News & Press Releases

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11/14/2019 12:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new $12.7 million project to repair five bridges along I-95 in Providence. This bridge preservation project will address a number of bridge deficiencies and maintenance issues, including painting. One of the first phases of
11/07/2019 13:15 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary road closure on Jackson Flat Road (Route 115) in the village of Hope in Scituate. The closure starts Tuesday, November 12 and will be in place for approximately three weeks. This $1.2 million project will replace a
11/05/2019 16:00 EST
Changes Effective November 7 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will institute a new traffic pattern this week on Route 6 at the Woonasquatucket River Bridge, just west of the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence. All lanes will shift to the right, with two travel lanes in both...
11/01/2019 10:45 EDT
Replacement of this structurally deficient bridge finishes three months ahead of schedule Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, East Providence Mayor Roberto DaSilva, and other state and local...
10/31/2019 09:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second set of lane closures necessary for replacement of the Lafayette Road Bridge, which are scheduled to take place this weekend, November 1-4. The bridge carries Route 4 over Lafayette Road in North Kingstown...
10/30/2019 14:30 EDT
As promised, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) project managers, the contractor for the Silver Creek Bridge replacement project and Town officials have continued to work on a solution to rebuild the bridge in a way that will provide a minimum negative impact on the residents,...