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State Government Press Releases

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02/07/2024
Starting Wednesday night, February 14 and continuing for approximately two weeks, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin installing steel beams at the Breakneck Hill Road Bridge, carrying Breakneck Hill Road over Route 146 in Lincoln. This work will require brief lane...
02/02/2024
Over the next several months, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be testing new traffic patterns with the goal of alleviating some of the congestion leading up to and on the Washington Bridge. These new patterns will be based on traffic modeling by RIDOT engineers. ...
01/11/2024
Starting on Tuesday night, January 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will conduct a series of overnight closures of I-295 for placing steel beams for the new Providence Street Bridge in West Warwick. RIDOT is using accelerated bridge construction methods to replace this...
01/09/2024
For one night, starting at 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close lanes at the Route 146 intersection with Sayles Hill Road in North Smithfield. The closure will allow the Department to begin lifting steel beams as part of a new flyover...
01/05/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that starting tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 6, a new traffic pattern will be in place on I-95 North after the Downtown exit and near Providence Place Mall in Providence. The changes are part of the Providence...
01/05/2024
Ridership data shows it is the appropriate time to wind down the temporary service The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that Friday, January 19 will be the last day of service for the temporary Bristol to Providence ferry. Ridership data indicates it is...
12/29/2023
If you're planning on taking the ferry from Providence to Bristol this weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting you of a schedule change. Although the ferry will be available to carry passengers both Saturday and Sunday, no shuttle service will be available in...
12/26/2023
Starting the morning of Saturday, January 6, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on I-95 North after the Downtown exit and near Providence Place Mall in Providence. The changes are part of the Providence Viaduct Northbound project and represent the...
12/21/2023
Effective today, Thursday, December 21, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has closed Route 7 (Douglas Turnpike) North, between Lorry Lane and Victory Highway in Burrillville, to repair damage from excessive rainfall from the Monday, December 18 rainstorm. Route 7 North...
12/19/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that because of a mechanical issue with a crane being used to position a floating dock for passengers to embark and disembark at the ferry terminal at India Point Park in Providence, the first day of ferry service will now begin...