State Government Press Releases

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07/31/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is undertaking an additional environmental study mandated by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), under the Section 7 Consultation provision of the federal Endangered Species Act, prior to the demolition of the...
07/21/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reopening the Park Avenue Bridge effective today. The bridge was closed on Tuesday, June 23. That same day, RIDOT reached out to contractors to solicit bids for repair, and a meeting was held with potential contractors on Thursday, June...
07/20/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is continuing its efforts to restore the state's roadways and bridges with an improvement project along Dexter Street in Central Falls and Pawtucket. Over the course of the next year, crews will resurface the roadway from School Street in...
07/16/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has awarded a contract to repair the East Avenue West Bridge, which carries traffic for Route 113 (East Avenue) over I-295 in Warwick. As part of a continuing effort to rebuild Rhode Island's roads and bridges, the work...
07/16/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has awarded a contract to resurface the entire length of Route 37 between Natick Avenue in Cranston and Post Road in Warwick. The project includes a $5.9 million contract awarded to D'Ambra Construction and a five...
07/04/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a scheduled closure of a segment of Route 24 North in Tiverton. The closure is necessary because an expansion joint needs to be repaired on the bridge that carries Route 24 North over Fish Road. RIDOT's Highway...
07/04/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the temporary closure of the right lane on a segment of Route 24 North in Tiverton. The closure is necessary because an expansion joint needs to be repaired on the bridge that carries Route 24 North over Fish Road. ...
06/29/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that work has begun to repair the Park Avenue Bridge over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Cranston, with the goal of reopening the span in a month's time. On Friday afternoon, RIDOT awarded a $411,000 contract to John...
06/29/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a project in South County that will benefit train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in Rhode Island. The $41 million project involves construction of a third track at Kingston...
06/26/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will soon begin work on the Albion Bridges, which carry School Street over the Blackstone River and a small canal on the Cumberland/Lincoln border. This is the latest in a series of bridge improvements across Rhode...