State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2021
As part of its ongoing bridge replacement project for the structurally deficient Louisquisset Pike Bridge in Lincoln, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift Route 146 southbound traffic from its temporary alignment to the newly built replacement bridge on Friday night,...
10/13/2021
Governor Dan McKee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. today joined with state and local leaders to break ground on the $78 million Washington Bridge North project. It will...
10/06/2021
Starting tomorrow night, Thursday, October 7, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make a change to traffic patterns at the Newport Rotary (the intersection of JT Connell Highway and Admiral Kalbfus Road). Traffic will shift inward on the traffic circle, but all lanes will...
10/08/2021
A new truck restriction goes into effect this week for the bridge that carries Route 37 eastbound and westbound over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, close to the Post Road (Route 1) interchange in Warwick. Because of its continued deterioration, trucks over 16 tons will be prohibited from crossing it.
09/03/2021
Two of the four lanes on Metacom Avenue where it meets Vernon Street in Warren remain closed today as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) continues repairs to pavement damaged caused by the torrential rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Two-way traffic will be maintained...
09/03/2021
As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the state's stormwater systems, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started a project to reduce the impact of stormwater runoff from Warwick Avenue into Buckeye Brook, an important tributary to Narragansett Bay and passageway for...
09/02/2021
As part of an ongoing $10.5 million project to correct chronic street flooding on a section of Post Road (Route 1) in North Kingstown, RIDOT will begin a series of weekday lane closures and shifts from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. starting on Tuesday, September 7. RIDOT, in conjunction with the Town of...
08/31/2021
All traffic heading for Route 4 South will follow detour using Exit 8 Starting tonight, Tuesday, August 31 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 9 on I-95 South to Route 4 South in East Greenwich for work on the...
08/26/2021
As part of the ongoing $410 million Route 6/10 Interchange Project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on Friday, August 27 will shift travel lanes on Route 10 South to the left in the area of the Broadway and Westminster Street overpasses. This change will expand the work...
08/25/2021
As part of its ongoing $18.5 million project to repair five bridges along I-95 in Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will remove the current lane shifts on I-95 northbound and southbound at the Eddy Street Bridge, near Exits 19 and 20 in Providence, on Thursday night,