Route 6 on-ramp closes Monday night

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is scheduled to temporarily close the Plainfield Street on-ramp to Route 6 East Monday night.

The closure is part of the Magnolia St. Bridge Project.

RIDOT says the closure is needed in order to safely demolish the existing bridge.

The on-ramp will close at 7 p.m. Monday, June 2. It is scheduled to be closed for 45 days.

RIDOT advises motorists to follow the signed detour route, using Plainfield Street and Hartford Avenue to access Route 6 East .Access to all businesses will be maintained.