State Government Press Releases

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03/15/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will temporarily close the State-owned Escoheag Hill Road Bridge in Exeter for repairs, effective this afternoon, March 15, 2013. The bridge is located just north of the intersection with Route 165 (Ten Rod Road). "...
03/15/2013
As part of the Randall Street Bridge Replacement Project in the City of Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will need to close the bridge during construction for approximately eight months. The Randall Street Bridge, which dates back to 1916, carries approximately 18,...
03/14/2013
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, which this year falls on Sunday, March 17, 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will join MADD and the Rhode Island State and local police departments at a unique Designated Driver program. A designated driver is a person who is over 21,...
03/14/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 27 (Downtown) from I-95 Southbound in Pawtucket for approximately six weeks shortly after the morning commute beginning Monday, March 18, 2013. This closure will allow for the demolition of the temporary exit ramp,...
03/12/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close the State-owned Mussey Brook Bridge in Lincoln for repairs, effective this evening, March 12, 2013. A recent inspection found that some of the arch stones were loose on the approximately 100-year-old bridge,...
03/12/2013
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) have announced that the next repair project for road damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is currently under way on Sachuest Point Road in Middletown. This roadway leads to the popular Sachuest Point National Wildlife...
03/07/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 27 (Downtown) from I-95 Southbound in Pawtucket for approximately six weeks beginning Monday, March 18, 2013. This closure will allow for the demolition of the temporary exit ramp, as well as the transition to the...
03/06/2013
As part of the Randall Street Bridge Replacement Project in the City of Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will need to close the bridge during construction for approximately eight months. The Randall Street Bridge, which dates back to 1916, carries approximately 18,...
02/26/2013
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) are reminding commuters that this is the final week of the Wickford Wintertime Wednesdays promotion. This invitation to try commuter rail service for free ran for the past five weeks as a way to introduce commuter...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will appear at a neighborhood meeting hosted by Providence City Councilwoman Sabina Matos next week to provide information and answer questions regarding the removal of the Magnolia Bridge No. 503. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on...