State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is correcting a report released today by Transportation for America. The report lists an incorrect number of structurally deficient bridges for Rhode Island. The number that "The State of Our Nation's Busiest Bridges" uses for the Providence...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has started construction of three steel arches for the first element of the new Pawtucket River Bridge. The arches are one of the most decorative elements of the new span. Using prefabricated sections of steel, RIDOT...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that a portion of I-95 North in Pawtucket will be closed during the early morning hours on Monday, October 17, to remove an overhead sign. Northbound lanes will be closed from midnight to 4 a.m. between Exit 27 (Downtown) and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that a portion of I-95 North in Pawtucket will be closed during the early morning hours on Wednesday, October 12, to remove an overhead sign. Northbound lanes will be closed from midnight to 4 a.m. between Exit 27 (Downtown) and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will reopen the center channel under the old Sakonnet River Bridge this weekend. RIDOT will move construction barges from the center channel by 5 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, October 1, 2011. The U.S. Coast Guard expects to...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging motorists to allow additional time in both their morning and afternoon commutes on Monday, October 3, 2011 in the Providence metropolitan area because of an event at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The one-day Get Motivated Business...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will open a new off-ramp from I-195 West to Eddy Street, close to the R.I. hospitals complex in Providence, on Monday, October 3, 2011. The ramp, designated as Exit 1B, is the final highway ramp to be opened as part...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has recommended the closure of the locally-owned Arkwright Bridge, which carries Hill Street over the Pawtuxet River on the Coventry/Cranston border. Both communities are scheduled to close the 123-year-old span tomorrow, Friday, September 30,...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today an expansion of travel time information on I-95 to assist motorists in planning their routes during heavily traveled periods. Beginning tomorrow, Friday, September 30, 2011, RIDOT will make...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today an expansion of travel time information on I-95 to assist motorists in planning their routes during heavily traveled periods. Beginning tomorrow, Friday, September 30, 2011, RIDOT will make...