Route 195 demolition getting underway

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Route 195 Demolition

Yesterday morning signs of Route 195 demolition were apparent. As I walked to work I saw this “Mulch n More” truck up on the Chestnut Street overpass.

Route 195 Demolition

Route 195 Demolition

Route 195 Demolition

By lunchtime all this brush and trees on the Route 195 embankment next to Johnson & Wales was gone. Contrary to what I had heard about it, it looks like Route 195 demo is actually underway. Of course the exciting part will be when they start to truck away the embankments and rip down the overpasses. Stay tuned.

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Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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