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

October 7 Pawtucket Color Run Rhode Island
Roads Affected: Division St, Ashton St, Walcott St, George Bennett Hwy, Armistice Blvd, York Ave, Columbus Ave, Crane St, Ben Mondor Way

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East Bay

August 12 Bristol, Portsmouth Mount Hope Bridge 5K
Roads Affected: Ferry Rd (Rte 114), Columban Dr, Old Ferry Rd
August 12-13 Warren R.C.P. Club Holy Ghost Feast and Procession
Roads Affected: Child St, Arlington Ave, Metacom Ave.
September 16 Tiverton, Little Compton, Westport, MA Cycle for Life Rhode Island Ride
Roads Affected: Multiple towns and roadways - See for more information.
September 23 Tiverton, Little Compton Miles for Megan
Roads Affected: Main Rd, Bulgarmarsh Rd ( Rte. 177 ), Fish Rd, Souza Rd, Nanaquaket Rd, Seaport Ave, Neck Rd
October 1 Little Compton 11th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed RIDE
Roads Affected: Sakonnet Pt Rd, Peckham Rd, Long Hwy, Crosby Rd, Pottersville Rd, Mullin Hill Rd, Old Harbor Rd, Adamsville Rd

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Newport County

September 23 Jamestown Rhode Race Jamestown
Roads Affected: Fort Getty Rd, Beavertail Rd, Southwest Ave, North Main Rd, E Shore Rd, Conanicus Ave, Walcott Ave, Blueberry Ln, Highland Dr
October 15 Middletown, Newport Fall Into Fitness - Newport Hospital 5K Walk & Run
Roads Affected: Valley Rd, Aquidneck Ave, Tuckerman Ave, Kane Ln, Purgatory Rd
October 22 Jamestown, Middletown, Newport Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run
Roads Affected: East Shore Rd, Pell Newport Bridge (Rte 138), Farewell St, Amererica's Cup Ave

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

August 5 Smithfield RI Sprint Triathlon
Roads Affected: Stillwater Rd, Farnum Pike, Douglas Pike, Higgins St, Whipple Ave, Cross St, Ridgeland Rd, Ridge Rd
August 11-13 Cumberland Cumberland Fest Annual 5K Race
Roads Affected: Diamond Hill Rd. ( Rte. 114 ) Pine Swamp, Diamond Hill Park
September 24 Smithfield Smithfield Lions 5K Road Race
Roads Affected: Pleasant View Ave ( Rte. 116 )

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South County

August 6 Charlestown, Hopkinton, Little Compton, Middletown, Narragansett, Newport, S. Kingstown, Westerly Race the State
Roads Affected: Multiple towns and roadways
August 13 Narragansett 10th Annual Boby Doyle Summer Classic 5 Mile & 3K Walk
Roads Affected: South Pier Rd, Lambert St, Kingstown Rd, Lakewood Dr, Boon St, Rodman St, Ocean Rd, Anna Olivo Ct, Earls Ct, Gibson Ave
August 19 Charlestown, Richmond New England Time Trial Championships
Roads Affected: Rte. 91, Rte. 112, Rte. 1A, BIA Rte. 411 (Kings Factory Road)
August 25 Westerly 20th Annual Roger Schonning 5K
Roads Affected: High St, Broad St, Main St, Union St, Margin St, Clark St, C St, Cobblestone Ln, Beach St, Elm St, Grove Ave
August 27 North Kingstown Sea Creature Parade
Roads Affected: West Main St, Main St, Brown St, Route 1A, Beach St
September 3 Westerly The Rhode Warrior Half Iron Distance Tri
Roads Affected: Atlantic Ave, Weekapuag Ave, Langworthy Rd, Shore Rd, Rte 1, Ashaway Rd, Tomaquag Rd, Collins Rd, Rte 216, Rte 91, Rte 1A, Maplewood Rd, Atlantic Ave
September 10 North Kingstown Surftown Half & 5K
Roads Affected: Atlantic Ave, Weekapaug Rd, Chapman Rd, Meadow Ave, Wawaloam Dr, Winnapaug Rd, 1st St, Fishermans, Ave, Shore Rd, Watch Hill Rd, Niantic Ave, Ocean View Hwy
September 23 Westerly 2017 Greater Westerly Heart Walk
Roads Affected: Watch Hill Rd, Foster Cove Rd, Aquidneck Ave, Sunset Ave, Bay St, Larkin Rd, Bluff Ave, Westerly Rd
September 24 South Kingstown South Kingstown Firefighters Memorial Parade
Roads Affected: Holley St, Main St, High St.
September 24 Westerly OCY-Triathlon/Duathlon
Roads Affected: Atlantic Ave, Maplewood Ave, Bayberry Rd, Ocean View Hwy, Ninigret Ave, Watch Hill Rd, Shore Rd, Winnapaug Rd
October 1 Charlestown, Exeter, N. Kingstown, S. Kingstown, West Greenwich, Westerly Haley Dowdell Memorial 3rd Annual Motorcycle Run
Roads Affected: Multiple towns and roadways
October 1 Narragansett Ocean Road 10K
Roads Affected: Ocean Rd, Pilgrim Ave, Calef Ave, Nichols Ave, Beach St, Boston Neck Rd
October 8 Narragansett Harvest Festival 5 Mile Road Race
Roads Affected: Sand Hill Cove Rd, Point Judith Rd, Ocean Rd
October 8 (Rain Date: October 9) Westerly 70th Annual Westerly-Pawtucket Columbus Day Parade
Roads Affected: Ward Ave, Bellevue Ave, Top St, Granite St, Grove Ave, High St, Canal St, Stillman Ave, Liberty St, Broad St, Elm St
October 15 Westerly Walk for Life
Roads Affected: Elm St, Broad St, Grove Ave, High St
October 22 Narragansett Gansett Half Marathon Road Race
Roads Affected: Ocean Road, Earle's Court, Gibson Avenue, Kinney Avenue, Old Pt. Judith Road, Route 108/Pt. Judith Road, Clarke Road, Pilgrim Avenue, Calef Avenue, Nichols Rd
October 29 Narragansett Ocean State Road Races
Roads Affected: Narragansett Post Rd and South Kingstown Middlebridge Rd areas
November 12 Westerly Setting the Pace for Conservation
Roads Affected: Watch Hill Rd, Avondale Rd, Champlin Dr, Grassland Way, Kings Way, Quail Run, Fox Run, Shepards, Run

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West Bay

September 3-4 West Warwick Portuguese Holy Ghost Society Procession
Roads Affected: Main St, Pike St, East Main St, Bridge St, Providence St, Bettez St, Phenix Ave

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