Travel Advisories

November 28-December 4, 2020

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Exit and Ramp Closures

Pawtucket: The on-ramp from Fountain St. to I-95 North is closed through mid-November. Follow signed detour via Roosevelt Avenue and Broadway.

Warwick: I-95 North, Exit 10 will be closed for paving, Sun., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.  Follow signed detour.

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

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.

Warwick: Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East) off I-95 South, exit ramp narrowed for bridge work, through early Dec.

Overnight


Pawtucket: I-95 North, at Exit 30, various lane closures for paving, Sun. night, 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Expect delays. Exit 30 will remain open.

Providence: I-95 North, from Industrial Dr. to Smithfield Ave., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 18 to the Eddy St. Bridge, two left lanes closed for construction, Fri. night, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95, from Cowesett Rd. to Exit 11 (I-95 North) and Exit 12 (I-95 South), alternating lane closures for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

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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.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 West, Hartford Ave. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 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.

Rre. 10

  • Rte. 10 North, from Tobey St. 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.

Temporary Exit Closure

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, at Exit 11, exit closed for bridge demolition and replacement through November. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Road Closure

Providence: Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to the merge from Rte. 6 East, road closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-3 a. m. Follow signed detour.

New Traffic Patterns

North Kingstown: Rte. 4, from Exit 3 to Exit 5, all lanes shift to the left through Dec.

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 East, from the Pawtuxet River Bridge to the on-ramp to I-95 North, lanes shift to the right for bridge work, through early Dec.

Warwick: Rte. 37 West, over Jefferson Blvd., between Post Rd. and the I-95 interchange, lanes shift to the right for bridge work, through the Fall.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, from Exit 2A to the Pawtuxet River, left lane closed for a bridge inspection, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-4 a.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146, from Exit 7B to Exit 7A, left lane closed for construction, Wed.-Fri. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146 South, from the top of Exit 7B to Exit 7A, right lane and temporary exit closures for milling and paving, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 6, from Rte. 5 to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Weekday

Lincoln: Rte. 146, from Exit 8A to Exit 9, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tues., 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

East Providence: South Broadway at Lee Rd., road closed for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Effective until Dec. 18. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Providence: Rte. 128, from Rte. 6A to Ruth St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Weekday

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

East Providence:
Rte. 44, Warren Ave. at Slocum St., and Broadway at Freeborne St., alternating lane closures for traffic signal work, Mon.-Tues., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston/Cranston:
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, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Providence:
Douglas Ave. at Cushing St. North, two lanes through in each direction for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Providence: Point St., over the Providence River, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Glenbridge Ave., at the Glenbridge Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closure for construction, Mon., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 44, from Gaspee St. to N. Main St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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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

No Travel Advisories at This Time.

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

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Newport County

Weekday

Middletown: Access Rd. at Admiralty Dr., alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon.-Wed., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Newport: Third St., under Rte. 138, narrowed lanes for a bridge inspection, Wed., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Portsmouth: Boyds Ln., under Rte. 24, alternating lane closures 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

Temporary Road Closure

Lincoln: School St., from Briarwood Rd. to Albion Rd., road closed for milling, Wed.-Sun. (Dec. 6), 7 a.m.-9 p.m.  Follow signed detour.

Weekday

Cumberland: Scott Rd., under I-295, alternating lane closures and alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

North Smithfield: Rte. 146A East, from Pound Hill Rd. to Branch Ave., alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield: Lapre Rd., from Great Rd. to Oaklawn Rd., alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 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.

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

Charlestown: Rte. 1A, from Park Ave. to Rte. 1, alternating lane closures for paving, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Narragansett:
Knowlesway, from Point Judith Rd. (Rte. 108) to Ocean Rd. (Rte. 1), alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lane shifts and narrowed ramps for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 3, from Baker Pines Rd. to the I-95 South on-ramp, partial right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 a.m.-4 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. West, from Rte. 4 South on-ramp to I-95 North on-ramp, right lane closed for construction, Sun.-Mon. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

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

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