Temporary Daytime Ramp Closures on Route 146

by | Apr 19, 2020

UXBRIDGE – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will be conducting paving operations on Route 146 northbound and southbound, between the Rhode Island state line to the Mill Street overpass, in Uxbridge. The work is scheduled to take place next week beginning on Tuesday, April 21, and continuing through to Friday, April 24,  during the daytime hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The paving work will require intermittent lane takings and off-ramp closures to allow crews to conduct necessary construction operations.

Traffic will be directed to follow the ramp detour signage in place as follows:

Route 146 northbound off-ramp at Exit 1 is closed:

  • Traffic looking to exit Route 146 northbound at Exit 1 (Route 146A, Uxbridge, North Smithfield RI) will be directed to continue on Route 146 northbound and take a right at Exit 2 (Route 146A Chocolog Road, Uxbridge) in order to access Route 146A from Chocolog Road.

Route 146 southbound off-ramp at Exit 1 is closed:

  • Traffic looking to exit Route 146 southbound at Exit 1 (Route 146A North Smithfield RI) will be directed to continue on Route 146 southbound into Rhode Island and take exit for Route 5 and Route 102, Forestdale / Slaterville. Traffic will be directed to follow the detour signage in place and turn right onto Route 146A Victory Highway.

Route 146 northbound off-ramp at Exit 2 is closed:

  • Traffic looking to exit Route 146 northbound at Exit 2 (to 146A, Chocolog Rd, Uxbridge) will be directed to continue northbound on Route 146 and take a right at Exit 3 (Route 16 Uxbridge/Douglas) and follow the detour signage in place in order to reverse direction.

Route 146 southbound off-ramp at Exit 2 is closed:

  • Traffic looking to exit Route 146 southbound at Exit 2 (Route 146A Chocolog Road Uxbridge) will be directed to continue southbound on Route 146 and take a right at Exit 1 in order to access Route 146A Quaker Highway

Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.

Drivers who are traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency.