News & Press Releases

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09/18/2019 14:45 EDT
Change goes into effect on September 25 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a traffic pattern change as part of a $11.3 million intersection safety improvement project on Diamond Hill Road (Route 114) in Cumberland. Last week RIDOT began the process of...
09/17/2019 14:00 EDT
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction the weekend of September 27-30 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has scheduled the first phase of the Lafayette Road Bridge replacement project for the weekend of September 27. Lafayette Road Bridge carries Route 4 over...
09/17/2019 12:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is using a series of temporary traffic patterns along Route 146 in North Smithfield as part of a $7.1 million bridge preservation and rehabilitation project. The changes include the use of lane shifts and lane splits. Lane splits will be...
09/13/2019 10:15 EDT
On Friday night, September 13, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift traffic to the right on I-295 South at the Exit 9 (Routes 6 and 6A) interchange in Johnston. The new traffic pattern should be in place by 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, September 14. This lane shift is
09/12/2019 15:45 EDT
Monday and Tuesday Nights, September 16 and 17 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C off I-95 North overnight as part of a seven-bridge $10.4 million preservation project in the City of Providence. Weather permitting, the closures are scheduled...
09/12/2019 13:00 EDT
Nearly two miles of this major route for Barrington residents gets much-needed renovation Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. gathered with local and state leaders today to celebrate the completion of the Nayatt Road Resurfacing Project in Barrington. The