State Government Press Releases

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07/26/2013
RThe following work is scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 27 - August 2, 2013. This work includes full highway and exit closures. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute...
07/22/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is working on steel and concrete repairs to a bridge that carries Route 37 over Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick. This project will require extended lane closures on Route 37 East, starting with the right lane, which will be closed between Exit...
07/09/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), along with Federal, state and local officials, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Providence Viaduct Replacement Project. The Viaduct represents a central artery in our state and our region. With over 220,000 vehicles crossing daily,...
07/08/2013
Amtrak is completing necessary track work in Rhode Island that will affect MBTA Commuter Rail service between the Providence, T.F. Green and Wickford Junction stations for five consecutive Fridays in July and August. WHAT: As part of an Amtrak project to replace railroad ties across its New...
07/05/2013
The following work is scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 5-12, 2013. These closures include full highway and exit closures overnight in Pawtucket and Providence. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/...
07/01/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the cities of Warwick and Cranston will kick off "Reach Across, Avoid the Loss" - a community-based campaign to reduce deaths and serious injuries from unbelted crashes in suburban areas. WHAT: State and local officials will discuss the new...
06/27/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will pave City of Pawtucket streets that were impacted by the truck detour route during the Pawtucket River Bridge Replacement Project. WHAT: RIDOT will pave City streets in Pawtucket as part of the Pawtucket River Bridge Replacement Project.
05/31/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is installing temporary barrier on Route 195 at the Providence River Bridge (Iway). This will require weekend lane closures on both the eastbound and westbound sides of the bridge. WHAT: During a recent routine maintenance operation, the...
05/31/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the City of Pawtucket will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, June 13, 2013, to discuss a potential commuter rail project in Pawtucket. RIDOT and City representatives will be on hand to answer questions and gather input from the...
05/24/2013
Due to anticipated inclement weather through Wednesday, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close a section of the Blackstone River Bikeway on Thursday and Friday of this week. RIDOT will be working on a boardwalk in the Lonsdale Marsh, just south of where the...