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Transportation
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A day after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed legislation authorizing the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass repair program, the state Department of Transportation late Friday afternoon posted four advertisements seeking private companies or consultants to help carry out the work. more
“In the future, there will be tolls on cars and the money will go into the general fund!” This has been a rallying point for those opposing the RhodeWorks plan, which involves tolls on 18-wheelers. The problem with this rallying cry? It is wildly misleading and inaccurate. more
(Updated 10:04 a.m. and 12:14 and 2:32 p.m.) RhodeWorks, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s truck toll plan to improve the state’s deteriorating bridges and roads, is now law. more
When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
Last year was another record year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville, with a 27 percent increase compared with 2014, according to Quonset Development Corp., which operates Quonset Business Park. more
Gasoline prices fell 5 cents this week in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts, hitting the lowest point in both states since January 2009, AAA Northeast said. more
(Updated 11:18 a.m. and 2:38 p.m.) Monday’s storm is expected to dump anywhere from 6 to 8 inches of snow in Rhode Island, with more anticipated to hit Newport County and the northern tier of the state. more
(Updated 1:16 and 3:09 p.m.) Snow will gradually taper off tonight, making for a messy evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. more
Four Rhode Island restaurants have been recognized with AAA’s four diamond designation, the organization’s second-highest rating. more
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