State Government Press Releases

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03/28/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started another contract for repairs resulting from last year's Hurricane Sandy. The new project, representing a $1.4 million investment, is currently under way and covers seven areas in Westerly, Tiverton and Narragansett. "With this...
03/25/2013
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) are reminding commuters that this is the last week of the free wintertime parking promotion at the parking garages at Rhode Island's commuter rail stations in Warwick and North Kingstown. Since the severe...
03/25/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced it will be restricting travel in both directions on Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick at the Route 37 overpass from four lanes to two lanes starting today, Monday, March 25, 2013, at approximately noontime. The lane closures will be...
03/25/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is calling all high schools to join the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" contest to encourage seat belt use through a series of fun, educational activities. In order to join the event, high schools first need to register with RIDOT's Office on Highway...
03/18/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is calling all high schools to join the "Buckle Up Shuffle Relay" contest to encourage seat belt use through a series of fun, educational activities. In order to join the event, high schools first need to register with RIDOT's Office on Highway...
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,...