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THE MASS. Department of Transportation will begin a project to renumber its highway exit numbers to a mileage-based system starting in the summer of 2020.

Mass. announces plan to convert exit numbers to mileage-based system

PROVIDENCE – Massachusetts will begin to change its highway exit numbers to a mileage-based numbering system to comply with a 2009 federal mandate starting...
RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian, at a stop at Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence. He says feedback from riders on the state’s plan to create multiple bus hubs in downtown Providence has been mixed. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

Don’t try to satisfy everyone with downtown transit plan

In trying to serve all interests with its plan to create multiple bus hubs in downtown Providence, the R.I. Department of Transportation is in...

Transit advocates say pump breaks on downtown busing proposal

The idea of moving buses out of Kennedy Plaza has long been a key component of a centralized transportation hub for Providence. But the...
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...
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