Home Tags R.I. Department of Transportation

Tag: R.I. Department of Transportation

PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE: The Providence River Pedestrian Bridge is a nearly $22 million project that predates Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s administration, and which is nearing completion. It is the 11th-largest project among the 77 active construction projects being handled by the R.I. Department of Transportation.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Building bridges to safer travel

Peter Alviti Jr., the four-year director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, is overseeing 77 active construction projects through the RhodeWorks program. Proposed by Gov....
RECONSTRUCTION: The 6-10 connector is a series of nine bridges, seven of which are structurally deficient. Reconstruction began six months ago, and the work is now in the demolition phase. The total project cost is $410 million.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Top 25 RhodeWorks projects

The R.I. Department of Transportation has awarded $1.5 billion in contracts for 77 active construction projects through RhodeWorks. Here are the 25 largest projects: 1....
PETER ALVITI JR., director of RIDOT, shown in 2017, overlooking the original planned location of a Providence transit hub. The project may now be dispersed throughout downtown. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence transit hub might not be a hub after all

PROVIDENCE – What will the Providence transit hub look like? For starters, it may not be a hub at all. The project is in...
RIDOT HAS requested the rescission of an approval that allowed the department to impose tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

RIDOT asks feds to rescind tolling authority on Sakonnet River Bridge

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation filed a formal request with the Federal Highway Administration requesting the rescission of a 2013 decision that...

Little Roady Shuttle autonomous vehicle testing underway

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation recently hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicles at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown as part of...
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...
 PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

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

1 More than 40 local nursing homes earn ‘Best Nursing Home’ honor from U.S. News POSTED ONLINE: OCT. 30 More 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...
- Featured Event -

Latest News