The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will put in place a lane split on I-95 southbound at the Eddy Street Exit (Exit 19) on Friday evening May 29. The split will be completely in place by 6:00 a.m. May 30 and will remain in place for two months.
This is part of the Bridge Group 1 project which includes routine bridge maintenance and rehabilitation of five bridges in the area two of which will have a full replacement. The total cost for this project is $19.5 million. It is scheduled for completion in May 2022.
The lane split will have two lanes to the left and one lane to the right which is a change from the current work zone configuration of three lanes to the left.
Travelers are advised to stay in their lane. All lanes go through.
All construction projects are subject to changes in schedule and scope depending on needs, circumstances, findings, and weather.
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