State Government Press Releases

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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...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is joining national efforts to encourage safe driving over the Independence Day holiday. Police officials across the country will step up their drinking and driving enforcement efforts, and motorists can expect to see an increased police...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding rail commuters that on Sunday, July 1, 2012 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) service and fare changes will go into effect. The travel fare on an MBTA commuter train between Wickford Junction and T.F. Green...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that the receipt of $10 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant program will allow the Department to accelerate the...