Tag: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Bridges get Additional $54.5 Million investment

The federal government will be investing an additional $54.5 million in Rhode Island bridge improvement and repair projects this year thanks to provisions in a new spending law.

Tighe & Bond opens Providence, R.I. office

Tighe & Bond, Inc., a northeastern leader in engineering and environmental consulting, opened its doors this month to a new office in Providence, R.I.

Louis Berger wins ACEC-Maine Honor Award for Adative Signal Control Technology System

Louis Berger was awarded a 2018 Engineering Excellence Honor Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Maine for its work on the Adaptive Signal Control Technology System project in Warwick, R.I.

Block Island Wind Farm breezes through ‘Stella’

The Block Island Wind Farm posted an impressive performance as winter storm Stella barreled through Rhode Island earlier this week, according to Deepwater Wind.

New vision for Newport Pell Bridge ramps

Rhode Island officials agreed on initial plans to reconfigure the Pell Bridge ramps to provide quicker access to Newport town center and to relieve traffic backups on the bridge.

RIDOT initiates RFQ for design-build interchange replacement project in Providence

After sitting on the drawing board for more than 30 years, the replacement for the badly deteriorated and structurally deficient network of bridges at the Route 6-10 interchange in Providence is finally moving forward, as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has initiated a request-for-qualifications (RFQ) process to solicit bids from construction companies to design and build it.

America’s first offshore wind farm powers up

Deepwater Wind announced that the Block Island Wind Farm has completed its commissioning and testing phases and begun commercial operations, delivering electricity into the New England region’s grid on a regular basis.

New plan to replace 6/10 Interchange in Providence addresses community, safety concerns

Rhode Island and Providence officials announced a new road design for the 6/10 Interchange that keeps motorists safe, preserves project budget and timeline, improves regional traffic flow, helps to reconnect surrounding neighborhoods, creates miles of new bike paths, and makes acres of new land available for development.

Four firms to compete for the right to build next-generation transit hub

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) received proposals from four real estate development firms in response to a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the construction of the Providence Intermodal Transit Center, a facility that will integrate bus and train service with parking and other economic development opportunities.
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