Parade and Event Restrictions

During parades and special events such as bicycle and road races, you may encounter delays due to closed roads or lanes. Please drive carefully and share the road when you encounter one of these events.

Metropolitan Providence


No Scheduled Events

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East Bay


No Scheduled Events

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Newport County


October

Tiverton and Little Compton: The Flattest Century in the East (TFCE), September 7 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., affecting numerous roads in these communities. Learn More »

Newport/Middletown: Newport Marathon, October 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., affecting numerous roads in both communities Learn More »

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley


September

Smithfield: Smithfield Lions 5K Road Race, September 28 starting at 10 a.m., affecting Pleasant View Avenue and Smithfield High School.

October

Tiverton/Little Compton: 6th Annual Miles for Megan, October 4, affecting numerous roads in both communities. Access course maps.

 

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South County


September

Richmond, Charlestown, Westerly, Hopkinton and South Kingstown: The RIde Against Cancer, September 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with two routes affecting numerous roads in these communities. See maps for the 32-mile and 61-mile courses.

South Kingstown: Firefighters Parade, September 28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., affecting High Street, Main Street and Holley Street.

Westerly: 9th Annual OC YMCA Triathlon, September 21 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., affecting numerous roads in Westerly Learn More »

October

Narragansett: Rhode Island Spokes of Hope (Cycle Event), October 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., affecting US1 (South), Boston Neck Road, NBX Parking Lot, Beach Street, US1 Scenic, Narragansett Avenue, Ocean Road, Knowles Way, Point Judith Road, Galilee Escape Road, Great Island Road, East Shore Road, Dolphin Road, Marine Road, Conch Road, Sand Hill Cove Road, Point Judith Lighthouse Loop, Point Judith Lighthouse Parking Lot, Old Ocean Road, Burnside Avenue, Bonnet Shore Road, Bonnet Point Road, Lake Road and Maywood Road.

Westerly: Columbus Day Parade, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., affecting numerous roads in this community as well as roads in Pawcatuck Connecticut. See Course Map »

Westerly and Charlestown: The Rhode Island Duathlon Festival, October 19 affecting Klondike Road, Ross Hill Road, Church Street, Route 216, Buckeye Brook Road, Shumankanuc Hill Road, Kings Factory Road, Prosser Trail, Route 1 South, and Old Post Road.

Westerly: Walk for Life, October 19 starting at 12 p.m., affecting Cobblestone Lane, St. Pius X Church, Wilcox Park, Grove Avenue, Elm Street and Sebastian Cemetery.

November

Narragansett: Gansett Half-Marathon Race, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., affecting multiple roads. See course map directions

Westerly: Veteran's Day Parade, November 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., affecting West Broad Street, High Street and Railroad Avenue.

December

Narragansett: Jingle Bell Run 15K Road Race, December 6 starting at 10 a.m., affecting numerous roads in this community.

May 2015

Narragansett: Mariner March Walk-a-thon/Road Race, May 21 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., affecting South Pier Road, Ocean Road, Kingston Road and Prospect Avenue.

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West Bay


September

Warwick: Tour de Trudeau, September 14 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., affecting Long Street, City Park, 117 West Shore Road, Oakland Beach Road, Warwick Neck Road, Point Avenue, Conimicut Point Park, Economy Avenue and Buttonwoods Avenue.

West Warwick: Jackie Dion Houle 5K by Pink Heals, September 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., affecting Providence Street and the Washington Secondary Bike Path.

October

Warwick: 10K by the Bay & 5K Walk for Dyslexia, October 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with two routes affecting numerous roads in this community. Learn More »

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