News & Press Releases

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06/19/2018 12:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close Railroad Avenue Bridge in Burrillville on Tuesday, June 26 for a four-month replacement. Railroad Avenue Bridge is structurally deficient. Railroad Avenue Bridge carries Railroad Avenue over the Clear River.
06/19/2018 09:30 EDT
Closure to take place from June 29 - July 1 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a temporary weekend closure of Route 146 North and then Route 146 South, between the Route 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit in North Smithfield from Friday,...
06/13/2018 15:15 EDT
Pine Street Bridge Demolition Underway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today updated its overnight highway closure schedule for demolition of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. The bridge is closed for four months while RIDOT completely replaces this structurally...
06/13/2018 09:45 EDT
Lane splits start the week of June 25 for bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new traffic pattern scheduled to go into place the week of June 25 that will feature a divided highway configuration on I-95 North and South near Exit 19 in...
06/08/2018 09:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that work is scheduled to begin next week for the full replacement of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. The bridge will be closed for four months, starting on Monday, June 11. It carries northbound traffic on Pine...
06/07/2018 15:45 EDT
Delays expected for I-195 and East Shore Expressway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this weekend it will start bridge demolition work on the structurally deficient Horton Farm Bridge. This will require closing one travel lane in both directions...