Rhodework Review • Spring 2015
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Candidates wanted for Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships.
Application period open through April 17.
CIRI will award a total of $15,000 in Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships in 2015 to graduating seniors. This represents a 50% increase in scholarship monies over the total amount awarded in 2014 …
>>> 2015 Scholarship Application • downloadable PDF
Hopeful outlooks for transportation offered
at annual Fall Dinner Meeting.
Speaker Mattiello and ARTBA's David Bauer featured
at November 19 event at Alpine CC.
As for many states since the Great Recession, Rhode Island’s outlook for transportation funding and construction jobs has left much to be desired. At the annual CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting …
Creating a state of initiative for transportation issues:
In the past few years, Rhode Island’s leaders have put increased focus on the infrastructure and transportation funding issues facing our state. A major achievement is …
The CIRI Political Action Committee needs your support.
Support our ongoing advocacy efforts.
The efforts of the CIRI Legislative Committee are crucial to the business interests and financial success of our member companies. Support our ongoing advocacy with elected officials by …
$94.7 billion transportation budget proposed
by Obama Administration for 2016.
Part of ambitious six-year plan for surface transportation reauthorization.
On February 2, President Obama introduced a federal budget proposing $94.7 billion in discretionary and mandatory spending for the Department of Transportation in 2016. This broad and …
RIDOT and CIRI teaming up to offer
required certification training.
Work Zone Safety courses are first segment offered to CIRI members.
CIRI has embarked on a collaborative training effort with RIDOT to help keep their respective personnel up to date with certification training. Led by instructors from …
RWU Heavy/Highway Team takes third place
at ASC Student Competition.
CIRI sponsored team continues string of strong showings for RWU.
Each fall, the Roger Williams University Heavy/Highway Competition Team travels to various regional and national sites to take part in a series of prominent student engineering competitions …
RI forecasting and networking event will offer valuable info
on upcoming construction projects.
Free April 8 event co-hosted by Commerce RI and RI PTAC.
On Thursday morning, April 9, the fourth annual RI State and Federal Construction Projects Forecasting and Networking Event will be held at Bryant University’s Bello Center …
Peter Alviti named as RIDOT Director.
Slated to succeed Michael Lewis pending Senate confirmation.
Governor Gina Raimondo has chosen Peter Alviti, a former Cranston public works director, to assume the top position as the state’s DOT director. Pending approval of the appointment by the RI Senate …
Save The Date:
CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting on May 27.
Our annual Spring Dinner Meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 27, at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston. As usual, an announcement and response form will be mailed …
Comment period opens on DOT Local Hiring Proposal.
March 9 ARTBA Newsline
ARTBA reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced a one-year pilot program to allow state and local transportation agencies to utilize local hiring preferences …