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WORK IS SET to advance on the 6-10 Connector Interchange project starting Nov. 9, resulting in multiple traffic pattern shifts that will last from months to years, with the entire project expected to be complete by the fall of 2023. In a photo taken in the summer of 2015, on one of the bridges of the interchange, just south of Westminster Street, temporary braces put in by the R.I. Department of Transportation 15 years ago were showing signs of deterioration. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

6-10 Connector Interchange work advances on Nov. 9; RIDOT sees delays

PROVIDENCE – Work on the 6-10 Connector Interchange reconstruction will advance starting Friday Nov. 9, which will result in traffic pattern changes, the R.I....
JEFFREY DIEHL is the CEO of Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND INFRASTRUCTURE BANK

Opinion: Second annual Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit to focus on investments,...

Communities across Rhode Island rely on well-functioning infrastructure every day. From the roads we drive on to the water we drink, reliable, modern infrastructure...
THE OCEAN STATE's transportation infrastructure is known to be decaying, as shown in this photo of the Tobey Street on-ramp to Route 6 West, one of the contributing factors to the state initiating its RhodeWorks program. What should the state's priorities be when it comes to infrastructure investments? / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Which of these areas of infrastructure investment do you think is...

The second Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit will take place on Sept. 17, and the topic it will take on is an important one for...
R.I. INFRASTRUCTURE BANK's second Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit will take place on Sept. 17 at the R.I. Convention Center.

R.I. infrastructure summit set for Sept. 17

PROVIDENCE – The second Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit will take place on Sept. 17, the R.I. Infrastructure Bank said Monday, as it announced its...
PROVIDENCE has launched a citywide paving project using funds from its Capital Improvement Plan. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

Providence launches citywide paving project

PROVIDENCE – As part of its Capital Improvement Plan, the city of Providence kicked off a citywide roadwork project Thursday that will take place...
THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION is awarding T.F. Green Airport $737,000 in infrastructre grants, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

FAA awarding T.F. Green Airport $737K in infrastructure grants

WARWICK – The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding T.F. Green Airport $737,000 in infrastructure grants to construct a runway safety area and remove obstructions...

Consider economic rankings carefully before drawing conclusions

At best, national rankings of state business friendliness can help elected officials consider public-policy initiatives.For instance, after being hammered for years on the matter,...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 45, tied with Maine, on CNBC's America's Top States for Business. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

CNBC ranks R.I. No. 45 on top states for business list

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked sixth lowest on the CNBC “America’s Top States for Business 2018” released Tuesday, tied with Maine.The study uses more...
RESILIENT RHODY is the state's first climate resilience action strategy. It identifies 61 steps the state can take to better prepare for the effects of climate change. / COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO

Raimondo unveils climate resilience strategy

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released a climate resilience action strategy called Resilient Rhody on Monday.The 44-page climate preparedness strategy was a collaboration...

May construction employment up 500 workers in both Providence, New Bedford...

PROVIDENCE – Construction employment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 500 workers year over year in May, a 2 percent increase, to 24,100...
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