State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today updated its schedule for the opening of the second span of the new Pawtucket River Bridge and now expects the structure to open to I-95 South traffic tomorrow, Saturday, September 15, 2012. Additional preparation work is needed to ready...
Recognizing that seat belts save lives, Governor Lincoln Chafee this afternoon joined the Honorable Anastasia P. Williams and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis to present three community-based organizations with seat belt education grants during a State...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it is scheduled to open the second span of the new Pawtucket River Bridge as early as Friday, September 14, 2012. The opening of this structure will allow RIDOT to shift I-95 South to the new span and fully lift the bridge's 18-...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it is instituting temporary restrictions for trucks at the Route 6/Route 10 Interchange in Providence beginning this weekend. Trucks heading east on Route 6 and those heading south on the Route 6/Route 10 Connector will be...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it has reopened the Frenchtown Brook Bridge in East Greenwich about one month earlier than originally planned. The bridge opened at approximately 1 p.m. this afternoon. The scheduled closure period was for no more than 65 days,
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung today announced the completion of work on the bridge spanning the Pawtuxet River in Pawtuxet Village. The project included repair to the existing red brick sidewalks on both sides...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that beginning on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, it will temporarily reduce the number of travel lanes on a portion of Route 2 (Reservoir Avenue) in Cranston from four to two because of the rehabilitation of the Pocasset River...
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...