The state has relocated the last six people residing under two I-95 overpasses in Pawtucket to nearby shelters, according to 12 News. The move came after the city and state gave the homeless individuals 10 days to vacate by the deadline of Monday. Rhode Island’s Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor’s office is said to be providing outreach social workers and housing advocates to ensure a smooth transition, and the city and Rhode Island Department of Transportation are working together to clear the encampments. Governor Dan McKee has stressed the importance of finding a safe place for homeless individuals, particularly those living next to highways. Meanwhile, the city and state have established a new center on Main Street to assist those experiencing homelessness.

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