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Don't Take the Party to the Roadways: Have a Responsible and Safe Halloween

This morning during a press event in Warwick, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) reminded motorists that State and local law...
10-29-2009

RIDOT Reminds Motorists: Don't Let Halloween Turn into a Nightmare

Halloween is almost here and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is joining the local and State law enforcement community and the...
10-27-2009

RIDOT improving highway access from Federal Hill

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that will be opening a new access to an existing on-ramp from Dean Street to the...
10-23-2009

Allens Avenue Railroad Crossing Repairs to Start Friday, October 23

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be working with the Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) to repair the railroad
10-20-2009

Temporary lane closure and truck restriction planned for I-95 North in West Greenwich

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that construction associated with the Weaver Hill Road bridge project in West...
10-20-2009

RIDOT restoring third lane at I-95 South split tonight; removing I-95 North split on Thursday

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will be making changes to split-lane traffic patterns on I-95 North and South
10-19-2009

Carcieri, RIDOT Celebrate This Week's Opening of Last Major Segment of the Iway

Governor Donald Carcieri and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis were joined this morning by Federal Highway...
10-19-2009

Last Major Segment of Iway to Now Open in Phases: Expected Heavy Rains Cause Delays

Due to expected heavy rains, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be phasing in next week’s highway openings. On Monday,...
10-16-2009

RIDOT Wins Three National Public Affairs Awards

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Public Affairs Office won three national transportation public affairs awards, including the
10-15-2009

Carcieri, RIDOT to Welcome Head of FHWA to Rhode Island for Iway Ceremony

Governor Donald L. Carcieri and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis will welcome Federal Highway...
10-15-2009

Last Major Segment of Iway to Open Next Week: Additional Ramp Openings/Closings Also Anticipated

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the last major segment of the Iway: I-195 West to I-95 North is scheduled to...
10-13-2009

RIDOT restriping portion of Route 122

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will be restriping a portion of Mendon Road in Cumberland and Lonsdale...
10-07-2009

Increased Congestion Coming to Providence with Traffic Changes and Two Splits on I-95 Southbound

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that a new traffic pattern with two lane splits will be put into place...
10-05-2009

Driving Simulator Available for a Media Test Drive

Media are invited to test drive the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and University of Rhode Island Transportation Center (URITC)...
10-05-2009

RIDOT to Host Media Availability to Preview Wednesday's Changes to I-95 Southbound

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will hold a media availability on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Westminster...
10-05-2009

Traffic Changes and Two Splits on I-95 SB will Cause Congestion in Providence

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that a new traffic pattern with two lane splits will be put into place next...
10-01-2009
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