State Government Press Releases

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10/27/2020
Effective today, Tuesday, October 27, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) closed a portion of the Sucker Brook Bridge on Harrisville Road (Route 98) in Glocester because of bridge deficiencies. Stop signs have been placed at either end of the bridge, allowing for an...
10/21/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this coming weekend starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, October 23, RIDOT will close a lane on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket. The Department will reduce travel lanes from three to two until 6 a.m. Monday,...
10/20/2020
As part of its ongoing Route 37 bridges project in Cranston and Warwick, on Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will introduce a lane closure affecting Route 37 West. Route 37 West will be reduced from two travel lanes to one between the ramp to I-...
10/16/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today reopened the Hawkins Street Bridge in Providence, which was completely replaced. The bridge had been closed since October 2017 after the results of an inspection found that the bridge was so badly deteriorated it could not remain open to...
10/15/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the configuration of the current lane split on I-95 North over Eddy Street, between Exit 19 (I-195 East) and Exit 20 (Point Street) in Providence. It will be in place early by Sunday morning, October 18. The split will change to...
10/14/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and other state and local leaders today gathered on Old Tower Hill Road in the South Kingstown village of Wakefield for a ribbon-cutting...
10/13/2020
As part of its ongoing project to replace the Greenville Avenue Bridge at the Exit 10 interchange in Johnston, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes for both directions of travel on I-295 this month. The shifts will be followed by a five-night closure of Greenville...
10/09/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will reintroduce a lane split on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket on Tuesday, October 13. The following week starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, October 23, RIDOT will reduce travel lanes from three to two throughout the weekend,...
10/07/2020
As part of its ongoing project for safety improvements where Pawtucket Avenue meets Pleasant Street in East Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the intersection on weekdays for resurfacing work starting on Monday, October 19. The closures will take...
10/06/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a $1.8 million resurfacing project for approximately 0.8 miles of Old Post Road in Charlestown near Ninigret Park the week of October 12. Partial closures of the road will be needed during the initial phases of the project. Starting...