PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Big changes will soon be affecting your commute into Providence.
Starting Tuesday, February 18th, RIDOT will be permanently closing the Tobey St. on-ramp to Route 6 West.
The deteriorating bridge is one of seven structurally deficient bridges being replaced as part of the Route 6/10 interchange project.
So, if this change affects you – here’s a peak at your detour.
Drivers will continue heading west on Broadway, take a right onto Harris Ave, then turn around and hop onto Route 6.
Over the next two years – a new Tobey Street bridge will carry two-way traffic between the Federal Hill and Olneyville neighborhoods – providing access to a new service road.
It also will carry a new bike path. No major delays are expected.
Melissa Sardelli (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Pinpoint Traffic Reporter for WPRI 12 and FOX Providence. If you have a traffic concern or question reach out to me on Twitter @MelissaSardelli or find me on Facebook.