State Government Press Releases

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12/13/2017
New sidewalks and a smooth driving surface have arrived for residents and businesses along a stretch of Smith Street (Route 44) in Providence, as officials gathered this morning to celebrate the latest achievement delivered on time and on budget under Governor Gina M. Raimondo's RhodeWorks program.
12/13/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence. The closure affects through traffic on Newman Avenue between Pawtucket...
12/07/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today announced completion of improvements to Snell Road in Little Compton. The improvements, part of Governor Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks program, were completed a year earlier than originally planned which eliminated detours and construction delays...
12/04/2017
Two closure periods scheduled this month The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next set of closures of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence for this week. The closure affects...
12/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today opened the Central Street Bridge in North Smithfield six months ahead of schedule and on budget. The Central Street Bridge carries local traffic on Route 5 over Route 146. The project cost is $7.7 million, eighty percent of which is...
11/29/2017
Work will require two-week road closure The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it has been able to fast-track work on a bridge along a rural road in North Kingstown that recently was posted for buses and other heavy vehicles. Starting on Monday,
11/21/2017
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti and Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, today joined several of Rhode Island's inter-denominational religious leaders to...
11/17/2017
New partnership with Waze saves $200,000 annually The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze, a free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app for smartphones, that will provide a feed of travel time...
11/14/2017
Project to begin with the Diamond Hill Road interchange the week of November 27 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the installation of new signage as part of a federally mandated highway renumbering program for its Interstate...
11/10/2017
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, November 27 The temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and Portsmouth will now begin on Monday, November 27 lasting approximately one month. After...