News & Press Releases

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01/08/2018 08:15 EST
Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to officially begin work on the 6-10 Interchange. The 6-10 Interchange rebuild languished...
12/22/2017 13:15 EST
Forecast also shows plowable snow Christmas Eve into Christmas Day The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island State Police are urging drivers to expect icy conditions tonight and are asking motorists to reduce their speed accordingly on what is expected to be a...
12/22/2017 12:45 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this week received notification from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that the Environmental Assessment process has been concluded for the first two locations for all-electronic truck-only tolling to be built along I-95 in southern...
12/21/2017 08:45 EST
Design-build approach to save money and complete the project faster The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) signed a contract today with 6/10 Constructors, a design-build team composed of companies with deep Rhode Island and New England roots. The contract will rebuild the 6-10...
12/20/2017 14:45 EST
Weather permitting, bridge scheduled to close on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the second closure for the historic Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries approximately 8,000 vehicles per day on Route 5 (Providence Pike) over the
12/19/2017 14:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has reopened rural Railroad Avenue at the site of the former Slocum Bridge in North Kingstown by replacing the bridge with a concrete drainage structure. The bridge, in place since 1928, was scheduled for replacement in 2018, but with the...