State Government Press Releases

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10/19/2018
Motorists should expect a rough, gravel surface as construction gets underway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will begin removing areas of deteriorated pavement on Nayatt Road in Barrington starting on Monday, October 22. Motorists...
10/17/2018
Lane shifts and lane reductions needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday,...
10/16/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it has closed the Arnold Mills Bridge in Cumberland. This decision was prompted by the findings of a recent bridge inspection. The bridge serves local traffic on rural Sneech Pond Road, off Nate Whipple Highway. The bridge...
10/16/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will begin a $900,000 repair project for the Exchange Street Bridge, which carries traffic over the Woonasquatucket River and the Providence Riverwalk between Memorial Boulevard and Stillman Street in Providence. Currently...
10/11/2018
First change slated for weekend of October 12; second for October 20 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced upcoming temporary traffic pattern changes on two bridges on Route 99 in Cumberland and Lincoln. The first change is slated for this...
10/04/2018
Parts of the highway hadn't been resurfaced in 20 years The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked the completion of two projects to resurface stretches of I-95 in Warwick and Pawtucket - much of it not touched in 20 years. The segments are part of a $...
10/03/2018
Two-month closure needed as part of major bridge rehabilitation project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will begin a two-month closure of Exit 30 on I-95 South on Thursday, October 11. The off-ramp is located close to the...
09/27/2018
Temporary closure of East Providence on-ramp needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will temporarily close the on-ramp from Warren Avenue westbound to I-195 West this coming weekend as part of ongoing...
09/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that adverse weather has forced another postponement of construction activities slated to take place this week in East Providence. Tonight's overnight closure of I-195 West has been postponed to tomorrow night, Thursday, September...
09/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that adverse weather has forced a postponement of construction activities slated to take place this week in East Providence. Tonight's overnight closure of I-195 West has been postponed to tomorrow night, Wednesday, September 26....