State Government Press Releases

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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...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded $1.6 million in grants to Rhode Island for a series of road and bridge projects. The grants are among a nationwide distribution of funds...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that several exits along I-95 that provide access to Coventry, East Greenwich, West Greenwich and West Warwick will experience overnight closures for resurfacing operations beginning next week. The work, part of a $7.5...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will close a small section of Colebrook Road in Little Compton over three days next week for resurfacing. The 0.4 mile stretch of road, which runs between Old Stone Church Road and Route 179 (Stone Church Road), will...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Office on Highway Safety is working with the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Municipal Police Training Academy to offer the media a glimpse inside what happens when a drug or alcohol impaired driver gets pulled over by a police officer...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to begin construction on a section of Hope Street in Bristol beginning on Monday, August 15, 2011. Through a $3 million contract with LAL Construction of Fall River, Mass., the Department will replace curbing and sidewalks, repair...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that the Union Avenue Bridge that carries Union Avenue over Route 10 in the City of Providence is scheduled to reopen to traffic in time for the morning commute on Friday, August 5, 2011. "We are pleased to reopen this bridge...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will close the Nannaquaket Bridge in Tiverton for approximately one month for rehabilitation work starting Tuesday, August 9, 2011. Part of a $1.5 million project that also includes improvements to Peckham Road and...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that a portion of I-95 in South County will be closed during the early morning hours on Thursday, August 4, for utility work. Northbound and Southbound lanes will be closed from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. between Exit 3 (Route 138)...
As part of upcoming safety improvements to the Orms Street Bridge, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing approximately 350 feet of Park Street from the State Office Access Road to its northerly terminus at Orms Street. The closure, scheduled to begin on Wednesday,...