Of course when people ask, "How do you get to the Jewelry District?" often as not we say, "Go along Empire, keep on as it becomes Chestnut and when you get to where the I-195 overpass used to be, you're there."
One can't help but wonder, where did all that concrete go? The Providence Journal revealed where some of it went. Those bridge abutments and a mile or two of road decking – neatly reduced to gravel – went to East Providence for a new solar power insta
The Journal explained: To cap part of the landfill, the state Department of Transportation agreed to bring in free of charge 50,000 square feet of gravel worth about $1 million from the demolition of the old Route 195 overpass in Providence. Read the article HERE.