State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has submitted its major amendment to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to the Transportation Advisory Committee for review. The amendment reflects changes necessary for RIDOT to achieve its core mission of reaching a 90...
07/12/2019
Changes to include different lane split configurations through the summer The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the upcoming temporary traffic pattern changes scheduled on I-95 in Providence as part of the $10.8 million Oxford Street...
06/28/2019
Tonight, Friday, June 28 at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. Saturday morning, June 29, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue) off I-95 South to shift all southbound lanes at the Oxford Street Bridge in Providence to the left. The current left lane shift on...
06/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a $9.5 million program to replace all highway signage and structures along the Route 146 corridor, from I-95 in Providence to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. The signs are deteriorated and do not meet modern...
06/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the temporary closure of a portion of India Street in Providence as part of a project to realign the road and improve pedestrian and bicycle access in the area. The closure is scheduled to start July 8 and remain in place for...
06/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of daytime road closures for a section of Lafayette Road where it passes underneath Route 4 in North Kingstown. Starting June 25, the closures will take place weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
06/27/2019
Changes to include different lane split configurations through the summer The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for a series of temporary traffic patterns on I-95 in Providence as part of the $10.8 million Oxford Street Bridge...
06/21/2019
Starting Sunday night, June 23, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of overnight temporary closures of Exit 22 B/C on I-95 North in Providence. The closures will continue Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., through late July. Motorists will follow...
06/20/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today hosted a "town hall" meeting with panels, speakers, and survivors' testimonials all geared toward creating a new focus on the devastating effects of distracted driving. The event was held at the Community College of Rhode Island's Lincoln...
06/20/2019
First traffic change to impact northbound traffic The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new traffic pattern expected for the week of June 24 for I-295 North near Exit 6 (Route 14/Plainfield Pike) on the Cranston/Johnston line. All lanes...