State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has rescheduled a previously planned closure of I-95 North Exit 28 (School Street) in Pawtucket. The work will now take place one day earlier, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. The closure will allow for paving...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close I-95 North Exit 28 (School Street) in Pawtucket from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, and Friday, January 13, 2012. The closure will allow for paving operations on a bridge structure that will temporarily...
On Monday, December 19, 2011, the International Road Federation (IRF) announced the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) as one of the winners of the 2011 Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA) in the category of research. Eight countries and nine projects were represented this year....
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will close the Ten Mile River Bridges by late afternoon tomorrow, Friday, December 30, 2011. The bridges carry North Broadway over the Ten Mile River and over a nearby small stream in East Providence. The weight...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is joining national efforts to encourage safe driving throughout the holiday season. Law enforcement efforts across the country will focus on drinking and driving, and motorists can expect to see an increased police presence on the roads...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today another expansion of a program designed to give real-time travel information to motorists on Rhode Island highways. This latest addition to the program includes all of I-195 from the Massachusetts...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today another expansion of a program designed to give real-time travel information to motorists on Rhode Island highways. This latest addition to the program includes all of I-195 from the Massachusetts...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will help brighten the holidays for Rhode Islanders in need by presenting a check for $1,225 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank at 200 Niantic Avenue in Providence on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. RIDOT's donation, equal to 3,675...
With steady rain predicted for one of the heaviest travel periods of the year, The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking drivers to take it slow and plan ahead before visiting family and friends this Thanksgiving. Forecasts indicate between one and two inches of rain could...
Beginning this week, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is lowering the speed limit on Route 24 in Portsmouth from 50 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour. This speed reduction will be implemented on Route 24 North only, starting one mile north of Exit 2 (Boyds Lane) and...