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Accelerated progress with bridge demolitions changes overnight closure schedule

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a change in this week’s overnight highway closure plan in Providence. Tonight,...
01-29-2009

RIDOT Double Teams Drunk Drivers by Joining Sports Radio 103.7 WEEI-FM for Sunday's Big Game

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Sports Radio 103.7 WEEI-FM have joined forces to tackle drunk driving. The group has...
01-28-2009

Overnight closures of I-95 canceled tonight

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that overnight closures scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, January 27, 2009 on I-...
01-27-2009

Overnight closures of I-95 to begin Monday

Periodic closures needed over next two weeks The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin overnight closures of I-95 in...
01-23-2009

RIDOT announces presence on popular social networking websites

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has established a presence on popular web-based social networking sites
01-22-2009

Dyer Avenue Bridge over the Pocasset in Cranston to be restricted to maximum of 18 tons

On Friday, January 23, a crew from RIDOT’s Highway & Bridge Maintenance division will place barrels to narrow the roadway of the Dyer Avenue Bridge...
01-21-2009

Overnight closures of I-95 postponed due to adverse weather

Periodic closures needed over next few weeks The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will postpone this...
01-21-2009

RIDOT announces overnight closures of I-95 for Iway-related demolition

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will close I-95 in Providence during the overnight hours on various...
01-16-2009

First month of new Iway ramp leads to reduction in congestion

A review of travel times on I-95 South and I-195 East during the first month of motorists using the new Exit 20 to the Iway saw an overall...
01-15-2009

RIDOT Completes All Proposed Traffic Movements for Route 403 with Opening of Two New Ramps

In keeping with its commitment to complete all of the proposed traffic movements for the Route 403 Relocation Project, the Rhode Island Department of
01-09-2009
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