Travel Advisories

May 30 - June 5, 2020

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Centerville Road and Toll Gate Road Bridges (Warwick)

Centerville Road/I-95 North Bridge Replacement: May 28-June 2

I-95 (from Exit 10 to Exit 12)

  • Thurs. night, May 28 at 7 p.m.: Temporary median barrier placed on I-95 South
  • Fri. morning, May 29: Centerville Rd. West on-ramp to I-95 South closed; I-95 travel lanes reduced from four to three in each direction and shifted to the West
  • Fri. afternoon, May 29-Sun. morning, May 31: Existing I-95 North bridge spans demolished
  • Sun. morning, May 31-Mon. afternoon, June 1: New I-95 North bridge slid into place

Centerville Road (from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave.)

  • Fri. morning, May 29: Travel lanes reduced from two to one in each direction
  • Mon. night, June 1-Tues. morning, June 2: All travel lanes restored

Toll Gate Road/I-95 North Bridge Replacement: June 1-6

I-95 (from Exit 10 to Exit 12)

  • Tues. morning and night, June 2: Existing I-95 North bridge demolished
  • Wed. morning, June 3-Thurs. morning, June 4: New I-95 North bridge slid into place
  • Thurs. morning, June 4-Fri. morning, June 5: Bridges approaches completed; bridges prepared for traffic
  • Fri. morning, June 5-Sat. morning, June 6 by 6 a.m.: Barriers removed; striping placed; traffic restored to four lanes in each direction

Toll Gate Road (from Centerville Rd. to Leon Whipple Rd.)

  • Mon. night, June 1-Tues. morning, June 2: Traffic detoured
  • Thurs. morning, June 4 by 6 a.m.: Traffic restored

 

I-295/Rte. 6 Bridge Rehabilitation (Johnston)

I-295

  • I-295 North, from Scituate Ave. to Greenville Ave., alternating lane closures and temporary exit and ramp closures for milling, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.- 5 a.m. Follow signed detours. 
  • Closure of the southbound through lanes. Through traffic will utilize the new bridges on the service road.
  • Access will be maintained for ramps to Rte. 6 West to Hartford, Conn. (Exit 9C) and Rte. 6 East to Providence (Exit 9A).
  • The on-ramp from Hartford Ave./Rte. 6A West to I-295 South will remain closed.

Rte. 6 and Rte. 6A (Hartford Ave.)

  • Lane closed on the ramp from Rte. 6 West to I-295 North
  • Lane closures possible on both Rte. 6 and Rte. 6A at the I-295 overpasses
  • On-ramp closed from Rte. 6A West to I-295 South. Left turns permitted for nearby on-ramp normally used by Rte. 6A East traffic

Temporary Exit Closures

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

New Traffic Pattern

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, Fri. night, May 29 at 9 p.m. through Fall 2020.

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

West Greenwich: I-95 North at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, lanes shift to the left through the end of May.

Friday Night, May 29

Providence: I-95 South, from Broadway to Eddy St., alternating lane closures for new traffic pattern set up, Fri. night, May 29, 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. Once in place Sat. morning, May 30, motorists should expect one lane to the left and two to the right through the beginning of August.

Weekend

Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 28 to Exit 30, two left lanes closed for paving, Sun., 6 a.m.- 4 p.m. Expect delays.

Overnight

Johnston: I-295, from Exit 9A to Exit 10, two lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Wed. nights, 6 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Expect delays.

Pawtucket/Providence:
I-95 South, from Smith St. to Mulberry St., two left lanes closed for paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. until the end of August 2020, excluding holidays.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 27, two right lanes closed for paving, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Expect delays.

Providence:
I-95, from Exit 22 to Exit 24, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.- Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.- 6 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, under Branch Ave., two left lanes closed for bridge painting, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.- 5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, from Eddy St. to Atwells Ave., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. until June 1.

West Greenwich: I-95, from Exit 5A to Exit 5B, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: I-295 North, from Exit 1B to Exit 3B, shoulder closures for survey work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Greenwich:
I-95, under Shippetown Rd., right shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Johnston:
I-295 South, at Exit 10, right lane closed and narrowed lanes possible for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Ramp narrowing on the Greenville Ave. on-ramp to I-295 South, and frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone.

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

Pawtucket:
I-95 South, from the MA line to Exit 27, two right lanes closed for paving, Mon., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The on-ramps from Exchange St. and Main St. will also be closed at this time. Expect delays. Follow signed detours.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, from Exit 28 to Exit 30, two right lanes closed for paving, Tues., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The on-ramps from Vernon St. and George St. will also be closed at this time. Expect delays. Follow signed detours.

Richmond:
I-95, ramp narrowing at Exit 3 for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: I-95, at the Greenwich Ave. Bridge, left shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95, under I-295, right shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95, from Exit 14 to Exit 15, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.

West Greenwich:
I-95, from Exit 5A to Exit 5B, lane shifts in place for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich:
I-95 North, at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, lanes shift to the left for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95, at the New London Turnpike Bridge, right shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 (Rte. 122) to Exit 22 (Rte. 114), lane shifts to the right, with only two lanes of travel open in each direction for bridge work through Spring 2020.

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 North, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, all lanes shift left or right for bridge work through June 2020.

Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and South, from Exit 29 to Exit 25, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. until the end of August 2020.

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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.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.- 4 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, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 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 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 Monday-Friday.

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.

Weekend

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, from Pound Hill Rd. to Rte. 146A, left lane closures for guardrail installation, Sat., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Temporary Road Closure

Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South, from Turnpike Ave. to West Main Rd., road closed for paving, Thurs. night, 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 West at I-295, two right lanes closed for paving, Wed. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Expect delays.

East Greenwich: 
Rte. 4 South, from I-95 to the Division St. off-ramp, and Rte. 4 North, from Rte. 403 to Exit 8B, alternating lane closures, with short-duration (approx. 15 minutes in length) rolling roadblocks for utility relocations, Tues. and Wed. nights, 9 p.m.- 5 a.m. Delays possible.

Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24, from Rte. 114 to the MA line, partial right lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 37, from Natick Ave. to Exit 2A, shoulder closures for survey work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 37 West, from Exit 2A and Exit 1B, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

East Greenwich: Rte. 4 South, from I-95 to the Division St. off-ramp, and Rte. 4 North, from Rte. 403 to Exit 8B, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, at the Spring Brook Bridge, the Forest Hill Rd. Bridge, and the Old Great Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield/Lincoln:
Rte. 146, from Rte. 99 to the MA line, right shoulder closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick/Cranston: Rte. 37 West, over the Pawtuxet River, right lane closed for bridge work, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Weekend

Cranston: Phenix Ave., over I-295 South, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sat., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

East Providence:
Rte. 44 West, from Pawtucket Ave. to the MA line, lane closures and delays possible in a moving operation for sweeping, Sun., 7 a.m.- 11 a.m.

Temporary Road Closures

Johnston: Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.), at the I-295 on- and off-ramps, road closed for bridge demolition, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 5 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

East Providence: Rte. 114 (Pawtucket Ave.), from Waterman Ave. to #2200, lane shifts for pavement repair, Sun. night, midnight-5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Cranston St., from Sherman Ave. to Overbrook Dr., right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Cranston/Johnston:
Rte. 14 (Plainfield Pike) East, from Sailor’s Way to the I-295 North on-ramp, and Rte. 14 West, from Simmonsville Ave. to the I-295 South on-ramp, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
Rte. 44 West, from Pawtucket Ave. to the MA line, alternating lane closures, shifts and narrowing possible for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Driveway/walkway access restrictions also possible.

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

East Providence:
Henderson Expressway, from Butler Ave. to Massasoit Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston:
Central Ave., from Atwood Ave. to Wilder Rd., right shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Providence:
Rte. 44 (Smith St.), from Kristen Dr. to Pelham Pkwy., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pawtucket:
Broad St. at Exchange St. and Goff Ave., narrowed lanes with shifts possible for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone with driveway/walkway and parking restrictions.

Providence:
Branch Ave., at the I-95 North and South off-ramps, right lane closures for survey work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Smithfield Ave. West, at the on-ramps to I-95 North and I-95 South, alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon., 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Providence:
Industrial Dr., over I-95, alternating lane closures for paving, Tues., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Expect delays.

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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

New Traffic Pattern

Bristol: Rte. 114 North, from Washington St. to the Silver Creek Bridge, northbound lane will be closed and detoured for bridge demolition through the end of August.

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

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Newport County

Overnight

Little Compton: Meeting House Lane, from West Main Rd. to Commons Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Sun. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Middletown: Coddington Hwy., from Lake Erie St. to JT Connell Hwy., partial lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3:30 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

Weekend

Lincoln: Rte. 116, just before and after the Rte. 146 on-ramps, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sat., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Temporary Road Closure

Scituate: Rockland Rd., from Central Pke. to Westcott Rd., road closed for drainage work, Wed., 7 a.m.- 2 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Glocester: Victory Hwy., from Rte. 100 to Old Rte. 102, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Scituate: Chopmist Hill Rd., from Central Pke. to Rockland Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) at the intersection of Bear Hill Rd. and Angell Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cumberland:
Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), from Heroux Blvd. to Bitmore Ave., alternating one-way traffic with partial lane closures and shifts possible in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone with driveway/walkway and parking restrictions.

Glocester: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pke.), from #648 to West Greenville Rd., lane shifts possible in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

North Smithfield:
Old Great Rd. North, from Mechanic St. to Mountain Rd., right lane closed for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6, just before and after the Gleaner Chapel Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 115, from Rte. 116 to Jackson Flat Rd., alternating lane closures for drainage and curbing work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6A (Danielson Pke.), from Rockland Rd. to Rte. 102 (Chopmist Hill Rd.), alternating lane closures and narrowed lane in moving operation for paving, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Delays, driveway/walkway access and parking restrictions, possible.

Woonsocket:
Chalapa Ave./Winthrop St., from All Saints St. to Robinson St., partial right lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

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

Richmond: Victory Hwy., from Rte. 100 to Old Rd. 102, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102, just before and after the Victory Highway Bridge, and at Exit 5 off I-95, lane shifts and ramp narrowing for paving, Mon.-Wed. nights, 6 p.m.- 5 a.m. Delays possible.

Weekday

Richmond: Rte. 3, under the Baker Pines Bridge, shoulder closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lane shifts in place for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown: Old Tower Hill Rd., from Patton Ave. to Kelley Way, alternating lane closures, with shifts possible, for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

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Charlestown/Richmond: Alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by a temporary traffic signal, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

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

Coventry: Flat River Rd., from Read School House Rd. to Old Flat River Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Sun. - Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

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

East Greenwich:
Shippeetown Rd. West, over I-95, right shoulder closed for guardrail installation, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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

Warwick:
Rte. 2 North, at Rte. 117, left lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich:
Rte. 102, at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shifts in place for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Warwick: Main St. South, from East Main St. to Clyde St., right shoulder closed and narrowed lanes for drainage work, Mon., 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

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