State Government Press Releases

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11/09/2018
Restrictions begin November 16 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of 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...
11/09/2018
Motorists urged to plan ahead for changes starting November 10 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of work starting this weekend on a series of traffic pattern changes as construction advances on the reconstruction of the $410 million...
11/08/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close lanes on I-95 North tonight, Wednesday, November 7 and tomorrow night, Thursday, November 8, for survey work for an area of settled pavement near the Park Avenue overpass in Cranston. The work will take place between Exit 15 (...
11/02/2018
Project to create dedicated transit facility to serve northern Rhode Island communities Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joined with Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation - Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline - Rhode...
11/02/2018
Motorists urged to plan ahead for changes starting November 9 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of traffic pattern changes it will implement over the next several weeks as work advances on the reconstruction of the $410 million...
10/24/2018
Closures scheduled overnight when traffic volumes are low The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that on Sunday, October 28 it will begin a phase of bridge painting on the bridge carrying Route 10 over I-95 in Cranston. This work will require a...
10/19/2018
Motorists should expect a rough, gravel surface as construction gets underway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will begin removing areas of deteriorated pavement on Nayatt Road in Barrington starting on Monday, October 22. Motorists...
10/17/2018
Lane shifts and lane reductions needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday,...
10/16/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it has closed the Arnold Mills Bridge in Cumberland. This decision was prompted by the findings of a recent bridge inspection. The bridge serves local traffic on rural Sneech Pond Road, off Nate Whipple Highway. The bridge...
10/16/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will begin a $900,000 repair project for the Exchange Street Bridge, which carries traffic over the Woonasquatucket River and the Providence Riverwalk between Memorial Boulevard and Stillman Street in Providence. Currently...