Plainfield St. on-ramp to Rt. 6 closing Monday

Interstate 95 shortly before a snow storm on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — RIDOT is closing the Plainfield Street on-ramp to Route 6 East starting Monday night in order to demolish the existing bridge. The on-ramp is expected to be closed for 45 days.

The Department of Transportation said Monday the work is part of the bigger project of re-aligning Route 6, and improving safety and traffic flow in the area.

Detour signs are posted to direct drivers to Plainfield Street and Hartford Avenue to get to Route 6.

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