Remaining truck tolls pass environmental review; path to construction cleared

Updated at 4:45 p.m.

THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation has received Federal Highway Administration approval for the remaining 10 truck-toll gantry locations following an environmental review. Above, a map of the gantry locations. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation has received Federal Highway Administration approval for the remaining 10 truck-toll gantry locations following an environmental review. Above, a map of the gantry locations. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration to proceed with construction of the next 10 truck-toll gantries planned for the state’s highways, RIDOT announced Thursday, following an FHWA environmental assessment. The approval, RIDOT said, clears the way for construction to begin on the gantries. The department expects…

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