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April 19-25, 2014

 

Interstate Highway Restrictions

»overnight

I-95 shieldProvidence: I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Rte. 146) to just past Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.), right lane closed for construction at the Providence Viaduct, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 shield Warwick: I-95 North and South at Exit 12 (Rte. 113), right lane closed for bridge work, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day. The on-ramp from Rte. 113 to I-95 North, then I-95 South, will also be closed at this time. Follow signed detour.

» WEEKDAY

I-95 shield Hopkinton: I-95 North, from Exit 2 (Alton Rd.) to the end of the Wood River Valley Bridge, right lane closed for bridge work, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

I-95 shield Warwick: I-295 North, from I-95 to Exit 2 (Rte. 2), left lane closed for construction, Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-95 shield Warwick: I-295 North, from Exit 2 (Rte. 2) to the end of the Pawtuxet River Bridge, right lane closed for bridge work, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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I-95 shield Cumberland/Lincoln: I-295 North, from Exit 9 (Rte. 146) to Exit 10 (Rte. 122/Mendon Rd.), two lanes of travel open due to construction on the Blackstone Viaduct.

I-295 shield Cumberland/Lincoln: Split-lane traffic pattern on I-295 South, from Exit 11 (Rte. 114/Diamond Hill Rd.) to Exit 9 (Rte. 146). Trucks heading south are directed to utilize the left lane via the median crossover road. Motorists exiting on Exit 10 (Rte. 122/Mendon Rd.) must use the right lane. Those entering I-295 South from Mendon Rd. will be required to yield at the bottom of the ramp to highway traffic.

I-95 shield East Providence: The East Shore Expressway Bridge over Warren Avenue (Exit 7 off of I-195 East) is posted for use by vehicles under 17 tons. Signed detour for heavier vehicles.

I-95 shield Exeter: I-95 North and South, just south of Exit 5 (Rte. 102), lanes shift to the right with right shoulder closures for construction through Spring 2014.

I-95 shield Warwick: I-95 North at Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East), the off-ramp is closed for construction through Spring 2014. Use Exit 13 (Airport Connector) to Rte. 1 (Post Rd.) or follow signed detour using Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.). Click here for detour map.

Warwick/West Warwick: I-95 North and South at Exit 8 (Rte. 2), lanes shifted to the left. Use caution entering and exiting the highway.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

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114 138  Bristol/Portsmouth and Newport/Jamestown: Lane closure information for the Mt. Hope Bridge and the Pell (Newport) Bridge is available from the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority.

Rte 6 Providence: Rte. 6 East and West, from Rte. 10 to the Hartford Ave. exit, lanes shifted to the right for construction.

Rte 6 Providence: On the ramp from Hartford Ave. to Rte. 6 West, traffic must come to a complete stop before merging with traffic.

Rte 6 Providence: On the ramp from Plainfield St. to Rte. 6 East, ramp has been narrowed for construction.

Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 37Warwick: On Rte. 37 East, from Exit 4B (I-95 North) to Exit 5A (Post Rd.), motorists will find two lanes of travel, both to the right, through mid-May 2014. Delays are expected.

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Regional Restrictions


Metropolitan Providence

»BRIDGE CLOSURE

Johnston: The Morgan Avenue Bridge is closed to traffic. Follow signed detours.  The bridge is scheduled to reopen to traffic by the end of the summer.

»WEEKEND

Providence:  Wickenden St. at South Main St., lane restriction for utility work, Saturday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

»weekday

Pawtucket: Division St. East, from Pleasant St. to Water St., right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pawtucket: Taft St. North and South, from Spencer St. to Jenks Way, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Promenade St. West, from Park St. to Holden St., right lane and sidewalk closures for shielding installation at the Providence Viaduct, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Providence Place East, from Harris Ave. to Park St., left lane and sidewalk closures for shielding installation at the Providence Viaduct, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: East Franklin St. North, from Point St. to Broad St., alternating left and right lane reductions for landscaping, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: West Franklin St. South, from Broad St. to Point St., left lane reduction for landscaping, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from Cadillac Drive to Service Rd. No. 7, alternating lane closures for center traffic island curbing work, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Broad St. North and South, from Trinity Square to Service Rd. No. 7, alternating lane closures for traffic signal foundation installations, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Providence: The Randall Street Bridge, which connects Charles St. and North Main St., is closed through the Spring. The closure is approximately 60 feet east of the Moshassuck River to allow access to businesses on Randall St. Follow signed detours.

Providence: South Main St. North, from Wickenden St. to James St., travel lanes are narrowed and parking is no longer permitted through Summer 2014.

Providence: A lane shift exists on Wickenden St., from South Main St. to South Water St., for construction associated with the Iway (I-195 Relocation Project).

Providence: Dyer St., from Peck St. to Ship St., two-way traffic pattern in place for construction associated with the Iway (I-195 Relocation Project).

Providence: Visit the City of Providence's online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Rte 6 Providence: Rte. 6 East and West, from Rte. 10 to the Hartford Ave. exit, lanes shifted to the right for construction.

Rte 6 Providence: On the ramp from Hartford Ave. to Rte. 6 West, traffic must come to a complete stop before merging with traffic.

Rte 6 Providence: On the ramp from Plainfield St. to Rte. 6 East, ramp has been narrowed for construction.

Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

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East Bay

»OVERNIGHT

Warren: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Rte. 103 (Child St.); Market St.; Rtes. 103/114 (North & South Main Sts.)

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Barrington: Massasoit Ave. East and West, from Martin Ave. to County Rd., an alternating traffic pattern is anticipated for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Newport County

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114 138  Bristol/Portsmouth and Newport/Jamestown: Lane closure information for the Mt. Hope Bridge and the Pell (Newport) Bridge is available from the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority.

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Northern RI and Blackstone Valley

 

»OVERNIGHT

Burrillville: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Rte. 102 (Bronco Hwy.); Buckhill Rd.; Rte. 107 (Chapel St.); Rte. 100 (Church St.); Rte. 7 (Douglas Pike); Rte. 107 (East Ave.); High St.; Rte. 98 (Main St.); Reservoir Rd.; River St.; Rte. 96 (Round Top Rd.); Rte. 96 (School St. aka Callahan Sch. Rd.); Rte. 98 (Sherman Farm Rd.); Rte. 100 (South Main St.); Rte. 98 (Steere Farm Rd.); Old Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) and Rte. 100 (Wallum Lake Rd.)

 

Glocester: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Annan Wade Rd.; Douglas Hook Rd.; Rte. 100 (Money Hill Rd.); Rte. 94 (Mount Hygiea Rd.); Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike); Reservoir Rd.; Saw Mill Rd.; Snake Hill Rd.; Rte. 98 (Steere Farm Rd.); Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.); and Rte. 116 (West Greenville Rd.)

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Rte 5 North Smithfield: Rte. 5 (Providence Pike), between Main St. and Church St. in Slatersville, there is a single-lane alternating traffic pattern due to bridge condition. Portable traffic signals are in place to direct vehicles over the bridge.

Scituate: The Kent Dam Spillway Bridge and Rte. 12 (Scituate Ave.), from Rte. 116 to Howard Ave., are closed through the end of the year. Follow signed detours at www.dot.ri.gov/detourmaps.

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South County

»WEEKDAY

Rte 6 Exeter: Rte. 165 East and West, from Rte. 3 to the Connecticut State line, alternating lane closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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North Kingstown: Railroad Ave., between Hidden Lane Dr. and Liberty Rd., lanes restricted because of bridge condition.

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West Bay

» OVERNIGHT

Rte 6 Warwick:  Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), from Rte. 113 to Airport Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

» WEEKDAY

Rte 6 East Greenwich: Rte. 401, from Rte. 4 to the end of the Division St. Bridge, right lane closed for bridge work, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rte 6 West Warwick/Coventry:  Rte. 3 (Cowesett Ave. and Tiogue Ave.), from Rte. 2 (Quaker Lane) to Rte. 33 (Sandy Bottom Rd.), alternating lane closures in a moving operation for crack sealing, Monday-Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Rte 37Warwick: On Rte. 37 East, from Exit 4B (I-95 North) to Exit 5A (Post Rd.), motorists will find two lanes of travel, both to the right, through mid-May 2014. Delays are expected.

Warwick: Jefferson Blvd., from Maple St. to Lincoln Ave., has two lanes of traffic, with a shift in place for ongoing construction for the Route 37 overpass, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through mid-April 2014.

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Bike Path Closures


Coventry Greenway

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Coventry: The bikeway is closed from Station St. heading west to the area of Town Farm Road until Spring 2014 for rehabilitation. Learn more here. The bikeway west of Town Farm Road to Log Bridge Road is under construction and closed through Fall 2014.

East Bay Bike Path

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Providence/East Providence: The bikeway over the Washington Bridge, from India St. in Providence to Warren Ave. in East Providence, is closed until Summer 2014 for rehabilitation. Cyclists can detour using Waterfront Dr. and the Henderson Bridge. View map.

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