State Government Press Releases

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12/09/2020
Starting Monday, December 14, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Greenville Avenue for three consecutive nights to safely place steel beams at the northbound Greenville Avenue Bridge at the Exit 10 interchange in Johnston. Greenville Avenue at the bridge...
12/04/2020
Salt sheds fully stocked; more than 500 trucks available for battling winter storms No matter what Mother Nature has in store for Rhode Island this coming winter, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is prepared to handle winter's worst so roads are as clear...
12/02/2020
Lane shifts; new detour needed for continued bridge replacement work Starting on Wednesday, December 9, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make several traffic pattern changes as it continues rebuilding the Huntington Viaduct, the largest structurally...
12/02/2020
As part of its ongoing rehabilitation of the Eddy Street Bridge, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will remove the current lane split on I-95 North over Eddy Street, between Exit 19 (I-195 East) and Exit 20 (Point Street) in Providence on Thursday, December 3. In its place, all...
11/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will pave bridge decks on I-95 northbound over East Street and Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday, November 29, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 30. The northbound middle and highspeed lanes will be open for travel...
11/24/2020
Note: Daytime lane closures of Route 146 North and South are planned for Friday, December 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. As part of its ongoing $19.4 million bridge replacement project for the structurally deficient Louisquisset Pike Bridge in Lincoln, the Rhode Island Department of...
11/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will resume work tonight on the Division Street Bridge project with a series of lane reductions on Route 4 South in East Greenwich. Starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in the evening, there will be intermittent closures of one lane for bridge...
11/16/2020
Starting this week, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin pre-construction activities for the $5.2 million replacement of the Union Village Railroad Bridge, which carries Great Road over the Providence & Worcester rail line between Lapre Road and Meadowbrook Drive in...
11/02/2020
As part of an ongoing bridge preservation project for the structurally deficient Stony Lane Bridge on Route 4 in North Kingstown, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close one travel lane in each direction on Route 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for three consecutive days,...
11/02/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will conduct the final in a series of eight weekend lane closures on I-95 near Exit 30 in Pawtucket starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, November 6. The Department will reduce travel lanes from three to two throughout the weekend, reopening...