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Route History for US 6 in Rhode Island
- In 1951, going through Providence US 6 followed George M. Cohan Boulevard, Point Street, Lockwood Street, Winter Street, Westminster Street, and Hartford Avenue. It also followed the Danielson Pike through North Scituate rather than its current route.
- By 1968 US 6 had been moved to its current route through downtown, but then either Westminster Street or Kinsley Avenue and Harris Avenue to Hartford Avenue. It had also been moved to its current alignment around North Scituate by this time.
- In 1977 US 6 followed Westminster Street to the current US 6 highway west of RI-10.
- By 1997 US 6 had been moved to its current alignment.
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