State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and State and local police are joining national efforts to reduce impaired driving fatalities through the upcoming Labor Day holiday. State Police troopers and Providence Police will be available tonight, Friday, August 17, 2012, to talk...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding users of the Coventry Greenway that a section of the bikeway is scheduled to close on Monday, August 20, 2012. The path will be closed to all users from Station Street to the area of Town Farm Road in Coventry, where the path...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it is scheduled to close a section of the Coventry Greenway in Coventry on Monday, August 20, 2012. The path will be closed to all users from Station Street to the area of Town Farm Road, where the path transitions to an...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will close a portion of Route 122 (Great Road) in Lincoln during overnight hours to repair a drainage system that crosses the entire roadway near the intersection with Front Street. The closure is scheduled to begin on...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be presenting 2012 Highway Safety Champion Awards to recognize law enforcement officers and agencies for their outstanding performance in administering Speed, Occupant Protection and Alcohol Impaired enforcement during the Department's...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will be using accelerated bridge construction techniques and prefabricated elements for the replacement of the Frenchtown Brook Bridge No. 435 in East Greenwich. Using all precast concrete components, the Department will...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced expanded hours for the temporary closures of I-95 North, from Exit 27 (Downtown) to the Vernon Street on-ramp, in Pawtucket. The accelerated schedule is expected to save two nights of closures. During the temporary closures,...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 8B off of I-295 North in Smithfield for drainage work on Tuesday, July 17, Wednesday, July 18 and Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Exit 8B leads to Route 7 North towards North Smithfield and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that it will begin temporary, early-morning closures of I-95 North in Pawtucket on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. The restrictions, which are expected to last approximately three weeks, will be in place weekdays from midnight to 4 a.m.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it is starting the construction of a new linear park and bikeway over the old Washington Bridge between Providence and East Providence. Due to the construction, the Department must close the portion of the East Bay Bike Path that...