State Government Press Releases

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11/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will pave bridge decks on I-95 northbound over East Street and Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday, November 29, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 30. The northbound middle and highspeed lanes will be open for travel...
11/24/2020
As part of its ongoing $19.4 million bridge replacement project for the structurally deficient Louisquisset Pike Bridge in Lincoln, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make changes to the Route 116/George Washington interchange to make it safer, starting on Monday night,...
11/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will resume work tonight on the Division Street Bridge project with a series of lane reductions on Route 4 South in East Greenwich. Starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in the evening, there will be intermittent closures of one lane for bridge...
11/16/2020
Starting this week, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin pre-construction activities for the $5.2 million replacement of the Union Village Railroad Bridge, which carries Great Road over the Providence & Worcester rail line between Lapre Road and Meadowbrook Drive in...
11/02/2020
As part of an ongoing bridge preservation project for the structurally deficient Stony Lane Bridge on Route 4 in North Kingstown, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close one travel lane in each direction on Route 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for three consecutive days,...
11/02/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will conduct the final in a series of eight weekend lane closures on I-95 near Exit 30 in Pawtucket starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, November 6. The Department will reduce travel lanes from three to two throughout the weekend, reopening...
10/30/2020
Overnight closures are scheduled for Route 138 at the I-95 interchange in Richmond for two nights, Wednesday, November 4 and Thursday, November 5, 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...
10/30/2020
As part of its ongoing project to replace the Greenville Avenue Bridge at the Exit 10 interchange in Johnston, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes for I-295 this weekend. This will be followed by a five-night closure of Greenville Avenue at the bridge. ...
10/30/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman David Cicilline and other state and local leaders gathered at Barrington Town Hall in Barrington today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a project that makes...
10/27/2020
Effective today, Tuesday, October 27, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) closed a portion of the Sucker Brook Bridge on Harrisville Road (Route 98) in Glocester because of bridge deficiencies. Stop signs have been placed at either end of the bridge, allowing for an...