News & Press Releases

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12/13/2017 12:15 EST
New sidewalks and a smooth driving surface have arrived for residents and businesses along a stretch of Smith Street (Route 44) in Providence, as officials gathered this morning to celebrate the latest achievement delivered on time and on budget under Governor Gina M. Raimondo's RhodeWorks program.
12/13/2017 09:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence. The closure affects through traffic on Newman Avenue between Pawtucket...
12/07/2017 12:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today announced completion of improvements to Snell Road in Little Compton. The improvements, part of Governor Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks program, were completed a year earlier than originally planned which eliminated detours and construction delays...
12/04/2017 15:00 EST
Two closure periods scheduled this month The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next set of closures of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence for this week. The closure affects through traffic on
12/01/2017 13:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today opened the Central Street Bridge in North Smithfield six months ahead of schedule and on budget. The Central Street Bridge carries local traffic on Route 5 over Route 146. The project cost is $7.7 million, eighty percent of which is...
11/29/2017 13:45 EST
Work will require two-week road closure The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it has been able to fast-track work on a bridge along a rural road in North Kingstown that recently was posted for buses and other heavy vehicles. Starting on Monday, December 4, the...