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RIDOT closing lanes on 195 this weekend to install barrier

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is installing temporary barrier on Route 195 at the Providence River Bridge (Iway). This will...
05-31-2013

RIDOT, City of Pawtucket to hold public meeting on potential commuter rail station

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the City of Pawtucket will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, June 13, 2013, to...
05-31-2013

Media Advisory UPDATE: Temporary Closure of Blackstone River Bikeway Near Boardwalk Now Thursday and Friday

Due to anticipated inclement weather through Wednesday, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close a section of the
05-28-2013

Traffic Advisory: RIDOT Provides Travel Times to Popular Summertime Destinations

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is providing estimated travel times to Newport and...
05-24-2013

Traffic Advisory: Roadwork Gets Underway on Route 216 (Hopkinton) Next Week; Delays Expected

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that next week it will begin a road reconstruction project on Route 216 (...
05-24-2013

RIDOT Announces "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt Challenge State Champion

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that the Coventry High School Clicks won the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt...
05-22-2013

Traffic Advisory: Traffic restrictions on Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the establishment of a single-lane alternating traffic pattern on the...
05-20-2013

Media Advisory: RIDOT Hosts "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt Challenge Finals for RI Teens

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will host 17 high schools from across the state for the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt...
05-17-2013

New bike route established during Washington Bridge closure

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, and the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen have partnered to...
05-17-2013

Traffic Advisory: RIDOT repairing traffic signal following crash on Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is working to repair a traffic signal at the intersection of Mineral Spring Avenue, Brookside...
05-16-2013

Traffic Advisory: Temporary lane restriction for commercial vehicles on I-295 South at Exit 4

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is working on repairs to the I-295 South overpass at Exit 4 (Plainfield Pike) following a truck
05-16-2013

Traffic Advisory: Delays possible on I-295 following truck crash

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is on the scene of a truck crash on Plainfield Pike in Cranston at the I-295 overpass....
05-16-2013

RIDOT to host informational meeting on improvements for Kingstown Road and Dale Carlia Corner in Wakefield

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will hold an informational meeting for the public on Monday, May 20 to unveil its plans for...
05-14-2013

Traffic Advisory Update: Additional nights needed for Route 165 overnight closures

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is extending its schedule for overnight closures of a section of Route...
05-14-2013

Traffic Advisory: RIDOT to close a section of Route 165 in Exeter during evening and overnight hours next week

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that a section of Route 165 in Exeter will be closed during evening and...
05-10-2013

Traffic Advisory: RIDOT to Close Exit 21 off of I-95 South Overnight Tonight and Tomorrow Night

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) off of I-95 South overnight tonight from midnight to 5:00 a.
05-08-2013

RIDOT Completes Repairs to Narragansett's Great Island Bridge; Removes 3-Ton Weight Limit

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has completed repairs to the Great Island Bridge in Narragansett, returning the bridge to its...
05-07-2013

RIDOT to shift southbound traffic to new structure at Pawtucket River Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will shift I-95 South traffic to a new highway structure in Pawtucket...
05-03-2013

Media Advisory: RIDOT to speak at informational meeting on High Street project in Wakefield and Peace Dale

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will hold an informational meeting for the public on Monday, May 6 to unveil its plans for...
05-02-2013

Traffic Advisory: RIDOT closing two lanes on I-95 North for bridge repairs

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it is closing the right two lanes on I-95 North for repairs following a crash at
05-01-2013
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