News & Press Releases

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08/10/2018 10:45 EDT
Closure necessary as part of Washington Bridge Rehabilitation Project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the upcoming long-term closure of the Gano Street (Exit 3) off-ramp on I-195 West in Providence. Effective August 20, the ramp will be closed...
08/02/2018 10:45 EDT
Gano Street off-ramp closing as part of bridge rehabilitation project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced start of a new phase of work on the bridge rehabilitation project for the portion of the Washington Bridge that carries westbound traffic from East...
07/27/2018 15:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is reminding interested persons of three public hearings scheduled for tonight, Friday, July 27 for the purposes of soliciting comments on its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6,...
07/23/2018 14:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close multiple lanes of I-95 North tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 24, for survey work following repair to an area of settled pavement near the Park Avenue overpass in Cranston. The work is part of a study of subsurface conditions that...
07/23/2018 09:45 EDT
Traffic on I-95 North After Exit 8 to Go Down to One Lane Starting Friday Night, July 27 Today, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced a weekend lane reduction as part of the second phase of bridge deck and joint repairs at the South County Freeway Bridge in Warwick....
07/18/2018 14:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today released key data from the State's tractor trailer truck only tolling program for the period from June 11, 2018, when tolling started, to July 10, 2018. The data included the number of transactions, number of diversions, and receivables...