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Traffic Advisory: RIDOT to Close Section of Water Street in Pawtucket Overnight

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close a section of Water Street in Pawtucket tonight as part of the ongoing construction for the new Pawtucket River Bridge.

This section of Water Street, located between Main Street and Division Street, will be closed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the installation of new concrete beams for the new School Street off-ramp bridge.

The following signed detour route will be used:

• Follow Main Street to Walcott Street and turn right

• Turn right onto Summit Street

• Turn right onto Division Street

Motorists with questions can contact RIDOT’s Customer Service office at 401-222-2450 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional information will be available on RIDOT’s website ( and its social media sites on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and Blogger.


Contact: Bryan Lucier 222-1362, Ext. 4012

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  • Release date: 06-27-2011

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