Federal Highway Administration

Final carbon reduction plan spends more, but still leaves critics disappointed

BY: - November 17, 2023

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on Wednesday submitted its finalized carbon reduction plan to the federal government — one that shifts more than $5.9 million initially allocated to highway congestion to other modes of transit like bikes, buses, trains. Changes to the carbon reduction plan come after transit and climate advocates, along with […]

R.I. receives $60.3 million for infrastructure improvements

BY: - August 31, 2023

Rhode Island is getting $60.3 million to update its roads and bridges, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Thursday. The funding, which comes from the Federal Highway Administration’s annual August redistribution, will advance shovel-ready projects by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) in the coming weeks. That includes ongoing bridge rehabilitations along Route 37, the […]

Federal funding released to upgrade scenic Bristol byway

BY: - April 26, 2023

The Town of Bristol will receive $750,000 in federal funding to make upgrades along its section of Route 114, the Revolutionary Heritage Byway. Funds will help protect and preserve coastal features along the 6-mile byway, while also improving safety features and drainage to better serve pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers, according to an announcement Wednesday from […]