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Governor Chafee Joins RIDOT, Mayor Rogers to Mark Reopening of Ten Mile River Bridges

Governor Chafee joined the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and East Providence Mayor Bruce Rogers today to celebrate the reopening...
11-30-2012

If you build it, they will come: Chafee, RIDOT celebrate completion of Waterfront Drive

Today, along the Seekonk River in the City of East Providence, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)...
11-30-2012

Governor Chafee, Senators Reed and Whitehouse join RIDOT in rededication of Coventry's Laurel Avenue Bridge

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse will be in Coventry at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2012 to mark...
11-30-2012

Chafee, Reed, Whitehouse to Celebrate Completion of Two RIDOT Projects in East Providence

On Friday, November 30, 2012, Governor Lincoln Chafee will be joined by Senator Jack Reed and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse as they celebrate the...
11-28-2012

RIDOT hosting two informational workshops to discuss tolling of the Sakonnet river bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has organized two workshops next week to allow the public to learn more and ask questions about
11-27-2012

Closure of East Providence Bridge to Veterans Memorial Parkway Slated for Tomorrow

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that the bridge that carries off-ramp traffic from Exit 4 on I-195 East...
11-23-2012

Don't be a Turkey: Wear Your Seat belt

For the fourth year in a row, AAA is projecting an increase in Thanksgiving travel, with over 43 million Americans anticipated to travel 50 miles or...
11-20-2012

RIDOT Announces Upcoming Traffic Pattern Change Within I-295 Construction Zone

As part of the ongoing reconstruction of the Blackstone Viaduct between Exit 9 (Route 146) and Exit 10 (Route 122/Mendon Road) on I-295 in Cumberland/
11-16-2012

Governor Chafee, RIDOT announce start of work to repair roads on Block Island damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the next repair project for road damage caused by
11-16-2012

Closure of bridge to Veterans Memorial Parkway in East Providence postponed one week

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will postpone the planned closure of a bridge that carries off-ramp...
11-16-2012

Ten Mile River Bridges in East Providence to Reopen One Year Early

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the Ten Mile River Bridges in East Providence will reopen to traffic tomorrow...
11-15-2012

RIDOT launching new traffic safety program on Aquidneck Island

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has developed a new approach for identifying and addressing safety and congestion problem...
11-14-2012

RIDOT to begin rehabilitation of bridge to Veterans Memorial Parkway in East Providence

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will begin the rehabilitation of a bridge carrying off-ramp traffic from Exit
11-09-2012

RIDOT to reopen the Laurel Avenue Bridge in Coventry today

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will reopen the Laurel Avenue Bridge in Coventry today at approximately 2 p.m.
11-08-2012

Governor Chafee, RIDOT announce first road repair contract for damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the first repair contract for road damage caused...
11-02-2012
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