State Government Press Releases

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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...
05/24/2013
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is providing estimated travel times to Newport and Narragansett for motorists traveling on Route 4 Southbound. WHAT: RIDOT is providing estimated travel times to Newport and Narragansett on Route 4...
05/24/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that next week it will begin a road reconstruction project on Route 216 (Ashaway Road) in Hopkinton. Traffic delays are expected. Motorists are advised to plan for additional travel time on Route 216 and on Route 3 and to...
05/22/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that the Coventry High School Clicks won the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt Challenge. The challenge finals, held this past Saturday, kicked off the state's participation in the National Click It or Ticket It Enforcement...
05/20/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the establishment of a single-lane alternating traffic pattern on the Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge, which carries Route 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield. A recent bridge inspection found...
05/17/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will host 17 high schools from across the state for the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" Seat Belt Challenge Finals tomorrow. The Challenge, designed to help educate teen motorists about the importance of seat belt usage, kicks off the state's...