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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 July 5-11, 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). Oversized vehicles must temporarily detour to Rte. 3 to safely bypass I-95.

Exit Closures

Providence: Exit 2 (Gano St.) off of I-195 East is scheduled to close for City of Providence fireworks, Saturday night, July 5, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Use Exit 5 (Rte. 103) as a detour. The right lane over the Providence River Bridge (William D. Warner Memorial Bridge) will also be closed at this time.

Providence: The off-ramp from Rte. 6 East to I-95 North will be closed for construction, Sunday-Tuesday nights from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Rtes. 6 & 10) off of I-95 South will be closed for construction, Sunday-Tuesday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Cumberland: I-295 South, from Exit 11 (Rte. 114/Diamond Hill Rd.) to Exit 9 (Rte. 146), right lane closed for construction, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. The on-ramp from Mendon Rd. to I-295 South will also be closed at this time. Follow detour using I-295 North.

Exeter: I-95 North and South, from Exit 4 (Rte. 3) to Exit 5 (Rte. 102), alternating lane closures for construction, Monday and Tuesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day, and Wednesday night 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, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Warwick: I-95 North and South at Exit 8 (Rte. 2), alternating lane closures for construction, Sunday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, and Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

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

Related links

Department or agency: Department of Transportation

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

Release date: 07-03-2014

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