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I-195 Redevelopment District grows by 2,247 square feet

PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District has grown by a sliver, with the acquisition of an adjacent property on the East Side that is...
PETER ALVITI JR., director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, stands in Kennedy Plaza in Providence last year and explains where new bus stops are planned as part of RIDOT’s planned Providence Multi-Hub Bus System. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

RIDOT taps brakes on bus hub plan

After insisting for months that the proposal to split up the Kennedy Plaza bus hub had already received adequate vetting and opportunity for public...

Is Providence on the right track with plans for a $140M...

Providence officials on March 10 unveiled new plans for a $140 million redesign of Kennedy Plaza and surrounding areas. Planned changes include relocating six bus...

Providence lays out conceptual plans for $140M Kennedy Plaza redesign

PROVIDENCE – Safety, aesthetics, climate resiliency and community engagement are among the goals behind the city’s ambitious redesign of the Greater Kennedy Plaza area. The...

Five Questions With: Joseph Solomon Jr.

Rep. Joseph Solomon Jr., D-Warwick, recently spoke to the Providence Business News about a bill he co-sponsored that will require General Assembly approval for...

Monday storm spurs closures; potential for over 1 foot of snow

PROVIDENCE – The National Weather Service is projecting between six and 14 inches of snow in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts from Monday through...

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...

Henderson Bridge traffic to be reduced to two lanes for two...

PROVIDENCE – The Henderson Bridge, a major east-west artery carrying commuters from East Providence into downtown Providence will be constricted to one travel lane...
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...

Providence announces $17M budget for Kennedy Plaza redesign

PROVIDENCE – Amid plans to shift a majority of buses out of Kennedy Plaza the city of Providence is forging ahead with a $16.8...

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