News & Press Releases

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02/11/2019 13:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of the second phase of construction for the Victory Highway Bridge, which carries approximately 9,000 vehicles per day on Route 102 (Victory Highway) over I-95 in West Greenwich. Effective Wednesday, February 13,...
02/11/2019 13:15 EST
Traffic change necessary for Centerville Road Bridge rehabilitation The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 117 East in Warwick effective Monday, February 18. The detour is needed to provide a safe work zone as part...
01/20/2019 14:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) wants to remind travelers today, January 20, 2019, that as the afternoon progresses, weather conditions will deteriorate and become increasingly dangerous. Between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. temperatures will start to drop quickly. Rain that...
01/16/2019 11:45 EST
Detour goes into effect January 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will temporarily close a section of Old Great Road in North Smithfield, where it passes underneath Route 146, on Wednesday, January 23. The bridge over Old Great Road is part of a $7.1...
01/03/2019 15:30 EST
Rehabilitation of historic structure running several months ahead of schedule Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. joined with state and local officials in North Smithfield today to celebrate the reopening of the historic Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge....
12/20/2018 14:45 EST
All lane and road closures for this multi-bridge project are complete The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked the re-opening of several road and bridge segments as part of a $20.7 million, multi-bridge project known as the I-195 Corridor Bridges Project which addresses