Apponaug Bypass

Apponaug Bypass

 

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APPONAUG CIRCULATOR PROJECT

Weekly community update

RIDOT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGES FOR APPONAUG CIRCULATOR PROJECT
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MILESTONES:

  • Project’s Substantial Completion Date is September 8, 2017.  Project is currently on schedule.
  • The traffic signal was removed at Apponaug Four Corners on 4/20/2017.  Please note that Greenwich Avenue and Post Road northbound have the right-of-way.  A stop sign is at the Centerville Road approach.  Please use caution in the area especially when turning onto Post Road Village from Greenwich Avenue. 
  • Motorists are reminded to yield to traffic already in the circle as they approach each roundabout and follow signage.  Additionally, motorists wishing to head east (to areas such as Post Road Extension or West Shore Road) from the Centerville Road / Toll Gate Road area (by traveling on the new Veterans Memorial Drive Extension) should remain in the lanes that head straight rather than bearing right toward Greenwich Ave. 
  • There is a Travel Advisory in effect for the roundabout at Greenwich Avenue / Veterans Memorial Drive / Veterans Memorial Extension

 

WORK THAT TOOK PLACE THIS WEEK: May 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

  • Stamped concrete crosswalk work
  • Utility work to overhead wires
  • Curb work at Apponaug Four Corners and Greenwich Avenue
  • Sidewalk work on Centerville Road, at Apponaug Four Corners, and Greenwich Avenue
  • Drainage installation work in Post Road Village
  • Landscaping work inside roundabouts at Centerville Road, Greenwich Avenue & Post Road
  • Worked on decorative lighting in Post Road Village

 

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR NEXT WEEK:  May 22, 2017 – May 26, 2017

Centerville Road – East of Meadow Street to Post Road (Apponaug Four Corners):

  • Placement of concrete sidewalks.  Anticipate work Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This work may require lane shifts.
  • Centerville Road (Route 117), east of Meadow St. to Post Rd., continues to be closed to thru traffic until the final traffic configuration is implemented. Local traffic access will be maintained to the businesses.

Apponaug Four Corners – Centerville Road and Post Road intersection:

  • Utility work to overhead wires
  • Placement of concrete sidewalks near the Pawtucket Credit Union.  
  • Above work anticipated Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This work may require lane shifts

Post Road Village – Apponaug Four Corners to West Shore Road:

  • Decorative lighting work will continue.
  • Continue drainage installation work between Music Lane and Prospect Street. 
  • Above work anticipated Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with one eastbound lane (left lane) available for travel.  Anticipate shoulder and parking closures during working hours.

Roundabout at Toll Gate Road / Veterans Memorial Drive Extension / Centerville Road / Gilbane Street:

  • There will be power washing and sealing at various stamped concrete locations. 
  • Landscaping work will continue
  • Please anticipate intermittent lane closures and lane shifts from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Greenwich Avenue – Apponaug Four Corners to Veterans Memorial Drive:

  • Landscaping work will continue
  • Continue preparation work and placement of concrete sidewalks
  • Overhead utility relocation will continue
  • Anticipate all above work to take place Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with lane shifts in effect during working hours.  One lane in each direction will remain open to traffic. 

Roundabout at Greenwich Avenue / Veterans Memorial Drive / Veterans Memorial Extension:

  • Stamped colored concrete crosswalk work began on Wednesday, May 17 at 7 a.m. and is continuing.
    • Left lane closures will be in affect approaching and through the roundabout in all directions.  The left lane closures will remain in effect for one full week.  Afterwards, the right lanes entering the roundabout will be closed for one full week. Expect delays, and seek alternate routes, if possible.

Roundabout at Post Road / Post Road Extension / Veterans Memorial Drive:

  • The right lanes approaching and through the roundabout will be closed on Post Rd (from both northbound approach and southbound approach), Post Rd. Extension, and Veterans Memorial Drive for stamped concrete crosswalk work just prior to and through the roundabout.  This operation is anticipated to last through Monday, May 22.  Expect delays, and seek alternate routes, if possible.
  • There will be power washing and sealing at various stamped concrete locations. 
  • Landscaping work will continue
  • Please anticipate intermittent lane closures and lane shifts from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

 

 

All activities described above are Weather Dependent and are based on the best information available to RIDOT as of May 19, 2017. 

 

 

    For more information, including schedules and detour maps, please visit www.dot.ri.gov/apponaug/

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