State Government Press Releases

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08/17/2018
Governor Gina Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. today joined with the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly to celebrate the reopening of the Westerly Train Station in downtown Westerly.
08/10/2018
Closure necessary as part of Washington Bridge Rehabilitation Project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the upcoming long-term closure of the Gano Street (Exit 3) off-ramp on I-195 West in Providence. Effective Sunday night, August...
08/03/2018
Gano Street off-ramp closing as part of bridge rehabilitation project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced start of a new phase of work on the bridge rehabilitation project for the portion of the Washington Bridge that carries westbound traffic...
07/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is reminding interested persons of three public hearings scheduled for tonight, Friday, July 27 for the purposes of soliciting comments on its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6,...
07/23/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close multiple lanes of I-95 North tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 24, for survey work following repair to an area of settled pavement near the Park Avenue overpass in Cranston. The work is part of a study of subsurface conditions that...
07/23/2018
Traffic on I-95 North After Exit 8 to Go Down to One Lane Starting Friday Night, July 27 Today, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced a weekend lane reduction as part of the second phase of bridge deck and joint repairs at the South County Freeway...
07/18/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today released key data from the State's tractor trailer truck only tolling program for the period from June 11, 2018, when tolling started, to July 10, 2018. The data included the number of transactions, number of diversions, and receivables...
07/13/2018
As part of the Pine Street Bridge replacement project in Pawtucket, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next four-night series of highway closures for I-95 North and South at Exit 27 will begin on Sunday night, July 22. The Pine Street Bridge, closed to...
07/12/2018
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6, and RI Route 146 in the towns of...
07/10/2018
As part of ongoing bridge deck and joint repairs at the South County Freeway Bridge in Warwick, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a three-phase lane shift on I-95 North over Route 4 South, with all traffic shifting to the left effective Friday morning, July 13.