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Encyclopedia > Rhode Island State Highway 103
Rhode Island State Highway 103 is a numbered State Highway running 11.3 miles in Rhode Island.

Route

Note: This section uses [] () to indicate a one-way pair. Streets appearing in brackets are the northbound or eastbound side. Streets appearing in parentheses are the southbound or westbound side.

RI 103 takes the following route through the State: State nickname: The Ocean State Other U.S. States Capital Providence Largest city Providence Governor Donald Carcieri Official languages None Area 4,005 km² (50th)  - Land 2,709 km²  - Water 1,296 km² (32. ... A one-way pair is a pair of parallel, usually one-way streets that carry opposite directions of a signed route or major traffic flow. ...

History

RI 103 used to be much longer, extending through Providence and along present-day RI 14 to Connecticut. East Providence is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Looking east at I-195 in Providence, Rhode Island around 1959. ... U.S. Highway 6 is a largely east-west United States Highway that connects Bishop, California with Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. ... Barrington is a census-designated place located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... Barrington is a census-designated place located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... East Providence is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Warren is a town located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... Warren is a town located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... Barrington is a census-designated place located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Other U.S. States Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell Official languages English Area 14,371 km² (48th)  - Land 12,559 km²  - Water 1,809 km² (12. ...


At one time, the main road east from Providence (at first NE 3, now US 6) used RI 103 and MA 103 rather than the current US 6 alignment. Maps disagree on when the change to the current alignment took place. However, rather than using Warren Avenue to the Washington Bridge, the main road continued north on Pawtucket Avenue to Waterman Avenue, and used Waterman Avenue over the old Red Bridge to Providence. When the main road was moved to current US 6, it at first continued to use Waterman Avenue via MA 114A and County Street to the state line. U.S. Highway 6 is a largely east-west United States Highway that connects Bishop, California with Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. ...


The current alignment of RI 103 along Warren Avenue in East Providence was also US 6 before Interstate 195 was built. Some signs still mark it as US 6, including some signs placed since 2000. East Providence is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... U.S. Highway 6 is a largely east-west United States Highway that connects Bishop, California with Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. ... Looking east at I-195 in Providence, Rhode Island around 1959. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Notes

RI 103 is a major commercial corridor in East Providence. East Providence is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ...


Westbound traffic at the first split from RI 114 northbound in Barrington must make a U-turn onto RI 114 south and then turn right. a movie set in superior, arizona ...


RI 103A is an alternate route through Riverside in southern East Providence; it was naver RI 103.


Many maps have shown RI 103 using Veterans Memorial Parkway from a bit east of the second RI 114 multiplex to its west end. A multiplex or concurrency on a road network occurs where a single physical road carries two or more different highway, motorway or other road numbers. ...

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Rhode Island State Highways
1A 2 3 4 5 7 10 12
14 15 24 33 37 51 77 78
81 91 94 96 98 99 100 101
102 103 103A 104 107 108 110 112
113 114 114A 115 116 117 117A 118
120 121 122 123 126 128 136 138
138A 146 146A 152 165 177 179 214
216 238 246 401 402 403
Interstates: 95 195 295
U.S. Highways: 1 1A 6 6A 44
Along RI 103 in East Providence. The sign with only US 6 was removed after this photo was taken; the one with both shields was installed slightly before.
Along RI 103 in East Providence. The sign with only US 6 was removed after this photo was taken; the one with both shields was installed slightly before.
Another sign assembly showing US 6 along RI 103, this one on south.
Another sign assembly showing US 6 along RI 103, this one on RI 114 south.

 
 

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