USDOT issues Rhode Island more discretionary grants

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Interlink in Warwick Recently, the Federal Transportation Adminstration issued two grants for RIPTA and now RIDOT is recieving Federal Highway Administration grants for three projects. Innovative Bridge Research and Deployment (IBRD) Program • $360,000 Browning Mill Bridge carrying Arcadia road over Roaring Brook: The project uses relatively new bridge replacement technology known as “Bridge in Backpack.” Construction time for this …

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © GoProvidenceRI Photo © lddana51two

New Pawtucket River Bridge northbound span to open tomorrow

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New Pawtucket River Bridge. Photo © RIDOT While still behind schedule, RIDOT announced today that the northbound span of the New Pawtucket River Bridge on Route 95 will open to traffic tomorrow, ending years of trucks over 18 tons being detoured on local streets. Southbound traffic will remain on the old bridge while work continues and the southbound weight limits …