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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...
ALL ONBOARD? The planned location of the new Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station is near the small structure on the left side of the tracks and runs across the tracks on both sides. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pawtucket-Central Falls transit hub breaks ground

PAWTUCKET – Back in 2005, the city of Pawtucket began discussions with R.I. Department of Transportation about adding a commuter rail stop. More than...
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....
IN THE SECOND month of truck-toll operation, the R.I. Department of Transportation collected $664,618 from 200,746 vehicles. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAM HODGSON

Truck tolls net $645K in second month of operation

PROVIDENCE – In the second month of operation, the state’s controversial truck tolls have collected $664,618, the R.I. Department of Transportation reported Thursday, $65,951...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION is set to end the divided traffic pattern on Interstate 95 in Providence as the Blackstone Street Bridge rehabilitation enters its next phase.

RIDOT reschedules Blackstone Bridge I-95 lane shift work

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Transportation has changed the start date of the lane shift related to its Blackstone Street Bridge rehabilitation project,...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION is set to end the divided traffic pattern on Interstate 95 in Providence as the Blackstone Street Bridge rehabilitation enters its next phase.

RIDOT: I-95 lane split to end as new construction phase begins

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation will begin the final phase of its project to rehabilitate the Blackstone Street Bridge in mid-September, removing...
PETER ALVITI JR., director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, said that commuters' alternate routes in response to the I-195 Washington Bridge reconstruction work was unexpected and that RIDOT is opening a fourth and fifth lane westbound to alleviate traffic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

After backups, RIDOT reworks Washington Bridge traffic strategy

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation announced that it has taken steps to alleviate traffic congestion on Interstate 195 due to work on...
THE R.I. TURNPIKE and Bridge Authority and R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over truck tolls in U.S. District Court Friday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAM HODGSON

RITBA and Alviti Jr. file for dismissal of federal truck tolls...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority and R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. filed a motion in U.S. District Court...
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