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09/06/2023
On Friday night, September 8, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift the travel lanes on the George Washington Highway (Route 116) Bridge, located between Harris Road and West Reservoir Road in Smithfield. There will be one lane of travel in each direction, on...
09/06/2023
On Friday, September 8, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will resume its series of consecutive weekend lane closures of I-95 near Route 10/Exit 33 at the Cranston/Providence line for replacement of the Wellington Avenue Bridge. Travelers should expect delays and use alternate...
09/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today joined the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary and Chair of the Children's Cabinet Richard Charest, Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Interim President Dr. Rosemary Costigan, and Department of Human Services Director Kimberly...
09/06/2023
Starting Friday night, September 8 at 8 p.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 South under the Hawkins Street Bridge in Providence, with all traffic shifting to the right. In late July, the Department shifted traffic on the northbound...
09/05/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close sections of I-295 overnight this week for demolition associated with the replacement of the Mendon Road Bridge in Cumberland. Signed detours will be established with trailblazing signs to aid motorists. During these nights,
09/05/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Little Beach (located on the northwest cove) in Slack Reservoir in Smithfield due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in the reservoir.
09/05/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $2 million in outdoor recreation matching grants is available to help local municipalities and Native American tribes acquire, develop, or renovate outdoor recreational...
09/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined by U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, and the Office of Energy Resources (OER), today announced the launch of Clean Heat RI, a heat pump program for households, small to mid-sized businesses, and non-profits, which offers incentives for...
09/01/2023
Starting on Friday, September 8, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will temporarily close the structurally deficient Nasonville Concrete Arch Bridge in Burrillville for approximately three months for rehabilitation work. The bridge carries Route 7 (Douglas Turnpike) over an old mill...
08/31/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Park Beach in Warwick and Peabody's Beach in Middletown because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available....