State Government Press Releases

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12/17/2018
Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a change in its schedule for implementing a new traffic pattern as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project. Due to adverse weather forecast...
12/13/2018
Composite materials used in "Bridge-In-A-Backpack" design The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials in Burrillville to highlight the recent completion of the Railroad Avenue Bridge using composite materials to replace the...
12/10/2018
Additional funds allow road improvements in Newport's North End to be done sooner The addition of $20 million in federal grant money secured by Senator Jack Reed will enable the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to accelerate work associated with the Pell Bridge...
12/06/2018
Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced another traffic shift as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project - one that moves the actual split of Routes 6 and 10 approximately one-...
12/06/2018
Structurally deficient bridge was held up with "Lincoln Logs" The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with Pawtucket officials to celebrate the early completion of the $9.3 million Pine Street Bridge replacement project, which wrapped approximately...
12/04/2018
Additional highway segments to adopt national standards using mile markers The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today the second phase of its multi-year program to update its highway numbering for interstates and other limited-access highways. In mid-...
12/03/2018
Pilot program to test and research a new high-tech mode of transit The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is has awarded a contract to May Mobility to deliver a limited and controlled automated vehicle service to help fill a...
11/30/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this morning reopened Exit 30 on I-95 South. The off-ramp is located close to the Massachusetts border in Pawtucket, and provides access to Roosevelt Avenue, East Street and parts of Pawtucket and Central Falls. The exit was closed in...
11/29/2018
Latest in a series of traffic pattern changes this fall scheduled to begin tomorrow The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about a new traffic shift on the 6/10 Interchange that goes into effect tomorrow night, Friday, November 30. The new...
11/29/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today celebrated the early reopening of the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge in North Smithfield. The Department closed the structurally deficient bridge in February and completed its replacement approximately one month ahead of schedule. The...