News & Press Releases

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10/18/2017 15:00 EDT
Delays likely for project to remove long-standing dip on ramp near hospital campus Heavy traffic and long delays are possible this coming weekend on I-195 West in Providence as part of a bridge repair project. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) advises motorists to plan extra...
10/16/2017 13:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will be temporarily closing the weigh station located on I-95 South, between Exits 5 and 3 in Richmond. The weigh station is no longer used for truck weight enforcement, but is used as a truck rest area. During this...
10/13/2017 14:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced an upcoming temporary traffic pattern for a section of Route 112 on the Richmond/Charlestown line that will involve a full-time lane closure for approximately three years. RIDOT is replacing the Carolina Bridges, a series of...
10/10/2017 13:30 EDT
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, October 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be restricting travel through the Sakonnet River Channel for approximately one month, starting Monday, October 23. The restrictions are needed to allow for the safe removal of the old...
10/06/2017 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) today offered joint assurances about how privacy protection policies will be implemented in connection with electronic tolling for large commercial trucks. Both RIDOT and RITBA affirmed
10/06/2017 10:00 EDT
Daytime Closure to Commence on Wednesday, October 11 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Snell Road, from East Main Road to Long Highway, in Little Compton weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., effective Wednesday, October 11. The closure is to allow for the...