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Warwick Rte. 2 North Ramp to Rte. 117 Closes Sunday for Drainage Repair

UPDATE, April 5: Due to rain forecast for Sunday night, RIDOT is postponing this work, to be rescheduled for a later date, according to spokesman Charles St. Martin.

WARWICK — Last weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation postponed drainage repairs that will close the ramp from Route 2 North to Rte. 117 till this Sunday, April 7, starting at 6 p.m.

Depending on the repairs needed, the ramp may

remain closed into the day on Monday, April 8, the RIDOT announced earlier thisweek, warning commuters and drivers to plan travel accordingly.

Motorists will need to stay on Route 2 North andfollow the detour signs to Route 113 (East Avenue) to access I-95 North. Toreturn to Route 117, motorists should take the ramp to I-95 South and take Exit10B or Exit 10A for Route 117 West or East, respectively.

In addition to the ramp closure, the right lane will be closed on Route 2 North at Ginsu Way. Route 117 East traffic coming from West Warwick already is detoured because of bridge construction and should follow the directions above to reach I-95 or return to Route 117.

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The road at Rte. 117 East at Rte. 2remains closed for bridge demolition through mid-Summer. Follow signed detour.

Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.