State Route 4 in Rhode Island
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State Route 4 or SR-4 is a state route in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. The road is almost entirely a freeway and forms a southern approach road to the Providence metropolitan area. The highway begins at US 1 in North Kingstown and runs to Interstate 95 in the southern suburb of Warwick. The route is 16 kilometers long and up to 67,000 vehicles use the highway every day.
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The highway was built to make the southern coast of Rhode Island more accessible. Construction of the highway began in 1968 and in 1972 the first 9 miles were opened from I-95 to Wickford Junction. However, construction of the remaining 2 kilometers south to Allenton was delayed and was not finally opened until 1988. In 2019, the exit numbering was changed from a sequential exit numbering to an exit numbering according to distance.
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