News & Press Releases

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08/11/2020 15:45 EDT
New lane shifts for I-95 northbound in southern Rhode Island begin on Sunday night, August 16 as part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's (RIDOT) $21.3 million Kingston Road Bridge replacement at Exit 3 in Richmond. I-95 northbound traffic will move over the median to use a...
08/04/2020 13:30 EDT
As part of an ongoing bridge preservation project for the structurally deficient Stony Lane Bridge in North Kingstown, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will put a lane split in place in both directions on Route 4 starting Friday, August 14. The lane split will be located...
08/04/2020 08:15 EDT
Seastreak, the seasonal ferry operator for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Providence to Newport and Bristol ferry has cancelled service for today, Tuesday, August 4, due to the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias. Seastreak plans to resume service to Newport,...
07/30/2020 12:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will detour southbound traffic for repairs on the Main Street Bridge over I-95 in Pawtucket on Thursday, August 6. The detour will be in place until the end of the year. RIDOT is replacing bridge joints, repairing the deck, sidewalks and...
07/29/2020 13:00 EDT
As part of ongoing bridge repair work on the Lafayette Railroad Bridge in North Kingstown, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make a temporary traffic pattern change for both northbound and southbound lanes on a section of Route 4, just south of Exit 3 (Route 102/Wickford)....
07/27/2020 14:00 EDT
Effective Tuesday, July 28, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the Reservoir Avenue Bridge over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Providence. Based on the results of a recent inspection and a review of the bridge's poor condition, RIDOT determined it was necessary to...