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I-95 Travel Restrictions in Rhode Island This Week

The Rhode island Department of Transportation has issued the following I-95 travel restrictions through Friday, March 16, 2018:

Upcoming New Traffic Patterns

  • Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 19 (Eddy St.) to Exit 18, all lanes will be shifted to the right effective Monday, March 19. On I-95 North, from Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.) to Exit 20 (Point St.), all lanes will be shifted to the right effective Tuesday, March 20. The temporary traffic patterns will be in place through July 2018. Please note date changes.

Overnight Restrictions

  • West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 5A (Rte. 102 South) to Exit 5B (Rte. 102 North), lane closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

Weekday Restrictions

  • East Providence/Providence: I-195 West, from the Taunton Ave. on-ramp to the Gano St. off-ramp, lane closures for bridge work, Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Richmond/Exeter: I-95 North and South, from Exit 3 (Rte. 138) to Exit 5 (Rte. 102), right lane and shoulder closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ongoing Restrictions

  • Johnston: I-295 North and South at Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) between Rte. 6 (Exit 9A and Exit 9B) and Rte. 44 (Exit 12A and 12B), right shoulder closures for construction, through Summer 2018.

All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.


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Travel Restrictions for I-95 Construction in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation reports the following highway restrictions associated with I-95 construction and maintenance thru Friday, May 19, 2017.

Friday Night and Weekend Restrictions

  • Providence: I-95 North at Exit 19 (I-195), I-195 East from the I-95 interchange to Exit 2 (Gano St./India St.), and I-195 West, from Exit 2 (South Main St.) to Exit 1A (Point St.), lane closures possible to establish a new traffic pattern, Friday night, May 12 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence/Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, at the on- and off-ramps from Exit 23 (Rte. 146/Charles St.) to Exit 30 (East St.), ramp narrowing possible for roadway sweeping, Saturday from 6 a.m. to noon.
  • Richmond: I-95 North and South at Exit 3 (Rte. 138), right shoulder closed on the on- and off-ramps in a moving operation for tree trimming and chipping, Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • West Greenwich: I-95 South at Exit 5A (Rte. 102 South), right shoulder closed on the on- and off-ramps in a moving operation for tree trimming and chipping, Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Overnight Restrictions

  • Cranston/Providence: I-95 North, from Elmwood Ave. to Eddy St., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Monday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • East Greenwich to Warwick: I-95 North, from Exit 7 (New London Tpke.) to Exit 13 (Airport Connector), right lane, shoulder and temporary ramp closures possible in a moving operation for roadway sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • East Greenwich to West Warwick: I-95 North and South, including the ramps, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.
  • Exeter/West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 4 (Rte. 3) to Exit 6A (Hopkins Hill Rd.), partial left lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for roadway sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence: I-95 North and South at Exit 16 (Rte. 10), partial right lane and shoulder closures at the on- and off-ramps for drainage work, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence: I-95 North and South, at the on- and off-ramps from Exit 16 (Rte. 10) to Exit 20 (Point St./I-195), ramp narrowing possible for roadway sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 23 (Charles St.) to Exit 20 (I-195), alternating lane closures for milling and cold planing, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect delays.
  • Providence: I-95 North and South, from the Blackstone St. overpass to the Point St. overpass, alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.
    • Tuesday night: I-95 North
    • Wednesday night: I-95 South

Weekday Restrictions

  • Providence: I-95 North at Exit 19 (I-195), I-195 East from the I-95 interchange to Exit 2 (Gano St./India St.), and I-195 West, from Exit 2 (South Main St.) to Exit 1A (Point St.), watch for construction activities behind barrier and vehicles entering and exiting, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 16 (Rte. 10) to Exit 19 (I-195), left lane and shoulder closures for landscaping, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ongoing Restrictions

  • Exeter/Richmond: Watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the median area along I-95 South after Exit 5 (Rte. 102) at the Tefft Hill Trail Bridge, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Spring 2017.

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New Connecticut Getaways for Spring and Summer

Connecticut invites visitors and residents alike to kick off the warm weather travel season with new and improved attractions for families and adults, a new centrally located luxury hotel and plenty of arts and foodie events. Whether planning a romantic weekend getaway or family fun vacation, a day of adventure or retreat, travelers can find all the information they need, including suggested trip itineraries and travel packages, at www.CTvisit.com.

This spring and summer, there are even more reasons to visit Connecticut. Here are just a few top seasonal highlights:

New this spring and summer:

  • Experience luxury at the Delamar West Hartford this June, Connecticut’s newest boutique hotel, offering a full-service spa, fine dining and even complimentary bicycle rentals. Other unique lodging experiences, including B&Bs, inns and campgrounds, are featured on www.CTvisit.com along with special travel deals.
  • Get up close and personal with wildlife at the Connecticut Science Center’s new exhibit, “Butterfly Encounter,” opening this June in Hartford; see an exotic array of species at Mystic Aquarium’s “Weird and Wonderful” exhibit, opening Memorial Day Weekend; explore the Maritime Aquarium’s expanded jellyfish exhibit in Norwalk, opening this summer; and, visit Changbai, a female Amur tiger on exhibit now at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.
  • Reach new heights at Skydive Danielson thanks to its new airplane that allows skydivers to jump from 14,000 feet; visit Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, where youngsters can experience two new rides this spring; or, try the two new 75-foot-high zip lines at Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland, opening Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Pick your own bouquet at Lavender Pond Farm in Killingworth on select dates this summer, to be announced; and, use the new “See & Sip Itineraries,” designed by the Connecticut Wine Trail and Connecticut Art Trail, to pick and pair wine tasting locations with local museums.
  • Learn something new at Mystic Seaport by visiting the Thompson Exhibition Building, currently showing its inaugural exhibit, “SeaChange;” and, learn all about minerals at Nature’s Art Village’s new state-of-the-art miniature golf course opening this summer, joining the 40 life-sized dinosaurs, pristine nature trails and indoor activity center.

Timeless favorites:

  • Explore 216 miles of Connecticut shoreline: soak in the rays at public beaches, including Hammonasset Beach State Park, home to the Meigs Point Nature Center; kayak around the Thimble Islands; take a lighthouse boat tour; and, devour a hot-buttered lobster roll at one of Connecticut’s legendary seafood shacks.
  • Hit the hiking and biking trails that crisscross Connecticut for hundreds of miles, including those in The Last Green Valley, a National Heritage Corridor that runs through 26 towns in Connecticut’s northeast corner.
  • Hunt for treasures along the Connecticut Antiques Trail. Make your first stop the town of Woodbury, the “Antiques Capital of Connecticut,” with more than two dozen shops to discover.
  • Play and stay at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket and Mohegan Sun in Uncasville; enjoy gaming as well as renowned hotels, restaurants, spas, shopping, and live entertainment.

Don’t-miss events:

  • Enjoy the blooms at any one of Connecticut’s major flower festivals, including the Meriden Daffodil Festival (April 29-30) and Dogwood Festival in Fairfield (May 12-14).
  • Cheer on the pros at the Northeast’s only PGA tour event, Travelers Championship, in Cromwell (June 19-25) or the Connecticut Open in New Haven (August 1-4), featuring tennis great Martina Navratilova; and, music fans won’t want to miss the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz in Hartford (July 14-16), the largest free jazz event in New England, and the Litchfield Jazz Festival in Goshen (August 5-6).
  • Experience the arts at the Greenwich International Film Festival (June 1-4) and take in more than 60 events, screenings, premiers and educational panels; then, enjoy the work of more than 180 nationally recognized craft artists at the Guilford Art Center’s Craft Expo (July 14-16).
  • Indulge in seasonal delights at the Milford Oyster Festival (August 19), featuring the largest variety of oysters at any festival in the United States; and, don’t miss all the special events at breweries along the renowned Connecticut Beer Trail.
  • Try something new on Connecticut Open House Day (June 10), when Connecticut residents enjoy discounted or free admission, giveaways or special offers at 150+ attractions.

“Connecticut’s prime New England location makes it the perfect destination for visitors looking for a quick weekend escape from metro areas like New York and Boston, or an extended vacation,” said Randy Fiveash, director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism. “We welcome visitors to come and experience Connecticut for the first time, and encourage those who have visited before to discover what’s new.”

To learn more about all there is to see and do in Connecticut, visit www.CTvisit.com.


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Lane Closures on I-95 in Connecticut Thru August 12

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on I-95 southbound in Greenwich through the morning of Friday, August 12, 2016. Work hours will be 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

The work consists of bridge maintenance on the River Avenue overpass, in Greenwich.

Motorists can expect lane closures on I-95 between Exit 2 (Louden Street), and the New York State Line in Greenwich. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Tuesday through Friday).

Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.


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Traveling another route? Visit our growing family of exit guides: I-4 Exit Guide, I-5 Exit Guide, I-10 Exit Guide and I-75 Exit Guide.