State Government Press Releases

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09/11/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a new traffic pattern effective today on the Blanchard Sawmill Bridge, carrying approximately 3,000 vehicles per day on Winsor Avenue over the Moswansicut Brook in Scituate/Johnston. Motorists are currently experiencing a one-way...
09/06/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials to celebrate the early completion of the High Street and Kingstown Road Improvements project in South Kingstown. The much-needed repair for 1.3 miles of roadway in the villages of Wakefield and Peace...
09/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to plan extra travel time or seek alternate routes if they wish to drive on the South Main Street and North Main Street corridor in Providence as construction will require a temporary lane closure lasting about one week,...
08/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The closure is scheduled to last for two days beginning on Tuesday, September 5. During the closure...
08/18/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes through Apponaug Village in Warwick while a new crosswalk is being installed within the Apponaug Circulator project. The new crosswalk will be placed at Post Road,...
08/10/2017
Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today officially opened segment 1A of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Providence. The Governor joined with Congressman David Cicilline, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Rhode Island Department of...
08/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next phase of construction for its ongoing resurfacing project on Route 44 (Smith Street) in Providence, which will require daytime lane closures and detours. Work will begin on Monday, August 7 on a 1-mile segment of Smith...
07/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) wants motorists to be aware of construction now underway on I-95 in Providence, as RIDOT is starting a resurfacing project to repave the highway from just north of the Exit 16 interchange in Providence to the Oxford Street overpass in Providence.
07/25/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about ongoing construction in the center of Apponaug village in Warwick, specifically work now taking place on Post Road that will permanently reduce the number of travel lanes from two to one, between the Apponaug Four...
07/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the current restrictions on I-195 East and I-195 West between the Gano Street exit and the I-95 Interchange in Providence are slated to be lifted in time for the morning commute on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25,...