State Government Press Releases

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10/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the second phase of the ongoing operation to transition I-95 South travel lanes to the new Providence Viaduct will take place this coming weekend, October 29-30. One lane at a time, RIDOT is moving I-95 southbound traffic...
10/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the new traffic pattern on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue), which opened this morning. Tomorrow is the first time weekday commuter traffic will experience the changes, which includes a divided highway...
10/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about upcoming traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue), scheduled to go into effect this weekend with a divided highway configuration. Due to the forecast for rain today, RIDOT is postponing the...
10/18/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is taking immediate steps to rectify traffic congestion on I-95 South in Providence as part of a new traffic pattern on the Providence Viaduct project. Work is scheduled tonight to return the traffic pattern to its prior...
10/17/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is announcing upcoming traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) as part of the ongoing Providence Viaduct Replacement Project. This work will transition all travel lanes on I-95 South to the new bridge, which is being...
10/13/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have approved RIDOT's 10-year transportation plan a first for Rhode Island and only the third long-range plan of its type adopted...
10/11/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has initiated the process of selecting a contractor to remove the vacant old Sakonnet River Bridge across the Sakonnet River between Portsmouth and Tiverton. The advertising process for contractors to submit bids will...
10/07/2016
Just in time for the long Columbus Day weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today opened the indoor facility at the truck rest area along I-95 North, located between Exits 2 and 3 in Richmond. The building will offer indoor restrooms daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,...
10/05/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has executed 13 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a central piece of RhodeWorks implementation. These MOUs make clear that the federal government agrees with Rhode Island's...
10/05/2016
More traffic pattern changes are on the way at the Apponaug Circulator project in Warwick as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to implement three significant traffic pattern changes starting the week of October 10. The changes are the latest steps in transitioning...