RIDOT Statewide Programs & Initiatives Summary List

RIDOT's RhodeWorks Program
To stimulate growth that includes everyone, we need to attract businesses, build skills, and modernize our infrastructure. Rebuilding our roads and bridges will accelerate our economic comeback both because it will put people to work now, and because it will make Rhode Island a more attractive place for businesses to invest...

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RIDOT Resurfacing Projects
This year, RIDOT will spend $92 million on paving projects and over the next five years will spend over $400 million. With many major bridges well underway to rehabilitation, RIDOT is now using its funds to bring Rhode Island’s roads into a state of good repair – much to the relief of motorists throughout the state...

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Providence - Newport Ferry
Recognizing the value of Narraganset Bay as both a natural and transportation asset, RIDOT implemented ferry services in 2016. Experience the majesty of Narragansett Bay on your way to the cultural capital of Rhode Island!  Skip the traffic and parking hassles, and let our fast ferry from Newport whisk you there in style.  Hands-down, the Providence ferry from Newport really is the best way to go...

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RIDOT's CleanRhodes Programs
You can help keep Rhode Island’s roads clean. RIDOT has three programs open to all Rhode Islanders that will keep litter off our roadways. We have tried to do it all by ourselves, but we can’t even though we spend $800,000 a year on garbage pickup. With our programs, you can adopt your own piece of road, and make it beautiful for everyone...

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station
RIDOT is partnering with the Office of Energy Resources (OER) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) to plan an electric vehicle (EV) charging station network financed by the federal government.  As part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, RIDOT plans to use $3.38 million this year to build out the state’s electric vehicle  charging infrastructure...

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Highway Exit Renumbering Program
RIDOT in Fall 2017 began a highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-access highways. These changes will be phased in over a four-year period.

The new exit numbers will be keyed to mile markers - a system used throughout the country for many years that the traveling public has come to expect...

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RI Local Technical Assistance Program (RI LTAP)
Welcome to Rhode Island's Local Technical Assistance Program (RI LTAP), focused on preserving and enhancing the local road system by supporting quality training and providing technical assistance to local city, county, and municipal road agencies throughout the state...

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