By News Staff
Reporting by: Melissa Randall
Detours are set to begin on Tuesday night due to the Braga Bridge Improvement project.
The detours routes will be phased in over a four-day period, the detour will allow contractors to perform the necessary work needed to begin the project.
Tuesday, November 12:
Close Exit 5, at I-195 westbound, to allow construction of a temporary ramp. The exit will re-open on Friday, November 15.
Open temporary ramp from Pocasset Street to I-195 eastbound, behind the Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, November 13:
Close the ramp on I-195 eastbound to Route 79 northbound. Ramp access to Milliken Boulevard will be maintained.
Thursday, November 14:
Close Davol Street between Central Street and Pocasset Street/Anawan Street.
Open u-turn, just south of President Avenue, to local traffic on South Davol Street for access to the new two-way section of North Davol Street between the u-turn and Central Street.
Activate traffic signal at the intersection of Central Street and Davol Street.
Close Route 138/Broadway Extension to northbound through traffic at Columbia Street. The ramp that allows access to I-195 eastbound and westbound will remain open.
Open temporary driveway to Community Boating's parking lot.
Friday, November 15:
Open the temporary ramp from Route 79 southbound to South Davol Street. Route 79 southbound will be closed to traffic at this point.
Open temporary ramp from I-195 westbound to Central Street.
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