State Government Press Releases

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09/18/2018
Work scheduled for two nights this week, two nights next week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today updated its schedule for a series of temporary overnight highway closures for a portion of I-195 in East Providence between the Warren Avenue off-ramp (Exit...
09/17/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced paving work this fall that will resurface badly worn portions of Hartford Avenue, also known as Routes 6A and 6, in Johnston and Scituate. The work is part of $80 million worth of paving projects RIDOT is undertaking this...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary overnight highway closures for a portion of I-195 in East Providence between the Washington Bridge and the Broadway on-ramp. The closures are needed to allow for the safe installation of new steel girders...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of roadwork scheduled for this weekend which is associated with the final phase of its project to rehabilitate the structurally deficient Blackstone Street Bridge. The bridge carries I-95 near the Rhode Island hospitals...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today released key data from the State's tractor trailer truck only tolling program for the second month of tolling; the period from July 11, 2018 to August 10, 2018. The data included the number of transactions and tolls assessed from gantry...
09/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will install two lane shifts at the Route 6/10 Interchange this weekend as the long-awaited reconstruction project gets underway. The shifts will affect traffic on Route 10 North and Route 6 West in Providence. RIDOT will...
09/10/2018
Lane splits will be removed; all lanes will shift to the left The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a change in schedule for the start of the final phase of its project to rehabilitate the structurally deficient Blackstone Street Bridge, which...
08/28/2018
Public-private partnership with Twin River makes project possible Long-awaited traffic improvements at the intersection of William S. Canning Boulevard and Stafford Road in Tiverton were unveiled today as Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti...
08/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close travel lanes on I-195 West and temporarily close the Taunton Avenue on-ramp as it continues to modify the work zone for the Washington Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday,...
08/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of steps it will take to alleviate traffic congestion on I-195 at the Washington Bridge westbound in advance of local school openings. Contractors are working through this weekend to reinstitute a fourth travel lane...