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THE PARTIAL FEDERAL government shutdown is in its 26th day on Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JULIA SCHMALZ

Partial federal government shutdown having local impact

PROVIDENCE – As the partial federal government shutdown drags on, local effects on those reliant on federal programs and those furloughed as federal employees...

Former mayor, downtown property owners sue city, state over transit hub

PROVIDENCE – A group of downtown property owners, including former Mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr., filed a lawsuit against the city and state Monday,...
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.

Remaining truck tolls pass environmental review; path to construction cleared

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...
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Most-read stories on PBN.com, Nov. 2018

1 More than 40 local nursing homes earn ‘Best Nursing Home’ honor from U.S. NewsPOSTED ONLINE: OCT. 30More than 40 nursing homes and assisted...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation will be installing new exit marker numbers on Route 4 in Warwick, East Greenwich and North Kingstown, as well as Route 78 in Westerly. The department will also introduce exit numbers to Route 403 in Each Greenwich and North Kingstown, as well as for the Airport Connector in Warwick.

RIDOT to install new exit markers on Route 4, Route 78...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation is forging ahead on Phase II of its highway renumbering program, which is designed to bring the...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has awarded May Mobility a contract to provide autonomous vehicle shuttle service between Olneyville and Downtown Providence. Above, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT awards autonomous vehicle service contract to Mich.-based company

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to May Mobility Inc. to provide a limited and controlled automated vehicle service...
WORK ON the Wood River Valley Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 over the Wood River at the Richmond-Hopkinton town line, will begin next week. The R.I. Department of Transportation does not expect the work to significantly impact travel times. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

RIDOT: Work on I-95 bridge at Hopkinton-Richmond town line begins next...

HOPKINTON – Work on the Wood River Valley Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 over the Wood River and Mechanic Street on the Hopkinton-Richmond town...
REPAIR WORK on bridges that carry I-295 traffic at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A will begin on Nov. 16. Work will continue through the summer of 2019. / COURTESY GOOGLE LLC

Lane shifts, congestion expected with start of I-295 bridge work

JOHNSTON – The start of work on the bridges that carry traffic on Interstate 295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A at...
AN OPPORTUNE TIME: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien speaks at the Slater Mill about the need to develop a comprehensive plan for redevelopment after the Pawtucket Red Sox announced the team was leaving the city. Seated at left is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who said the state would work to build tools to help Pawtucket and Central Falls, which will have a new transit center built less than a mile from the historic site.  
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MICHAEL SALERNO

With bus/train station coming, redevelopment focus for Pawtucket, Central Falls must...

More than a decade after it was first discussed, ground was broken for a commuter train and bus station in Pawtucket earlier this month,...
TRAFFIC PATTERN SHIFTS for the advancement of work on the Route 6/10 Connector Interchange was pushed back from Friday to Saturday due to an expected rainstorm. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

6-10 Connector work start pushed to Saturday due to Friday...

PROVIDENCE – Work on the 6-10 Connector Interchange has been delayed one day to Saturday, due to an approaching rainstorm that is expected to...
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