Travel Advisories

February 27-March 5, 2021

Interstate Highway Restrictions

New Traffic Patterns

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.

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.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 East, from Plainfield St. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.
  • Rte. 6 West, from the 6/10 split to Tobey St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Rte. 6 East, the split will start just after the Hartford Ave. on-ramp.  Please note: this is one-quarter mile before the 6/10 split.
  • 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 South, from Broadway to Union Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.
  • Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Union Ave., 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 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.

Learn more about the project


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

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from the I-295 South on-ramp to Natick Ave., lanes shifted for construction, Sat. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 West., from the I-295 South on-ramp to Natick Ave., partial left lane closure with narrowed lanes for construction, Fri. night (Feb. 26), 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from the I-295 South on-ramp to Natick Ave., lanes narrowed and work behind the barrier for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Henderson Bridge

East Providence: Waterfront Dr., from Warren Ave. to Dexter Rd., road closed for bridge demolition, Sun.-Mon. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

East Providence:
Henderson Pkwy. West, at the off-ramp to Massasoit, ramp closed for construction until further notice.

Providence/East Providence:
Henderson Expwy. And Massasoit Ave., from North Broadway to South Angell St./Waterman St., Westbound traffic will be shifted to the eastbound side of the bridge establishing 2-way traffic on the southern side of the bridge for approximately two years. Henderson Pkwy West, from Massasoit Ave. will be closed permanently.

Providence/East Providence: Henderson Expwy. West, from North Broadway to Angell St., left lane closed for construction, 24 hours a day.


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.)

Weekday

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

Providence: Troy St., from Magnolia St. to Ricom Way, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed., 11 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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


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: JT Connell Hwy., from Maple Ave. to Admiral Kalbfus Rd., narrowed lanes for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 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

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 through summer 2021. Detour information here.

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

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South County

Weekday

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures, lane shifts and narrowed ramps 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: Rte. 5 from Knight St. to Old Greenwich Ave., right lane closed for construction at the Pontiac Bridge, Sat. (Feb. 27)-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The two southbound lanes on Rte. 5 will be closed continuously through the 2021 construction season, with one lane of travel going north, the other south. 

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, through summer 2021. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

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

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Back to top


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