State Government Press Releases

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12/03/2019
Composite materials used in "Bridge-In-A-Backpack" design The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today reopened the Barbs Hill Road Bridge over the Moosup River in rural western Coventry. The $3.6 million bridge was replaced in just five months using composite...
11/29/2019
On Tuesday, December 3 from midnight to 5 a.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Route 6 West at the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence. Motorists will need to detour using the Hartford Avenue off-ramp to Killingly Street and then back onto Route 6. ...
11/27/2019
I-195 among the latest highway segments to be changed In January 2020 the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will start to change exit numbers on I-195 from the I-95 Interchange in Providence to the Massachusetts border in East Providence as part of its multi-...
11/21/2019
Lane shift marks first piece of infrastructure to open on the Route 6/10 Interchange project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will be shifting traffic patterns on Route 6 just west of the Route 6/10 Interchange project, starting on...
11/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new $12.7 million project to repair five bridges along I-95 in Providence. This bridge preservation project will address a number of bridge deficiencies and maintenance issues, including painting. One of the first phases...
11/07/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary road closure on Jackson Flat Road (Route 115) in the village of Hope in Scituate. The closure starts Tuesday, November 12 and will be in place for approximately three weeks. This $1.2 million project will replace...
11/05/2019
Changes Effective November 7 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will institute a new traffic pattern this week on Route 6 at the Woonasquatucket River Bridge, just west of the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence. All lanes will shift to the right, with two...
11/01/2019
Replacement of this structurally deficient bridge finishes three months ahead of schedule Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, East Providence Mayor Roberto DaSilva, and other...
10/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second set of lane closures necessary for replacement of the Lafayette Road Bridge, which are scheduled to take place this weekend, November 1-4. The bridge carries Route 4 over Lafayette Road in North Kingstown...
10/30/2019
As promised, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) project managers, the contractor for the Silver Creek Bridge replacement project and Town officials have continued to work on a solution to rebuild the bridge in a way that will provide a minimum negative impact on the residents,...