Travel Advisories

May 18-24, 2019

Interstate Highway Restrictions

I-295/Rte. 6 Bridge Rehabilitation

As part of the I-295/Rte. 6 Bridge rehabilitation project, motorists are experiencing the following changes:

I-295 North and Rte. 6 West:

  • Closure of the northbound service road. Access maintained to Exits 9A and 9C. Follow signed detour.
  • Closure of Exit 9B. Follow signed detour.
  • Lane restrictions from two to one on the ramp from Rte. 6 West to I-295 North. Delays anticipated.

I-295 South, Rte. 6 East and Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.):

  • Closure of the southbound service road.  Access maintained to Exits 9C and 9A. Follow signed detour.
  • Minor delays anticipated on ramp from Rte. 6 East to I-295 South given closure of southbound service road.
  • Closure of on-ramp from Hartford Ave. West to I-295 South. Left turn access off Hartford Ave. to I-295 South used by Hartford Ave. East traffic.

Please note: At the new traffic pattern on I-295 South, make sure you stay on the highway for Exit 9A for Route 6 to Providence. Don't take the first exit (9C), which is now Hartford Avenue only.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 18 to Exit 19, lanes are currently shifted to the left. Please note: traffic entering the highway using the Allens Ave./Thurbers Ave. on-ramp to I-95 North must yield to traffic before merging onto the Interstate. Expect delays on the ramp; consider alternate routes during peak travel periods.

Temporary Exit Closures

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.

Overnight

Pawtucket: I-95 (Pine St. Bridge) North and South, from Main St. to School St., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 to Pawtucket Ave. Bridge and West, from Mass. line to Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, short duration rolling roadblocks for overhead utility work, Thurs. night from midnight to 12:30 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 East, from Washington Bridge to Broadway overpass, alternating lane closures for paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 East, from Exit 6 to Horton Farm Bridge, and I-195 West, from Mass. state line to Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, right lane closed for lighting and construction work, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 18 to Exit 16, ramp and temporary exit closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Smithfield: I-295 North, from Exit 12B to Exit 15A, right two lanes closed for bridge work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Smithfield/Johnston: I-295 South, from Exit 15 to Exit 9, two left lanes closed for pothole patching, Mon. and Wed. nights from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Expect delays.

Smithfield: I-295 South, from Exit 12 to Exit 18, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Smithfield: I-295 North and South, from Exit 9 to Exit 15, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. and Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Weekday

Coventry/West Warwick: I-95 South at Exit 7, lane closures possible in a moving operation for construction, Thurs. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

East Providence: I-195 East at Exit 8, lane closures possible in a moving operation for construction, Mon. and Tues. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Warwick: I-95 South, from Exit 15 to Exit 13, left lane closed for drainage work, Thurs. and Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95 South over Hopkins Hill Rd., right shoulder closed for survey work, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cranston/Johnston: I-295 South, under the Phenix Ave. Bridge, and I-295 South and North, under the Scituate Ave. Bridge, shoulder closures for construction through September 2019.

Cumberland: I-295 North and South, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, bridge work behind barrier, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 North and South, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, lane shifts for bridge work through June 2020.

Providence/East Providence: Lane shifts are in place on I-195 West, from just after Broadway to the Washington Bridge, and I-195 East, from Pawtucket Ave. to the Mass. line.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project

As part of the 6/10 Interchange Reconstruction Project, motorists are experiencing the following changes:

  • Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted to the left just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Both eastbound and westbound lanes are narrowed and located on the westbound side of the highway.
  • Rte. 6 East at Broadway, exit closed for construction for approximately 24 months. Follow signed detour.
  • Rte. 10 North, from Union Ave. to the Tobey St. overpass, traffic shifts to the temporary Rte. 10 North and temporary Westminster St. ramp for approximately 24 months.
  • Traffic shifts to the right on Rte. 6 West, from the Tobey St. overpass to Hartford Ave. for approximately 12 months.
  • Traffic shifts on Broadway, from Barton St. to Olneyville Square for approximately 12 months.
  • Traffic shifts on the Broadway and Westminster Street bridges over the highway

The lane split on the Rte. 6/10 Connector outbound has shifted one-half mile to the north of its current location. Also, traffic from the Tobey St./Harris Ave. on-ramp does not have direct access to Rte. 10 South and needs to follow a detour using Rte. 6 West.

Daytime work anticipated behind barrier at the 6/10 Interchange.

Temporary Road Closure

Westerly: Rte. 78 East, from the Conn. line to Rte. 1, will be closed for milling and paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: A new traffic pattern is in place on Rte. 6 East, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St. The shift on Rte. 6 West will take place Thurs. May 30, weather permitting. Once the new traffic pattern is in place, all lanes will shift to the left and one of the three lanes will be closed for bridge construction through Spring 2021. Lane and temporary ramp closures Tues. and Wed. nights, May 28 and May 29 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for this operation. Expect delays. Please note updated dates.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 10 North and South, from Reservoir Ave. to Park Ave., partial right lane closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North at Breakneck Hill Rd., left lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

North Kingstown/South Kingstown: Rte. 1 South, from Mooresfield Rd. to Wakefield Exit, right lane and temporary ramp closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 North and South, from Union Ave. to Broadway, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown/Westerly: Rte. 1 North and South, from Prosser Trail to Shore Rd., partial left lane closures in a moving operation for mowing, Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Johnston:
Rte 6 West, from I-295 North on-ramp to I-295 South on-ramp., shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 South at Broadway, right lane closed for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 1 North, from Simms St. to Langworthy Rd., right lane closed for drainage work, Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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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 »

East Providence: The on-ramp from Warren Ave. North (across from Rumford Pet Ctr.) to I-195 West at the Horton Farm Bridge, will be closed for bridge work, Wed. and Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Follow signed detour using Pawtucket Ave.

Temporary Bridge Closures

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 »

Providence/North Providence: The Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Rte. 7 (Douglas Ave.) over the West River, is closed through Fall 2019. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Road Closures

Cranston: Rte. 12 (Park Ave.) East at the Park Ave. Bridge over the Pocasset River, from Gansett Ave. to Dyer Ave./Budlong Rd., is closed for bridge demolition through December 2019. Follow signed detour.

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 through June 2019.

Extended Lane Closures

Providence: The left lane is closed for bridge repairs through late Summer on Providence Place and Promenade St., at their intersection with Park Place and the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall.

Overnight

Providence: Rte. 126 (Smithfield Ave. Bridge) East and West, from on-ramp to I-95 South to on-ramp to I-95 North, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun. night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Afternoon and Evening

Providence: Plainfield St. North and South, from Pocasset Ave. to Hartford Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please note date and time change.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 12 (Pippin Orchard Rd.) North and South, from Scituate Ave. to Plainfield Pike, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for sidewalk work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cranston/Johnston:
Rte. 14 East and West, from Sailors Way to the on-ramp to I-295 North, and Rte. 14 West, from Simmonsville Ave. to the on-ramp to I-295 South, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

East Providence:
North Broadway North and South, from McCausland Ave. to Leonard Ave., shoulder closures and lane shifts possible for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston:
Shun Pike East and West at the I-295 interchange, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Providence:
Rte. 6A East and West, from Laurel Hill Ave. to Plainfield St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Park Row at Canal St., left lane closed for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

East Providence: The left lane of the East Shore Expressway is currently closed through Summer 2019.

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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.

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

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East Bay

Weekday

Barrington: Washington Rd. North and South, from South Lake Dr. to Glen Ave., alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Barrington: Nayatt Rd. East and West, from Washington Rd. to Bay Rd., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Bristol: Rte. 114 (Ferry Rd.) South, from Metacom Ave. to Low Ln., left lane closed for drainage work, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

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Newport County

Weekend

Middletown: Rte. 138A at Aquidneck Ave. and Green End Ave. intersection, alternating lane closures for road repair, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Overnight

Middletown: Rte. 138A at Aquidneck Ave. and Green End Ave. intersection, alternating lane closures for road paving, Sun.-Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Middletown: Rte. 138A at Aquidneck Ave. and Green End Ave. intersection, alternating lane closures for sidewalk repair, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Portsmouth: Rte. 138 North, from Prospect Lane to Immokolee Dr., right lane closed for drainage work, Tues. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 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

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

Lincoln/Cumberland: The Albion Bridges, carrying School St. over the Blackstone River and the Blackstone Canal between Main St. Albion and Mendon Rd., are closed through late Summer. Get Detour Map»

Overnight

Cumberland: Mendon Rd. North and South, from Albion Rd. to Pound Rd., partial right lane closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Cumberland: Mendon Rd. North, from Martin St. to Scott Rd., and North and South, from I-295 overpass to Albion St., partial lane closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Woonsocket: Diamond Hill Rd. at Mendon Rd., alternating lane closures for milling, Wed. night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Weekday

Burrillville: Rte. 102 North and South, over Joslin Rd., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Johnston: Rte. 6 East at the I-295 South on-ramp, right lane closed for milling and paving, Tues. from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Glocester/Smithfield: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike) East and West, from #648 to W. Greenville Rd., right lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Glocester/Scituate: Rte. 102 (Chopmist Hill Rd.) North and South, from Putnam Pike to Hartford Pike, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for construction work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 126 North and South, from Railroad St. to Old Orchard St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Fri. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6 East and West, from Rte. 101 to Rte. 102, shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Smithfield: School St. at Rte. 146A (Victory Hwy.), alternating lane closures for construction, Wed.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Woonsocket: Diamond Hill Rd. East and West, from Mendon Rd. to Wrentham Rd., partial right lane closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Wed.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Mendon Rd. North and South, from Cumberland Hill Rd. to Diamond Hill Rd., partial right lane closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Woonsocket: Mendon Rd. at Diamond Hill Rd., alternating lane closures for paving, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Cumberland: Old Diamond Hill Rd., from Home Ave. to Diamond Hill Rd., is currently closed to motorists while it becomes 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 Ramp Closures

Westerly: The on-ramps from Rte. 2 North and South to Rte. 78 West will be closed for construction, Sun. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Exeter/North and South Kingstown: Rte. 2 (South County Trail) North and South, from Rte. 102 to Route 138, alternating lane closures for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Weekday

West Greenwich: Hopkins Hill Rd. East and West, just before and after the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

North Kingstown: Lafayette Rd. Bridge North and South, just before and after the bridge, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Possible delays.

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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: Motorists are experiencing an 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.

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 Spring 2019.

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. Motorists on Route 102 North and Route 102 South are now utilizing the new Northbound bridge as we rebuild the Southbound one.

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

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West Bay

Temporary Ramp Closure

Rte. 112 Warwick: The on-ramp from Rte. 113 East to I-95 North will be closed for drainage work, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Follow signed detour using Rte. 5.

Temporary Road Closure

Rte. 112 Warwick: Rte. 117 East at Rte. 2, road closed for bridge demolition through mid-Summer. Follow signed detour.

Extended Lane Closure

Rte. 112 Warwick: Motorists may continue to experience a continuous right lane closure for utility work on Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) East, from Commonwealth Ave. to Orchard Ave., and West from I-95 on-ramp to I-95 off-ramp, through Fri. May 24. Please note that overnight right lane closures on the Eastbound may occur.  Delays anticipated.

Overnight

Coventry: South Main St. at Main St., alternating lane closures for milling and paving, Sun. and Mon. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Coventry: Station St. at Main St., alternating lane closures for milling and paving, Sun. and Mon. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Coventry: South Main St. at Main St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Coventry: Station St. St. at Main St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117A North, from Dallas Ave. to Dixie Ave., right lane closed for drainage work, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.) East and West, from Leon Whipple Rd. to Orchard Ave., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Coventry: Rte. 117 West, just before and after the Flat River Bridge, bridge work behind barrier, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through September 2019.

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

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