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RHODE ISLAND has received a $25 million BUILD grant for the Washington Bridge Rehabilitation and Redevelopment Project. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT gets $25M from feds for Washington Bridge rehab project

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has received a $25 million federal grant for its project to rehabilitate the Washington Bridge in Providence,...

Woonasquatucket Adventure Park opens in Providence

PROVIDENCE – A new 28-acre park that includes multipurpose trails and active recreational space opened on Tuesday with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.The Woonasquatucket Adventure Park...

2 East Bay Bike Path bridges to close

BARRINGTON – The R.I. Department of Transportation on Nov. 1 will close two bike path bridges that have deteriorated enough to present a public...
A MAP of a proposed detour for motorists that typically use the Westminster Street on-ramp to Route 10 South from the east. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT to close Westminster St. access to Route 10 South in...

PROVIDENCE – The Westminster Street on-ramp to Route 10 South in Providence will close Monday, Nov. 4, and is projected to remain closed until...
PROACTIVE APPROACH: ­Warwick Mayor Joseph J. Solomon stands on New England Way at the intersection of Gilbane Street. Both roads are on the schedule to be repaved. Solomon said roadwork has been a priority since he took office in spring 2018. He says last year was the first time in 20 years the city has implemented a proactive program.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Fighting back vs. bad roads

Evidence of Rhode Island’s rough roads turns up regularly at Harold Crook’s Garage in Cranston. Bent wheel rims, flat tires and alignment problems can...

R.I. receives additional $19.6M from feds for transportation improvements

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $19.6 million in additional federal funds for transportation infrastructure upgrades this year, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Sept....
RHODE ISLAND will receive and allocate $19.6 million in federal funds for transportation projects that went unused by other states in federal fiscal 2019. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. receives additional $19.6M from feds for transportation improvements

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $19.6 million in additional federal funds for transportation infrastructure upgrades this year, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced...
The Washington Bridge construction will involve adding an additional lane for through-traffic, removing the Gano Street exit from I-195 west and adding a new exit for East Providence, according the state Department of Transportation. / R.I. DOT

Proposed Washington Bridge changes worry residents

Proposed changes to the Washington Bridge, which carries Interstate 195 over the Seekonk River, could alter development in East Providence and traffic on the...

New traffic plan for I-195 would create direct access to E.P....

EAST PROVIDENCE – Although much of the attention on the Washington Bridge redevelopment project has focused on the proposed removal of the Gano Street...
A $25 MILLION project to upgrade Providence Station, including expanding the building's interior space and upgrading bathrooms, has been funded by federal grants, Amtrak and RIDOT. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Station to get $25 million in upgrades, renovations

PROVIDENCE – A $25 million upgrade to Providence Station is in the works, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Monday.The plans for the state’s busiest...
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