Governor Chafee and RIDOT have released Rhode Island Highways - Best Practices Design Guide - addressing a wide range of elements from architecture and lighting to graffiti control and vegetation management.
A Century of Service in Transforming our Nation's Transportation System
RIDOT's Director Michael Lewis helps narrate this story of our country's transportation system and the vital role the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has played in the past century.
Our latest rapid bridge replacement, for the Warren Avenue Bridge in East Providence, wrapped up a week early! It only took three weeks from demolition of the old bridge to installation of the new one.
We have finished installation of the Barton Corner Bridge! This rapid replacement was done in just 11 days, wrapping up before Labor Day weekend! We now have a time-lapse video, showing the demolition of the old bridge and the installation of the new one!
Join us this coming winter season to help keep Rhode Island's roads free of snow and ice. An application package is now available, and there are incentives for using "green" equipment and signing up early.
We're putting the finishing touches on repair work to a major portion of Cliff Walk in Newport. This unique transportation asset stretches 3.5 miles along Newport's rocky coastline. In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy caused severe damage to the southern end of the path.