State Government Press Releases

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06/04/2020
Split will be completely in place by 6 a.m. Friday, June 5 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will put in place a lane split on I-95 southbound at the Eddy Street Exit (Exit 19) tonight, Thursday, June 4. The split will be completely in place by 6 a.m. Friday,
06/03/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will install a lane split on Route 4 in North Kingstown starting on Sunday night, June 7 to continue repairing the deck of the Lafayette Railroad Bridge over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. The change will affect both northbound and southbound...
06/02/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Route 3 under the Baker Pines Bridge in Richmond for two nights next week on Sunday, June 7 and Monday, June 8 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., to install two nearly 60-ton bridge deck pieces. During the closure, Route 3 South...
06/01/2020
Leaders Salute Opening of Bridge that was the Poster Child for RhodeWorks The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today shifted traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the 6-10 Interchange Huntington Avenue Viaduct (Bridge 504) in Providence, the bridge that...
05/22/2020
The weekend of May 29, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift traffic on I-295 South at the Greenville Avenue Bridge over Greenville Avenue (Route 5) in Johnston. The change will be in effect for the morning commute on Monday, June 1. All travel lanes on I-...
05/21/2020
On Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will start an eight-day replacement of the Centerville Road and Toll Gate Road Bridges on I-95 northbound in Warwick. The cost of this project is $25.3 million. Traffic going both north and southbound on I-...
05/11/2020
Travelers Should Expect Delays and Take Alternates The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will take Sandy Bottom Bridge in Coventry down to one lane with alternating direction controlled by a temporary traffic signal on each side of the bridge starting on May 18 as part...
04/30/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is starting a bridge preservation project for the structurally deficient Stony Lane Bridge, which carries Route 4 over Stony Lane in North Kingstown. This work will require daytime and overnight lane closures on Route 4 next week, followed by a...
04/30/2020
Highway traffic should consider using I-295 and Route 146 to avoid congestion and delays The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will begin a series of eight periodic extended-weekend highway lane closures and local street closures on Friday, May 8 for work at the bridges...
04/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the Manville Bridge, which carries Manville Hill Road over the Blackstone River, the Blackstone River Bikeway and the Providence and Worcester Railroad between Lincoln and Cumberland to motorists and pedestrians on Monday,