State Government Press Releases

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10/30/2020
As part of its ongoing project to replace the Greenville Avenue Bridge at the Exit 10 interchange in Johnston, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes for I-295 this weekend. This will be followed by a five-night closure of Greenville Avenue at the bridge. ...
10/30/2020
Overnight closures are scheduled for Route 138 at the I-95 interchange in Richmond for two nights, Wednesday, November 4 and Thursday, November 5, as part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's (RIDOT) $21.3 million project to replace the Kingston Road Bridge, which carries I-95 over...
10/30/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman David Cicilline and other state and local leaders gathered at Barrington Town Hall in Barrington today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a project that makes...
10/27/2020
Effective today, Tuesday, October 27, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) closed a portion of the Sucker Brook Bridge on Harrisville Road (Route 98) in Glocester because of bridge deficiencies. Stop signs have been placed at either end of the bridge, allowing for an...
10/21/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this coming weekend starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, October 23, RIDOT will close a lane on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket. The Department will reduce travel lanes from three to two until 6 a.m. Monday,...
10/20/2020
As part of its ongoing Route 37 bridges project in Cranston and Warwick, on Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will introduce a lane closure affecting Route 37 West. Route 37 West will be reduced from two travel lanes to one between the ramp to I-...
10/16/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today reopened the Hawkins Street Bridge in Providence, which was completely replaced. The bridge had been closed since October 2017 after the results of an inspection found that the bridge was so badly deteriorated it could not remain open to...
10/15/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the configuration of the current lane split on I-95 North over Eddy Street, between Exit 19 (I-195 East) and Exit 20 (Point Street) in Providence. It will be in place early by Sunday morning, October 18. The split will change to...
10/14/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and other state and local leaders today gathered on Old Tower Hill Road in the South Kingstown village of Wakefield for a ribbon-cutting...
10/13/2020
As part of its ongoing project to replace the Greenville Avenue Bridge at the Exit 10 interchange in Johnston, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes for both directions of travel on I-295 this month. The shifts will be followed by a five-night closure of Greenville...