State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that on Tuesday, April 17, it will activate the first flashing yellow arrow traffic signal in the state on Route 3 (Tiogue Avenue) in Coventry. The new signal is being installed as part of the Route 3 resurfacing project, a $3.5-...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today received two Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) New England Chapter awards for its work on the Wickford Junction Train Station and Garage. Awards were given out this afternoon at in Boston at the 18th...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning a two-part improvement for the Providence Train Station. It's a stop that has over one million Amtrak and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail passengers use it annually. "The Providence Train Station...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that on Monday, April 9, 2012, it will close I-95 North Exit 28 (School Street) for approximately two weeks. The closure is scheduled to occur in the early morning hours Monday and be in place for the morning commute....
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of commuter rail service at the new Wickford Junction Train Station and Garage, 1011 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown, RI. The Monday through Friday service will offer commuters 20 trips per day. Travel time from...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be announcing the start of commuter rail service at the new Wickford Junction Train Station and Garage, 1011 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown, RI, on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the new facility. The Monday through...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is expanding its reach into social media. Since the Department's first venture into the new media in 2009, RIDOT has used a variety of sites that provide real-time information that gives users what they want the instant they want it. As the...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that in one week it is expected to begin the final operation needed to open first span of the new Pawtucket River Bridge to traffic on I-95 North. RIDOT will then be able to lift the 18-ton weight limit that has required trucks and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will temporarily change the traffic patterns on Hope Street and Thames Street in downtown Bristol to establish two one-way roads. The new traffic patterns are scheduled to go into effect on Monday, April 2, 2012, and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, it will close the Stillwater Viaduct in Smithfield. RIDOT must close the bridge to complete a rehabilitation project for the 80-year-old structure, which carries Route 116 (George...