- Providence River
from damaging tidal floods.
The southern part of the river has been dredged at a cost of $65 million in federal and state funds to benefit nearby marinas and commercial shipping interests. [ [http://www.crmc.state.ri.us/pubs/features/S02_Volume10_Issue4.pdf crmc.state.ri.us] Providence River Dredging Project: Breaking the Impasse through Partnering]
The river is formed by the confluence of the Woonasquatucket and Moshassuck rivers in downtown Providence. From here, it flows south through Providence, receiving the
Seekonk Riverand continuing south to its confluence with the Warren Riverto form Narragansett Bay.
Below is a list of all crossings over the Providence River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.
Fox Point Hurricane Barrier
Providence River Bridge(relocated Interstate 195)
Providence, Rhode Island
List of rivers in Rhode Island
*Maps from the
United States Geological Survey
* [http://www.providence.edu/polisci/students/megaport/Dredging.htm Providence.edu] Providence River Dredging Project Answer Sheet
* [http://www.crmc.state.ri.us/pubs/features/S02_Volume10_Issue4.pdf crmc.state.ri.us] Providence River Dredging Project: Breaking the Impasse through Partnering
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