Rhode Island Route 14

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Route 14 marker

Route 14
Route information
Length: 23.1 mi[1] (37.2 km)
Major junctions
West end: Route 14 / Route 14A in Sterling, CT
  I‑295 in Cranston
East end: US 6 in Providence
Counties: Kent, Providence
Highway system

Rhode Island Routes

Route 12 Route 15

Route 14 is a numbered state highway in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It runs approximately 23 miles (37 km) from Connecticut routes 14 and 14A at the border with Sterling, CT to Route 6 in Providence.

Route description[edit]

Route 14 starts at the Connecticut border at an intersection with Connecticut routes 14 and 14A. It runs northeast past the northern terminus of Route 117, and then turns north at an intersection with Rhode Island Route 102. It runs concurrent with Route 102 for a while, and crosses two arms of the Scituate Reservoir on causeways. Route 14 continues east and intersects I-295 at exit 4, then continues towards downtown Providence before ending at the US 6 expressway near the Huntington Expressway.


Junction Route 102 along Route 14

Route 14 roughly runs along the historic Providence and Norwich Turnpike, later renamed to "Plainfield Pike". The only section of Route 14 that does not roughly follow the original road is in Scituate, where approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of original road have been bypassed. Half of the bypassed road is currently submerged under the Scituate Reservoir. The bypassed section, a road called "Old Plainfield Pike" can be driven by car from its beginning at Route 102 to Route 12. The original road continues past Route 12 as a paved path. This paved path continues for approximately .25 miles up to the Scituate Reservoir, at which point the path is underwater for approximately a mile. It resurfaces out of the Reservoir on the northeast side and continues for another .25 miles and then rejoins with Route 14. The pavement between Route 12 and the Reservoir, and between the Reservoir and Route 14 on the northeast side, is believed to be original from before the Reservoir was created.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Kent Coventry 0.0 0.0 Route 14 west / Route 14A west Continuation into Connecticut
1.8 2.9 Route 117 east (Flat River Road) West end of Route 117
Providence Foster 5.4 8.7 Route 102 south (Victory Highway) West end of concurrency with Route 102
8.4 13.5 Route 94 north (Foster Center Road) South end of Route 94
Scituate 10.0 16.1 Route 12 east (Tunk Hill Road) West end of Route 12
10.6 17.1 Route 102 north (Chopmist Hill Road) East end of concurrency with Route 102
15.1 24.3 Route 116 (East Road)
Cranston line
19.0 30.6 I‑295 Exit 4 on I-295
20.3 32.7 Route 5 (Atwood Avenue)
Providence 22.9 36.9 US 6 to Route 10 / I‑95 Interchange, eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Google (December 23, 2013). "Route 14" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 

Route map: Bing / Google