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Travel Advisory: One-day closure needed for drainage repair on a portion of Winsor Avenue in Johnston

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close a portion of Winsor Avenue in Johnston to repair a 200-foot section of deteriorated drainage pipe on Wednesday, May 5.

The closure will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is in the area of 26-32 Winsor Avenue. Through traffic on Winsor Avenue will not be permitted between Greenville Avenue and Orchard Avenue, and will follow a signed detour using Greenville Avenue, Route 44, Smith Avenue and Orchard Avenue. Local traffic will be permitted.

A map showing the suggested detour is available at

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  • Department or agency: Department of Transportation
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  • Release date: 05-03-2021

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