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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...
EXIT 3 on I-195 West will be closed starting Sunday through the fall of 2019. RIDOT encourages drivers to take Exit 2 to reach Gano Street during the closure. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT: I-195 W Exit 3 ramp closing Sunday through 2019 fall

PROVIDENCE – The Exit 3 Gano Street offramp from Interstate 195 West in Providence will be closed effective Sunday night though the fall of...

RIDOT: Truck tolls net $626K in first month

PROVIDENCE – The first two truck-toll locations installed in Rhode Island collected $625,989 from June 11 to July 10, $27,322 more than had been...

American Trucking Assoc. sues RIDOT over truck tolls

PROVIDENCE – The American Trucking Association has filed a lawsuit against Peter Alviti Jr. and the R.I. Department of Transportation, alleging that a new...
SUMMER SOCIAL: Attendees mingle at the Southern Rhode Island Young Professionals statewide summer social at the Whaler’s Brewing Co. in South Kingstown last year. This year’s event will be held at the Whaler’s Brewing Co. July 12.
 / COURTESY SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Editor’s Choice: Building successful business relationships

EDITOR’S CHOICE Building successful business relationships THE SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND Young Professionals will hold a statewide summer social, which will provide young professionals with networking...
THE PROVIDENCE NEWPORT ferry will stop in Bristol for the Bristol 4th July parade. R.I. Department of Transportation is offering three round trips starting in Providence at 9 a.m. while the final ferry will leave Newport at 5:10 p.m. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

RIDOT ferry to stop in Bristol for Fourth of July...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence to Newport ferry will stop in Bristol on the Fourth of July this year, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced...

5-year 6-10 Connector project to begin initial construction by end of...

PROVIDENCE – Initial construction will begin this month on the massive 6-10 Connector project, which is expected to continue over the next five years. An...
RIDOT ANNOUNCED the return of free train service to the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show on June 9 and June 10.

RIDOT announces return of free train service to air show

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Transportation announced the return of free train service to the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air...
TWO TRUCK TOLL GANTRIES are scheduled to go live on June 11 on I-95 north and south. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SAM HODGSON

RIDOT: 2 truck tolls to go live June 11

PROVIDENCE -  The R.I. Department of Transportation will begin tractor trailer truck tolling June 11 at two locations along Interstate 95, RIDOT announced Tuesday. One...
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