News & Press Releases

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11/21/2017 14:30 EST
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti and Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, today joined several of Rhode Island's inter-denominational religious leaders to launch
11/20/2017 06:00 EST
New partnership with Waze saves $200,000 annually The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze, a free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app for smartphones, that will provide a feed of travel time information on RIDOT's...
11/14/2017 11:30 EST
Project to begin with the Diamond Hill Road interchange the week of November 27 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the installation of new signage as part of a federally mandated highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-...
11/10/2017 11:30 EST
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, December 4 Due to recent weather events, the temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and Portsmouth have been delayed. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)
11/10/2017 10:15 EST
Delays anticipated as RIDOT continues work to remove long-standing dip The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the final weekend closure associated with a bridge repair project that will address a long-standing dip that has annoyed motorists for...
11/09/2017 08:45 EST
Bridge replaced in less than nine months reopens today The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is removing another structurally deficient bridge from its inventory by reopening the Capron Road Bridge, currently scheduled for the end of the day today, Thursday, November 9. "This...