: I-295, from Exit 7 (Resource Recovery) to the Phenix Ave. overpass, various lane closures for paving and guardrail installation, Sun. night (I-295 South), Mon.-Tues. nights (I-295 North), and Wed.-Thurs. nights (I-295 North and South), 7 p.m.-5 a.m. Please note: temporary ramp closures possible Tues. and Thurs. nights. Follow signed detour.

Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and I-95 South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25, alternating two lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m., through the end of Nov.

Warwick: I-95, from the Cowesett Rd. overpass to Exit 11, rolling roadblocks, and multiple lane closures in a moving operation for overhead sign installation and paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Delays possible. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

Warwick: I-95, under Greenwich Ave., right lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95 South, from Shippeetown Rd. to Exit 6A, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Sun. night, 8:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.  Please note: Exit 7 will remain open.

Warwick: I-95, from Exit 12 to Exit 13, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Tues. nights, 8:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.  Please note: all on and off ramps will remain open in both directions.

Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 14A to Exit 14B, left lane closed for construction, Sun.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 14A to Exit 14B, left lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

West Warwick: I-295 North, from Exit 1 to the Providence St. overpass, left lane closed for construction, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Weekday

Hopkinton: I-95 North, from Exit 92 in Conn. to Exit 1, left and right lane closures for sign work, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Hopkinton:
I-95 North, from Conn. line to Exit 3, right lane closed for sign work, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Hopkinton:
I-95 South, from Exit 3 to Exit 1, right lane closed for sign work, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston to Cumberland: I-295, from the MA line to Exit 7, right shoulder closures in a moving operation for litter removal, Wed., 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Johnston: I-295 North, at Exit 10, partial left lane closure for construction, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston: I-295 North, at Exit 10, partial left lane closure for construction, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and I-95 South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m., through the end of Nov.

Providence: I-95, at Exit 22, lanes narrowed with periodic lane closures in a moving operation for pothole repair, Tues., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  Expect delays.

Richmond: I-95, from Exit 4 to Exit 5, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Smithfield: I-295 North, from the Farnum Pke. overpass to Rte. 7, two left lanes closed for bridge work, Tues. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Smithfield: I-295 North, from Greenville Ave. to Rte. 7, right shoulder closed in a moving operation for litter removal, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

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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.
  • The Broadway off ramp is closed
  • Rte. 6 East, from the Glenbridge Ave. overpass to the Sheridan St. overpass, right shoulder closed for construction, Thurs.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 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.

Temporary Exit Closure

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, at Exit 11, exit closed for bridge demolition and replacement through November. Follow signed detour.

New Traffic Patterns

North Kingstown: Rte. 4, from Exit 3 to Exit 5, all lanes shift to the left through Dec.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 North, from Pound Hill Rd. to Rte. 146A, one lane to the left, and one to the right of the split through November.

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.

Warwick: Rte. 37 East, from the Pawtuxet River Bridge to the on-ramp to I-95 North, lanes shift to the right for bridge work, through early Dec.

Warwick: Rte. 37 West, over Jefferson Blvd., between Post Rd. and the I-95 interchange, lanes shift to the right for bridge work, through the Fall.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 East, from Rte. 2 North to Rte. 37 East, exit closed for drainage work, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

Lincoln: Rte. 146, at the Exit 7 interchange ramps, left lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146, from Exit 2 to Exit 6, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-4 a.m.

Lincoln/North Providence/Providence: Rte. 146 North, from I-95 to Rte. 116, left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 10 North, at the Rte. 12 overpass (Park Ave.), lanes narrowed for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North, from Rte. 146A to the MA line, right shoulder closed in a moving operation for mowing, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146, from Rte. 116 to Exit 7, right shoulder closed for construction and utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

North Kingstown: Rte. 4, at the Lafayette Bridge, various lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 South, from West Reservoir Rd. to Rte. 99, right shoulder closed for drainage work, Mon., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Providence/Johnston: Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to I-295, right shoulder closures in a moving operation for litter removal, Wed., 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.


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Metropolitan Providence

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 Road Closure

East Providence: Pawtucket Ave. at Pleasant St., road closed for milling and paving, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Weekday

Central Falls: Rte. 114 (Broad St.), from Madeira Ave. to Tremont St., alternating one-way traffic, with partial lane closures, narrowed lanes and shifts possible for construction, Mon-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone with driveway/walkway access and parking restrictions also possible.

East Providence:
Rte. 44, from Pawtucket Ave. to the MA line, right lane closures, shifts and narrowed lanes possible for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone, with driveway/walkway access restrictions also possible during reconstruction of the Park & Ride area.

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, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 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.

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: Admiral Kalbfus Rd., from 3rd St. to Halsey St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Newport and Middletown:
Coddington Hwy. and JT Connell Hwy., from Lake Erie St. in Middletown to Maple Ave. in Newport, shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Portsmouth:
Freeborn St., under Rte. 24, alternating lane closures with alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Portsmouth: Rte. 24, under Sprague St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 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

Weekday

Lincoln: Rte. 116, just before and after the Rte. 146 ramps, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 126 (Old River Rd.), at #192, various lane closures for utility work, Mon. and Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Scituate: Rte. 115, from Rte. 116 to Jackson Flat Rd./Hope Ave., alternating lane closures for lighting work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

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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.

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

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South County

Overnight

Charlestown: Rte. 1, from Cross Mills Rd. to Ross Hill Rd., partial left lane closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 9:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Exeter: Exeter Rd., from Lafayette Rd. to Dry Bridge Rd., alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown: Rte. 1A, from Park Ave. to Rte. 1, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Charlestown/Richmond:
Rte. 112, from Carolina Mill Lane to Butter Lane, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Richmond: Rte. 3, under the Baker Pines Bridge, shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

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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

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West Bay

New Traffic Patterns

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.

Warwick
: Jefferson Blvd. North under Rte. 37 is closed until late Oct. All traffic has shifted to Jefferson Blvd. South.

Warwick: Old Forge Rd. West, from Potowomut Rd. to Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), has shifted to the Eastbound lanes for drainage work, through the end of Oct. Expect delays.

Weekday

Coventry: Rte. 14 East, from Howard Hill Rd. to Victory Hwy., right lane closed with alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Mon.-Wed., 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Warwick: Airport Connector West, from Jefferson Blvd. to the Metro Ctr. Blvd. overpass, right lane closed for pavement repair, Wed., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone and shifts during non-working hours.

Warwick/Cranston:
Rte. 1A (Warwick Ave.) at Cavalcade Blvd. and at Bethel St., Post Rd. at Sheldon Ave., and Pontiac Ave. at Slater Rd., alternating lane closures for intersection work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Warwick: Rte. 115, from Maple Ave. to Clyde St., alternating lane shifts for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

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