Parade and Event Restrictions

During parades and special events such as bicycle and road races, you may encounter delays due to closed roads or lanes. Please drive carefully and share the road when you encounter one of these events.

Metropolitan Providence

March

Providence: March 18, 2017, Providence St. Patrick's Day Parade/Road Race, affecting: Smith St, Hilltop Ave, Wyndam Ave, Arbor Dr.

May

Providence: May 7, 2017, Providence Marathon and Half Marathon, affecting Downtown Providence and points south towards the East Bay and Barrington.

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East Bay

July

Bristol: July 1, 2017, Independence Road Race, affecting: Independence Park, Thames St, Constitution St, Hope St, Wood St, Mt. Hope Ave, De Wolfe Ave, State St, High St, Oliver St, Poppasquash Bike Path, Coggeshall Farm Rd, Poppasquash Rd.

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Newport County


January

Jamestown: January 1, 2017, Jamestown 1st Day Plunge (Formerly - Penguin Plunge), affecting: Conanicus in vacinity of East Ferry Beach/Veterans Square.

April

Newport: Saturday April 15th, 2017, Newport 5K Road Race, affecting: Memorial Blvd., Cliff Ave., Gammell Rd., Annandale Rd., Ward Ave., Clay St. and Parer Ave.

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

December

Smithfield: December 3, 2016 from 5:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Smithfield Christmas Parade, affecting: Route 44 ( Putnam Pike ) and Austin Avenue.

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South County

April

Narragansett: April 9, 2017, MS Walk Narragansett, affecting: South Pier Rd, Ocean Rd, Exchange St, Caswell Rd, Narragansett Ave, Kingston Rd, Boon St.

Narragansett: April 30, 2017, Rhode Island State Police 5K Foot Pursuit, affecting: Boston Neck Rd, Beach St, Narragansett Ave, Kingstown Rd, Boon St, South Pier Rd, Ocean Rd.

October

Narragansett: October 1, 2017, Ocean Road 10K, affecting: Ocean Rd, Pilgrim Ave, Calef Ave, Nichols Ave, Beach St, Boston Neck Rd

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West Bay

December

Warwick: December 10, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Bay Ridge Community Hay Ride, affecting: Ives Rd., Lawndale Dr., Beachwood Dr., Overlook Dr., and Lakedell Dr.

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