Travel Advisories

November 16-22, 2019

Interstate Highway Restrictions

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

I-295

  • 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.
  • Right lane closed on the Greenville Ave. on and off-ramps, Mon.-Sat. (Nov. 30), 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: The I-95 North off-ramp to Rte. 146 North at Exit 23, a new traffic pattern will be in place until mid-Fall, and will change when all lanes shift to the right for the last phase of construction. Final completion of the project is scheduled for Fall 2020.

Warwick: I-95 North, over the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, left lane shifted for construction, until December 15, 2019.

Temporary Full Lane Closure

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, temporary highway closure for construction, Wed. night, midnight-4 a.m. Follow singed detour.

  • Southbound traffic will be detoured at Exit 22, and northbound traffic will be detoured at Exit 20

Weekend

Providence: I-95 North, Exit 22 B/C will be narrowed for bridge work, Sat., 24 hours.

Overnight

Cranston: I-295 North, from Jefferson Blvd. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for paving, Tues.-Wed. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.

Cumberland:
I-295, from Exit 20 to Exit 22, partial right lane closure for construction, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Providence: I-195, from the Mass. line to Exit 5, possible lane closures in a moving operation for paving, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 South, from Exit 3 to Woodville Rd. overpass, left lane closed for drainage work, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Pawtucket: I-95, from Exit 27 to Mass. line, alternating double right lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Thurs nights, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Providence: I-95 North, From Exit 21 to Exit 23, two right lanes in addition to on-ramp closure for construction, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.  Follow signed detour

Providence: I-95, from Charles St. to Exit 27, two left lanes closed in a moving operation for survey work, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

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

  • The Thurbers Ave. on-ramp and Exit 19 on I-95 North, and Exit 18 on I-95 South will be closed as needed for final construction and striping, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: I-95, from Smithfield Ave. to Branch Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 South, from Point St. to Oxford St., right lane closed for barrier installation, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

West Greenwich: I-95 South, over Hopkins Hill Rd., left lane closed for paving, Wed. night, 9 p.m.- 5 a.m. Please note date change.

Weekday

Providence: I-95, at the West Elmwood Bridge, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-noon

Richmond:
I-95, from Exit 3A to Exit 3B, ramp narrowing for electrical conduit and light post foundation installations, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

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.

  • Two northbound lanes will be shift to the left from the exterior to the median area

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.
  • On-ramp from Rte. 6 East towards Rte. 10 North, left lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

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.
  • Rte. 10 North, from Union Ave. to Broadway, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-3 a.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

  • 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.

Temporary Road Closures

Providence: Rte. 10 South, from Broadway to Union Ave., road closed for a bridge inspection, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-3 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: Rte. 10 North, at the off-ramp towards Reservoir Ave., partial left lane closure for sign work, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

East Greenwich/North Kingstown:
Rte. 4, from Oak Hill Rd. to Rte. 2, left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Tues. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 South, at Rte. 116, left lane closed for guardrail removal and installation, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 North, at Rte. 116 exit, right lane closed for pavement repair, Thurs. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Kingstown: Rte. 403, from Rte. 4 to Quonset Comers Way, left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Thurs. night, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 99, from Rte. 146 to Mendon Rd., alternating lane and ramp closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, at Exit 11, alternating lane closures for paving, Sun.-Mon. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Please note: northbound paving is on Sun. night and southbound paving is on Mon. night.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, at the Forestdale Bridge, the Old Great Bridge and Spring Brook Bridge, right lane closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Portsmouth/Tiverton: Rte. 24, from West Main Rd. to Mass. line, lane closures possible in a moving operation for sweeping, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Weekday

North Kingstown: Rte. 4, from the Oak Hill Rd. exit to the Wickford exit, right lane closed for construction, Fri., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146, from Mass. line to Central St. overpass, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Tues., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from Mass. line to Rte. 99, right lane closed for sign work, Mon-Fri., 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Smithfield: Rte. 146, at the Central St. Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick/East Greenwich: Rte. 4 South, in the median at the Division St. Bridge, two short-duration, approximately 15 minutes in length, rolling roadblocks for utility work, plus shoulder closures, Wed. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 78, from the Conn. line to Rte. 1, partial right lane closure in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

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: 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 »

Extended Lane Closures

Providence: The left and right lanes are closed for bridge demolition on Providence Place and Promenade St., at their intersection with Park Place and the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Weekend

East Providence: North Broadway, from Wilmarth Ave. to Dewey Ave., lanes narrowed for construction, Sat., 24 hours.

Overnight

Providence: Smithfield Ave., from the ramp to I-95 South to the ramp to I-95 North, two eastbound lanes closed and one lane open in each direction on the westbound side for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Providence: Branch Ave., from the ramp to I-95 South to the ramp to I-95 North, two westbound lanes closed and one lane open in each direction on the eastbound side for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 2 North, from Park Ave. to Lambert St., right lane closed for drainage work, Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Cranston: Pontiac Ave., from Power Rd. to Kenney Dr., lane shifts for a bridge inspection, Mon., 9 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: North Broadway, from Wilmarth Ave. to Dewey Ave., southbound lanes shifted to part of northbound lanes for milling, Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Providence:
Warren Ave./County St., from Waterman Ave. to Rte. 114A, alternating one-way traffic for milling, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Providence:
Glenbridge Ave. North, from Grimwood St. to Richland St., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Please note date change.

Providence:
Elmwood Ave., from Hamlin St. to Depew St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 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.

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

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East Bay

No 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: Goat Island Causeway, from Washington St. to Goat Island Rd., alternating one-way traffic with a right lane closure for a bridge inspection, Tues., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 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 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

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.)

Temporary Road Closures

Scituate: Rte. 115, road closed for construction Tues. through December 3, 2019. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Lincoln: Twin River Rd, at the on-ramp towards Rte. 146 North, partial left lane closure for sign work, Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Manville Hill Rd., from Railroad St. to Flat St., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cumberland:
Rte. 116, from Mendon Rd. to Old River Rd., right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Wed.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lincoln:
Twin River Rd., on-ramp towards Rte. 146 North will be closed for survey work, Wed. night, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

Lincoln: Rte. 116, at the Rte. 146 on-ramps, alternating lane closures for barrier installation, Sun.-Thurs. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

North Smithfield: Old Great Rd., from Mountain Rd. to Mechanic St., lane shifts for a bridge inspection, Tues., 9 a.m.-3 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

Weekday

Exeter: Bridge Ridge Rd., from Mill Pond Rd. to Slocum Rd., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Kingstown:
Lafayette Rd., at the Lafayette Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for construction, Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond: Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lanes shifted for electrical and drainage work , Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown: Rte. 138 East, from Dugway Bridge Rd. to Old Usquepaug Rd., right lane closed with alternating one-way traffic for maintenance, Wed., 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

West Greenwich: Hopkins Hill Rd. West, under I-95, right lane closed for bridge work, 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. 102 (Victory Hwy.), over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, southbound traffic will be moved on to the new southbound bridge Sunday night for construction. Weather permitting.

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

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West Bay

Weekday

East Greenwich: Shippeetown Rd. West, over I-95, right shoulder closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rte. 112 Warwick/West Warwick:
Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) and Legris Ave., from New London Ave. to Quaker Ln., partial right lane closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

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