The Better Bridge Program is a 10-year plan to preserve our state's bridges and keep people and commerce moving throughout Rhode Island. Click here to learn more.
Rhode Island, like the rest of the country, is struggling to maintain its system of roads and bridges under very challenging financial constraints. Generally, the level of investment in infrastructure improvement has not kept pace with demand or the escalating costs of construction.
RIDOT does not have the resources to properly maintain the new Sakonnet River Bridge. As a means of preserving this vital state asset, RIDOT explored the establishment of a tolling facility.
RIDOT is installing murals on bridge abutments and retaining walls that are prone to graffiti. The newest murals were unveiled in June on I-95 in Providence and Hopkinton.
We're actively working to replace the Providence Viaduct, which carries I-95 through the heart of Rhode Island's capital city. The Viaduct is a central artery in our state - and in our region.
Extended! RIDOT and RIPTA have teamed up to offer free parking at select commuter rail stations and discount bus fare at commuter lots servicing Providence. Learn more!
Rhode Island's Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is a blueprint for moving Toward Zero Deaths, a national effort to cut traffic fatalities and serious injuries in half by 2030. Watch a video on TZD.
RIDOT and its partner agencies have finalized a list of proposed local road and bridge improvements across Rhode Island, funded by a new low-interest loan program. Click here for more details and the project list.
The Iway (I-195 Relocation) Project is largely complete, but additional work remains to reconstruct city streets bisected by the highway corridor.
RIDOT is currently replacing the Pawtucket River Bridge, which carries I-95 over the Seekonk River in Pawtucket.
RIDOT is working to replace the Sakonnet River Bridge, which carries Route 24 between Tiverton and Portsmouth. All traffic has been shifted to the new bridge, but work will continue on other elements of the project into 2014.