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Rhode Island Receives Over $1.2 million in EPA Brownfields Funding

BOSTON – EPA is awarding a total of $1,220,000 in Brownfield Grant funding to Rhode Island entities. The grants being awarded to Rhode Island are funded by EPA's Brownfields Assessment and Revolving Loan Fund program, and will provide communities with the…

Rhode Island Declares Automated Pothole Patching Machines a Success

May 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that as it is closing the books on the 2015-16 winter season, it is seeing a sharp…

RIDOT Employing Accelerated Bridge Construction Techniques for Rapid Replacement of Key East Bay Bridges

April 26, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined with Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) officials today to tour RIDOT's accelerated bridge reconstruction…

Rhode Island Leads by Example in Green Building Policy

March 9, 2016 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate

Late last year, Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order mandating that state agencies reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. Motivated by the state’s commitment to address climate change…

RIDOT Issuing Contracts to Set RhodeWorks into Motion

February 16, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is moving swiftly following passage of the RhodeWorks legislation into law with the issuance of four request-for-proposals for qualified firms to assist the Department in establishing tolling systems to…

RIDOT Releases 10-Year Transportation Plan

October 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Roads

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)  released a 10-year transportation vision for the state of Rhode Island. This follows a vote last night by the State Planning Council's Transportation Advisory Committee to transmit RIDOT's 10-year plan,…

Rhode Island Completes an Accelerated Inspection of Structurally Deficient Bridges

September 1, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it has completed the accelerated inspection of 230 structurally deficient bridges by the promised mid-August timeframe. The program resulted in the emergency closure and accelerated reconstruction…

RIDOT Takes Aggressive Action To Restore Roadways Following Severe Winter

March 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

With the severe winter weather now subsiding, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has turned its attention to addressing the condition of state-maintained roads across Rhode Island. This winter, the second snowiest on record, accelerated…

RI to Welcome Highway Safety Experts from Across the Northeast Next Week

September 2, 2014 - in Announcement, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will host the 2014 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference (NETSC) September 3 – 4, 2014…

Education and Connections at GIS-Pro 2013

June 11, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

Essential education and valuable professional connections will be the takeaways at GIS-Pro 2013: URISA's 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals. GIS-Pro 2013 will take place September 16-19, 2013 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode…