State Government Press Releases

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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...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will soon expand its real-time travel information to include Route 114. Effective, Wednesday, February 13, 2013, motorists traveling on Route 114 North in East Providence will now be able to view travel time estimates to I-95 and T.F. Green...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel on Friday, February 8, 2013 and to conclude all travel by noontime, before heavy snowfall begins. Combined with high winds, the intense snowfall will make travel very difficult Friday afternoon...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) are reminding commuters that the "Wickford Wintertime Wednesdays" promotion, an invitation to try commuter rail service for free, begins tomorrow, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. The program runs each Wednesday...
When the morning radio or television station is giving the bad news about slow traffic on Route 4 and I-95 because of snowy conditions, many South County commuters won't be concerned because they take commuter rail to work in Providence. Those who are thinking about joining them in the hassle-free...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that it will seek a second round of proposals from community-based organizations for seat belt education campaigns. Back in September 2012, RIDOT awarded three community-based organizations with seat belt education grants...