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RIDOT Lists Road Work, Lane Closures Through Aug. 30

RIDOT has announced the following road and lane closure notices are in effect Aug. 24-30, 2019.

All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Visit RIDOT’s Travel Advisories website for a full listing of statewide lane closures.

I-295/Rte. 6 Bridge Rehabilitation

 
Motorists can expect the following changes:
I-295
  • Southbound service road closed; access maintained to Exits 9A and 9C
  • Northbound service road is opened, carrying all through traffic while mainline is closed
  • I-295 North Exit 9B is closed
  • I-295 South, from Exits 9B to 9C, right lane closed, and I-295 North at Hartford Ave., exit closed, for milling and paving, Sun. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • I-295 South to Rte. 6 East on-ramps closed for construction, Sun.-Tues. nights, 8 p.m.-5 a.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 through mid-summer
  • 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
  • Rte. 6 West on-ramp to I-295 North closed for milling and paving, Sun. night, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.
Overnight Work
Providence: I-95 North and South, from Exit 18 to 19 on the Oxford Street Bridge:
  • I-95 North, Thurbers Ave. on-ramp in addition to two right lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour and please note that closures on I-95 North and South will not be closed simultaneously.
  • I-95 South, Exit 18 in addition to three right lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs nights, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Follow signed detour and please note that closures on I-95 North and South will not be closed simultaneously.

Rte. 6/10 Interchange Project

Motorists can expect the following changes:

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.
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.
  • The Westminster St. on-ramp to Route 10 South is closed this summer.
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

North Kingstown: Rte. 1, from Boone St. to Ten Rod Rd., road closed for drainage work, Mon.-Thurs. nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.  Follow signed detour.
Extended Lane Closures
Providence: The left lane is closed for bridge repairs through late Summer on Providence Place and Promenade St., at their intersection with Park Place and the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall.
Weekend
Providence: Kinsley St., from Providence Pl. to Promenade St., left shoulder closed for construction, Sat., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
No Lane Closures at This Time  
Temporary Bridge Closure
Tiverton: Rte. 77 (Main Rd.), the Nannaquaket Pond Bridge will be closed for bridge work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow signed detour.
Overnight
Tiverton: Rte. 77 South, from Hamilton Circle to Seapowet Ave., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Mon. night, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.
Temporary Road Closure
Woonsocket: Bernon St. at Truman Dr., from Worrall St. to River St., road closed for construction, 24 hours a day starting Wed. until the end of September 2019. Follow signed detours.
Overnight
Burrillville/Smithfield: Rte. 7, from Rte. 102 to Providence Pike, alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Sun.-Mon. nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.), from Angell Rd. to the on and off-ramps to I-295 North, alternating lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights, 7:30 p.m.-6 a.m.

Overnight
Exeter: Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd.), Exeter town line to Rte. 165, alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Sun.-Mon. nights, 9 p.m.-6  a.m.

Hopkinton: Rte. 138 (Spring St.), from Camp Yawgoo Rd. to Conn. State line, and Clarks Hills Rd., from Rte. 3 to Conn. State line, alternating one-way traffic for crack sealing, Tues.-Wed nights, 9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Weekday
Hopkinton: Mechanic St., from Garnet Lane to Grantville Extension, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection. Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

North Kingstown: Lafayette Rd., under Rte. 4 North, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon. and Fri-Sat. (Aug. 31), 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Delays possible.

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

Temporary Bridge Closure
Coventry/Foster: The bridge carrying Barbs Hill Rd. over the Moosup River, just north of Vaughn Hollow Rd. at Potter Rd., is currently closed through late October 2019. Follow signed detour.
Temporary Bridge Closure
Coventry/Foster: The bridge carrying Barbs Hill Rd. over the Moosup River, just north of Vaughn Hollow Rd. at Potter Rd., is currently closed through late October 2019. Follow signed detour.
Weekday
Coventry: Old Summit Rd., from both intersections of Flat River Rd. to Log Bridge Rd., alternating lane closures with one-way traffic for paving, Mon., 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Coventry: Rte. 3 East, from Field Ave. to James St., right lane closed for drainage work, Wed., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Leon Whipple Rd. to Orchard Ave., alternating one-way traffic for utility work, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich: Hopkins Hill Rd. East, at the Hopkins Hill Rd. Bridge under I-95, right lane closed for bridge work, Mon.-Sun. (Sep. 1), 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Author: Rob Borkowski

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