News & Press Releases

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

09/14/2017 12:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the Transportation Innovation Partnership Expo, a two-day meeting of leaders in transportation technologies to support Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) and other innovative transportation systems technology. The Expo...
09/11/2017 14:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a new traffic pattern effective today on the Blanchard Sawmill Bridge, carrying approximately 3,000 vehicles per day on Winsor Avenue over the Moswansicut Brook in Scituate/Johnston. Motorists are currently experiencing a one-way...
09/06/2017 09:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials to celebrate the early completion of the High Street and Kingstown Road Improvements project in South Kingstown. The much-needed repair for 1.3 miles of roadway in the villages of Wakefield and Peace...
09/05/2017 08:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to plan extra travel time or seek alternate routes if they wish to drive on the South Main Street and North Main Street corridor in Providence as construction will require a temporary lane closure lasting about one week,...
08/29/2017 14:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The closure is scheduled to last for two days beginning on Tuesday, September 5. During the closure...
08/18/2017 09:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is asking motorists to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes through Apponaug Village in Warwick while a new crosswalk is being installed within the Apponaug Circulator project. The new crosswalk will be placed at Post Road,...