State Government Press Releases

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11/14/2017
Project to begin with the Diamond Hill Road interchange the week of November 27 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the installation of new signage as part of a federally mandated highway renumbering program for its Interstate...
11/10/2017
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, December 4 Due to recent weather events, the temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and Portsmouth have been delayed. The Rhode Island Department of...
11/10/2017
Delays anticipated as RIDOT continues work to remove long-standing dip The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the final weekend closure associated with a bridge repair project that will address a long-standing dip that has annoyed...
11/09/2017
Bridge replaced in less than nine months reopens today The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is removing another structurally deficient bridge from its inventory by reopening the Capron Road Bridge, currently scheduled for the end of the day today, Thursday,...
11/07/2017
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti today joined with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and other federal, state and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking for the next section of the...
11/06/2017
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 1 and 2. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has acknowledged that the...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night, November...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night,...
10/26/2017
Effective: Tuesday, October 31 (please note date change) The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a new date for an upcoming temporary traffic pattern for a section of Route 112 on the Richmond/Charlestown line that will involve a full-time lane...
10/26/2017
Only one lane of traffic will be open from October 30 - November 10 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to pour a concrete crosswalk on North Main Street, just north of the intersection of Park Row, in the vicinity of the old State House in...