The Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s next rapid bridge replacement is the Tefft Hill Trail Bridge on I-95 in Exeter. Starting tonight, RIDOT will need to close a portion of I-95 North for 56 hours to complete the work.
This approach will save nearly $1 million and four months of delays as compared with traditional construction methods.
This closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, October 13, with all travel lanes reopened by 5 a.m. Monday, October 16. During the closure, all northbound traffic will be required to take Exit 4 to Route 3 north. Trucks will get back onto I-95 using the Exit 5/Route 102 interchange in West Greenwich. Passenger vehicles will continue along Route 3 north and use the Exit 6 interchange, also in West Greenwich.
A map detailing the detour routes for both cars and trucks can be found above and at www.ridot.net/95Closure