State Government Press Releases

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07/13/2018
As part of the Pine Street Bridge replacement project in Pawtucket, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next four-night series of highway closures for I-95 North and South at Exit 27 will begin on Sunday night, July 22. The Pine Street Bridge, closed to...
07/12/2018
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6, and RI Route 146 in the towns of...
07/10/2018
As part of ongoing bridge deck and joint repairs at the South County Freeway Bridge in Warwick, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a three-phase lane shift on I-95 North over Route 4 South, with all traffic shifting to the left effective Friday morning, July 13.
07/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the upcoming closure of the Simmonsville Bridge in Johnston, which will go into effect Monday, July 9. The bridge will be closed through November. It carries approximately 6,600 vehicles daily on Simmonsville Avenue...
06/29/2018
Lane splits go into effect starting tomorrow for bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about a new traffic pattern scheduled to begin tomorrow, Saturday, June 30 at Exit 19 on I-95 North and Sunday, July 1 after Exit 19...
06/29/2018
Closure to take place from June 29 - July 1 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a weekend closure of Route 146 North and South, in sequence, in North Smithfield starting tonight Friday, June 29 at 9 p.m. lasting through Sunday, July 1...
06/26/2018
As part of the Pine Street Bridge replacement project in Pawtucket, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a second phase of lane shifts on I-95, with all traffic shifting from the left lanes to the right from Exit 26 to Exit 28. These changes will be in effect on...
06/22/2018
This year for the first time, Fourth of July enthusiasts will be able to avoid traffic and take the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's (RIDOT) Providence to Newport ferry to Bristol for the world-famous parade. RIDOT plans to offer three round trips on July 4 to the nation's oldest Fourth...
06/20/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced closure of the Simmonsville Bridge in Johnston, effective Monday, July 9. The bridge will be closed through November. It carries approximately 6,600 vehicles daily on Simmonsville Avenue over the Simmons Brook between Randall...
06/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about a new traffic pattern scheduled to begin June 30 at Exit 19 on I-95 North and July 1 after Exit 19 on I-95 South in Providence. Barriers on both sides of the highway will create lanes splits with two lanes on the...