Rhode Island Files Notice of Appeal in Truck Tolling Case
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has filed an appeal challenging a district federal court judge’s ruling declaring unconstitutional the state’s controversial trucks-only tolling plan.November 3, 2022
Rhode Island to Repave Pothole-Ridden I-295
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee has kicked off repaving the state’s Interstate 295 corridor, a key north-south freight route last paved 18 years ago and known as a poster child for potholes.
Attorneys Spar in Closing Statements of RhodeWorks Tolling Trial
After more than two weeks of testimony, a federal tolling trial ended June 13 with an attorney for American Trucking Associations asking a judge to find the state of Rhode Island’s trucks-only “RhodeWorks” tolling program unconstitutional.June 14, 2022
Federal Trial Underway on Rhode Island Truck Tolling
A federal court is finally hearing oral arguments in a 4-year-old legal challenge to the state of Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolling program.May 25, 2022
Rhode Island Launches Electronic Permitting System
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has launched an entirely electronic permitting system for work associated with road projects.March 12, 2021
Court Denies RIDOT’s Motion for Judgment in Truck Tolling Case
The U.S. District Court of Rhode Island has denied the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s motion for judgment on pleadings related to the state’s hotly contested trucks-only tolling system.July 21, 2020
ASCE Issues C- Grade for Rhode Island’s Infrastructure
Rhode Island’s infrastructure is at a C- grade level, the American Society of Civil Engineers declared in its report card chronicling the state’s networks.
RIDOT Seeks Comment on Proposed Truck Toll Increase
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on a proposal to increase the truck toll rate at a certain gantry location.February 11, 2020
Advocates Name Best, Worst States for Highway Safety Laws
Rhode Island has again topped an advocacy group’s report that evaluates states’ road safety enforcement efforts.January 22, 2019
Opinion: Don’t Penalize Truckers for Rhode Island’s Bridge Woes
Remember that feeling when a teacher sat you in the corner after wrongly accusing you of something? I believe this nation’s truckers have been placed in the proverbial corner by the state of Rhode Island.