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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 14-20, 2014. 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 North and South from Exit 4 (Rte. 3) to Exit 5 (Rte. 102). The restriction should last for approximately 60 days. Oversized vehicles must temporarily detour to Rte. 3 to safely bypass I-95.

Exit and Ramp Closures

Providence: The off-ramp from I-95 North to Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) will be closed for construction, Thursday night from midnight to 5 a.m. the following day. Follow detour.

Providence: The off-ramp from Rtes. 6/10 East to I-95 South will be closed for construction, Thursday night from midnight to 5 a.m. the following day. Follow detour.

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 paving, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Overnight

Cranston/Warwick: I-95 South and North, from Exit 16 (Rte. 10) to Exit 15 (Jefferson Blvd.), right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Wednesday night: I-95 South

Thursday night: I-95 North

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.

Providence: The off-ramp from I-95 South and North to Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) will be narrowed for construction, Sunday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Sunday night: I-95 South

Wednesday night: I-95 North

Providence: The off-ramp from Rte. 6 East to I-95 North will be narrowed for construction, Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Rte. 146) to Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.), right lane closed for construction, Sunday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

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

Sunday night: alternating lane closures

Monday-Thursday nights: left lane closed

Weekday Providence: Rtes. 6/10 East to I-95 North, lanes shifted for construction, Monday-Wednesday 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: 06-13-2014

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