News & Press Releases

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02/14/2018 13:30 EST
Closures Begin Monday, February 26 As part of the ongoing Route 146 Corridor Bridges Project in North Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will simultaneously replace the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge and rehabilitate the Pound Hill Road Bridge. The bridge...
02/12/2018 12:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced a traffic pattern change at the Victory Highway Bridge, carrying approximately 9,000 vehicles per day on Route 102 (Victory Highway) over I-95 in West Greenwich. Effective Friday, February 16, traffic has shifted to the south side of...
02/09/2018 13:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of lane closures, including brief overnight highway closures, for a section of I-95 in southern Rhode Island. The closures are necessary for the safety of workers and motorists during construction of the first two...
02/01/2018 13:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today highlighted a new public awareness campaign about the deadly consequences of drunk driving. The series goes far beyond previous campaigns and portrays how widespread the effect of these avoidable deaths is on families, friends and the...
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...