Travel Advisories

May 23-29, 2020

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Centerville Road and Toll Gate Road Bridges (Warwick)

Centerville Road/I-95 North Bridge Replacement: May 28-June 2

I-95 (from Exit 10 to Exit 12)

  • Thurs. night, May 28 at 7 p.m.: Temporary median barrier placed on I-95 South
  • Fri. morning, May 29: Centerville Rd. West on-ramp to I-95 South closed; I-95 travel lanes reduced from four to three in each direction and shifted to the West
  • Fri. afternoon, May 29-Sun. morning, May 31: Existing I-95 North bridge spans demolished
  • Sun. morning, May 31-Mon. afternoon, June 1: New I-95 North bridge slid into place

Centerville Road (from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave.)

  • Fri. morning, May 29: Travel lanes reduced from two to one in each direction
  • Mon. night, June 1-Tues. morning, June 2: All travel lanes restored

Toll Gate Road/I-95 North Bridge Replacement: June 1-6

I-95 (from Exit 10 to Exit 12)

  • Tues. morning and night, June 2: Existing I-95 North bridge demolished
  • Wed. morning, June 3-Thurs. morning, June 4: New I-95 North bridge slid into place
  • Thurs. morning, June 4-Fri. morning, June 5: Bridges approaches completed; bridges prepared for traffic
  • Fri. morning, June 5-Sat. morning, June 6 by 6 a.m.: Barriers removed; striping placed; traffic restored to four lanes in each direction

Toll Gate Road (from Centerville Rd. to Leon Whipple Rd.)

  • Mon. night, June 1-Tues. morning, June 2: Traffic detoured
  • Thurs. morning, June 4 by 6 a.m.: Traffic restored

 

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.

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

Temporary Exit Closures

Pawtucket: I-95 South at Exit 30, exit closed for bridge work through late Summer. Follow signed detour using Exit 29.

New Traffic Pattern

Johnston: I-295 South over Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) at the Greenville Ave. Bridge, lanes shift to the temporary bridge in the center median for bridge work, Fri. night, May 29 at 9 p.m. through Fall 2020.

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

West Greenwich: I-95 North at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, lanes shift to the left through the end of May.

Overnight

Cranston/Johnston: I-295 South, from the Scituate Ave. overpass to the Phenix Ave. overpass, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues. night, 7 p.m.- 5 a.m.

Johnston:
I-295 North at Exit 10, alternating lane closures, with frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone, Tues.-Thurs. nights, 6 p.m.-2:30 a.m.

Johnston:
I-295 South, from Exit 7 to Exit 6, left lane closed for construction, Tues. and Wed. nights, 7:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.

Johnston/Cranston:
I-295 over Central Ave. and Meschanticut Brook, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Thurs. night, 7:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.

Pawtucket/Providence:
I-95 South, from Smith St. to Mulberry St., two left lanes closed for paving, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Pawtucket:
I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. until the end of August 2020, excluding holidays.

Providence:
I-95, from Exit 22 to Exit 24, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m.

Providence:
I-95 North, under Industrial Dr., right lane closed for bridge work, Tues. night, 7 p.m.- 5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, under Branch Ave., two right lanes closed for bridge painting, Wed. night, 7 p.m.- 5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, under Branch Ave., two left lanes closed for bridge painting, Thurs. night, 7 p.m.- 5 a.m.

Providence:
I-95, from Eddy St. to Atwells Ave., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. until June 1.

Warwick:
I-95 South, from Exit 12 to the Cowesett Rd. overpass, alternating lane closures and shifts possible for bridge work, Tues. night, 6 p.m.-5 a.m. Please note: one lane will close at 7 p.m.; a second at 9 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95 South, from Exit 12 to the Cowesett Rd. overpass, left lane closed for bridge work, Thurs. night, 6 p.m.-5 a.m.

Warwick: I-95 South, from Jefferson Blvd. to the Rte. 37 interchange, partial right lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Tues. night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: I-295 North, from Exit 1B to Exit 3B, shoulder closures for survey work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

East Greenwich:
I-95 North, under Shippetown Rd., left lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Johnston:
I-295 South, just before and after Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.), left lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Pawtucket/Providence:
I-95 South, from Mulberry St. to Smith St., left lane closed for construction, Tues. and Wed., 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Pawtucket
: I-95 North, from Exit 29 to Exit 30, alternating lane closures for paving, Tues. and Wed., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Expect delays.

Pawtucket
: I-95 South, from Exit 29 to Exit 27, alternating lane closures for paving, Thurs. and Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Expect delays.

Pawtucket: 
I-95 South, from Exit 30 to Exit 25 and I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sat.-Fri., 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Richmond:
I-95, from Exit 4 to Exit 5, right lane closures for bridge work, Wed., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Richmond:
I-95, ramp narrowing at Exit 3 for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick: I-95 North, at the Greenwich Ave. Bridge, left lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95 South, under I-295, left shoulder closed for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Warwick:
I-295, from Exit 9 to Exit 10, alternating lane closures, with frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Warwick:
I-95, from Exit 14 to Exit 15, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Warwick/Cranston/Johnston:
I-295, from I-95 to Exit 9, right lane closures in a moving operation for pothole patching, Tues., 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Expect delays.

West Greenwich:
I-95, from Exit 5A to Exit 5B, lane shifts in place for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich:
I-95 North, at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge, lanes shift to the left for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

West Greenwich: I-95 North, at the New London Turnpike Bridge, left lane closed for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cumberland: I-295, from Exit 20 (Rte. 122) to Exit 22 (Rte. 114), 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 North, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, all lanes shift left or right for bridge work through June 2020.

Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 26 to Exit 30, and South, from Exit 29 to Exit 25, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 6 a.m. until the end of August 2020.

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Providence: The I-95 North off-ramp to Rte. 146 North at Exit 23, all lanes shift to the right for the last phase of construction. Final completion of the project is scheduled for Fall 2020.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

6/10 Interchange Project (Providence)

Rte. 6

  • Rte. 6, from Hartford Ave. to Rte. 10, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.- 4 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.

Rte. 10

  • Rte. 10, from Tobey St.to Union Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-4 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 detour signs.
  • 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.

Project-wide

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

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

East Greenwich: Rte. 4 South, from I-95 to the Division St. off-ramp, and Rte. 4 North, from Rte. 403 to Exit 8B, alternating lane closures, with short-duration (approx. 15 minutes in length) rolling roadblocks for utility relocations, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.- 5 a.m. Delays possible.

Providence:
Rte. 146 North, from I-95 at Exit 23 to Branch Ave. off-ramp, left lane closed for construction, Tues. night, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Tiverton/Portsmouth:
Rte. 24, from Rte. 114 to the MA line, partial right lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 37, from Natick Ave. to Exit 2A, shoulder closures for survey work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

East Greenwich: 
Rte. 4 South, from I-95 to the Division St. off-ramp, and Rte. 4 North, from Rte. 403 to Exit 8B, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Kingstown:
Rte. 4, on the ramps from Rte. 102 to I-95, ramp narrowing in a moving operation for sweeping, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.- 2 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, at the Spring Brook Bridge, the Forest Hill Rd. Bridge, and the Old Great Rd. Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146, from Pound Hill Rd. to Rte. 146A, left lane closures for guardrail installation, Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

North Smithfield/Lincoln:
Rte. 146, from Rte. 99 to the MA line, right shoulder closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Providence:
Rte. 6 East, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St., Wed., and Rte. 6 West, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St., Thurs., left lane closed for construction, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone. Expect delays.

Providence:
Rte. 6 East and West, from Hartford Ave. to Killingly St., left lane closed for paving, Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Frequent vehicle access in/out of work zone. Expect delays.

Westerly: Rte. 78, from Rte. 91 to Rte. 1, right shoulder closures and narrowed lanes for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Ramp Closures

Pawtucket: Walcott St./Underwood St., on-ramp to I-95 North closed for paving, Tues., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Pawtucket: Main St. to I-95 South, on-ramp ramp closed for paving, Thurs. and Fri., 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Weekday

Cranston: Phenix Ave., over I-295, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

East Providence:
Rte. 44 West, from Pawtucket Ave. to the MA line, alternating lane closures, shifts and narrowing possible for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Driveway/walkway access restrictions also possible.

East Providence:
Pawtucket Ave. at Pleasant St., lane closures, alternating and narrowed lanes possible in a moving operation for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Johnston:
Cherry Hill Rd. at Old Cherry Hill Rd., alternating lane closures, with shifts, narrowing and alternating one-way traffic possible for paving, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. Delays possible.

Johnston:
Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.), from Sydney Rose Court to Poppy Hill Dr., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Providence:
Rte. 44 (Smith St.), from Kristen Dr. to Pelham Pkwy., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Providence: Smithfield Ave., between the on-ramps to I-95 North and I-95 South, left lane closures for bridge work, Tues., 7 a.m.-3 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

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East Bay

New Traffic Pattern

Bristol: Rte. 114 North, from Washington St. to the Silver Creek Bridge, northbound lane will be closed and detoured for bridge demolition through the end of August.

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

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Newport County

Overnight

Little Compton: Meeting House Lane, from West Main Rd. to Commons Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Middletown: Coddington Hwy., from Lake Erie St. to JT Connell Hwy., partial lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 8 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

Overnight

Glocester: Chopmist Hill Rd., from Central Pke. to Rockland Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Scituate:
South County Trail, from the Amtrak Bridge to the South Kingstown line, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) at the intersection of Bear Hill Rd. and Angell Rd., one lane of traffic open for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cumberland:
Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), from Meadowbrook Dr. to Rolling Acres Dr., alternating one-way traffic with partial lane closures and shifts possible in a moving operation for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Please note: driveway/walkway and parking restrictions possible. Frequent vehicle access in/out of the work zone.

Glocester: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pke.), from #648 to West Greenville Rd., lane shifts possible in a moving operation for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

North Smithfield:
Rte. 104 (Farnum Pike), from Old Greenville Rd. to Robert St., alternating lane closures, with narrowed lanes and shifts possible for a bridge inspection, Wed. and Thurs., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6, just before and after the Gleaner Chapel Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 115, from Rte. 116 to Jackson Flat Rd., alternating lane closures for drainage and curbing work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 6A (Danielson Pke.), from the Horseshoe Dam to Rte. 102 (Chopmist Hill Rd.), alternating one-way traffic with narrowed and shifted lanes in a moving operation for paving, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Delays, driveway/walkway access and parking restrictions, possible.

Scituate:
Colvin St., from Rte. 115 (Jackson Flat Rd.) to Green Lane, right lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Woonsocket: Chalapa Ave./Winthrop St., from All Saints St. to Robinson St., partial right lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Continuing

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.

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.

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

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South County

Overnight

Richmond: Victory Hwy., from Rte. 100 to Old Rd. 102, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown: Rte. 2, from Rte. 112 to New Biscuit City Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for pavement repair, Tues., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Narragansett:
Burnside Ave., from Rte. 108 to Rte. 1A, partial and full right lane closures with raised structures and possible driveway/walkway access restrictions for drainage work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 3, under the Baker Pines Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Wed., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 3, under the Baker Pines Bridge, shoulder closures for bridge work, Tues., Thurs. and Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Richmond:
Rte. 138, at the Kingston Rd. Bridge, lane shifts in place for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

South Kingstown: Old Tower Hill Rd., from Patton Ave. to Kelley Way, alternating lane closures, with shifts possible, for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Continuing

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

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

Coventry: Flat River Rd., from Read School House Rd. to Old Flat River Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for striping, Wed. and Thurs. nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday

East Greenwich: Division St., from the on-ramp to Rte. 4 to the on-ramp to I-95, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

East Greenwich:
Shippeetown Rd. East over I-95, right shoulder closed for guardrail installation, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Warwick:
Jefferson Blvd., under Rte. 37, right lane closed for utility work, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

West Greenwich:
Rte. 102, at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shifts in place for construction, Tues.-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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