State Government Press Releases

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08/29/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will host the 2014 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference (NETSC) September 3 4, 2014 at The Omni Hotel in Providence. ...
08/22/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is partnering with the Town of Burrillville to enhance safety along Route 102 (Broncos Highway). This month, work began on a $2.4 million contract with J.H. Lynch that includes several new traffic-calming features for the corridor. Among the...
08/21/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), along with federal, state and local officials, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Apponaug Circulator Project on Wednesday, August 27. The $29.9 million contract with Cardi Corporation will introduce five new modern roundabouts and...
08/21/2014
The Barton Corner Bridge Project is trending ahead of schedule, further minimizing disruption to commuters and the surrounding community. The replacement of the northbound bridge span, originally scheduled for tomorrow at noon, will now take place overnight tonight. Route 2, between Division...
08/19/2014
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis will join Newport officials to tour America's Cup Avenue, where a second phase of pedestrian and bike safety improvements is scheduled to begin this fall. The first phase, completed in 2012, upgraded bike and pedestrian...
08/14/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is inviting local middle and high school teachers to participate in a hands-on TRAC (Transportation and Civil engineering) training next week. TRAC provides educators with tools such as lesson plans, software, and building materials to assist...
08/08/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's interstate highways from August 9-15, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate...
08/08/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to replace the Barton Corner Bridge, which carries I-95 over Route 2 on the Warwick/West Warwick town line, beginning later this month. The operation uses accelerated bridge construction techniques to complete the work in an 11-day...
08/01/2014
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from August 2-8. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
07/25/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 26-August 1, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate...