State Government Press Releases

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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...
02/25/2019
Additional funding aiding states with high percentage of poor bridge decks The federal government will be investing an additional $54.5 million in Rhode Island bridge improvement and repair projects this year thanks to provisions in a new spending law authored by U.S. Senator...
02/21/2019
"Little Roady Shuttle" to aid research on autonomous vehicle technology" Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, today hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicle technology at the Quonset Business...
02/19/2019
Traffic change necessary for Centerville Road Bridge rehabilitation The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 117 East in Warwick effective tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20. This temporary...
02/11/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of the second phase of construction for the Victory Highway Bridge, which carries approximately 9,000 vehicles per day on Route 102 (Victory Highway) over I-95 in West Greenwich. Effective Wednesday, February 13,...
02/11/2019
Traffic change necessary for Centerville Road Bridge rehabilitation The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 117 East in Warwick effective Monday, February 18. The detour is needed to provide a safe...
01/20/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) wants to remind travelers today, January 20, 2019, that as the afternoon progresses, weather conditions will deteriorate and become increasingly dangerous. Between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. temperatures will start to drop quickly. Rain that...
01/16/2019
Detour goes into effect January 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will temporarily close a section of Old Great Road in North Smithfield, where it passes underneath Route 146, on Wednesday, January 23. The bridge over Old Great Road is...
01/03/2019
Rehabilitation of historic structure running several months ahead of schedule Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. joined with state and local officials in North Smithfield today to celebrate the reopening of the historic Slatersville...
12/20/2018
All lane and road closures for this multi-bridge project are complete The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked the re-opening of several road and bridge segments as part of a $20.7 million, multi-bridge project known as the I-195 Corridor Bridges...