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Traffic Advisory: Portion of Route 99 North to Temporarily Close Tomorrow Night

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close a portion of Route 99 North between Sayles Hill Road and Mendon Road beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 24, at 7 p.m. The closure is needed to make joint repairs to the Blackstone River Bridge on the Lincoln/Cumberland town line. The structure is expected to reopen prior to the morning rush hour on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

Motorists are advised to follow Route 146 to Route 146A, Park Avenue, Hamlet Avenue, Cumberland Hill Road and Mendon Road, or to take I-295 to Mendon Road. Detour maps are available online at

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

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  • Release date: 06-23-2014

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