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Washington Bridge bike path reopens to cyclists

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has reopened the bike path on the old Washington Bridge on a temporary...
04-30-2009

RIDOT breaks ground for new Sakonnet River Bridge

Governor Donald L. Carcieri, Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Michael P. Lewis joined numerous...
04-24-2009

RIDOT to break ground for new Sakonnet River Bridge tomorrow

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding media organizations that it has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for the new...
04-23-2009

EARTH DAY ALERT:RIDOT SPENT $1 MILLION LAST YEAR PICKING UP TRASH

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) spent $1 million last year to pick up roadside trash. Manpower and dollars used to keep Rhode...
04-22-2009

RIDOT has Obligated Over 50% of ARRA Funds

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has obligated more than 50 percent of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds well...
04-22-2009

Traffic advisory: Lane closure planned for Jamestown-Verrazzano Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing lanes on Route 138 tomorrow and Friday, April 23 and 24, 2009 on the Jamestown-...
04-22-2009

Experts Share State, RIDOT Bidding Procedures

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will provide a panel of experts to share State and RIDOT bidding procedures as they host a...
04-22-2009

RIDOT awards Sakonnet River Bridge project

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today it has formally awarded a $163.7 million contract to Cardi Corporation for the...
04-17-2009

RIDOT Refutes Providence Journal Blog Statement

Enough ARRA Funds for Both Buses and Train Station Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis is refuting this...
04-07-2009

ARRA Projects Mean More Orange Cones: Drive Safely Through Work Zones

Thanks to the over $137 million in Federal stimulus funds for transportation available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of...
04-06-2009

Lane closure planned for Apponaug village in Warwick due to demolition

Motorists driving through Apponaug village in Warwick tomorrow, Friday, April 3, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. may encounter delays due to demolition of
04-02-2009
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