State Government Press Releases

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09/18/2020
As part of its ongoing resurfacing project for Main Street (Route 115) in the village of Hope in Scituate, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the road between Jackson Flat Road and Route 116 on Monday, September 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists will need to...
09/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the configuration of the lane split on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket on Tuesday, September 22. Three days later, starting on Friday, September 25, RIDOT will reduce travel lanes from three to two throughout the weekend. Both...
09/17/2020
All traffic heading for Route 4 South will follow detour using Exit 8 Starting tonight, Thursday, September 17 from 8 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...
09/16/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has reviewed a second set of samples from a soil pile at RIDOT's 6-10 Interchange construction project. The samples, taken by RIDOT's consultant with oversight...
09/15/2020
On Friday, September 18, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Route 104 at the Route 146 overpass in North Smithfield for installation of new beams for the structurally deficient Farnum Pike Bridge. The closure begins at 7 p.m. Friday, September 18 and runs through 7 a.m.
09/11/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will reopen the Silver Creek Bridge on Hope Street (Route 114) in Bristol to two-way traffic by Monday, September 28. RIDOT closed the northbound travel lane and established detours in February so it could replace this structurally deficient...
09/03/2020
Overnight closures are scheduled for Route 138 at the I-95 interchange in Richmond for the week of September 14 as part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's (RIDOT) $21.3 million project to replace the Kingston Road Bridge, which carries I-95 over Route 138. Starting Tuesday night,
09/02/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and other state and local leaders gathered on the side of Route 146 in North Smithfield today to highlight...
09/01/2020
Use of EV charging stations offered at no cost during pilot program The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is providing free access to electric vehicle chargers at two of its Park & Ride commuter lots as part of a pilot program to encourage and support the...
08/28/2020
Starting Sunday night, August 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will establish car and truck detours for traffic on the Broad Street Bridge over I-95 in downtown Providence, between the east and west service roads along the highway. ? RIDOT is replacing the deck of the...