Richmond Street overpass demo

In 195 Relocation Project, Pedestrians, Roads, Video by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Crews quickly, noisily, and dustily got to work on removing the Richmond Street overpass this morning. Here’s a short video to let you experience the noise if you weren’t lucky enough to be in the Jewelry District this morning.

And here are some photos:

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Dyer Street is one of the suggested pedestrian detours. Here’s the sidewalk situation on Dyer Street:

Dyer Street

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Buses have a tight squeeze making the turn from Richmond Street onto Ship Street for their detour:

RIPTA

Dust:

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Yikes:

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

Richmond Street Overpass Demo

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Jef Nickerson

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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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