News & Press Releases

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11/14/2017 11:30 EST
Project to begin with the Diamond Hill Road interchange the week of November 27 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the installation of new signage as part of a federally mandated highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-...
11/10/2017 11:30 EST
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, December 4 Due to recent weather events, the temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and Portsmouth have been delayed. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)
11/10/2017 10:15 EST
Delays anticipated as RIDOT continues work to remove long-standing dip The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for the final weekend closure associated with a bridge repair project that will address a long-standing dip that has annoyed motorists for...
11/09/2017 08:45 EST
Bridge replaced in less than nine months reopens today The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is removing another structurally deficient bridge from its inventory by reopening the Capron Road Bridge, currently scheduled for the end of the day today, Thursday, November 9. "This...
11/07/2017 10:00 EST
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti today joined with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and other federal, state and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking for the next section of the...
11/06/2017 08:45 EST
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 1 and 2. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has acknowledged that the Environmental