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Transportation
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A study commissioned by the state to gauge the economic impact of the RhodeWorks bridge and highway improvement plan reports it increases the state’s gross domestic product by $538 million and will create as many as 6,487 jobs. more
The state-ordered economic-impact report on RhodeWorks released earlier this month estimates direct impact from tolls to Rhode Island trucking companies of just $5 million a year, an amount expected to be passed on to consumers. The … more
The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has assigned an A-plus, long-term rating to a series of bonds expected to be executed soon by the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority. more
Cape Air will no longer offer seasonal summer service from T.F. Green to Block Island, the airline announced this week. more
(Updated 3:28 and 3:59 p.m.) 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. more
The recent announcement that Providence and the R.I. Public Transit Authority have backed away from plans to build a streetcar and instead create an "enhanced transit corridor" is indeed good news. While the appeal of the streetcar project … more
It was predictable, that when the R.I. Department of Transportation announced it was creating eight new positions and reclassifying six others as part of a new organizational structure, there was much gnashing of teeth in the public sphere. … more
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts has named Louis Berger, a Morristown, N.J., company hired by the R.I. Department of Transportation, as a winner of the 2016 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for its work on Bridge No. 456 Replacement I-195 ramp, over Warren Avenue. more
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