State Government Press Releases

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08/30/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is one step closer to finalizing its repairs at the Clarence L. Hussey Memorial Bridge in Wickford, as the bridge's second and final closure is scheduled to occur from Tuesday, September 6, 2016 through Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The bridge,
08/26/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Office on Highway Safety (OHS) today released two quarters of data on routine traffic stops in Rhode Island as mandated by the Comprehensive Community Police Relationship Act (CCPRA) of 2015. The data was made available to a large group of...
08/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will reopen the existing truck rest area along I-95 North, located between Exits 2 and 3. The rest area will provide additional safe parking for truck drivers, who must comply with federal regulations that limit the...
08/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is investing in much-needed repairs to 1.3 miles of roadway in the villages of Wakefield and Peace Dale in South Kingstown. Work is now underway with the initial task involving the installation of new drainage structures along a section of...
08/22/2016
During construction of the Apponaug Circulator project in Warwick, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has been phasing in the new traffic patterns. Motorists are about to encounter another change on Wednesday, August 24 as RIDOT is scheduled to remove a traffic signal and open a...
08/11/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has begun work on the next off-road segment of the Blackstone River Bikeway, connecting to the India Point Park area in the City of Providence, and providing the missing link to the East Bay Bike Path. This 7/10 of a mile segment connects the...
08/05/2016
Governor Gina Raimondo, Congressman David Cicilline, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. today celebrated the completion of the much needed facelift for Dexter Street in Central Falls and...
07/29/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently completed the realignment of the intersection of Route 3 (Nooseneck Hill Road) and Route 102 (Victory Highway) in the Town of Exeter, with a goal of increasing safety and making it easier for drivers to navigate. A new traffic pattern...
07/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to activate a temporary traffic signal at the Metro Center Boulevard Bridge that carries Metro Center Boulevard over the Airport Connector in Warwick on Friday, July 22. Since May 16, only northbound traffic was permitted to...
07/14/2016
The Providence-Newport ferry service continues to prove popular with Rhode Islanders and visitors alike, and has sold more than 5,000 tickets in its first 12 days, providing passengers a unique and convenient transportation option to one of Rhode Island's most popular summer destinations. ...