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Opportunity for jobs, careers highlight Construction Career Days

"What do I want to be when I grow up?" It's a tough question for many Rhode Island teenagers. To help some 1,300 youth find the answers, the Rhode...
04-23-2012

Rhode Island celebrates first day of commuter rail service at Wickford Junction Train Station and Garage

This morning, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined Governor Lincoln Chafee, Senator Jack Reed and Rhode Island Department of...
04-23-2012

RIDOT, AAA partner to light State House dome orange to promote Work Zone Awareness Week

The majestic Rhode Island State House will again glow orange as a reminder to motorists of the importance of driving carefully in work zones. AAA...
04-20-2012

RIDOT to lift weight limit from I-95 North in Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that on Friday, April 20, 2012, it will open the first span of the new Pawtucket...
04-19-2012

Chafee, Reed, Lewis, LaHood to Attend Grand Opening of Wickford Junction Train Station and Garage

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Peter Rogoff will join Governor Lincoln Chafee,...
04-16-2012

RIDOT to close section of Reservoir Avenue in Providence

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will close a section of Reservoir Avenue (Route 2) in Providence where it...
04-16-2012

RIDOT introducing new traffic signal technology

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that on Tuesday, April 17, it will activate the first flashing yellow arrow traffic...
04-12-2012

RIDOT Wins Two Awards for Wickford Junction Train Station Project

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today received two Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) New...
04-12-2012

Governor Chafee, RIDOT Announce Providence Train Station Facelift

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning a two-part improvement for the Providence Train Station. It's a stop that has over...
04-11-2012

Reminder: RIDOT closing School Street Exit on Monday

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that on Monday, April 9, 2012, it will close I-95 North Exit 28 (School...
04-06-2012

RIDOT announces start of commuter rail service at Wickford Junction Train Station

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of commuter rail service at the new Wickford Junction Train Station...
04-05-2012

RIDOT to Announce Start of Commuter Rail Service at Wickford Junction Train Station

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be announcing the start of commuter rail service at the new Wickford...
04-04-2012

RIDOT + Social Media = Info on Demand

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is expanding its reach into social media. Since the Department's first venture into the new...
04-03-2012

RIDOT one step away from opening first span of the Pawtucket River Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that in one week it is expected to begin the final operation needed to open first...
04-02-2012
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