State Government Press Releases

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09/13/2019
On Friday night, September 13, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift traffic to the right on I-295 South at the Exit 9 (Routes 6 and 6A) interchange in Johnston. The new traffic pattern should be in place by 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, September 14. This lane shift...
09/13/2019
Monday and Tuesday Nights, September 16 and 17 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C off I-95 North overnight as part of a seven-bridge $10.4 million preservation project in the City of Providence. Weather permitting, the...
09/12/2019
Nearly two miles of this major route for Barrington residents gets much-needed renovation Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. gathered with local and state leaders today to celebrate the completion of the Nayatt Road Resurfacing Project...
09/10/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a traffic pattern change as part of a $11.3 million intersection safety improvement project on Diamond Hill Road (Route 114) in Cumberland. One element of the project includes roundabouts at the Route 114 interchange with I-295,...
08/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close part of Pound Hill Road in North Smithfield from 7 a.m. Monday, September 9 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 13 to repair a deteriorated section of culvert. RIDOT will put in a new culvert section that will carry Cherry Brook under the...
08/23/2019
Second phase of project will transition traffic to newly constructed bridge The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced new traffic pattern changes on the Big River Bridge which is the section of Route 3 (Nooseneck Hill Road) that passes over the Big...
08/23/2019
Traffic pattern change scheduled to begin tonight The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a temporary traffic pattern change scheduled for this weekend for a busy off-ramp that serves traffic to Route 146 North from I-95 North in...
08/22/2019
One-Week Closure Starts Monday, August 26 Starting Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), is scheduled to close the Nanaquaket Pond Bridge, between Bridgeport Road and Highland Road, on Route 77 (Main Road) in...
08/22/2019
Traffic pattern change scheduled to begin the weekend of August 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary traffic pattern change scheduled for the weekend of August 23 for a busy off-ramp that serves traffic to Route 146 North from I-...
08/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently hosted the 2019 Highway Safety Champions Awards at Roger Williams University in Bristol. This annual event recognizes local and state law enforcement officers for their efforts to keep Rhode Island roadways safe, while raising...