Travel Advisories

August 8-14, 2020

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Friday Night, August 7

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, various lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Fri. night, August 7, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Temporary Exit and Ramp Closures

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

Providence:
I-95 North at Exit 24, exit closed for construction, Tues. night, 7 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Providence
: I-95 North at Exit 25, exit closed for drainage work, Thurs. night, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Providence:
The on-ramp from I-95 North to Rte. 146 North will be closed for paving, Tues. night, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Follow signed detour. Once the operation is completed on Wed. morning, the current lane shift to the right will be removed.

Warwick: I-95 South at Exit 10B, exit closed for drainage work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.- 6 a.m. Follow signed detour using Exit 10A.

New Traffic Patterns

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

Richmond
: I-95, at Exit 3, traffic has shifted to the right on both sides of I-95 through Fall 2020. Exit 3 is permanently reduced to a single exit in both directions of I-95.

Warwick: I-295 North, over I-95 South just prior to Exit 1A, lane shift to the right for bridge work through the end of August.

Extended Closures

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.

Warwick: I-95 South, just before and after Exit 14, left lane closed for bridge work from 8 p.m., Fri., July 17-end of August. Expect delays.

Overnight

Cranston: I-95 North, from Exit 15 to the Milford St. Bridge, two right lanes closed for bridge work, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cranston: I-95 South, at the Rte. 10 overpass, two right lanes closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cumberland:
I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, various lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Greenwich:
I-95 North, under the Shippeetown Rd. Bridge, left lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Hopkinton/Richmond:
I-95, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, alternating lane closures for paving, Mon.-Wed. nights, 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Expect delays.

Johnston:
I-295, from Exit 10 to Exit 7, alternating lane closures, with lane shifts, and short-duration rolling roadblocks for construction, Tues. night, 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Expect delays.

Providence:
I-195 West, from Gano St. to the I-95 split, three left lanes closed for bridge work, Tues. night, 8:30 p.m.-5 a.m. Expect delays.

Providence:
I-95, under the Branch Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, from Exit 22 to Exit 24, left lane closures for bridge work, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Providence/East Providence: I-195 East, across the Washington Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence/Pawtucket
: I-95 North, from Exit 23 to Exit 27, left lane closed for drainage work, Mon.-Wed. nights, 7 p.m.-6 p.m., and right lane closed for drainage work, Thurs. night, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Richmond:
I-95 South, at Exit 3, alternating lane closures for striping, Wed. and Fri. nights, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

Richmond/Hopkinton:
I-95, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, left lane closures for bridge work, Thurs. night, 6 p.m.-6 a.m.

Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 10 to Exit 11, right lane closed for guardrail installation, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m. Please note: the on-ramp from Rte. 117 West to I-95 North will also be closed at this time. Follow signed detour.

Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 14 to Exit 15, left lane closed for barrier installation, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95 South, at Exit 14, ramp narrowed for barrier installation and striping, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick:
I-295 South, from the Pawtuxet River to I-95 South, left lane closed for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-4 a.m.

Warwick:
I-95 South, from Exit 11 to Exit 10A, right lane closed for drainage work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

West Greenwich: I-95, under New London Tpke., right lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: I-295 North, from Exit 3 to Exit 9, shoulder closures for survey work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cumberland:
I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, various lane closures in a moving operation for guardrail installation, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Exeter:
I-95 South, under Austin Farm Rd., right shoulder closed for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston:
On the collector road adjacent to I-295 North, from the on-ramp to Rte. 6 to the off-ramp to Hartford Ave., right shoulder closed for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Pawtucket: 
I-95 South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25 and I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, various lane closures for bridge work, Sat.-Fri., 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Nov. 2020.

Providence:
I-195 East, from Exit 2 to Exit 4, right shoulder closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

Smithfield:
I-295 North, from Rte. 44 to ½ mile north of Mountaindale Rd., left lane closed for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95, from Cowesett Rd. to Exit 11, crews working behind barrier for median restoration, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

Warwick:
I-295 North, at the Knight Bridge over I-95, right shoulder closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95, under New London Tpke., right shoulder closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 (Rte. 122) to Exit 22 (Rte. 114), right lanes closed, left lanes open but narrowed by barrier through Fall 2020.

Johnston
: I-295 South over Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) at the Greenville Ave. Bridge, lanes shift to the temporary bridge in the center median for bridge work through Fall 2020.

Providence: 
I-95 South, from Broadway to Eddy St., one lane to the left and two to the right through the end of August.

Providence:
The I-95 North off-ramp to Rte. 146 North at Exit 23, all lanes shift to the right for the last phase of construction. Final completion of the project is scheduled for Fall 2020.

Richmond:
I-95, at Exit 4, lanes have split to the left and right on both sides of I-95.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 West, from Hartford Ave. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • 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, from Tobey St. to Union Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2 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 detour signs.
  • 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.

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 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 West, over Jefferson Blvd., between Post Rd. and the I-95 interchange, lanes shift to the right for bridge work, from 8 p.m., Fri., July 17 until the operation is completed.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 East, from Exit 1E (Pontiac Ave.) to Exit 2B (I-95 North), right lane closed for drainage work, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Please note: the on-ramp from Pontiac Ave. North to Rte. 37 East will also be closed at this time. Follow signed detour.

Cranston/Warwick: Rte. 37 West, between the Pontiac Ave. on- and off-ramps, right lane closed for barrier work and striping, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 South, at the Old Great Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon. and Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 146 North, from Exit 23 off I-95 North to Branch Ave., alternating lane closures for cold planing, Mon. night, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Please note: motorists will experience a rough driving surface until the road is paved the following night.

Providence/Cranston: Rte. 10, from Park Ave. to Union Ave., various lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Lincoln/Cumberland: Rte. 99, from Rte. 146 to Mendon Rd., right lane closures in a moving operation for litter removal, Tues., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146, from Rte. 116 to Rte. 99, various lane closures in a moving operation for survey work, Tues. and Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, from Rte. 116 to the MA line, shoulder closures in a moving operation for survey work, Thurs. and Fri., 9 a.m.-3 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

Pawtucket: Main St. South, at the Main St. Bridge over I-95, road closed for bridge work, Wed. afternoon, Aug. 12 through late Sept. Follow signed detour. Main St. North traffic not affected.

Weekday

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

Cranston/Johnston:
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, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

East Providence:
Pawtucket Ave. at Pleasant St., right lane closures and narrowed lanes in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Johnston: Atwood Ave., from Hartford Ave. to Plainfield St., watch for our crews in a moving operation for road and sidewalk sweeping, Wed., 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Johnston/North Providence:
Rte. 44, from George Waterman Rd. to the Centerdale Bypass, right shoulder closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Allens Ave., from Blackstone St. to Public St., shoulder closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Providence: On Promenade St. and Providence Place, near Providence Place Mall, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Providence Place East, under I-95, left lane and sidewalk closures for survey work, Wed.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Providence:
Charles St. North, just south of I-95, left shoulder closed for survey work, Wed.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Driveway/walkway and street parking restricted.

Providence:
Branch Ave., from Woodward Rd. to Langdon St., right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. and Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Harris Ave., from Atwells Ave. to Broadway, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-1 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

New Traffic Pattern

Bristol: Rte. 114 North, from Washington St. to the Silver Creek Bridge, remains closed but we should have two lanes of traffic over the bridge in both directions by September.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Weekday

Middletown: Rte. 138 North, from Evergreen Ave. to Elmwood Ave., right lane closed for drainage work, Tues., 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Middletown:
Coddington Hwy., from Lake Erie St. to JT Connell Hwy., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Newport/Middletown:
JT Connell Hwy, from Admiral Kalfbus Rd. to Lake Erie St. in Middletown, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Portsmouth: Point Rd. East, at #244, between Cliff Ave. and Seaconnet Ave., narrowed lanes for drainage work, Wed. and Thurs., 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Tiverton:
Evans Ave., from Central Ave. to Pierce Ave., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Tues., 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 on-ramps, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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

Scituate:
Colvin St., from Green Ln. to Jackson Flat Rd., one lane of travel for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6A (Danielson Pke.), from Horseshoe Dam to Rte. 102 (Chopmist Hill Rd.), alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. Expect delays.

Scituate: Jackson Flat Rd., just before and after the Jackson Flat Rd. Bridge at Clark Brook, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-3 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

New Traffic Pattern

Exeter: Alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by a temporary traffic signal, for bridge work, 24 hours a day, on Austin Farm Rd. over I-95, through mid-September. Expect delays.

Overnight

Charlestown: Old Shannock Rd., from Rte. 2 to Rte. 112, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Mon. and Tues. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

West Greenwich: Rte. 3, from Division Rd. to Rte. 102, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown/Richmond: Rte. 112, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 3, under the Baker Pines Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown:
Old Tower Hill Rd., from Patton Ave. to Kelley Way, shoulder closures and narrowed lanes for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown: Rte. 1 North, ½ mile north of the Narragansett Rotary, right lane closed for drainage work, Wed.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3:30 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 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 December 2020. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Overnight

East Greenwich: Division St., from Rte. 2 to Rte. 4, right lane and temporary ramp closures for drainage work, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

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

Warwick:
Jefferson Blvd. South, under Rte. 37, right lane closed for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., right shoulder closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone.

Warwick:
Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Leon Whipple Rd., narrowed lanes for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone.

Warwick:
Post Rd. Extension, from Main Ave. to the Amtrak Bridge, right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

Warwick:
Rte. 2, below the Centerville Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 2, from Division St. to James P. Murphy Industrial Hwy., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. (Rte. 2 North), and Fri. (Rte. 2 South), 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick: Airport Rd. East, from Dolores Ct. to Warwick Ave., right lane closed for drainage work, Tues. and Wed., 6 a.m.-1 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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