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West Bay Road Work Alerts This Week

WARWICK, RI — RI DOT has a number of road work projects in effect this week in the West Bay area, including several impacting Warwick roads.

Here are the details of those projects so you can plan your commute:


West Bay


 Route 5 Improvements

Cranston/Warwick: Travel lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction, from Knight St. to St. Paul Church.

Warwick: Rte. 5, from Knight St. to I-95, right lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn more about the project

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. Access to local businesses maintained. Reduced lane widths. Expect delays.


Warwick: Jefferson Blvd., from Okeefe Ln. to Jefferson Park Rd., right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs. and Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rte. 2, at its intersection with the I-295 South ramp, narrowed lanes for construction, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Commonwealth Ave., right lane closed for final construction and maintenance, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Rte. 115 (Toll Gate Rd.), from Orchard Ave. to Leon Whipple Rd., narrowed lanes for final construction and maintenance, Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

West Greenwich: Weaver Hill Rd., from Big River Rd. to Nooseneck Hill Rd., lane shifted for a bridge inspection, Tues. and Wed., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rob Borkowski
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 Contact him at [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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