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100 R.I. infrastructure projects to be accelerated with federal funding

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Wednesday said the state will use federal money to accelerate more than 100 infrastructure projects. Rhode Island received...

NWS: Snowstorm ‘overperformed,’ especially in northern R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A winter storm that moved swiftly through the state on Friday hit hardest in northern Rhode Island, where the National Weather Service...

Will the $300,000 South Water Street bike lane in Providence be...

The R.I. Department of Transportation on Oct. 21 reversed course and said it would not seek a review of the contested South Water Street...

RIDOT backs off contested S. Water Street bike lane project

PROVIDENCE – State transportation officials are reneging on legal and financial threats over a contested bike lane project along the downtown riverfront. In a statement...
BELOW DECK: A barge is being used under the Henderson Bridge to assist workers removing some of the bridge decking as part of the $84.4 million overhaul of the 52-year-old span across the Seekonk River.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Remaking the Henderson Bridge is a ‘special’ opportunity

For decades, the Henderson Bridge over the Seekonk River had seemed strangely overbuilt – an elevated six-lane expressway leading into and out of Providence’s...

Governor’s panel: Infrastructure investment needs sustainability

PROVIDENCE - Investing in the state's infrastructure and transportation projects requires a financial plan for maintaining their sustainability for the long-term, according to industry...

Alexander-Scott, Raimondo, Chenevert among 10 most influential recognized during PBN’s Book...

PROVIDENCE – Ten individuals who stood out during one of the most difficult years in Rhode Island history were recognized by Providence Business News...
UP-ROUTED: Construction workers are on-site at the Westminster Street overpass, part of the Route 6-10 connector project in Providence. Visible in the background is the “flyover” bridge, a major feature of the new design for the busy exchange.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

6-10 project on track despite dust-up over soil

The $410 million reconstruction of the Route 6-10 connector in Providence is on time and within budget, with one of the project’s major features...

Raimondo backs downtown transit plan despite continued opposition

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has thrown her weight behind the proposal for a divided downtown bus hub despite mounting opposition from businesses,...
PARK CONCERNS: Sharon Steele, president of the Jewelry District Association, stands in front of the proposed site for the Dyer Street bus hub. She’s an opponent of the Providence Multi-Hub Bus System, in part because she believes that people waiting for buses at the Dyer Street hub would spill into the nearby waterfront park, diminishing the park’s intended use. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

A routing interest: Planned downtown busing overhaul pits riders, other groups...

The ghosts of past public-transit plans have found their final resting place in a cardboard box in the office of Rhode Island Public Transit...

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