Travel Advisories

July 13-19, 2019

Interstate Highway Restrictions

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

I-295

  • Northbound and southbound service roads closed; access maintained to Exits 9A and 9C
  • I-295 North Exit 9B is 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 through mid-summer
  • 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

Overnight Work

Providence: I-95 North and South, from Exit 18 to 19 on the Oxford Street Bridge:

  • I-95 North, Thurbers Ave. on-ramp will be closed in addition to 1-3 lanes closed for lane shifts, Fri. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.
  • I-95 South, Exit 18 will be closed in addition to 1-4 lanes closed for lane shifts and demolition, Sat, night (July 20), 8 p.m.-6a.m.¬† Expect Noise.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: I-95, from Exit 18 to Exit 19, lanes are currently shifted to the left. Traffic entering the highway using the Allens Ave./Thurbers Ave. on-ramp to I-95 North must yield to traffic before merging onto the Interstate. Expect delays on the ramp; consider alternate routes during peak travel periods.

Temporary Exit Closures

East Providence: I-195 East, at Exit 8, exit closed for survey work, Tues. night, 11:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, at Exit 26, exit closed for survey work, Wed., during the early morning hours, 1 a.m.-1:45 a.m.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, at Exit 30, exit closed for survey work, Wed., during the early morning hours, 2:30 a.m.-3:15 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, at Exit 18, exit closed for construction, Sun.-Mon. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. The on-ramp from Thurbers Ave. to I-95 North will also be closed during this operation. Follow signed detour.

Providence:
I-95 North, at Exit 24, exit closed for survey work, Wed., 12:15 a.m.-1 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, at Exit 20, exit closed for survey work, Tues., 10:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, at Exit 19 (Eddy St.) off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Tues. night, 10 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, at Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.), exit closed for survey work, Tues., during the early morning hours, 2:30 a.m.-3:15 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, at Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.), exit closed for survey work, Tues., during the early morning hours, 3:15 a.m.-4 a.m.

Providence/East Providence:
As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge, Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West is closed through Fall 2020. Follow signed detour.

Warwick:
I-95 North, at Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), exit closed for survey work, Mon. night, 10:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95 South, at Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), exit closed for survey work, Mon. night, 11:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m.

Warwick/East Greenwich: I-95 North at Exit 8A, exit closed for utility work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Cranston:
I-295 South, at the Cranston Park West Bridge, left and right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues. night, 8:30 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cranston/Johnston/Warwick: I-295, from I-95 to Exit 9A, left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 to the Mass. state line, and West, from Mass. state line to Exit 6from alternating lane closures for milling, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Smithfield: I-295 North, at the Rte. 7 overpass, lane closures for guardrail installation, Sun.-Mon. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

  • Sun. night: right lane closed
  • Mon. night: left lane closed

Weekday

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 South, from Exit 3 to Exit 2, alternating lane closures for pothole patching, Wed., during the early morning hours, 2 a.m.-6 a.m.

Johnston: I-295 North and South at Exits 9A, 9B and 9C, shoulder closed for highway lighting work, Mon., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Warwick: I-95 South at Exit 8, ramp narrowing for highway lighting work, Mon., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95 South, at the Greenwich Ave. Bridge, right shoulder closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick: I-95, from Rte. 117 to I-95 Interchange, crews working in the median for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95 South, at Exit 6A (Hopkins Hill Rd.), left lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cranston/Johnston: I-295 South, under the Phenix Ave. Bridge, and I-295 South and North, under the Scituate Ave. Bridge, shoulder closures for construction through September 2019.

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, 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, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, lane shifts for bridge work through June 2020.

  • Northbound: left lane closed
  • Southbound: alternating lane closures

Providence/East Providence: Lane shifts are in place on I-195 West, from just after Broadway to the Washington Bridge, and I-195 East, from Pawtucket Ave. to the Mass. line.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • 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 North, from Union Ave. to the Tobey St. overpass, lane shift in place for through traffic and the Westminster St. off-ramp.

6/10 Connector

  • On Connector outbound a new lane split is in place for Rte. 10 South and Rte. 6 West, one-half mile before its original location. Lanes are narrow.

Affected City Streets

  • Traffic from the Tobey St./Harris Ave. on-ramp does not have direct access to Rte. 10 South. Follow detour signs.
  • Traffic shifted on the Broadway and Westminster St. bridges over the highway.

Project-wide

  • Periodic one-lane closures possible along Rte. 10 and Rte. 6 on off-peak hours Monday-Friday.

Upcoming

  • The Westminster St. on-ramp to Route 10 South will be closed this summer.

Temporary Exit Closures

Cranston: Rte. 10 North, at the Reservoir Ave. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Tues., during the early morning hours, 1 a.m.-1:45 a.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 10 North, at Exit 4 (Niantic Ave.), exit closed for survey work, Tues., during the early morning hours, 1:45 a.m.-2:30 a.m.

East Greenwich:
Rte. 4 South, at Exit 9 (Division St.) off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Mon. night, 10 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6 West, at the Atwood Ave. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Tues. night, 12:15 a.m.-1 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 North, at the Twin River Rd. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Wed. night, 10 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, at the Twin River Rd. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Wed. night, 10:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 North, at the Breakneck Hill Rd. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Wed. night, 11:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, at the Breakneck Hill Rd. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Thurs., 12:15 a.m.-1 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, at Louisquisset Pk. Off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Thurs., during the early morning hours, 1 a.m.-1:45 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 North, at the Rte. 116 off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Thurs., during the early morning hours, 1:45 a.m.-2 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, at the Rte. 116 off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Thurs., during the early morning hours, 2:25 a.m.-3:30 a.m.

North Providence:
Rte. 146 North, at the Mineral Spring Ave. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Wed., during the early morning hours, 3:15 a.m.-4 a.m.

North Providence: Rte. 146 South, at the Mineral Spring Ave. off-ramp, exit closed for survey work, Wed., during the early morning hours, 4 a.m.-4:45 a.m.

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.

Overnight

Cranston/Warwick: Rte. 37, from Boston Post Rd. to Natick Ave., lane closures possible in a moving operation for bridge washing, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

East Greenwich/North Kingstown: Rte. 403 West, from Rte. 4 to Commerce Park Rd., right lane closed with temporary exit and ramp closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6 West, right lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

North Kingstown: Rte. 403, at the Devils Foot Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Kingstown:
Rte. 4 North, from Oak Hill Rd. to Rte. 102, left lane closed for drainage work, Wed. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Kingstown
: Rte. 4, over Lafayette Rd., right lane closed for milling and paving, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 South, from the Branch Ave. overpass to I-95 South, left lane closed for guardrail installation, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Johnston: Rte. 6 East and West at Killingly St., shoulder closed and ramp narrowing for highway lighting work, Mon., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Johnston: Rte. 6 West, from Killingly St. to Hartford Ave., crews working behind the barrier for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146 South, from Sayles Hill Rd. to Rte. 99, right lane closed for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from Rte. 146A to Mass. state line, right lane closed for sign work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146A, from Rte. 146 to Rte. 104, partial right lane closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Wed., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146A, from Rte. 146 to Fournier Ave., left lane closed in a moving operation for drainage work, Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, at the Pound Hill Bridge, crews working behind barrier for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 North, from Park Ave. to Union Ave., right lane closed with possible ramp narrowing in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Providence: Rte. 10 South, from the 6/10 split to Westminster St., periodic right lane closure for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Ramp Closure

East Providence: The on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. to I-195 West are closed for construction. Get Detour Map »

East Providence: The on-ramp from Taunton Ave. to I-195 West will be closed for drainage work, Sun. night, 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Bridge Closures

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 »

Providence/North Providence: The Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Rte. 7 (Douglas Ave.) over the West River, is closed through Fall 2019. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Road Closures

Cranston: Rte. 12 (Park Ave.) East at the Park Ave. Bridge over the Pocasset River, from Gansett Ave. to Dyer Ave./Budlong Rd., is closed for bridge demolition through December 2019. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Oxford St., from Eddy St. to Allens Ave., is closed for bridge work through the end of September. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Blackstone St., from Allens Ave. to Eddy St., is currently closed. Local access to the Women and Infants Breast Health Ctr. will be maintained. Get Detour Map »

Providence: Gano St. at India St., will be closed 24 hours a day effective Mon., July 15 through August 5. Follow signed detour.

Extended Lane Closures

Providence: The left lane is closed for bridge repairs through late Summer on Providence Place and Promenade St., at their intersection with Park Place and the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall.

New Traffic Pattern/Truck Detour

Pawtucket: Left turn restricted for truck traffic from Fountain St. North to East St. West for bridge work through August 2019. Follow signed detour. Travel on East St. under I-95 is one-way in each direction during this same time period.

Overnight

Cranston: Phenix Ave., at the Phenix Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 5 South, from Randal St. to Cady St., right lane closed for pavement repair, Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cranston/Johnston:
Rte. 14, from Sailor’s Way to I-295 North on-ramp, and from Simmonsville Ave. to I-295 South on-ramp, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
Veterans Memorial Pkwy., from Willett Ave. to Crest Ave., shoulder closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
Henderson Bridge, from Waterman Ave. to North Broadway, lane closures possible in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

East Providence:
North Broadway South, from Wilmarth Ave. to Dewey Ave., partial right lane closure for construction, Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
North Broadway, from McCausland Ave. to Leonard Ave., shoulder closures and lane shifts for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Johnston:
Shun Pike, at the Scituate Ave. Bridge, alternating lane closures for utility work. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Providence:
Gano St. at India St., from intersection to Trenton St., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: Park Row at Canal St., partial left lane closure for electrical work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Weekday

Providence: Providence Pl. West, from Exit 22C off-ramp from I-95 South to Providence Place, alternating lane closures for maintenance, Mon.-Tues., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  Additional day added.

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

East Providence: The left lane of the East Shore Expressway is currently closed through Summer 2019.

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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.

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

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East Bay

Temporary Road Closure

Barrington: Nayatt Rd., from Rumstic Rd. to Bay Rd., will be closed for milling, Wed.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Weekday

Barrington: Nayatt Rd., from Rumstic Rd. to Bay Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Tues., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Barrington: Middle Hwy., from Maple Rd. to Sherwood Ln., alternating lane closures for drainage 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

Overnight

Portsmouth//Tiverton: Rte. 24, from Hedley St. to Mass. state line, lane closures possible in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.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 Bridge Closures

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 Albion Bridges, carrying School St. over the Blackstone River and the Blackstone Canal between Main St. Albion and Mendon Rd., are closed through late Summer. Get Detour Map»

Scituate/Johnston: The Blanchard Sawmill Bridge, carrying Winsor Ave. over the Moswansicut Brook, is closed for replacement. Follow signed detour using Hopkins Ave., Rte. 6 (Hartford Pike) and Rte. 116 (West Greenville Rd.)

Overnight

Barrington/East Providence: Rte. 114, from I-195 to County Rd., lane closures possible in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cumberland:
Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.), from I-295 North to Angell Rd., alternating lane closures for drainage and electrical work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.

Lincoln: Great Rd./Smithfield Ave., from Front St. to Higginson Ave., partial right lane closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Woonsocket: Cumberland Hill Rd., from Rte. 99 to Hamlet Ave., alternating lane closures for milling, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Sneech Pond Rd., from Nate Whipple Hwy. to Little Pond County Rd., alternating one-way traffic for tree trimming, Tues., 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Cumberland: Sneech Pond Rd., from Nate Whipple Hwy. to Little Pond County Rd., alternating one-way traffic for tree work, Mon. from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Foster: Rte. 94 (Foster Center Rd.), from  Plainfield Pk. (Rte. 102) to King Rd., alternating lane closures and one-way traffic for drainage work, Tues., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Glocester/Smithfield: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike), from #648 to W. Greenville Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Expect delays. Please note time changes.

Lincoln:
Front St. at Franklin St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
School St., from Rte. 5 (Greene St.) to Rte. 146A (Great Rd.), alternating lane closures in a moving operation for paving, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Scituate: Rte. 6, from Rte. 1002 to Danielson Pike, alternating lane closures for maintenance and drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Smithfield: Pleasant View Ave. at Indian Run Trail, partial right lane closure for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 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.

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

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South County

Temporary Road Closure

North Kingstown: Lafayette Rd., under Rte. 4 North, road closed for construction, Mon., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Follow signed detour. Delays possible.

Overnight

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge under I-95, shoulder closures for construction, Tues-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Additonal days added.

Richmond/South Kingstown: Rte. 138, from Rte. 2 to Beaver River Rd., alternating one-way traffic for paving and striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

North Kingstown: Lafayette Rd., under Rte. 4 North, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Delays possible.

Richmond:
Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.), from Rte. 138 (Kingstown Rd.) to Division Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for paving, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.), from Baker Pines Rd. to I-95 South on-ramp, alternating lane closures with one lane open for travel for construction, Tues.-Wed., 6 a.m.-4 p.m.

West Greenwich: Hopkins Hill Rd., at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Charlestown/Richmond: Alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, 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.

West Greenwich:
Rte. 3, from Burnt Sawmill Rd. to Kitts Corner Rd., travel lanes reduced from four to two and traffic shifted to the west side of the Big River Bridge for construction through Spring 2019.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.), over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures for construction, weekdays, 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

Temporary Bridge Closure

Coventry/Foster: The bridge carrying Barbs Hill Rd. over the Moosup River, just north of Vaughn Hollow Rd. at Potter Rd., is closed for replacement through late October 2019. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Road Closure

East Greenwich: Shippeetown Rd. South, from Crompton Rd. to Division Rd., is closed for bridge work through the end of July 2019. Northbound traffic will not be affected. Follow signed detour.

Warwick:
Rte. 117 Eastbound at Rte. 2, road closed for bridge demolition through mid-Summer. Follow signed detour.

Weekday

Coventry: Old Summit Rd. at Rte. 117, alternating one-way traffic at both intersections for paving, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) East, from Commonwealth Ave. to Orchard Ave., right lane closed for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Leon Whipple Rd. to Orchard Ave., alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Coventry: Rte. 117 West, at the Flat River Bridge, lane shifts and bridge work behind barrier, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through September 2019.

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

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