State Government Press Releases

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01/03/2019
Rehabilitation of historic structure running several months ahead of schedule Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. joined with state and local officials in North Smithfield today to celebrate the reopening of the historic Slatersville...
12/20/2018
All lane and road closures for this multi-bridge project are complete The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked the re-opening of several road and bridge segments as part of a $20.7 million, multi-bridge project known as the I-195 Corridor Bridges...
12/20/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to proceed with construction of the next ten tolling gantries in Rhode Island. The FHWA had reviewed the environmental assessment submitted by RIDOT and issued a Finding of No...
12/17/2018
Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a change in its schedule for implementing a new traffic pattern as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project. Due to adverse weather forecast...
12/13/2018
Composite materials used in "Bridge-In-A-Backpack" design The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials in Burrillville to highlight the recent completion of the Railroad Avenue Bridge using composite materials to replace the...
12/10/2018
Additional funds allow road improvements in Newport's North End to be done sooner The addition of $20 million in federal grant money secured by Senator Jack Reed will enable the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to accelerate work associated with the Pell Bridge...
12/06/2018
Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced another traffic shift as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project - one that moves the actual split of Routes 6 and 10 approximately one-...
12/06/2018
Structurally deficient bridge was held up with "Lincoln Logs" The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with Pawtucket officials to celebrate the early completion of the $9.3 million Pine Street Bridge replacement project, which wrapped approximately...
12/04/2018
Additional highway segments to adopt national standards using mile markers The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today the second phase of its multi-year program to update its highway numbering for interstates and other limited-access highways. In mid-...
12/03/2018
Pilot program to test and research a new high-tech mode of transit The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is has awarded a contract to May Mobility to deliver a limited and controlled automated vehicle service to help fill a...