The R.I. Department of Administration awarded a $16.97 million contract Thursday for construction of a long-sought pedestrian bridge over the Providence River, to connect separated parcels of the former Interstate 195 lands.
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Wednesday she has directed the R.I. Department of Transportation to initiate replacement of the Route 6-10 connector, a series of nine bridges and elevated roadways that carry more than 100,000 vehicles daily.
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees.