Temporary traffic changes around Providence Place Mall planned for November 28th and 29th

Temporary Traffic Changes around Providence Place Mall Planned for November 28th and 29th

To accommodate an anticipated increase in pedestrian and vehicle traffic following the Thanksgiving holiday, the City of Providence has planned traffic changes from 2PM to 6PM

- On November 28th and 29th, from 2PM to 6PM, left turn traffic movement from the Route 6 Eastbound off ramp to Francis Street will be detoured east on Memorial Boulevard, left onto Exchange Street, and left onto Finance Way. 

Vehicles seeking entrance to the Providence Place Mall will be directed to Park Street. Traffic will be prohibited onto Hayes Street with the exception of right turns from Park St. onto Hayes St. which will be allowed to enter the Mall from Hayes St.

Traffic will be prohibited from travelling southbound on Francis St. between Smith Street and Gaspee Street.

Traffic exiting the Mall onto Park Street will be directed to Promenade Street and left onto Dean Street to access major highways I-95, I-195 and Route 6.

These temporary traffic changes are being planned in coordination with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation to accommodate the increased downtown traffic expected following the Thanksgiving holiday. For a map illustrating changes visit: www.providenceri.com

(release from City of Providence)