State Government Press Releases

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04/12/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that on Monday, April 15, it will close the Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Route 7 (Douglas Avenue) over the West River at the Providence/North Providence line. As part of this $5.2 million project, RIDOT will completely...
04/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today asked the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to "formally rescind the Sakonnet River Bridge 2013 Revised ROD (Record of Decision)." The request was made in a letter sent to the FHWA Division Administrator. The 2013 ROD, in effect,...
04/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) plans to start repairs on the Portsmouth side of the Old Stone Bridge causeway within the next two weeks. A section of the causeway eroded and broke off into the Sakonnet River on Friday, March 22, 2019 causing potential impediments to...
03/29/2019
Looking for something to do this Summer? Join Team RIDOT. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is currently recruiting for its Summer internship program. The deadline for full-time college students to apply is Friday, April 19. Traditionally, RIDOT welcomes nearly 100 students...
03/29/2019
Traffic changes are the first of many this construction season **PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE** The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will start construction on the Oxford Street Bridge, which carries I-95 North and South over Oxford Street, just north of...
03/27/2019
Historic pedestrian and safety railings to be rehabilitated The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that on Monday, April 15, it will simultaneously close two bridges, located one right after the other, in the village of Albion on the Lincoln/...
03/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that starting on Monday, April 1, it will implement lane restrictions for Promenade Street and Providence Place at their intersection with Park Street adjacent to the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall in Providence for...
03/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will be performing steel repairs this summer to the Diamond Hill Road Bridge, which carries Diamond Hill Road over I-295 in Cumberland. This will strengthen the bridge's superstructure, avoiding any traffic or weight...
03/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C from I-95 North to Route 6 West and Providence Place. On Wednesday night, March 13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the exit will close for some preliminary exploratory work before the start of the project in about one...
02/28/2019
Traffic change necessary for replacement of Park Avenue Bridge over the Pocasset River The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 12 (Park Avenue) in Cranston effective Monday, March 11. The detour is...