We're about ready to begin installation of the new Barton Corner Bridge. It starts on August 18, and we expect to complete the work in just 11 days! We've built it on land next to the existing highway bridge, which enables us to replace it in half the time.
RIDOT is hosting the 2014 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference in historic Providence, R.I. on September 3-4. This gathering for safety leaders across the region focuses on our common goal - the reduction of fatalities and injuries on our highways.
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.