News & Press Releases

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08/18/2022 10:15 EDT
By Friday morning, August 19, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will partially reopen the new Division Street Bridge over Route 4 in East Greenwich, shifting eastbound traffic on to the new structure. The traffic change allows RIDOT to continue construction before it can...
08/16/2022 10:45 EDT
By the morning commute on Friday, August 19, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift the Route 6 West/Route 10 South split on the Route 6/10 Connector outbound in Providence. The split will be moved about 500 feet north of its current location, meaning drivers will need to...
08/10/2022 12:45 EDT
Project to resurface more than 40 miles of highway as part of a nearly $500 million investment in paving in the next five years Starting Sunday night, August 14, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin milling and paving the entire I-295 corridor, from the...
08/10/2022 10:45 EDT
Starting tonight, Wednesday, August 10, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin milling and paving badly deteriorated sections of Route 146 in North Smithfield and Lincoln. The work will be done in two phases, the first focusing on Route 146 in both directions from...
07/20/2022 15:30 EDT
Project to include resurfacing Route 94 in Foster/Glocester and East Road in Tiverton Starting Sunday night, July 24, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin milling and paving a badly deteriorated section of Route 6 East, from the I-295 interchange in Johnston to the...
07/18/2022 10:45 EDT
Governor Dan McKee, United States Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Federal Highway Administrator Carlos C. Machado and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. today broke ground for the Airport Connector project...