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

The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 7-13. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information.

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Oversized Truck Detour

Exeter: An oversized truck detour is in effect on I-95 South from Exit 5 (Rte. 102) to Exit 4 (Rte. 3). The detour on I-95 North is scheduled to be in place by Monday, June 9. The restriction should last for approximately 60 days. Oversized vehicles must temporarily detour to Rte. 3 to safely bypass I-95.

Exit Open

Warwick: Exit 14A (Rte. 37 East) off of I-95 North is now open.

Ramp Closures

Smithfield to Cranston: There will be temporary closures of the on-and off-ramps on I-295 North and South at Exit 7 (Rte. 44), Exit 6 (Rte. 6) and Exit 4 (Rte. 14/Plainfield Pike), for micromilling, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Overnight

Exeter: I-95 North and South, from Exit 4 (Rte. 3) to Exit 5 (Rte. 102), one lane of alternating traffic for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Hopkinton-Warwick: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on I-95, from the Connecticut state line to Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), including its ramps, Monday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 North and South, from the Connecticut state line to Exit 4 (Rte. 3), left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 20 (Point St.) to Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10), right lane closed for electrical work at the Providence Viaduct, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Rte. 146) to Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.), right lane closed for landscaping, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. The off-ramp to Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) will also be narrowed at this time.

Providence: The off-ramp from I-95 South to Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) will be narrowed for light pole installation at the Providence Viaduct, Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Warwick: I-95 South at Exit 8 (Rte. 2), left lane closed for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

Lincoln: I-295 North and South, from Exit 9 (Rte. 146) to Exit 10 (Rte. 122/Mendon Rd.), alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday: I-295 North

Thursday: I-295 South

Providence: The off-ramp from Rte. 6 East to I-95 North will be narrowed for construction at the Providence Viaduct, Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact: Rose Amoros (401) 222-1362, Ext. 4450

Related links

Department or agency: Department of Transportation

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

Release date: 06-06-2014

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