State Government Press Releases

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12/21/2017
Design-build approach to save money and complete the project faster The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) signed a contract today with 6/10 Constructors, a design-build team composed of companies with deep Rhode Island and New England roots. The contract will...
12/20/2017
Weather permitting, bridge scheduled to close on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the second closure for the historic Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries approximately 8,000 vehicles per day on Route 5 (...
12/19/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has reopened rural Railroad Avenue at the site of the former Slocum Bridge in North Kingstown by replacing the bridge with a concrete drainage structure. The bridge, in place since 1928, was scheduled for replacement in 2018, but with the...
12/15/2017
Governor Gina Raimondo joined with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today to open the Newman Avenue Bridge in East Providence to traffic after a complete replacement. The bridge had been rated as structurally deficient for more than twenty years. "Good businesses create...
12/14/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today reopened the Mussey Brook Bridge in Lincoln. The bridge on Route 126 (Old River Road) reopened after it had been closed since July. Built in 1927, the bridge's original historic stone masonry arch was preserved and strengthened with a new...
12/14/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today reopened the Mussey Brook Bridge in Lincoln. The bridge on Route 126 (Old River Road) reopened after it had been closed since July. Built in 1927, the bridge's original historic stone masonry arch was preserved and strengthened with a new...
12/13/2017
New sidewalks and a smooth driving surface have arrived for residents and businesses along a stretch of Smith Street (Route 44) in Providence, as officials gathered this morning to celebrate the latest achievement delivered on time and on budget under Governor Gina M. Raimondo's RhodeWorks program.
12/13/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence. The closure affects through traffic on Newman Avenue between Pawtucket...
12/07/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today announced completion of improvements to Snell Road in Little Compton. The improvements, part of Governor Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks program, were completed a year earlier than originally planned which eliminated detours and construction delays...
12/04/2017
Two closure periods scheduled this month The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next set of closures of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence for this week. The closure affects...