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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...

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...
RIDOT WILL SPEND $90 million on 2018 paving projects. Above, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT says investment in 2018 paving projects will total $90M

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation will invest more than $90 million in 2018 paving projects, the department announced Thursday.RIDOT said it has...
RIDOT HAS ISSUED a RFP for an autonomous transit service between Olneyville and Downtown Providence which it said could fill the transit gap caused by construction on the 6-10 Interchange. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT issues RFP for autonomous transit service development

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has issued a request for proposals to companies that can design and test and eventually deliver an...
THE MAJORITY OF the New England region was blanketed with at least 1 foot of snow from Tuesday’s nor’easter, with some communities in Rhode Island receiving more than 20 inches. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Business resumes in R.I., Bristol County, Mass., after third nor’easter

PROVIDENCE – Business as usual is returning to the area after Tuesday’s nor’easter dumped at least a foot of snow in some communities, keeping...
HOPKINS HILL ROAD in Coventry was beginning to be covered in snow despite the efforts of plow trucks early on Tuesday. The nor'easter that is hitting New England is still expected to dump upwards of a foot of show or more in the region. / PBN PHOTO/ROB BORKOWSKI

Raimondo, state officials urge safety as latest nor’easter commences

PROVIDENCE — Calling it a “very serious storm,” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo addressed the media at the R.I. Emergency Management Agency in Cranston Tuesday...
A REPORT FROM TRANSITMATTERS suggests increasing the frequency, hours and speed of the commuter rail in order to modernize it to a regional rail system that might be utilized better, both during peak and non-peak hours. / COURTESY TRANSITMATTERS

Transit report pitches improving PVD-BOS train service as part of commuter...

PROVIDENCE – In a regional rail report conducted for metropolitan Boston by TransitMatters, the organization recommended upgrades that would reduce the transit time from...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has awarded 6/10 Constructor a contract to rebuild the 6-10 Interchange in Providence. In a photo taken in the summer of 2015, one of the bridges of the interchange, just south of Westminster St., temporary braces put in by RIDOT 15 years ago were showing signs of deterioration themselves. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT awards $248M 6-10 Interchange rebuild contract to 6/10 Constructors

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation signed a contract with 6/10 Constructor to rebuild the 6-10 Interchange in Providence, the department announced Thursday.The...
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