State Government Press Releases

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02/23/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced traffic pattern changes necessary for repairs to the Clyde Bridge in West Warwick. Effective the morning of March 6, 2018, all westbound traffic on Route 115 (Main Street) will be detoured. Eastbound traffic on Route 115 will be...
02/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of an upcoming weekend closure of Route 146 in North Smithfield early next month. Both Route 146 North and South are scheduled to close at 10 p.m. on Friday, March 2. All lanes will be restored by 10 p.m. on Saturday,...
02/14/2018
Closures Begin Monday, February 26 As part of the ongoing Route 146 Corridor Bridges Project in North Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will simultaneously replace the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge and rehabilitate the Pound Hill Road Bridge. ...
02/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced a traffic pattern change at the Victory Highway Bridge, carrying approximately 9,000 vehicles per day on Route 102 (Victory Highway) over I-95 in West Greenwich. Effective Friday, February 16, traffic has shifted to the south side of...
02/09/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of lane closures, including brief overnight highway closures, for a section of I-95 in southern Rhode Island. The closures are necessary for the safety of workers and motorists during construction of the first two...
02/01/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today highlighted a new public awareness campaign about the deadly consequences of drunk driving. The series goes far beyond previous campaigns and portrays how widespread the effect of these avoidable deaths is on families, friends and the...
01/08/2018
Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to officially begin work on the 6-10 Interchange. The 6-10 Interchange rebuild languished...
12/22/2017
Forecast also shows plowable snow Christmas Eve into Christmas Day The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island State Police are urging drivers to expect icy conditions tonight and are asking motorists to reduce their speed accordingly on what is...
12/26/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this week received notification from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that the Environmental Assessment process has been concluded for the first two locations for all-electronic truck-only tolling to be built along I-95 in southern...
12/21/2017
Design-build approach to save money and complete the project faster The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) signed a contract today with 6/10 Constructors, a design-build team composed of companies with deep Rhode Island and New England roots. The contract will...