News & Press Releases

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07/05/2024 13:30 EDT
Starting on Friday night, July 12, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the West River Street Bridge, located between Branch Avenue and Charles Street in Providence. The bridge will be closed for approximately four months while RIDOT replaces this...
07/02/2024 09:15 EDT
As part of ongoing improvements to Putnam Pike (Route 44) and Reservoir Road in Glocester, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Reservoir Road, from Putnam Pike to South Main Street, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for approximately one month, starting on...
06/28/2024 10:00 EDT
On Sunday night, July 7 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Providence Street (Route 33) over I-295 at the Providence Street Bridge in West Warwick for bridge work. During the closure, motorists are advised to follow signed detours
06/27/2024 11:30 EDT
Starting Sunday night, June 30, at 9 p.m., through early September, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to mill then pave Route 1 (Tower Hill Road) South, from Shermantown Road in North Kingstown to the Oliver Stedman Government Center in South Kingstown. This work is
06/26/2024 12:00 EDT
At the request of the City of Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Exit 1A (India Street) off I-195 East on Tuesday, July 2 (rain date, Wednesday, July 3) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. This will allow for the safe and orderly set up and breakdown and overall...
06/21/2024 10:30 EDT
Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., Federal Highway Administration Rhode Island Division Administrator Derek Torrey, Rhode Island Commerce Chief Marketing Officer Anika Kimble-Huntley, Providence Economic Development Director Ted Carr,...