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State Government Press Releases

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06/21/2024
Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., Federal Highway Administration Rhode Island Division Administrator Derek Torrey, Rhode Island Commerce Chief Marketing Officer Anika Kimble-Huntley, Providence Economic Development Director Ted Carr,...
06/18/2024
Starting Friday night, June 21, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will have lane closures on Route 37 eastbound near the Pontiac Avenue exit in Cranston. The closures begin at 9 p.m. Friday and may extend through the weekend. All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday, June...
06/10/2024
Starting on Friday night, June 21, RIDOT will temporarily close a section of Route 102 (Broncos Highway) in Burrillville between Central Street and East Avenue, to complete work on two bridges. The closure will be in place through the summer. RIDOT expects to reopen the road in late August. ...
05/31/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that starting tonight, Friday, May 31, it will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 North at the Sayles Hill Road intersection in North Smithfield. The Department will be opening the first one-third of the new flyover...
05/30/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning to open a new segment of the roundabout near the Henderson Bridge in East Providence that will provide a direct connection to North Broadway. RIDOT intends to open this connection tomorrow afternoon, Friday, May 31, prior to the...
05/24/2024
Starting on Friday night, May 31, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 North at the Sayles Hill Road intersection in North Smithfield. There will be a lane split approaching the intersection, with the left lane using a recently...
05/16/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the Cumberland High School pedestrian bridge to all foot traffic on May 20 for a long awaited refresh. RIDOT's plan is to paint the nine-foot-wide bridge Cumberland High School blue. Prior to painting, RIDOT will power wash the...
05/13/2024
Last night, Sunday, May 12, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began changing the traffic pattern at the work zone on Route 138 where it passes underneath the Tower Hill Road (Route 1) Bridge in North Kingstown. The travel lanes on Route 138 East are now shifting to the left,...
05/09/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open the newly reconstructed ramp from Route 6 East to Route 10 South in Providence on Friday, May 10 after the evening rush hour. The new ramp is in the same location as the old one and was replaced as part of the overall Route 6/10...
05/01/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to install a new traffic pattern this weekend along I-95 North in the vicinity of Exit 38 (Route 146 and the State Offices) at the Providence Viaduct in Providence. During overnight hours on Friday and Saturday nights, May 3...