State Government Press Releases

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11/09/2017
Bridge replaced in less than nine months reopens today The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is removing another structurally deficient bridge from its inventory by reopening the Capron Road Bridge, currently scheduled for the end of the day today, Thursday,...
11/07/2017
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti today joined with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and other federal, state and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking for the next section of the...
11/06/2017
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 1 and 2. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has acknowledged that the...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night, November...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night,...
10/26/2017
Effective: Tuesday, October 31 (please note date change) The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a new date for an upcoming temporary traffic pattern for a section of Route 112 on the Richmond/Charlestown line that will involve a full-time lane...
10/26/2017
Only one lane of traffic will be open from October 30 - November 10 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to pour a concrete crosswalk on North Main Street, just north of the intersection of Park Row, in the vicinity of the old State House in...
10/25/2017
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE: 24-hour closure starts Tuesday morning, October 31 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The...
10/25/2017
Temporary closures now beginning on November 13 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced an updated schedule for temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and...
10/18/2017
Delays likely for project to remove long-standing dip on ramp near hospital campus Heavy traffic and long delays are possible this coming weekend on I-195 West in Providence as part of a bridge repair project. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) advises...