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RIDOT's message to motorists this Halloween: Don't engage in distracted driving

With Halloween celebrations this evening, especially in communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (...
10-31-2012

Press Release: RIDOT urges caution for motorists as cleanup from Sandy begins

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging residents to drive cautiously today, particularly in South County, which saw the...
10-30-2012

RIDOT urges motorists to complete travel as Sandy approaches

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is encouraging motorists to conclude travel before weather conditions worsen because of...
10-29-2012

RIDOT to shift traffic to Fruit Hill Avenue roundabout next week

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today it will be changing traffic patterns on Fruit Hill Avenue at the intersection...
10-26-2012

RIDOT Reminds Motorists: Don't Be Ghoulish This Halloween with Distracted Driving

With all the recent news about distracted driving, and the approach of Halloween, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding...
10-26-2012

RIDOT Reopening Stillwater Viaduct Ahead of Schedule

During a tour of the Stillwater Viaduct in Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will be...
10-19-2012

Celebration planned for early opening of Stillwater Viaduct

Members of the media are invited to join Senator Jack Reed, Town of Smithfield officials and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)...
10-18-2012

Chafee, Reed, RIDOT Celebrate Official Opening of the New Sakonnet River Bridge

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Senator Jack Reed this morning joined Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis to...
10-05-2012

Media Advisory: Governor Chafee, RIDOT Director Lewis, Pawtucket Mayor Grebien to tour new interstate highway mural installation

Governor Lincoln Chafee will be joined by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien on Friday, October
10-04-2012

Governor Chafee Signs 2012 Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP)

This afternoon during a State Room ceremony at the Rhode Island State House, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed the 2012 Strategic Highway Safety Plan
10-01-2012
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