RIDOT has awarded the Route 6-10 Interchange Reconstruction Project and construction will begin soon. Come learn about key elements of the project and how to stay informed of the latest construction news.
Category - 6/10
State holds Kick-Off event for 6/10 Connector project
Gov. Raimondo at the 6/10 project kick-off event. Photo: RIDOT RIDOT hosted a kick-off event for the 6/10 Connector project this morning. Press release from RIDOT: Governor, Senators Reed and Whitehouse, and Providence...
PBN: RIDOT awards $248M 6-10 Interchange rebuild contract to 6/10 Constructors
Video animation from RIDOT The group had the lowest construction cost bid for the project at $248 million and the highest scoring technical proposal of any bid. The 6/10 Constructor bid team includes New England...
PBN: RIDOT issues RFQ for 6-10 Connector redesign, construction
The R.I. Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced it has initiated the process of collecting qualifications from firms who want to bid on the massive redesign and construction of the 6-10 Connector.
6-10 Interchange Public Information Session – February 7, 2017
On Tuesday, February 7th at 6PM, the City and RIDOT will hold a public information session for the 6-10 Interchange
6/10 Final Plan Released
Some commentary on the final plans released by the State for the 6/10 Connector rebuild.
RI Future: Spencer Grassie- Let’s reconnect Olneyville to the city’s urban fabric
The idea of turning the decrepit 6/10 Connector into a surface boulevard is about much more than safety.
City of Providence 6-10 Connector Draft Plan Release – October 3, 2016
The 6-10 Connector is an aging highway that cuts through several Providence neighborhoods and is slated for immediate replacement. Similar to the I-195 relocation, this is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest...
WPRI: 6/10 inspection reports reveal close-ups of potentially dangerous dilapidation
If the Director literally cannot sleep at night about it, shouldn't the roadway be closed? What exactly is keeping him from sleeping if not the fear of an imminent collapse?
ProJo: State to fast-track Route 6-10 connector project, abandon surface boulevard
[RIDOT Director] Alviti said the disruption to commuters that a boulevard would create was unacceptable.
Fix the 6-10: City Forum Highlights Need for New Ideas to Fix the 6-10
Last night, August 30, over 100 residents, community leaders, business owners, and transportation and planning experts gathered for a public forum at Asa Messer Elementary School on the West Side to discuss the future...
New Coalition Advocating for Cost-Effective Rte. 6-10 Redesign
Fix your taxes. Fix your commute. Fix the environment. Fix the economy. Fix the 6-10.
6/10 Connector Public Workshop – August 30, 2016
The City of Providence is launching a public process to bring community members and decision-makers together to craft a design proposal for the 6-10 Connector, a portion of state highway that runs through numerous...
ProJo: Feds reject $175-million grant for 6-10 interchange project – City Workshop
Scheduled on July 19, 2016
As RIDOT learns it did not receive a crucial Federal grant, the City of Providence plans alternate designs for the 6/10 Connector.
James Kennedy: Reconnect Providence with a real 6/10 Boulevard
The answer is the Connector itself, that might as well be called the Disconnector. While in theory it speeds up traffic along its corridor, its limited-access ramp system also cuts off the smaller streets that could...
ProJo: $800M Route 6-10 Connector plan gains fans at 1st public hearing
He could not immediately say whether the total price tag, including the transit component, would then grow to $950 million, or whether the state's share of the project would still be $400 million.
RIDOT Proposal for 6/10 Connector Rebuild
Download RIDOT's proposal for the reconstruction of the 6/10 Connector
Public workshops on the 6/10 interchange hosted by RIDOT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of public workshops for the reconstruction of the 6-10 interchange as part of a process to reimagine this important transportation...