State Government Press Releases

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11/07/2016
As it continues to transform a congested and outdated urban circulator system into a more efficient, safer and accessible facility, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to introduce the next step in completing the Apponaug Circulator in the City of Warwick. These...
11/01/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today held a ceremony with local officials and community representatives to mark the re-opening of the Clarence L. Hussey Memorial Bridge in Wickford. In order to expedite repairs to the bridge, it was closed from April 1 to June 3, 2016, and...
10/30/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the new traffic pattern on I-95 South near Exits 22 (Routes 6/10; Downtown) and Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) in Providence, which opened yesterday morning. Tomorrow is the first time weekday commuters will experience...
10/28/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second phase of traffic pattern changes on I-95 South near Exits 22 (Routes 6/10; Downtown) and Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) in Providence. RIDOT is shifting the lanes one at a time as it completes the necessary...
10/27/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second phase of traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) in Providence. Overnight lane closures are planned for I-95 South and Route 146 just prior to the bridge, beginning at 9 p.m....
10/27/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will re-open the Clarence L. Hussey Memorial Bridge in Wickford on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in the late afternoon, around 3:30 p.m. The bridge re-opening is about three weeks early. The bridge was closed on September 6 for the second of two...
10/25/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has received proposals from four real estate development firms in response to a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the construction of the Providence Intermodal Transit Center, a facility that will integrate bus and...
10/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the second phase of the ongoing operation to transition I-95 South travel lanes to the new Providence Viaduct will take place this coming weekend, October 29-30. One lane at a time, RIDOT is moving I-95 southbound traffic...
10/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the new traffic pattern on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue), which opened this morning. Tomorrow is the first time weekday commuter traffic will experience the changes, which includes a divided highway...
10/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about upcoming traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue), scheduled to go into effect this weekend with a divided highway configuration. Due to the forecast for rain today, RIDOT is postponing the...