We recently opened a new bridge at I-95 North to Route 146 North at Exit 38A (old Exit 23) as a part of the planned reconfiguration of the Providence Viaduct. Now, the old bridge to Route 146 North can be demolished. In its place, we will continue construction of a new collector-distributor road that will separate on-and-off ramp traffic from the I-95 through lanes.
Today, we've also opened a newly rebuilt portion of the Smith Street Bridge over I-95 North. We'll now demolish the other half of the bridge and rebuild it. Pedestrians will be able to cross the bridge on a new sidewalk on the south side of the bridge.
Overnight demolition, with noise anticipated, continues for retaining wall construction between Park Street and I-95 North. During the day, we also need to close lanes on of Park Street and Charles Street. Follow signed detours during all closures.