State Government Press Releases

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11/30/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this morning reopened Exit 30 on I-95 South. The off-ramp is located close to the Massachusetts border in Pawtucket, and provides access to Roosevelt Avenue, East Street and parts of Pawtucket and Central Falls. The exit was closed in...
11/29/2018
Latest in a series of traffic pattern changes this fall scheduled to begin tomorrow The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about a new traffic shift on the 6/10 Interchange that goes into effect tomorrow night, Friday, November 30. The new...
11/29/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today celebrated the early reopening of the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge in North Smithfield. The Department closed the structurally deficient bridge in February and completed its replacement approximately one month ahead of schedule. The...
11/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today celebrated the reopening of the Simmonsville Bridge in Johnston, which has been closed since July. RIDOT completely replaced this structurally deficient bridge in less than five months. By coordinating with the community to completely...
11/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that a traffic shift on the 6/10 Interchange that puts Route 6 eastbound and westbound traffic on the westbound side of Route 6 will take place on the evening of Friday, November 30, 2018. Work will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end...
11/23/2018
Lane shifts will be used; all lanes remain open during peak travel periods The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of bridge rehabilitation work for the Wood River Valley Bridge, a large structure carrying I-95 over Mechanic Street and...
11/18/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a traffic pattern change for a section of the Washington Bridge, which carries I-195 West from East Providence to Providence. This change will allow for continued rehabilitation of this important structure, which is...
11/15/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this weekend it is beginning a $42.6 million construction project to rehabilitate bridges that carry I-295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A in Johnston (Exit 9). This work will require temporary traffic...
11/15/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a traffic pattern change for a section of the Washington Bridge, which carries I-195 West from East Providence to Providence. This change will allow for continued rehabilitation of this important structure, which is...
11/13/2018
Changes are necessary as part of Washington Bridge Rehabilitation Project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a traffic pattern change for a section of the Washington Bridge, which carries I-195 West from East Providence to Providence. This...