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Traffic Advisory: Interstate Exit and Lane Closures Planned for Next Week

The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from November 16-22, 2013. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter on http://twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the minute travel information.

Weekend Lane Closures

Cranston: I-295 North, between Exit 3 (Rte. 37) and Exit 4 (Rte. 14), right lane closed for bridge work, Saturday from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Exit and Ramp Closures

Providence: I-95 South at Exit 22 (Downtown/Rte. 6/Rte. 10) and Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.), there will be a brief, 15-minute closure of each off-ramp between 12-5 a.m. early Tuesday morning for electrical work. The two exit ramps will not be closed at the same time.

Lane Closures

Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, from Exit 27 (Downtown) to Exit 29 (Broadway), various lane closures for construction, Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 North and South, at Exit 25 (Smithfield Ave.), alternating single and double lane closures for a bridge inspection, Monday and Tuesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day. I-95 North: Monday night I-95 South: Tuesday night

Providence: I-95 North on the off-ramp for Exit 22 (Downtown/Rte. 6/Rte. 10), alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 22 (Downtown/Rte. 6/Rte. 10) to Exit 20 (I-195), right lane closed for barrier installation, Sunday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Charles St.) to Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.), right lane closed for electrical work, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 North, at Exit 25 (Smithfield Ave.), lanes narrowed for a bridge inspection on the off-ramp from I-95 North to Smithfield Ave. and the on-ramp from Smithfield Ave. to I-95 South, Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Exit 9 (Rte. 4) to Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), alternating lane closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Roads above or below the highway also may have intermittent lane closures.

West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, at Exit 7 (New London Turnpike), alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. the following day.

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.

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.

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.

Exeter: I-95 South, at the Ten Rod Road Bridge, right shoulder closed through Fall 2013. Lanes shift to left.

Contact: Rose Amoros 401-222-1362 x4450

Related links

Department or agency: Department of Transportation

Online: http://www.dot.ri.gov

Release date: 11-15-2013

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