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When the Mount Hope Bridge opened in 1929, the engineering standard was single-lane travel with no divider. For that reason alone, the span over Mount Hope Bay has been considered functionally obsolete for decades. But it isn't structurally … more
When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her administration started making the case for tolls to pay for repairs to Rhode Island bridges and roads, the arguments that ensued missed the point. The issue should not be how to pay for the repairs but how … more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in July to the highest level in almost eight years, indicating the industry will pick up in the second half of the year. more
The Pleasant Valley Parkway Bridge will be replaced, with substantial work tentatively scheduled to begin in the spring, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Monday. more
Home builders’ confidence in the U.S. climbed in August to the highest level in almost a decade, while manufacturing in one region slumped. more
With offices and work sites around the globe, it took some planning for Gilbane Inc., to develop a companywide wellness program. The building and development company, headquartered in Providence, reports that its efforts have been successful in … more
Roger Williams Medical Center plans to significantly expand its emergency department and renovate several interior spaces, to provide more space and privacy for patients, and to improve access. more
A new law enacted in July that grants property tax exemptions on unoccupied new construction or renovations permitted after July 1 could help spur speculative construction short-circuited by the Great Recession, Rhode Island builders say. … more
For decades, college students who wanted to live off campus would find roommates and rent a house or an apartment, and divide the rent and utilities. That worked well enough if everyone stayed together for the duration of the lease. But if … more
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