Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …
Public officials gathered Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of the long-planned pedestrian bridge to connect former Route 195 parcels on either side of the Providence River. The bridge is expected to connect two future city parks to be built on former Route 195 land, connecting the city’s College Hill and Fox Point neighborhoods with downtown.
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016, beginning at 3:00 P.M., for the following purposes:
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets, Wednesday, June 15th at 4:45pm.
Waterman Street, Eddy Street, Providence River Pedestrian Bridge, and more on the agenda for the May 18th BPAC meeting.
‘Bullet trains,’ parking costs, RIDOT, Brown, and more in today’s Local News & Notes.
Plans to build two public parks and a pedestrian bridge in downtown Providence have resumed now that a proposal for a waterfront baseball stadium has fallen through
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is now “reevaluating” the bridge project, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. said in a statement in response to questions from The Providence Journal.
Preventing the river from filling in with natural sediment requires periodic dredging, something neither the city nor state has been eager to finance in recent years. The federal government declined to tap a pool of funds set aside for dredging projects that maintain cargo shipping channels.
Download the Providence Department of Planning and Development’s Providence River Bridge presentation.
The first permanent structure to rise from Providence’s Interstate 195 lands almost certainly won’t be a new office or apartment building, but the long-planned pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River.
The Providence Planning Department tweeted that there will be a public informational meeting on Providence River Pedestrian Bridge. Monday, September 29, 5-6pm, at 444 Westminster Street.
The 195 Commission meets on July 9th to discuss issues related to park design.
195 Commission to review new parks, interim uses, nightclubs, and development proposals at June 30th meeting.
This week on Executive Suite: Colin Kane, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, and Jan Brodie, the commission’s newly named executive director. […] Kane and Brodie discuss the commission’s role in redeveloping the land, their vision for the area and their estimates of how long it will take to make significant progress. They also tackle questions about the interim …
A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © lddana51two Photo © Armadillo Commander
After years of planning, the newly installed Route 195 Commission wants to reevaluate the parks plan, jeopardizing the pedestrian bridge in the process.
Providence River Pedestrian Bridge Whether you love it or hate it, Providence will soon be getting a new pedestrian bridge over the Providence River. Design firms large and small from around the world entered the competition that led to the winning design. And the competition got people around the city interested in transportation and design. RIPTA Last year we declared …
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