News & Press Releases

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10/17/2018 11:30 EDT
Lane shifts and lane reductions needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 19,...
10/16/2018 16:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it has closed the Arnold Mills Bridge in Cumberland. This decision was prompted by the findings of a recent bridge inspection. The bridge serves local traffic on rural Sneech Pond Road, off Nate Whipple Highway. The bridge has
10/16/2018 10:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will begin a $900,000 repair project for the Exchange Street Bridge, which carries traffic over the Woonasquatucket River and the Providence Riverwalk between Memorial Boulevard and Stillman Street in Providence. Currently the
10/11/2018 15:00 EDT
First change slated for weekend of October 12; second for October 20 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced upcoming temporary traffic pattern changes on two bridges on Route 99 in Cumberland and Lincoln. The first change is slated for this weekend at the...
10/04/2018 16:00 EDT
Parts of the highway hadn't been resurfaced in 20 years The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked the completion of two projects to resurface stretches of I-95 in Warwick and Pawtucket - much of it not touched in 20 years. The segments are part of a $90 million...
10/03/2018 12:45 EDT
Two-month closure needed as part of major bridge rehabilitation project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will begin a two-month closure of Exit 30 on I-95 South on Thursday, October 11. The off-ramp is located close to the Massachusetts border in...