State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) next week will permanently close Exit 3B off Route 10 South to Reservoir Avenue (Route 2) in Cranston. The closure is schedule to take place on Wednesday, October 29 at approximately 9 a.m. Motorists will be directed to the next off-ramp,...
10/24/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is beginning a year-long survey to study the condition of state and local roads. Through a $1.2 million contract with Data Transfer Solutions, a Mobile Asset Collection (MAC) vehicle is being used to record pavement condition, roadway...
10/17/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Route 114 (East Shore Expressway) North to I-195 West, beginning at 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, to fix potholes created during this week's heavy rain. The work is taking place on a crossover road that was...
10/16/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is pleased to announce that its newly redesigned website, www.dot.ri.gov, was named 'Best DOT Website, Without Consultant' by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Communications Subcommittee (Transcomm);...
10/16/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that tomorrow, Friday, October 17, 2014, it plans to close the Warren Avenue Bridge in East Providence for approximately one month. The bridge carries traffic from Veterans Memorial Parkway onto I-195 West. The bridge...
10/15/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the release of its final report on race data in traffic stops across the state. The report, which analyzes eight additional months of data following the preliminary report issued earlier this year, was compiled by the Institute...
10/10/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is building on its recent successful installation of the Barton Corner Bridge on I-95 in Warwick by replacing a highway on-ramp in East Providence using accelerated techniques. Construction on the Warren Avenue Bridge, which carries Veterans...
10/03/2014
Repair work on the Wampanoag Trail Bridge in East Providence begins next week, requiring the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to close a lane in each direction on Route 114 (East Shore Expressway) in East Providence between I-195 and Route 114A (Mink Street). The restriction will...
10/01/2014
As part of the Providence Viaduct Replacement Project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open a temporary Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Routes 6 &10/Providence Place) off of I-95 South on Monday, October 6, 2014. This will allow for the construction of a new Exit 22 as...
09/26/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing lanes on Route 6 East and West in the Olneyville section of Providence for paving tomorrow, Saturday, September 27. Part of the Magnolia Bridge removal project, the work is needed to resurface a section of Route 6 that has been...