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STEEL PLATES ON THE South County Freeway Bridge damaged between 15 and 18 vehicles Friday morning after becoming loose, according to RIDOT. The plates have since been replaced with asphalt.

Loose steel plates damage 15-18 vehicles on South County Freeway Bridge...

CRANSTON – The R.I. Department of Transportation said that approximately 15 or 18 vehicles were damaged when they went over several temporary steel plates...

Steve Cardi elected President of Construction Industries of Rhode Island

Stephen A. Cardi II, executive vice president and COO of Cardi Corporation, was recently elected President of Construction Industries of Rhode Island (CIRI). Holding...

Dustin Everson elected Treasurer of Construction Industries of Rhode Island

Dustin J. Everson, president of Narragansett Improvement Company, was recently elected Treasurer of Construction Industries of Rhode Island (CIRI). He replaces his father, John...
PANGEA LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS reported a first quarter profit of $5.5 million.

Pangea Logistics Solutions reports $5.5M Q1 profit

NEWPORT – Pangea Logitsics Solutions Ltd. reported $5.5 million in first-quarter net income, compared with a 3,683 loss in the first quarter of 2017,...
THE R.I. AIRPORT CORP. will receive $7 million in federal funding to reimburse it for part of the money it spent on mandatory security upgrades following 9/11. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Reed: RIAC to receive $7M for airport security upgrade reimbursement

WARWICK – The R.I. Airport Corp. will receive $7 million in federal funding to reimburse it for security upgrades made in the wake of...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED, along with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. David N. Cicilline, announced $1.2 million in federal funding to help upgrade the pier in Bristol that is used by the Prudence Island Ferry. / COURTESY JACK F. REED

Bristol receives $1.2M for Prudence Island Ferry Dock renovation; project’s cost...

BRISTOL – The town of Bristol will receive $1.2 million to rehabilitate the north and south walls of Prudence Island Ferry Dock Pier from...
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...
RIPTA HAS CHOSEN Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian as its new CEO. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

Avedisian named RIPTA CEO, to step down as Warwick mayor

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority has selected Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian as its new CEO, it announced Wednesday.As both are full-time positions,...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED announced $903,870 in a federal grant to repair and upgrade the East Side Bus Tunnel in Providence. / COURTESY OFFICE OF SEN. JACK F. REED

East Side Bus Tunnel project gets $904K federal grant

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Jack F. Reed announced $903,870 in federal funding for the R.I. Public Transit Authority to improve the East Side Bus Tunnel...
ON THE HORIZON: An aerial view of the completed expansion of the main runway at T.F. Green Airport, lengthened from 7,200 feet to 8,700 feet, allowing for the ability to fly nonstop to the West Coast, as well as opening up opportunities for expanded international trade and domestic commerce. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green passenger traffic rises 16.9% in Jan., cargo traffic triples

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 16.9 percent year over year in January to 292,603 total passengers, according to the R.I. Airport...
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