State Government Press Releases

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08/21/2014
The Barton Corner Bridge Project is trending ahead of schedule, further minimizing disruption to commuters and the surrounding community. The replacement of the northbound bridge span, originally scheduled for tomorrow at noon, will now take place overnight tonight. Route 2, between Division...
08/19/2014
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis will join Newport officials to tour America's Cup Avenue, where a second phase of pedestrian and bike safety improvements is scheduled to begin this fall. The first phase, completed in 2012, upgraded bike and pedestrian...
08/14/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is inviting local middle and high school teachers to participate in a hands-on TRAC (Transportation and Civil engineering) training next week. TRAC provides educators with tools such as lesson plans, software, and building materials to assist...
08/08/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's interstate highways from August 9-15, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate...
08/08/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to replace the Barton Corner Bridge, which carries I-95 over Route 2 on the Warwick/West Warwick town line, beginning later this month. The operation uses accelerated bridge construction techniques to complete the work in an 11-day...
08/01/2014
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from August 2-8. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
07/25/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 26-August 1, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate...
07/22/2014
Motorists traveling westbound on Point Street, between the Point Street Bridge and Eddy Street, will be required to follow a detour beginning Monday, July 28. A signed detour will be in place using South Main Street to College Street to cross the Providence River. Next, follow Memorial Boulevard...
07/18/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 19-25, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
07/17/2014
Beginning this weekend, a new traffic pattern will be in effect on Wickenden Street, from Benefit Street to the Point Street Bridge, in Providence. Those traveling west on Wickenden Street will be restricted from turning left onto South Water Street to access I-195. To access I-195, motorists will...