News & Press Releases

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05/06/2022 11:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close some of the ramps from I-95 to and from the Airport Connector in Warwick starting on Monday night, May 9 for painting the barrier that separates eastbound and westbound traffic. The closures will be repeated nightly during
05/04/2022 11:15 EDT
Starting tomorrow night, Thursday, May 5, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on the Atwells Avenue Bridge over I-95 in Providence, closing one of the two eastbound travel lanes and shifting it to the right side of the bridge. The current...
05/03/2022 10:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 1B-C to Taunton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on I-195 East in East Providence on Thursday night, May 5 for bridge joint repairs. The closure will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. RIDOT will set up signed
04/29/2022 09:45 EDT
On Sunday, May 1 two exits on I-195 in Providence will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. because of a marathon passing through India Point Park and on Gano Street. For the safety of race participants, the following exits will be closed with signed detours: Exit 1 D on I-195 West (Gano Street):
04/27/2022 13:15 EDT
On Friday, April 29 the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) begins a $6.5 million bridge rehabilitation project for bridges alongside Route 2 (Bald Hill Road), resulting in traffic changes at the West Natick Road intersection near Warwick Mall. The first phase of the project...
04/18/2022 10:45 EDT
As part of an ongoing bridge preservation project along I-295 in Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes and close the right travel lane of I-295 in both directions where the highway passes over Stillwater Road, just south of Exit 15 (Route 7/Douglas Pike).