The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing lanes on Route 138 on the Jamestown-Verrazzano Bridge beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15 through Thursday September 17, 2009.
The closures are needed for a bridge maintenance project and each closure will be in place for approximately 30 hours. The extended closure is needed to allow concrete to cure before opening the lane to traffic. RIDOT will be able to reopen the lanes temporarily on Wednesday and Thursday from 5-9 a.m. for the morning commute.
The lane closure schedule is as follows:
• Tuesday: Left lane closed on Route 138 East at 9 a.m. • Wednesday: Left lane closed on Route 138 West at 9 a.m.
The lane reopening schedule is as follows:
• Wednesday: Left lane reopened on Route 138 East at 3 p.m. • Thursday: Left lane reopened on Route 138 West at 3 p.m. • Wednesday & Thursday: Lanes reopened from 5-9 a.m. for the morning rush hour.
Motorists may encounter delays, particularly at the beginning and end of the lane closure period. At all times at least one lane of travel will be open to traffic. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.
Contact: Charles St. Martin 401-222-1362 x4007