News & Press Releases

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03/21/2019 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will be performing steel repairs this summer to the Diamond Hill Road Bridge, which carries Diamond Hill Road over I-295 in Cumberland. This will strengthen the bridge's superstructure, avoiding any traffic or weight...
03/11/2019 09:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C from I-95 North to Route 6 West and Providence Place. On Wednesday night, March 13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the exit will close for some preliminary exploratory work before the start of the project in about one...
02/28/2019 13:15 EST
Traffic change necessary for replacement of Park Avenue Bridge over the Pocasset River The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 12 (Park Avenue) in Cranston effective Monday, March 11. The detour is needed to provide
02/25/2019 15:00 EST
Additional funding aiding states with high percentage of poor bridge decks The federal government will be investing an additional $54.5 million in Rhode Island bridge improvement and repair projects this year thanks to provisions in a new spending law authored by U.S. Senator Jack Reed. Reed...
02/20/2019 09:30 EST
"Little Roady Shuttle" to aid research on autonomous vehicle technology" Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, today hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicle technology at the Quonset Business Park in North...
02/19/2019 13:15 EST
Traffic change necessary for Centerville Road Bridge rehabilitation The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that it will implement a detour for a portion of Route 117 East in Warwick effective tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20. This temporary traffic pattern...