News & Press Releases

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04/19/2018 10:15 EDT
Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. marked the start of construction season today with a groundbreaking for repairs to the Horton Farm Bridge in East Providence. The Horton Farm Bridge, which carries the East Shore Expressway to I-195...
04/10/2018 13:00 EDT
New traffic pattern goes into effect this week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started repairs to the structurally deficient Big River Bridge, which carries Route 3 (Nooseneck Hill Road) over the Big River in West Greenwich. It is located about a half mile south of the...
04/10/2018 10:30 EDT
National recognition week is April 9-13 Spring is here, and with it comes a sharp increase of the number of men and women out on the roads, fixing potholes, clearing drains, resurfacing streets, building bridges and working on many other projects. It's also a time when motorists are encouraged
04/04/2018 09:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will have a partial closure of the structurally deficient Wyoming Bridge starting Tuesday, April 10. The bridge which carries Routes 3 and 138 (Main Street) over the Wood River between Bridge Street and Bank Street will be closed to westbound...
04/02/2018 11:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that it will close the I-195 West on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Parkway and Warren Avenue in East Providence on Wednesday, April 4. The closure is necessary for the complete replacement of the structurally deficient...
03/23/2018 12:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) reminds motorists that it will close Blackstone Street between Allens Avenue and Eddy Street in Providence on Monday, March 26. The road will remain closed until late fall. The west side of Blackstone Street (closest to Eddy Street) will remain...