News & Press Releases

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07/12/2019 14:45 EDT
Changes to include different lane split configurations through the summer The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the upcoming temporary traffic pattern changes scheduled on I-95 in Providence as part of the $10.8 million Oxford Street Bridge...
06/28/2019 09:45 EDT
Tonight, Friday, June 28 at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. Saturday morning, June 29, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue) off I-95 South to shift all southbound lanes at the Oxford Street Bridge in Providence to the left. The current left lane shift on...
06/26/2019 09:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a $9.5 million program to replace all highway signage and structures along the Route 146 corridor, from I-95 in Providence to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. The signs are deteriorated and do not meet modern...
06/24/2019 11:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the temporary closure of a portion of India Street in Providence as part of a project to realign the road and improve pedestrian and bicycle access in the area. The closure is scheduled to start July 8 and remain in place for...
06/21/2019 13:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of daytime road closures for a section of Lafayette Road where it passes underneath Route 4 in North Kingstown. Starting June 25, the closures will take place weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
06/21/2019 13:15 EDT
Changes to include different lane split configurations through the summer The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for a series of temporary traffic patterns on I-95 in Providence as part of the $10.8 million Oxford Street Bridge rehabilitation project.