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Rhode Island State #138 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Rhode Island.
Access North to Fall River, Massachusetts North access to Cape Cod, Massachusetts via U.S. highway #6. --For highway driving directions via U.S. highway # 6 See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Long Point to Fall River, Massachusetts.

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0.5
Access to Highway #24

1.7
2.7
Services at highway
Gas, diesel.
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4.0
Junction of Highway #24 & 77.
South access via Hwy 77 to communities of Tiverton, Rhode Island and Sakonnet, Rhode Island. South to Fort Barton. Fort Barton was the troop staging area for the invasion of Aquidneck Island and Newport, Rhode Island and the eventual Battle of Rhode Island.
2.6
4.2
View from highway
Highway #138 overlaps #24 at this point.
Highway #138 overlaps #24 at this point.
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4.7
View from highway
Looking over harbor. Anthony Commonfence Port, V.T.
Looking over harbor. Anthony Commonfence Port, V.T.
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5.6
View from highway
City of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. North to community of Bristol Ferry, Rhode Isl
City of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. North to community of Bristol Ferry, Rhode Island. -Portsmouth is one of three communities on Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island. Established in 1638 by Anne Hutchinson, Portsmouth is the first town in the nation to be established by a woman. Attractions in and around Portsmouth - Butts Hill Fort, Founder's Brook, Memorial to Black Soldiers, The Old School House, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Heritage Foundation of Rhode Island Park, Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Sanctuary, Greenvale Vineyards.
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9.9
Exit #1 - Turnpike Avenue
Highway #138 leaves Highway #24.
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10.5
Access to Highway #24
East side of highway.
7.3
11.8
Services at highway
Gas - East side of highway.
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13.2
View from highway
Driving South on Highway #138.
Driving South on Highway #138.
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15.8
Services, fuel at highway

10.5
16.9
Access to Rhode Island state police
Access to campground, RV park.
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18.8
Community of Middletown, Rhode Island
Northern limits. Access to Alternate Highway #138A. South to International Tennis Hall of Fame, Rhode Island and Salve Regina University. South access to city of Newport, Rhode Island.
12.6
20.3
Services at highway
Fuel - South side of highway.
15.5
24.9
Services at highway
Fuel - East side of highway.
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26.2
Junction of Highway #114
North access to U.S. Naval Complex - Newport, Rhode Island. South to Fort Adams State Park, located at the mouth of the Newport Harbor. An exceptional panoramic view of Newport Harbor and the Narragansett Bay East Passage can be seen from the park. A wide range of activities such as boating, saltwater bathing, picnicking, fishing, rugby, and soccer can be enjoyed. Annual summer concerts like the JVC Jazz Festival-Newport and the Apple & Eve Newport Folk Festival draws thousands of visitors to Fort Adams to enjoy the music or just take in the beautiful surroundings. South to Brenton Point State Park. The park is located at the point of land where Narragansett Bay meets the Atlantic, midway along renowned Ocean Drive. Visitors can enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing.
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26.6
Access to Newport Goat Island, Rhode Island
East side of highway.
16.8
27.0
View from highway
Photo of bridge sign - Claiborne Pell Bridge.
Photo of bridge sign - Claiborne Pell Bridge.
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27.4
View from highway
View of approaching bridge.
View of approaching bridge.
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28.1
View from highway

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28.9
View from highway
View from highway crossing Newport Bridge, Rhode Island.
View from highway crossing Newport Bridge, Rhode Island.
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30.2
View from highway
Driving west.
Driving west.
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31.3
Toll Gate
$1/vehicle as of October 2004. West side of highway.
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33.9
Beacon Avenue Exit
South to community of Jamestown, Rhode Island. South to Ft. Wetherill State Park and Beavertail State Park.
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34.8
View from highway
Crossing Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge. Photo taken while crossing bridge.
Crossing Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge. Photo taken while crossing bridge.
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35.5
View from highway
Crossing Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
Crossing Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
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36.0
View from highway
Driving west.
Driving west.
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Exit 1A
Access to communities of Wickford, Rhode Island. North to community of Kingstown, Rhode Island. South to community of Narragansett, Rhode Island. South access to Fishermen's State Park and Campground. Fishermen's State Park and Campground offers campers a 'seaside village' atmosphere. One of Fishermen's most attractive features is its close proximity to popular State Beach areas like Scarborough, Roger Wheeler, and Salty Brine. The Park is also just 1 mile from the Block Island Ferry Dock and 15 minutes from scenic Newport.
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View from highway
Junction of Highway #1. Access to city of Providence, Rhode Island - North of hi
Junction of Highway #1. Access to city of Providence, Rhode Island - North of highway. Attractions in and around Providence, Rhode Island: Battleship Cove - Bay Queen Cruises - Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, & Arboretum - Buttonwood Park Zoo - Culinary Archives & Museum at JWU - Feinstein IMAX Theatre - Freedom Farm Horse & Carriages Tours - Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum - Linden Place Museum - Museum of Work & Culture - Roger Williams Park Zoo - Russian Submarine Museum - Samuel Whitehorn House Museum.
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View from highway.
View from highway.
Photo of highway heading South on 138.
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Exit to Highway #1

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41.2
Highway #138 overlaps #1 at this point.

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42.7
Access to Shermantown Road

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Community of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Attractions in and around South Kingstown, Rhode Island; Carpenter's Grist Mill, Perryville, RI. - Coastal Institute Visitor Center, Narragansett. RI - Old Washington County Courthouse Center for the Arts, Kingston - Fine Arts Center Galleries - Hera Gallery and Educational Foundation, Wakefield, RI. - Kingston Chamber Music Festival - Museum of Primitive Art & Culture - Night Heron Cruises - South County Museum - Farmer's Market.
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45.7
Highway #138 leaves Highway #1 at this point.
Services at South side of highway.
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49.9
View from highway.
View from highway.
Driving west.
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51.2
Junction of Highway #108.
Access to communities of Kingston, Rhode Island - Peacedale, Rhode Island.
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53.9
Junction of Highway #110.
South to communities of Matunuck, Rhode Island - Perryville, Rhode Island.
33.7
54.2
Services at highway
Fuel - North side of highway.
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54.4
Gas available

34.6
55.7
View from highway
Driving west.
Driving west.
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56.2
Junction of Highway #2
South to communities of Kenyon, Rhode Island - Shannock, Rhode Island. South to Royal Indian Burial Ground - 10 miles.
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57.2
View from highway.
View from highway.

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Community of Richmond, Rhode Island
The Town of Richmond, RI. originally a part of Charlestown, was incorporated August 18, 1747. Richmond is still a rural area. In fact, a large portion of the town (about 60 percent) is undeveloped woodland. It is still dotted with villages like Shannock, RI. Kenyon, RI. Hope Valley, RI. and Hillsdale, RI; however, many of the mills that once activated these villages are now closed. One major exception is the Old Grist Mill in Usquepaugh, RI.
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View from highway.
View from highway.
Heading West on Highway 138
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60.5
Access to airport
South side of highway.
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Junction of Highway #112
Access to Washington County Fairgrounds. South access to Charlestown Breachway State Park Campgrounds. 75 Camp sites (no tables or fireplaces). 1 Restroom without shower facilities. Day use parking for 100 cars. Boat ramp and parking area for trailers No wastewater dump facilities. All camping must be self contained (no tents)
40.9
65.8
Services at highway
Gas, diesel - South side of highway.
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67.7
Junction of Interstate Highway #95
Access to community of Wyoming, Rhode Island. North access to Providence, Rhode Island - Cranston, Rhode Island - Johnston, Rhode Island - East Providence, Rhode Island - North Providence, Rhode Island - Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
42.7
68.7
Junction of Highway #3
North to community of Arcadia, Rhode Island. Highway #138 overlaps Highway #3 at this point.
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Community of Hope Valley, Rhode Island

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70.1
#138 overlap leaves #13 at this point

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Community of Moscow, Rhode Island

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Community of Centerville, Rhode Island

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75.4
Community of Rockville

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79.7
Stateline Rhode Island/Connecticut
Highway #138 continues west to communities of Voluntown, Connecticut. -- For highway travel west via Connecticut highway # 138 - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Rhode Island/Connecticut State Line to Jewett City, Connecticut, for driving directions. Start/finish of highway travel guide. -e

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