State Government Press Releases

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06/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about a new traffic pattern scheduled to begin June 30 at Exit 19 on I-95 North and July 1 after Exit 19 on I-95 South in Providence. Barriers on both sides of the highway will create lanes splits with two lanes on the...
06/21/2018
Closure to take place from June 29 - July 1 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a weekend closure of Route 146 North and South, in sequence, in North Smithfield from Friday, June 29 at 9 p.m.- Sunday, July 1 at 10 a.m. The northbound side will...
06/19/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close Railroad Avenue Bridge in Burrillville on Tuesday, June 26 for a four-month replacement. Railroad Avenue Bridge is structurally deficient. Railroad Avenue Bridge carries Railroad Avenue over the Clear River.
06/19/2018
Closure to take place from June 29 - July 1 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a temporary weekend closure of Route 146 North and then Route 146 South, between the Route 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit in North...
06/13/2018
Pine Street Bridge Demolition Underway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today updated its overnight highway closure schedule for demolition of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. The bridge is closed for four months while RIDOT completely replaces this...
06/13/2018
Lane splits start the week of June 25 for bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new traffic pattern scheduled to go into place the week of June 25 that will feature a divided highway configuration on I-95 North and South near...
06/11/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that work is scheduled to begin next week for the full replacement of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. The bridge will be closed for four months, starting on Monday, June 11. It carries northbound traffic on Pine...
06/07/2018
Delays expected for I-195 and East Shore Expressway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this weekend it will start bridge demolition work on the structurally deficient Horton Farm Bridge. This will require closing one travel lane in...
06/07/2018
U.S. Navy Blue Angels bring large crowds and traffic jams The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of free train service to the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show on June 9 and 10 at the Quonset Business Park in North...
06/06/2018
Northbound travelers should expect delays, consider alternate routes The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close multiple lanes of I-95 North tonight, Wednesday, June 6, to repair an area of settled pavement near the Park Avenue overpass in Cranston. Major...