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I-95 South, Exit 22 off-ramp narrowing near Providence Viaduct

Beginning Monday, April 29, 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will narrow the travel lanes for I-95 South near the...
04-26-2013

RIDOT to hold workshops for seat belt education grants

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Legislative Black and Latino Caucus announced today that they are seeking...
04-26-2013

RIDOT Temporarily Lowers Posting of Narragansett's Great Island Bridge to Three Tons Effective This Afternoon

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is temporarily lowering the posting of the Great Island Bridge, connecting Galilee to Great...
04-26-2013

FHWA approves Sakonnet River Bridge tolling proposal

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a Revised Record of...
04-24-2013

13th Annual Construction Career Days Provide High School Students a Hands-On Experience in Transportation Trades

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has teamed up with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the University of Rhode Island
04-23-2013

Dyer Street in Downtown Providence to Become Two-Way Roadway as Part of the Iway

As part of Contract 14 for the Iway (I-195 Relocation Project), which focuses on building new and reconfiguring local streets in the City of...
04-19-2013

Phase Two of Pocasset River Bridge Project to Eliminate Current Weight Limit

With phase one of the Pocasset River Bridge Rehabilitation Project nearly completed, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) next week...
04-17-2013

Interim Repairs to Huntington Viaduct to Require Temporary Closure of Portions of Troy Street in Providence

As part of interim repairs to the Huntington Avenue Viaduct Bridge in the City of Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)...
04-16-2013

Governor, State and Federal Leaders Unveil Site Design Improvements to Amtrak's Providence Station

This morning, during a ceremony at Amtrak's Providence Station, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and other State and Federal leaders gathered to unveil...
04-15-2013

RIDOT, AAA Again Partner to Light the State House Dome Orange for Work Zone Awareness Week

For the third year in a row, the Rhode Island State House will again glow orange as a reminder to motorists of the importance of driving carefully in
04-12-2013

Governor, Congressional Delegation, RIDOT to Unveil Site Design Improvements for Amtrak's Providence Station

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis will be joined by Senator Jack Reed,...
04-12-2013

Governor Chafee, RIDOT Announce Beginning of Bridge Preservation Program

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the first contract in a new bridge preservation...
04-05-2013

Governor, RIDOT to Announce New Bridge Preservation Program

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis will head to the West Bay on Friday, April
04-04-2013
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