Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week.
Rhode Island Department of Transportation
The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of May 11-17, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.
Middletown: Rte. 138A (Aquidneck Ave.) at Purgatory Rd., Crescent Rd. and Green End Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Portsmouth/Tiverton: Rte. 24 North and South, from West Main Rd. to Mass. line, right lane closures and ramp narrowing for sweeping, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority
The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of May 12-18, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.
Newport Claiborne Pell Bridge:
Eastbound Open Road Tolling (ORT) Lane Closure- 5/15 and 5/16- 9 am to 2 pm
Westbound Left lane Closure- 5/16- 8 am to 2 pm
Eastbound Left lane Closure- 5/16- 9 am to 2 pm
Overnight: Westbound Right Lane Closure- 5/12 to 5/18- 7 pm to 5:30 am
Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge: Westbound Right Lane Closure- 5/13- 9 am to 2:30 pm
Route 138 Connector: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Route 138 Connector.
Mount Hope Bridge: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Mount Hope Bridge.
Sakonnet River Bridge: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Sakonnet River Bridge.
Visit RITBA’s Travel Advisories website for updates and more information.
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