News & Press Releases

Read our latest press releases and get links to recent articles highlighting transportation in Rhode Island.

07/17/2017 08:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the current restrictions on I-195 East and I-195 West between the Gano Street exit and the I-95 Interchange in Providence are slated to be lifted in time for the morning commute on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25,...
07/13/2017 13:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it won an America's Transportation Award for its RhodeWorks infrastructure repair plan. The entry now goes into consideration for a national award. RIDOT submitted its entry under the "Best Use of Technology and...
07/12/2017 11:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started improvements on Route 44 (Putnam Pike) at its intersection with Route 100 in Glocester. The project includes installation of a roundabout and repairs to the Chepachet Bridge carrying Route 44 over the Chepachet River. In...
07/10/2017 17:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Bay Crane Northeast, LLC have reached an accord which satisfies the concerns of both parties about public safety and the integrity of the state's infrastructure. RIDOT has issued a permit to proceed to Bay Crane and their oversize truck will
07/10/2017 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is hosting a kickoff event next week on Monday, July 10 for its free commuter rail promotion - a chance for train riders to grab a cup of coffee and visit information booths detailing the many destinations, events and activities available at or...
07/06/2017 14:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today the announced that paving associated with a project to resurface nearly six miles of Route 146 in Providence, North Providence and Lincoln is starting this month. As part of this project, RIDOT will correct a long-standing deficiency with...