Travel Advisories

May 21-27, 2022

Interstate Highway Restrictions

I-95 North Viaduct, Providence

Providence: I-95, at Exit 22 interchange, various closures, including ramps to and from I-95 North and South and Rte. 6 East and West, for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detours.

Providence
: I-95 South, from Exit 23 to Exit 21, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence:
Rte. 6, from Dean St. to Memorial Blvd., road closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

Providence:
Atwells Ave., from John J Pardington Way to Dave Gavitt Way, road closed for construction, Mon. night, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: On Promenade St., close to Park St., one lane is closed for bridge construction.

Providence
: Smith St., between Park St. and Holden St., travel lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction.

Learn more about the project


Washington Bridge, East Providence/Providence

East Providence: Taunton Ave., the on-ramp towards I-195 West will be closed for drainage work, Sun.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.  Follow signed detour.

East Providence:
Valley St., under I-195, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, Mon.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

East Providence/Providence:
I-195, from Gano St to Broadway, left lane closed for barrier and bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

East Providence/Providence: The combined on-ramp from Taunton Ave., Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. onto I-195 West has been reduced from two lanes to one. Expect delays; consider alternate routes including the Broadway and Pawtucket Ave. on-ramps.


New Traffic Patterns

Cranston: I-95 South, at Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East On-Ramp), one of the two lanes is closed.

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

Overnight

Cranston: I-95 South, under Rte. 10, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, from Clifford St. overpass to Exit 22, two left lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, from Exit 22 to Exit 19, two left lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Tues. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, from Atwells Ave. exit to the Clifford St. overpass, two right lanes closed for bridge work, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m. Memorial Blvd. and Rte. 6 East on-ramps to I-95 South will also be closed. Follow signed detours.

Providence:
I-95 North, from Clifford St. overpass to Exit 22, two right lanes closed for bridge work, Wed.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m. Point St. on-ramp will also be closed.  Follow signed detour.

Smithfield:
I-295, from Exit 12A to Exit 12B, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Tues. nights, 10 p.m.- a.m.

Smithfield: I-295, from Rte. 44 to Rte. 104, alternating lane closures for milling, Wed. night, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

Richmond: I-95 South, from Exit 5B to Exit 2, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Flyover Ramp

  • The new flyover ramp connecting Rte. 10 North to Rte. 6 West is now open.

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6 West, from the 6/10 split to Hartford Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Lanes are narrow.
  • The Broadway off ramp is closed.

Rte. 10

  • Rte. 10 North, from the Westminster St. off-ramp to Tobey St., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-5 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 p.m.
  • Rte. 10 South, all lanes shift to the left near the Broadway overpass.

6/10 Connector

  • On the Connector outbound a new lane split is in place for Rte. 10 South and Rte. 6 West, several hundred feet south of its previous location. Lanes are narrow.

Affected City Streets

  • The Tobey St. and Harris Ave. on-ramps are closed. Follow signed detours.
  • 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.
  • 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


Division Street Bridge, East Greenwich/Warwick

East Greenwich: Rte. 4 South, from I-95 South to Division St. off-ramp, and North, from Rte. 403 to Exit 9B, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Learn more about the project


New Traffic Patterns

Cranston: Rte. 37 West, at Exit 1B (I-295 South), lanes shifted for new travel lane.

Cranston: Rte. 37 West from Exit 2B (I-95 North) to Exit 1E (Pontiac Ave.), travel lanes reduced from two to one.

Providence: Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St., all lanes shift to the left and one of the three will be closed for bridge construction.

Warwick: Rte. 37 West, one of the three lanes is closed and lanes are shifted between Post Rd. and the I-95 interchange.

Overnight

Lincoln: Rte. 146 North, at Exit 7, ramp narrowed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 146, from Rte. 116 to I-295, alternating lane closures for construction and drainage work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

North and South Kingstown: Rte. 1 South, from Rte. 4 to Wakefield exit, right lane and exit closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Henderson Bridge

East Providence: The off-ramp from the Henderson Bridge East to Massasoit Ave. South is closed. Follow signed detour.

East Providence: 
Waterfront Dr., from Warren Ave. to Dexter Rd., road closed for construction. Follow signed detour.

East Providence: 
Henderson Pkwy. West, at the off-ramp to Massasoit, ramp closed for construction. Follow signed detour.

East Providence/Providence
: Henderson Expressway/Bridge from North Broadway in East Providence to South Angell St./Waterman St. in Providence, all traffic is shifted to the eastbound side of the bridge.

Providence: East River St., from Waterman St. to Angell St., road closed for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.  Follow signed detour.

Learn more about the project


Temporary Road Closures

Cranston: Park Ave., at the Park Ave. RR Bridge, from Wellington Ave. to Elmwood Ave., road closed for bridge work. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Reservoir Ave., at the Reservoir Ave. RR Bridge, between Narragansett Ave. and Elmwood Ave., road closed for bridge work. Follow signed detour.

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.).

Overnight

Barrington/East Providence: Rte. 114 South, from I-195/Rte. 6 to Federal Rd., alternating lane closures for milling and paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Pontiac Ave., under Rte. 37, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cranston/Providence:
Elmwood Ave. and Wellington Ave., under I-95, alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m.

Providence:
Mount Pleasant Ave., from Smith St. to Beaufort St., right lane closed for construction and drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence: On the ramp at Globe St. and Hospital St., right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues., 10 a.m.- 4 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.

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

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East Bay

East Bay Bike Path Bridges

Barrington/Warren: Rte. 114, at the Barrington and Warren Bridges, the northbound boardwalks are now open, providing a continuous, off-road path around the closed bike path bridges.

Weekday

Warren: Schoolhouse Rd. and Birch Swamp Rd., along both roadways, alternating one-way traffic for sign work and maintenance, Tues.-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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Newport County

Overnight

Tiverton: Rte. 81, from Old Stafford Rd. to Main St., partial lane closures in a moving operation for road work, Sun. night, 8:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m

Weekday

Newport: Temporary lane shifts possible for construction on Third St. and JT Connell Hwy., and shoulder closures along Farewell St. and America’s Cup Ave., 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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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Road Closures

Burrillville:  Rte. 102 (Bronco Hwy.), from Glendale Bypass to Rte. 7 at the Mohegan Bridge, is closed in both directions for bridge work. Follow signed detour.

Cumberland:
Rte. 114 (Broad St.) South, from Elm St. to Jones St., road closed for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.  Follow signed detour.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146A, from Hillview Rd. to Meadowbrook Rd., road closed for construction, Sun. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour.

North Smithfield: Alternating one-way traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals for bridge work, 24 hours per day on Great Rd., between Lapre Dr. and Meadowbrook Dr., at the Union Village RR Bridge. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.

Overnight

Lincoln: Rte. 116 South, from Amica Center Blvd. to Wake Robin Rd., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Broad St.), from Mendon Rd. to Pleasant St., alternating lane closures for drainage work, Tues.-Wed., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

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South County

Overnight

North and South Kingstown: Rte. 1, from Rte. 4 to the Gov’t Center, left lane closed in a moving operation for maintenance, Mon. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Narragansett: Galilee Escape Rd., from Rte. 108 to Great Island Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for pavement repair, Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown:
Ministerial Rd., at the Bike Path Crossing, alternating one-way traffic for electrical work, Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 91, just before and after the Cottrell Bridge, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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


West Bay

Route 5 Improvements

Warwick: Rte. 5, from Knight St. to Old Greenwich Ave. at the Pontiac Bridge, northbound lanes are closed and shifted to the south to construct the northbound side of the bridge and travel lanes are reduced from two to one in both directions over the bridge.

Learn more about the project


Temporary Road Closure

Warwick: Jug Handle Rd. South (Warwick Mall Bridge), from Rte. 2 to West Natick Rd., road closed for bridge work, effective Fri. night (Apr. 29), until mid-summer.  Follow signed detour.

Weekday

Coventry: Harkney Hill Rd. at Hill Farm Rd., alternating one-way traffid for paving, Mon., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick: Tiogue Ave., at Main St. East, right lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-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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