Travel Advisories

June 12-18, 2021

Interstate Highway Restrictions

I-95 North Viaduct, Providence

Providence: Providence Place, from Harris Ave. to Promenade St., road closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Providence:
I-95 North, from Exit 21 to Exit 24, left lane closed for bridge demolition and drainage work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: On Providence Place and Promenade St., close to Park St., one lane is closed for bridge construction.

Providence: 
Smith St, between Park St. and Holden St., travel lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction.

Providence:
 I-95, between Exits 21 and 23, lane shifts in place.

Learn more about the project


New Traffic Patterns

Cranston I-95 South, at Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East On-Ramp), one of the two lanes is closed.

Pawtucket:
 I-95 South, from just past Exit 30 to Central Ave., all traffic now shifts to the right.

Providence:
 I-95, near Exit 19, lane shifts in place.

Richmond: I-95, at Exit 3 (Rte. 138), lane shifts in place. Exit 3 is now a single exit in both directions of I-95.

Temporary Exit Closure

Cranston: I-295 South, Exit 3A (Rte. 37 West) is closed for paving, Wed. early morning, 1 a.m.-5 a.m.

Overnight

Cranston: I-95, at the Rte. 10 overpass, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 West and East, from Mass. line to Exit 2, alternating lane closures for overhead message board work, Wed. night (I-195 East), and Thurs. night (I-195 East), 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Johnston:
I-295 North, at the Greenville Ave. Bridge, and South, at Exit 10, alternating lane closures for paving, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95 South, from Exit 29 to Mass. line, and I-95 North, from Mass. line to Exit 30, alternating lane closures for overhead message board work, Wed. night (I-95 North) and Tues. night (I-95 South), 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence: I-95 North, from Point St. on-ramp to the Broadway Bridge, and south, from Atwells Ave. to the Broadway Bridge, right lane closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.  Please note: the on-ramp from Dean St. towards I-95 South and the on-ramp from Rte. 6 East towards I-95 South will be closed.  Follow signed detour.

Richmond: I-95, at Exit 4, alternating lane closures for construction, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Smithfield: I-295, from Exit 12 to the Farnum Pike Bridge overpass, watch out for crews in a moving operation for striping, Sun. night, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Warwick: I-95, from Exit 10 to Exit 11, watch out for crews in a moving operation for maintenance, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston/Johnston/Warwick: I-295 North, from I-95 North to Rte. 6, right lane closed for pothole patching, Mon., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Cumberland: I-295 North, from Exit 18 to Exit 20, left lane closed for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pawtucket:  
I-95 South, from Mass. line to Exit 30, right shoulder closed for overhead message board work, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 22A to the end of the ramp towards Rte. 6/10, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: I-195 West, at Exit 1A (Point St.), right shoulder closure for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick: I-295 South, at Exit 1B (the old Exit 2), narrowed lanes for paving and electrical work, Wed., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Lanes are narrow.
  • The Broadway off ramp is closed.

Rte. 10

  • Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Harris Ave. on-ramp, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Rte. 10 North, from Westminster St. to Tobey St., alternating lane closures 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.
  • 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 Patterns

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, at Exit 1B (I-295 South), lanes shifted for new travel lane.

Cranston: Rte. 37 West from Exit 2B (I-95 North) to Exit 1E (Pontiac Ave.), travel lanes reduced from two to one.

Providence: Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St., all lanes shift to the left and one of the three will be closed for bridge construction.

Warwick: Rte. 37 West, one of the three lanes is closed and lanes are shifted between Post Rd. and the I-95 interchange.

Temporary Exit Closure

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, Exit 1A is closed for paving, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Providence: The on-ramp from Rte. 6 East towards I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sun. Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from Exit 1A to Natick Ave., alternating lane closures with narrowed lanes for paving, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Greenwich/North Kingstown: Rte. 4 South, from Division St. to Rte. 1, right lane closed with temporary exit closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

North and South Kingstown: Rte. 1, from Oak Hill Rd. to the Gov’t Center, left lane closed in a moving operation for mowing, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from I-295 South off-ramp to Natick Ave., alternating lane closures with narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

East Greenwich:
Rte. 4 North, at Exit 7, narrowed lanes for a bridge inspection, Thurs.-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lincoln: 
Rte. 146 South, at the Rte. 116 ramp, ramp narrowed for construction, Mon.-Fri.,7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146 South, at Exit 14, narrowed lanes in a moving operation for survey work, Tues., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from the Mass. line to Exit 11, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Rte. 6, at the Glenbridge Ave. Bridge overpass, lane closures for construction, Mon. (Rte. 6 East and West – left lane), Tues. (Rte. 6 West – right lane), 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Union Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Henderson Bridge

East Providence: Waterfront Dr., from Warren Ave. to Dexter Rd., road closed for construction. Follow signed detour.

East Providence: 
Henderson Pkwy. West, at the off-ramp to Massasoit, ramp closed for construction. Follow signed detour.

Providence: 
East River St., from Waterman St. to Angell St., road closed for construction, Mon.-Wed., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Follow signed detour

Providence/East Providence: Henderson Expressway/Bridge from North Broadway in East Providence to South Angell St./Waterman St. in Providence, all traffic is shifted to the eastbound side of the bridge.

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Temporary Road Closure

Cranston: Park Ave., at the Park Ave. RR Bridge, from Wellington Ave. to Elmwood Ave., road closed for bridge work. Follow signed detour.

Johnston: Greenville Ave., at the Greenville Ave. Bridge, road closed for paving, Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

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 Ramp Closure

Providence: The on-ramp from Dean St. towards I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sun. Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

Weekday

East Providence: Waterfront Dr., from Waterman Ave. to Dexter Rd., lanes shifted for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
River Dr., from Waterman St. to Angell St., lanes shifted for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Providence: Memorial Blvd. West, from Francis St. to the end of the I-95 South ramp, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Park St. North, from Smith St. to Orms St., alternating lane closures for utility work, Wed.-Thurs., 7 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.

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

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East Bay

Overnight

Bristol/Warren: Rte. 114, from Ferry Rd. to Vernon St., watch out for crews in a moving operation for sweeping, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

Warren: Rte. 136 (Metacom Ave.), from Homestead Ave. to Patterson Ave., alternating lane closures for crosswalk and signal work, Mon.-Fri., 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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Newport County

Weekday

Newport: JT Connell Hwy., from Girard Ave. to Admiral Kalbfus Rd., shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 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 Road Closures

Burrillville: Traffic on Rte. 102 (Bronco Hwy.) North will detour at the Glendale Bypass onto Victory Hwy. because of Mohegan Bridge construction. Follow signed detour.

North Smithfield: Alternating one-way traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals for bridge work, 24 hours per day on Great Rd., between Lapre Dr. and Meadowbrook Dr., at the Union Village RR Bridge. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114, from Mendon Rd. to Blackstone St., narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cumberland:
Rte. 114, from Elizabeth St. to Forest St., narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 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.

Lincoln:
Cobble Hill Rd., from Old Louisquisset Pike to Francis Ave., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Providence: Rte. 246, from Borah St. to Miner St., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 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. Detour information here.

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

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South County

Weekday

North Kingstown: Rte. 1, at Oakdale Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lane shifts and narrowed lanes for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 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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West Bay

Route 5 Improvements

Cranston/Warwick: Travel lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction, from Knight St. to St. Paul Church.

Warwick: Rte. 5 South, from Knight St. to I-95, right lane closed for construction, Mon.-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. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Overnight

Warwick: Rte. 2 North, under Centerville Rd. Bridge, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

East Greenwich: Rte. 402, from Davisville Rd. to Post Rd., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick:
Jefferson Blvd., under Rte. 37, right lane closed for construction, Tues., through the end of Oct. 2021, 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 2, at its intersection with the I-295 South ramp, alternating lane closures with narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 1, from the Main Ave. overpass to Greene St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., narrowed lanes in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Leon Whipple Rd., narrowed lanes in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 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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