State Government Press Releases

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06/23/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close a portion of Route 99 North between Sayles Hill Road and Mendon Road beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 24, at 7 p.m. The closure is needed to make joint repairs to the Blackstone River Bridge on the Lincoln/Cumberland...
06/20/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 21-27, 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...
06/16/2014
As part of a statewide bridge rehabilitation project, the Middle Road Bridge that carries Middle Road over Route 4 in East Greenwich is scheduled to close for approximately two months beginning Monday, June 23, 2014. The bridge was built in 1969 and will undergo deck, joint and sidewalk repairs....
06/13/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 14-20, 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...
06/06/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 7-13. 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...
05/30/2014
As part of the Magnolia Street Bridge Project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the Plainfield Street on-ramp to Route 6 East beginning on Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. This closure is needed in order to safely demolish the existing bridge; this work is part...
05/29/2014
As part of the Ten Rod Road Bridge Replacement Project in Exeter, a new traffic pattern will be set up between Exit 4 (Route 3) and Exit 5 (Route 102) on I-95, beginning Sunday, June 1, 2014. We will transition from a right lane shift to a 'split lane' condition on I-95 with narrowed travel lanes.
05/23/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from May 24-30, 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...
05/17/2014
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from May 17-23, 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...
05/16/2014
A 2013 seat belt study released by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) shows 86 percent of local drivers are wearing their seat belts, the highest number ever recorded in Rhode Island. This represents a significant increase over last year's rate of 78 percent. In addition, the...