News & Press Releases

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05/24/2024 13:30 EDT
Starting on Friday night, May 31, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 North at the Sayles Hill Road intersection in North Smithfield. There will be a lane split approaching the intersection, with the left lane using a recently completed
05/16/2024 10:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the Cumberland High School pedestrian bridge to all foot traffic on May 20 for a long awaited refresh. RIDOT's plan is to paint the nine-foot-wide bridge Cumberland High School blue. Prior to painting, RIDOT will power wash the...
05/13/2024 11:45 EDT
Last night, Sunday, May 12, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began changing the traffic pattern at the work zone on Route 138 where it passes underneath the Tower Hill Road (Route 1) Bridge in North Kingstown. The travel lanes on Route 138 East are now shifting to the left,...
05/09/2024 13:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open the newly reconstructed ramp from Route 6 East to Route 10 South in Providence on Friday, May 10 after the evening rush hour. The new ramp is in the same location as the old one and was replaced as part of the overall Route 6/10...
05/01/2024 15:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to install a new traffic pattern this weekend along I-95 North in the vicinity of Exit 38 (Route 146 and the State Offices) at the Providence Viaduct in Providence. During overnight hours on Friday and Saturday nights, May 3 and
04/30/2024 14:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted a request for proposal (RFP) to invite design-build teams to submit proposals to replace the Washington Bridge. It is live for review by interested bidders at this web page. The RFP highly encourages the use of accelerated bridge