RIDOT posts travel times on electronic messages boards on I-95 and I-195. You also can check the times on-line before hitting the road.
RIDOT has several useful web pages for learning about roadwork, crashes or special events that might delay motorists:
RIDOT cannot guarantee the accuracy of third-party translations
Bridge Engineering Design Guides
Traffic Engineering Manuals & Design Guides
Highway Engineering - Rhode Island Standard Details
Rhode Island Standard Details with revisions (11/16/2012)