The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of overnight closures on Route 4 beginning Sunday, September 11, removing a temporary arch on the Division Street Bridge on the East Greenwich/Warwick Line. All closures are from 9pm to 5am.
The southbound lane of SH4 will be the first in a series of closures, occurring as follows:
Sunday, September 11th. Monday 12th September. Tuesday, September 13th
During these closures, if you prefer to travel on Interstate 95 South and follow Route 4 South, take Exit 8 and detour to Route 2/South County Trail and Division Street for shopping in East Greenwich Square Immediately after town you will need to access the SH4 south ramp. center. Police details keep traffic passing traffic lights along detour routes.
Northbound lanes on US 4 will be closed as follows:
Wednesday, September 14th. Thursday, September 15th
For traffic heading to I-95 North, all traffic should use Exit 9A to East Greenwich and use the next traffic light ramp to return to I-95 North. If heading to Route 2 and I-95 South, follow the detour above using I-95 North to Exit 10, then reverse direction to I-95 South. Police details can be found on sites along the route.
All eastbound traffic on Division Street must use the entrance ramp to the south side of Route 4 to accommodate traffic on the Route 4 North Detour. Take Exit 7A onto Frenchtown Road, detour onto Route 4 North, Exit 9A to East Greenwich.
The demolition schedule is updated daily according to the amount of work completed the previous night.
The Division Street Bridge is a $22.9 million project to replace a 55-year-old bridge that carries 14,000 vehicles daily.
The Division Street Bridge project was made possible by RhodeWorks and a bipartisan infrastructure and improvement act. [r20.rs6.net]RIDOT is committed to restoring Rhode Island’s infrastructure to good condition while respecting the environment and striving to improve it. For more information, please visit www.ridot.net/RhodeWorks.
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