News & Press Releases

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03/26/2019 12:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that starting on Monday, April 1, it will implement lane restrictions for Promenade Street and Providence Place at their intersection with Park Street adjacent to the rear entrance to Providence Place Mall in Providence for...
03/21/2019 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will be performing steel repairs this summer to the Diamond Hill Road Bridge, which carries Diamond Hill Road over I-295 in Cumberland. This will strengthen the bridge's superstructure, avoiding any traffic or weight...
03/11/2019 09:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C from I-95 North to Route 6 West and Providence Place. On Wednesday night, March 13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the exit will close for some preliminary exploratory work before the start of the project in about one...
02/28/2019 13:15 EST
Traffic change necessary for replacement of Park Avenue Bridge over the Pocasset River The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 12 (Park Avenue) in Cranston effective Monday, March 11. The detour is needed to provide
02/25/2019 15:00 EST
Additional funding aiding states with high percentage of poor bridge decks The federal government will be investing an additional $54.5 million in Rhode Island bridge improvement and repair projects this year thanks to provisions in a new spending law authored by U.S. Senator Jack Reed. Reed...
02/20/2019 09:30 EST
"Little Roady Shuttle" to aid research on autonomous vehicle technology" Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, today hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicle technology at the Quonset Business Park in North...