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Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical condition

Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 02, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation found 230 structurally deficient bridges in it's inspections—28 of which were said to have ...

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative traffic safety improvements

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing $7.1 million in grants to seven states and the ...

Rhode Island hires consultant to reorganize Department of Transportation

Rhode Island hires consultant to reorganize Department...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 06, 2015

Rhode Island has hired a consultant to assess and provide new methodology on how the state’s Department of Transportation and ...

Rhode Island legislators propose $60 million bridge restoration efforts from current funding

Rhode Island legislators propose $60 million bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 17, 2015

The Rhode Island House Republican Caucus proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget amendment, H5900 Substitute A, to dedicate $60 million ...

Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill that would create 12,000 jobs, impose tax on trucking

Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is proposing a long-term budget amendment that would increase spending on roads, bridges, and mass ...

RIDOT redesigned website wins National Award

RIDOT redesigned website wins National Award

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 21, 2014

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) newly redesigned website has been named 'Best DOT Website, Without Consultant' by the ...

7 state projects honored in northeastern America’s Transportation Awards

7 state projects honored in northeastern...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 10, 2014

Seven northeastern state transportation projects have earned honors in America’s Transportation Awards, the sponsors announced Tuesday. The competition — hosted by ...

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 04, 2014

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning to install a $2 million system on its highways to prevent ...

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 06, 2013

Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient ...

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 04, 2013

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have selected 10 ...

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2012

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers ...

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