State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second set of lane closures necessary for replacement of the Lafayette Road Bridge, which are scheduled to take place this weekend, November 1-4. The bridge carries Route 4 over Lafayette Road in North Kingstown...
10/30/2019
As promised, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) project managers, the contractor for the Silver Creek Bridge replacement project and Town officials have continued to work on a solution to rebuild the bridge in a way that will provide a minimum negative impact on the residents,...
10/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) teamed up with numerous construction and trade industry professionals to help more than 500 high school seniors from 26 schools explore new careers in the transportation construction trades at the RIDOT Construction Career Days, held today at...
10/28/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) today announced a $1.4 million repair project for a portion of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Lincoln and Cumberland. During this work, short sections of the bikeway may be closed,
10/24/2019
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction throughout the weekend The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the second phase of lane closures scheduled to take place the weekend of November 1-4 to replace the Lafayette Road Bridge. The...
10/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary lane shift on Route 146 North at the Route 116/George Washington Highway interchange as part of a $14.5 million project to replace the structurally deficient Louisquisset Pike Bridge in Lincoln. It is scheduled to...
10/21/2019
Ramp will remain closed until end of Route 6/10 Interchange project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will close the Westminster Street on-ramp to Route 10 South in Providence effective Monday, November 4. The closure is necessary to...
10/21/2019
Recently passed TIP amendment moves funds up for replacement spans The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) today announced the closure of the Barrington River and Palmer River bike path bridges, which...
10/21/2019
Pilot program to educate more than 500 children this fall The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has developed a new program called Rhode to Bicycle Safety, which teaches elementary school-age children valuable skills for safe bike riding. Today RIDOT Director...
10/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will reopen the Gano Street off-ramp (Exit 3) on I-195 West overnight tonight. It will be ready for traffic in time for the morning commute tomorrow. The ramp will remain open as RIDOT conducts traffic studies of the...