State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will close the Weekapaug Bridge on Atlantic Avenue in Westerly tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27, 2011. The bridge will remain closed for approximately two months so RIDOT can replace the 75-year-old structure. Through a $2.2...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that the latest edition of the statewide bicycling map, Guide to Cycling in the Ocean State 2011-2012, is now available. The new bike map highlights more than 50 miles of off-road bikeways across Rhode Island's network of...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to reduce the number of travel lanes on the Orms Street Bridge in Providence, from Park Street to Douglas Avenue, from four lanes to two lanes beginning on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at approximately 8 p.m. RIDOT will maintain one...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that a portion of the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Bikeway in Providence has been closed for a Narragansett Bay Commission sewer project. The work, which includes the installation of 2,300 feet of new sewer lines, is...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close I-95 North Exit 28 (School Street) in Pawtucket on Sunday, September 11, 2011. The closure is necessary to allow for construction of a bridge structure that will temporarily service traffic on I-95 North during the...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is preparing to close the center channel under the old Sakonnet River Bridge on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 as part of ongoing construction on the new Sakonnet River Bridge. The U.S. Coast Guard is planning to place navigation buoys in the...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be working on the East Bay Bike Path on two nights this week to perform crack sealing on the entire bikeway from East Providence to Bristol. This operation will help extend the life of the pavement by sealing cracks and preventing...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be working on the East Bay Bike Path on two nights this week to perform crack sealing on the entire bikeway from East Providence to Bristol. This operation will help extend the life of the pavement by sealing cracks and preventing...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging residents to take caution when driving through the after-effects of Hurricane Irene. Although the storm has passed, there is still debris in the road, and a significant number of traffic signals are offline statewide because of power...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has begun installation of a series of safety reflective markers that will make nighttime driving easier and safer. Known as roadside delineators, the markers will be installed along mostly highways through a $1.5 million contract with RoadSafe...