State Government Press Releases

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10/04/2017
Exits will be based on national standards using mile markers. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that late this fall it will begin a highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-access highways, starting with the entire I-...
10/04/2017
Overnight Detour to Begin on Monday, October 9 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to pave South and North Main Streets in Providence, from James Street to Smith Street, including all intersecting side streets, beginning Monday, October 9 as part...
09/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that that its next rapid bridge replacement will require a full weekend closure of I-95 North in Exeter, currently scheduled for mid-October. This approach will allow the Department to demolish the old bridge and open a new one...
09/14/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the Transportation Innovation Partnership Expo, a two-day meeting of leaders in transportation technologies to support Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) and other innovative transportation systems technology. The Expo...
09/11/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a new traffic pattern effective today on the Blanchard Sawmill Bridge, carrying approximately 3,000 vehicles per day on Winsor Avenue over the Moswansicut Brook in Scituate/Johnston. Motorists are currently experiencing a one-way...
09/06/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials to celebrate the early completion of the High Street and Kingstown Road Improvements project in South Kingstown. The much-needed repair for 1.3 miles of roadway in the villages of Wakefield and Peace...
09/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to plan extra travel time or seek alternate routes if they wish to drive on the South Main Street and North Main Street corridor in Providence as construction will require a temporary lane closure lasting about one week,...
08/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The closure is scheduled to last for two days beginning on Tuesday, September 5. During the closure...
08/18/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes through Apponaug Village in Warwick while a new crosswalk is being installed within the Apponaug Circulator project. The new crosswalk will be placed at Post Road,...
08/10/2017
Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today officially opened segment 1A of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Providence. The Governor joined with Congressman David Cicilline, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Rhode Island Department of...